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Pahrump is in Nye County.
The community name derives from Indian term with translations including "water stone" or "great spring."
The latitude of Pahrump is 36.208N. The longitude is -115.983W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,697 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 24,631.
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19% of Pahrump residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pahrump ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pahrump was $17,708, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Pahrump residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pahrump, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $511. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $870.
Libraries in Pahrump include Pahrump Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pahrump include Pahrump Valley Times
Nye County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pahrump political report.
The average commute time for Pahrump workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pahrump between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Pahrump, NVPros: Weather is great ...
Cons: A little behind the times in some things that we took for granted in Ohio...
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