How many nails are there per pound?
280 common nails
It is widely known the fact that nails vary in size and type. This signifies that depending on the size, there can be different amounts of nails in a pound. Keep in mind that there are 280 common nails in a pound and 1400 nails per 5 lb. There are common nails, box nails, drywall screws, finish nails, joist hanger nails, roofing nails and exterior screws. A pound of roofing nails is roughly 180 nails. A pound of finish nails is 530 nails.