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This Nevada menu page provides access to categorized organizations that are located in this state. Most of the organizations listed on these category pages primarily serve, and employ, the residents of Nevada.
In 2010, according to United States Census Bureau data, the State of Nevada had an estimated total population of 2,701,000, which is about 0.87 percent of the United States population. 665,000 (24.6 percent) of these residents were under 18 years of age, 1,712,000 (63.4 percent) were between 18 and 65 years old, and 324,000 (12.0 percent) were over 65 years old. The median age of Nevada residents was 36.3 years, compared to the median age of 37.2 years for United States residents as a whole.
Nevada has a land area of 109,780 square miles, and 1.1 percent of this land area is occupied by National Parks. According to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, 8.4 percent (5,900,000 acres) of this land area was occupied by about 3,100 farms. The state has approximately 24.6 residents per square mile. Nevada also has 792 square miles of inland water area. This interactive map of Nevada shows the state's roads and highways, while this map of Nevada and the surrounding region provides a visual perspective on the state's topography.
In 2010, according to the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, the approximately 1,115,600 non-farm employees in Nevada represented about 41.30 percent of the state population. 155,000 of these non-farm employees worked in the government sector; the remainder worked in the private sector.
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* Parenthesized values are an approximate measure of economic activity levels.
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