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Encyclopedia > Yerington, Nevada

Yerington is a city located in Lyon County, Nevada, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,883. It is the county seat of Lyon County6.


Location of Yerington, Nevada

Yerington is located at 3859'7" North, 1199'55" West (38.985262, -119.165241)1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 km (1.7 mi). 4.4 km (1.7 mi) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,883 people, 1,203 households, and 729 families residing in the city. The population density is 654.8/km (1,698.4/mi). There are 1,359 housing units at an average density of 308.7/km (800.6/mi). The racial makeup of the city is 84.53% White, 0.17% African American, 6.24% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 5.79% from other races, and 2.88% from two or more races. 15.44% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,203 households out of which 27.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% are married couples living together, 10.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% are non-families. 35.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.97.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,151, and the median income for a family is $39,038. Males have a median income of $25,724 versus $24,550 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,640. 17.9% of the population and 12.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 26.2% of those under the age of 18 and 12.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=38.985262&longitude=-119.165241&zoom=6) or Google (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=38.985262,-119.165241)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=38.985262&lon=-119.165241&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-119.165241&lat=38.985262&w=750&h=500)

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