Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Las Vegas, NV (73.8 miles , pop. 478,434).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (201.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Furnace Creek, CA (4.7 miles) , Crystal, NV (5.4 miles) , Beatty, NV (5.4 miles ), Pahrump, NV (5.9 miles ), Death Valley, CA (6.2 miles) , Shoshone, CA (6.5 miles) , Indian Springs, NV (6.7 miles ), Tecopa, CA (7.1 miles) .
Latitude: 36.54 N, Longitude: 116.47 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 775
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Amargosa Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Amargosa Valley, Nevada
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Amargosa Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 594% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/17/1993 at 23:20:49, a magnitude 6.2 (6.0 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.2 MD, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1992 at 10:14:22, a magnitude 5.8 (5.6 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 5.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from Amargosa Valley center
On 9/20/1995 at 23:27:36, a magnitude 6.1 (5.0 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.6 MW, 6.1 ML, Depth: 3.4 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/1975 at 15:15:00, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/13/1990 at 16:00:00, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.6 ML) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from Amargosa Valley center
On 8/1/1999 at 16:06:22, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.3 MD, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Nye County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amargosa Valley:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Amargosa Valley and their reported violations in the past:FORT AMARGOSA RV PARK (Address: AMARGOSA VALLEY CORP , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:AMARGOSA VALLEY VFW POST 6826 (Address: AMARGOSA VALLEY VFW POST , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Amargosa Valley compared to Nevada state average:
Banks with branches in Amargosa Valley (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Amargosa Valley CCD (based on Nye County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
15.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,188 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,308 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Amargosa Valley:
Strongest FM radio stations in Amargosa Valley:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Amargosa Valley)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amargosa Valley)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.