Austin, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 417.
Males: 215  (51.7%)
Females: 202  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89310

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,933 (it was $33,897 in 2000)
Austin:

$51,933
NV:

$51,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,812 (it was $14,519 in 2000)

Austin CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,882 (it was $41,100 in 2000)
Austin:

$62,882
NV:

$165,300
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  • Races in Austin, NV (2000)

    Austin races chart
    • 41488.5%White alone
    • 377.9%Hispanic
    • 51.1%Black alone
    • 51.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.9%Two or more races
    • 30.6%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Austin: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 6527 feet

Land area: 3756.6 square miles.

Population density: 0.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Austin, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Austin:

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Austin CCD:

  • Never married: 8.6%
  • Now married: 72.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Austin CCD:  2.1% ($854)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Austin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (139.4 miles , pop. 66,346).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (245.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (391.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Grass Valley, NV (4.2 miles ), Kingston, NV (5.6 miles) , Eureka, NV (7.4 miles ), Round Mountain, NV (7.6 miles ), Dixie Valley, NV (7.7 miles) , Crescent Valley, NV (7.7 miles ), Beowawe, NV (8.1 miles ), Battle Mountain, NV (8.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 117.12 W

Area code: 775

Austin household income distribution Austin home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
  • Educational services (42%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Gasoline stations (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other transportation workers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)

Work and jobs in Austin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Austin, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Austin-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 680% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lander County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Charles L. Richards - Politician, Orrice Abram Murdock, Jr. - Senator and Congressman, Nick Burley - Boxer.

Airports located in Austin:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Austin:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 143 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 144 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 147 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 226 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 228 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • American River College (about 237 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Yuba College (about 239 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public elementary/middle school in Austin:

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Notable locations in Austin: Austin District Ranger Office (A), Duff and Company Mill (B), Ralstons Mill (C), Austin Volunteer Ambulance Service (D), Austin Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gridley Store Museum (247 Main), Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce (122 Main Street), KRS Outdoor Adventures (Tours & Charters; 5 Modoc Lane).

Hotels: Lincoln Motel (60 Main Street), Pony Canyon Motel (30 Main).

Lander 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 Austin and their reported violations in the past:

LANDER CO SEWER AND WATER DIST 2 AUSTIN (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-17-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 75 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
KINGSTON TOWN WATER UTILITIES (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BOB SCOTT CAMPGROUND USFS (Address: AUSTIN RANGER DISTR. , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

33.2%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

31.3%
Whole state:

4.9%
8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Austin compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Nevada average:

11.9

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Austin CCD (based on Lander County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,10814
Other9083
Catholic8831
Mainline Protestant362
None2,840-
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: 2
Lander County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Lander County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

13.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lander County:

30.1%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

13.2%

8.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.76%
Nevada average:

5.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Elko County, NV  1.14% ($36,625 average AGI)
from Washoe County, NV  0.57% ($28,333)
from Humboldt County, NV  0.52% ($71,545)


7.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
Nevada average:

5.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Humboldt County, NV  1.11% ($59,174 average AGI)
to Elko County, NV  0.87% ($23,556)
to Washoe County, NV  0.58% ($35,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Austin:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Austin:

  • K209AX (89.7 FM; AUSTIN, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Austin:

  • K05JU (Channel 5; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Austin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Austin, NV)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KD7OJK, Licensee ID: L00373463
    Grant Date: 09/19/2001, Expiration Date: 09/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2001, Certifier: Steven D Herberth
    Registrant: Steven D Herberth, Hc 65 Box 124, Austin, NV 89310-9106
  • Call Sign: KF7RMV, Licensee ID: L01659400
    Grant Date: 09/02/2011, Expiration Date: 09/02/2021, Certifier: Derek M Zacharias
    Registrant: Derek M Zacharias, Austin, NV 89310
  • Call Sign: KF7RMY, Licensee ID: L01659403
    Grant Date: 09/02/2011, Expiration Date: 09/02/2021, Certifier: Dennis G Lowe
    Registrant: Dennis G Lowe, Austin, NV 89310


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Austin)

Businesses in Austin, NV

  • True Value: 1

Austin on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
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