Lander County, NV

County

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Population
5,746
2.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
Median Age
37.2

Poverty Rate
14.9%

Median Household Income
$93,583
17.2% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$185,300
22% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
2,597
3.21% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Lander County, NV had a population of 5.75k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $93,583. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lander County, NV declined from 5,887 to 5,746, a -2.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,865 to $93,583, a 17.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lander County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (68%), White (Hispanic) (22.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.14%), Other (Hispanic) (3.36%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (0.87%). NaNk% of the people in Lander County, NV speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lander County, NV is $185,300, and the homeownership rate is 80.5%. Most people in Lander County, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Lander County, NV is 3 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nevada across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Lander County, NV went to Donald J. Trump with 75.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (16.7%), followed by Other (7.54%). The most partisan county was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Lander County, NV
75.8% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Nevada
  1. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 77.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Nevada was Eureka County, NV with 84.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Nevada colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Lander County, NV is home to a population of 5.75k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 10.2% of Lander County, NV residents were born outside of the country (584 people).

In 2018, there were 3.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.91k people) in Lander County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.27k White (Hispanic) and 238 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lander County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.91k ± 265
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.27k ± 259
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    238 ± 104
26.1%
Hispanic Population
1.5k people

In 2018, there were 3.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.91k people) in Lander County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.27k White (Hispanic) and 238 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

26.1% of the people in Lander County, NV are hispanic (1.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lander County, NV as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
584 people
11.3%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
668 people

As of 2018, 10.2% of Lander County, NV residents (584 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lander County, NV was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 5.5
52
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Lander County, NV was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Lander County, NV are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Lander County, NV residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    227,319 ± 11,235 people
  2. Philippines
    82,777 ± 6,962 people
  3. El Salvador
    25,589 ± 3,910 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 227,319 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 82,777 and El Salvador with 25,589.

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Citizenship

94.1%
2018 Citizenship
93.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.1% of Lander County, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Lander County, NV was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    124 ± 71
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    76 ± 64
  3. Korea
    18 ± 34

Lander County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lander County, NV is $93,583. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lander County, NV was Census Tract 3 with a value of $93,583, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Nevada have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,567. The income inequality in Nevada (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lander County, NV employs 2.6k people. The largest industries in Lander County, NV are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (990 people), Retail Trade (239 people), and Construction (230 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,662), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($86,140), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,882).

Wages

Median Household Income

$93,583
2018 value
± $12,326
17.2%
1 Year Growth
± 15.3%

Households in Lander County, NV have a median annual income of $93,583, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $79,865 in 2017, which represents a 17.2% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Lander County, NV compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,432
Average Male Salary in Nevada
± $1,853
$44,567
Average Female Salary in Nevada
± $1,392

In 2017, full-time male employees in Nevada made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Nevada by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Nevada
  1. White
    $49,115 ± $1,406
  2. Asian
    $44,438 ± $3,305
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $39,307 ± $16,398

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nevada workers was White. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Nevada.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lander County, NV is from Nevada.
0.444
2017 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.441
2016 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2017, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.688% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lander County, NV was Census Tract 3 with a value of $93,583, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lander County, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lander County, NV (851 out of 5.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    764 ± 251
  2. Hispanic
    56 ± 95
  3. Native American
    52 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lander County, NV is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.6k
2018 Value
± 410
-3.21%
1 Year decline
± 22.7%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Lander County, NV declined at a rate of -3.21%, from 2.68k employees to 2.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lander County, NV, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (468 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (348 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (235 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lander County, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lander County, NV, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (468 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (348 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (235 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lander County, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (4.38 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.72 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lander County, NV, by median earnings, are Community & Social Service Occupations ($140,250), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($98,032), and Production Occupations ($92,679).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.6k
2018 Value
± 410
-3.21%
1 Year decline
± 22.7%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Lander County, NV declined at a rate of -3.21%, from 2.68k employees to 2.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lander County, NV, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (990 people), Retail Trade (239 people), and Construction (230 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lander County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Lander County, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lander County, NV, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (990 people), Retail Trade (239 people), and Construction (230 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lander County, NV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (72.8 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.01 times), and Utilities (2.04 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lander County, NV, by median earnings, are Utilities ($100,662), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($86,140), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,882).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $16B
  2. $8.39B
  3. $6.48B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $16B, followed by Mixed freight ($8.39B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($6.48B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$75B
2015 Value in Nevada
$113B
Projected 2045 Value in Nevada
51.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nevada trade was $75B. This is expected to increase 51.3% to $113B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nevada trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $19.2B
  2. $6.44B
  3. $3.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $19.2B, followed by Utah with $6.44B and Arizona and $3.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lander County, NV was $185,300 in 2018, which is 0.807 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $151,900 to $185,300, a 22% increase. The homeownership rate in Lander County, NV is 80.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lander County, NV have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lander County, NV is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$185,300
2018 Median
± $21,976
$151,900
2017 Median
± $49,426

In 2018, the median property value in Lander County, NV grew to to $185,300 from the previous year's value of $151,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lander County, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lander County, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$93,583
Median Household Income
± $12,326
2.09k
Number of Households
± 342

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.09k households in Lander County, NV grew to $93,583 from the previous year's value of $79,865.

The following chart displays the households in Lander County, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lander County, NV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lander County, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.5%
2018 Homeownership
81.4%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 80.5% of the housing units in Lander County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lander County, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lander County, NV have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.66% of the workforce in Lander County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    58.9%
  2. Carpooled
    22.2%
  3. Public Transit
    10%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Lander County, NV was Drove Alone (58.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (22.2%) and those who Public Transit (10%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lander County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lander County, NV have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Health

92.4% of the population of Lander County, NV has health coverage, with 59.4% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 8.29% on non-group plans, and 0.614% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Nevada was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

Primary care physicians in Lander County, NV see 2952 patients per year on average, which represents a 50.9% decrease from the previous year (6009 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5702 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1901 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Lyon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,952 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lander County, NV

Primary care physicians in Lander County, NV see an average of 2,952 patients per year. This represents a 50.9% decrease from the previous year (6,009 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lander County, NV in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Nevada
$3,417
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,484
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,796
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nevada (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7%, from $6,275 to $6,714.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.56%
Uninsured
59.4%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
8.29%
Non-Group
0.614%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lander County, NV declined by 20.7% from 9.53% to 7.56%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lander County, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 13.1% prevalence
  2. 12.4% prevalence
  3. 12.1% prevalence

Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nevada by county over multiple years.

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