Alamo, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 1,170.
Males: 601  (51.4%)
Females: 569  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Nevada median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 89017

Estimated median household income in 2019: $83,133 (it was $43,382 in 2000)
Alamo:

$83,133
NV:

$63,276

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,507 (it was $16,947 in 2000)

Alamo CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $192,115 (it was $85,400 in 2000)
Alamo:

$192,115
NV:

$317,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $197,192; detached houses: $217,025; townhouses or other attached units: $145,540; mobile homes: $115,965
March 2019 cost of living index in Alamo: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Alamo, NV (2000)
    • 1,00191.3%White alone
    • 433.9%Hispanic
    • 222.0%Other race alone
    • 151.4%American Indian alone
    • 121.1%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

Races in Alamo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Alamo, Nevada as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alamo is 585 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3449 feet

Land area: 4132.2 square miles.

Population density: 0.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Alamo, Nevada map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Alamo CCD:

0.8% ($648)
Nevada:

0.9% ($1,187)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Las Vegas, NV (96.6 miles , pop. 115,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (98.4 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (295.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Hiko, NV (3.0 miles),
Rachel, NV (4.4 miles),
Yucca Flat, NV (5.7 miles),
Caliente, NV (6.9 miles ),
Bennett Springs, NV (7.1 miles),
Beaverdam, NV (7.2 miles),
Panaca, NV (7.5 miles ),
Pioche, NV (7.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.61 N, Longitude: 115.39 W

Area code: 775

Distribution of median household income in Alamo, NV in 2019
Alamo satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Nevada:

9.9%
Most common industries in Alamo, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (20.6%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (43.4%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.1%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (11.8%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Alamo, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.6%)
  • Construction laborers (10.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Carpenters (8.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (14.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Financial managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Alamo, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Alamo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nevada state average. It is 5688% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 229.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 245.5 miles away from Alamo center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 270.3 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 159.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from Alamo center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 179.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Alamo:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamo:

  • College of Southern Nevada (about 101 miles; Las Vegas, NV; Full-time enrollment: 18,996)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 105 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Dixie State University (about 107 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Nevada State College (about 116 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Southern Utah University (about 128 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Mohave Community College (about 179 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 190 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; FT enrollment: 2,420)

Public high school in Alamo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Alamo:

See full list of schools located in Alamo

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alamo: Piersons Ranch (A), Pahranagat Valley Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Alamo Auto Motel (1 Mi Highway 93 South) (1), Alamo Meadow Lane Motel (300 North US Highway 93) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Floyd Lamb - Politician.

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alamo and their reported violations in the past:

ALAMO SEWER AND WATER GID (Address: ALAMO SEWER & WATER , Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • 14 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Nevada:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.1%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.2%
Whole state:

8.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.4%
Whole state:

10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.9%

For population 15 years and over in Alamo:

Marital status in Alamo, NV
  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 71.7%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Alamo:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Nevada average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alamo, NV (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other2,3246
Evangelical Protestant2875
Catholic2141
Mainline Protestant1172
None2,403-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Lincoln County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lincoln County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Lincoln County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

28.9%
Nevada:

24.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Alamo:

  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alamo:

  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBZB (98.9 FM; PIOCHE, NV; Owner: GLA-MAR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQMR (99.3 FM; INDIAN SPRINGS, NV; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alamo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Alamo Peak 8 Mi W (Lat: 37.339139 Lon: -115.260028), Call Sign: KNGR686, Licensee ID: L00119857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.040 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/1998, Expiration Date: 05/26/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2001, Registrant: State Of Nevada, 1263 S Stewart St, Carson City, NV 89712
  • Alamo Peak 8 Mi W (Lat: 37.339139 Lon: -115.260028), Call Sign: KNDH944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.895 MHz, Grant Date: 05/01/2002, Expiration Date: 07/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Registrant: Nevada Division Of Forestry, 2525 South Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701, Phone: (775) 684-2518, Fax: (775) 687-1159, Email:
  • Alamo Peak 8 Mi W Of (Lat: 37.339139 Lon: -115.260028), Call Sign: WRV629,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2014, Expiration Date: 02/06/2025, Registrant: State Of Nevada, Enterprise It Services, 100 N. Stewart Street, Suite 100, Carson City, NV 89701, Phone: (775) 684-6854, Fax: (775) 684-4324, Email:
  • Airport Pk (Lat: 37.354389 Lon: -115.151833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQQB299,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.725 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2012, Expiration Date: 10/12/2022, Certifier: Jim Poulsen, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Alamo Peak Communications Site (Lat: 37.339139 Lon: -115.260028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQUW565,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.895 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2014, Expiration Date: 10/30/2024, Certifier: Robert Levine, Registrant: Nevada Division Of Forestry, 2525 South Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701, Phone: (775) 684-2518, Fax: (775) 687-1159, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE7BUR, Licensee ID: L00920493, Grant Date: 09/22/2004, Expiration Date: 09/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2016, Certifier: Carrie J Bianes, Registrant: Carrie J Bianes, Hc 61 Box 68, Alamo, NV 89001
  • Call Sign: KE7PIL, Licensee ID: L01629300, Grant Date: 07/26/2017, Expiration Date: 10/19/2027, Certifier: Dan S Park, Registrant: Dan S Park, Alamo, NV 89001
  • Call Sign: AE7UN, Previous Call Sign: KF7VCN, Licensee ID: L01700800, Grant Date: 04/04/2012, Expiration Date: 04/04/2022, Certifier: James S Toreson, Registrant: James S Toreson, Alamo, NV 89001
  • Call Sign: KI7CYK, Licensee ID: L02014611, Grant Date: 03/30/2016, Expiration Date: 03/30/2026, Certifier: Derek Bowman, Registrant: Derek Bowman, Alamo, NV 89001

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4671R , Serial Number: 28-21428, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/1995
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Burt H Rudder, Po Box 534, Alamo, NV 89001, Other Owners: Wendy R Rudder



Alamo compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Alamo on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #29 (89017) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries"
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