Battle Mountain, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 3,635. Population change since 2000: +26.6%
Males: 2,029  (55.8%)
Females: 1,606  (44.2%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Nevada median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 89820.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $91,005 (it was $42,981 in 2000)
Battle Mountain:

$91,005
NV:

$55,180

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,933 (it was $16,975 in 2000)

Battle Mountain CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $150,375 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Battle Mountain:

$150,375
NV:

$239,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $112,721; Detached houses: $128,734; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,703; Mobile homes: $85,078

Median gross rent in 2016: $624.

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  • Races in Battle Mountain, NV (2016)

    Battle Mountain races chart
    • 1,85855.6%White alone
    • 1,22736.7%Hispanic
    • 752.2%Other race alone
    • 672.0%American Indian alone
    • 471.4%Two or more races
    • 451.3%Asian alone
    • 80.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Battle Mountain: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (8.9%), German (7.8%), American (6.9%), Irish (3.9%), Basque (2.9%), European (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4512 feet

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 2,011 people per square mile   (low).

Battle Mountain,NV real estate house value index trend

Battle Mountain, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Battle Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Battle Mountain CDP:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

541 residents are foreign born (9.9% Latin America, 4.5% Europe).

This place:

16.2%
Nevada:

19.3%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Battle Mountain, Nevada as of January 18, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Battle Mountain to the number of sex offenders is 304 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,513 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $720 (0.7%)

Battle Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (166.0 miles , pop. 66,346).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (281.2 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (460.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Valmy, NV (3.8 miles) , Crescent Valley, NV (4.9 miles ), Beowawe, NV (5.5 miles ), Golconda, NV (6.2 miles ), Carlin, NV (6.6 miles ), Winnemucca, NV (6.9 miles ), Elko, NV (7.9 miles ), Imlay, NV (8.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.64 N, Longitude: 116.94 W

Area code: 775

Battle Mountain household income distribution Battle Mountain home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (48%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Battle Mountain, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Battle Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nevada state average. It is 461% 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 (13).
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Joyce Collins - Jazz pianist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Battle Mountain:

  • BATTLE MOUNTAIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (535 S. HUMBOLT STREET)

airports located in Battle Mountain:

See details about airports located in Battle Mountain, NV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Battle Mountain:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 169 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 171 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 182 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 186 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 204 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 207 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Boise State University (about 209 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)

Public high school in Battle Mountain:

Public elementary/middle schools in Battle Mountain:

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Notable locations in Battle Mountain: Lander County Yard (A), Lander County Offices (B), Battle Mountain Volunteer Fire Department (C), Battle Mountain Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Nevada Hotel (36 East Front Street), Comfort Inn Battle Mountain (521 East Front Street), Uptown Motel (80 West Front Street), Super 8 Motel (825 Super 8 Drive), Owl Motel (72 East Front Street), Bel-Court Oil Service (292 East Front Street), Battle Mountain Inn & Suites (650 West Front Street), Big Chief Motel (434 West Front Street).

Court: Bel Court Motel (195 South Galena Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 135. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

135
U.S.:

75

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.3%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for American Indian residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.2%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
16 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in nursing homes in 2000

Battle Mountain, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Battle Mountain (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Battle Mountain Branch at 1000 Broyles Ranch Road, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Nevada average:

12.4

Battle Mountain travel time to work - commute Battle Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Battle Mountain CDP (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.3%
Nevada:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.7%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.5%
Nevada:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.9%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Battle Mountain:

31.5%
Nevada:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
State:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Battle Mountain, NV Residents

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 Battle Mountain:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Battle Mountain:

  • K263AB (100.5 FM; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: LANDER COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DIST. #1)
  • K293AA (106.5 FM; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: LANDER COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DIST. #1)
  • K285EK (104.9 FM; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: LANDER CNTY GENERAL IMPRVMNT DIS. #1)
  • K257AX (99.3 FM; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: LANDER CNTY GEN. IMPRVMNT DIST. #1)
  • K291AA (106.1 FM; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: LANDER COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DIST. #1)
  • KWNA-FM (92.7 FM; WINNEMUCCA, NV; Owner: SHEEN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K201DE (88.1 FM; ELKO, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • K203DP (88.5 FM; ARGENTA, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220HU (91.9 FM; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Battle Mountain:

  • K05JU (Channel 5; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K32CA (Channel 32; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: LANDER CNTY GENERAL IMPROVE. DIST #1)
  • K11IY (Channel 11; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: ARGENTA T.V. MAINTENANCE DIST.)
  • K13JD (Channel 13; BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: ARGENTA T.V. MAINTENANCE DIST.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 83m272ftTotal length
  • $1,252,000Total costs
  • 74,510Total average daily traffic
  • 16,876Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Battle Mountain, NV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Battle Mountain)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (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 Battle Mountain, NV)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Battle Mountain)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-125 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 100SX , Serial Number: 18-709, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Samuel E King, 1150 Allen Rd, Battle Mountain, NV 89820, Other Owners: Jeanne King
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13549 , Serial Number: 17262841, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/25/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard K Harless, 575 E 5th St, Battle Mountain, NV 89820, Other Owners: Carla E Harless
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 153C , Serial Number: 1415, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1998
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard K Harless, 575 E 5th St, Battle Mountain, NV 89820, Other Owners: Carla E Harless
  • Aircraft: MARTIN DELBERT J QD CTY CHALLANGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 202DD , Serial Number: CH20391CW0668, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 3000 Horseshoe Rd, Battle Mountain, NV 89820
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2746T , Serial Number: D-8460, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald C Franklin, Po Box 866, Battle Mountain, NV 89820
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3334Y , Serial Number: 18254334, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1962
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard K Harless, 575 E 5th 427, Battle Mountain, NV 89820, Other Owners: Carla E Harless
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5890R , Serial Number: 17253559, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard K Harless, 575 E 5th St, Battle Mountain, NV 89820, Other Owners: Carla E Harless

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

LANDER CO SEWER AND WATER DIST 1 BM (Population served: 3,635, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2005)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Battle Mountain, Nevada:

  • Comfort Inn, 521 E Front St, Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820 , Phone: (775) 635-5880, Fax: (775) 635-5788
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 521 E Frnt, Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820 , Phone: (775) 635-5880, Fax: (775) 635-5788
  • Super 8, 825 Super 8 Dr, Battle mountain, Nevada 89820 , Phone: (775) 635-8808, Fax: (775) 635-5929
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Battle Mountain, Nevada
Most common first names in Battle Mountain, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1673.4 years
Mary1575.1 years
Robert1464.7 years
George1073.5 years
James881.2 years
Charles876.4 years
Barbara762.0 years
Dorothy775.9 years
Fred678.5 years
Ralph677.8 years
Most common last names in Battle Mountain, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Estes878.0 years
Taylor873.4 years
Smith772.0 years
Wilson679.7 years
Lemaire685.5 years
King676.1 years
Roberts680.3 years
Adams572.4 years
Edgar568.8 years
Miller572.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Battle Mountain, NV
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
Super 81

Battle Mountain compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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