Caliente, Nevada

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Population in 2019: 1,076 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 436  (40.5%)
Females: 640  (59.5%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Nevada median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 89008.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,504 (it was $25,833 in 2000)
Caliente:

$49,504
NV:

$63,276

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,555 (it was $20,555 in 2000)

Caliente city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $139,386 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Caliente:

$139,386
NV:

$317,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $166,323; detached houses: $178,569; mobile homes: $34,332

Median gross rent in 2019: $591.

March 2019 cost of living index in Caliente: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.9%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Caliente, Nevada as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Caliente is 234 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (34.6%), British (9.0%), American (8.7%), Irish (7.3%), German (5.9%), French Canadian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4395 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 578 people per square mile   (low).

Caliente, Nevada map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Nevada:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $771 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,100 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Las Vegas, NV (102.1 miles , pop. 115,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (105.8 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (314.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Beaverdam, NV (2.5 miles),
Bennett Springs, NV (2.7 miles),
Panaca, NV (3.7 miles ),
Dry Valley, NV (4.7 miles),
Ursine, NV (5.5 miles),
Hiko, NV (6.2 miles),
Pioche, NV (6.2 miles ),
Mount Wilson, NV (6.6 miles)

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 114.51 W

Area code: 775

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

4.5%
Nevada:

9.9%
Most common industries in Caliente, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.6%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.4%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Rail transportation (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (21.4%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Caliente, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Extraction workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.3%)
  • Extraction workers (7.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)

Average climate in Caliente, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

Caliente-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nevada state average. It is 4873% 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 256.0 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 262.9 miles away from Caliente 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 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 239.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 308.5 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 204.0 miles away from Caliente center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 218.4 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).
Caliente topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Caliente:

  • GROVER C DILS MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 700 N SPRING ST, BOX 1010-C-ADM BLDG)
  • GROVER C. DILS MEDICAL CENTER SNF (700 N SPRING ST, BOX 1010-C-ADM BLDG)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caliente:

  • Dixie State University (about 63 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,485)
  • Southern Utah University (about 80 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 109 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 110 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Nevada State College (about 116 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Mohave Community College (about 165 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Snow College (about 200 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)

Public high schools in Caliente:

Public elementary/middle school in Caliente:

See full list of schools located in Caliente

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Caliente: Cloverdale Station (A), Caliente City Hall (B), Nevada Girls Training Center (C), Caliente Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Meadow Valley Volunteer Ambulance Caliente (E), Caliente Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Caliente City Cemetery (1), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (2), Conway Memorial Park Veterans Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Clover Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Caliente: Rose Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Shady Motel (450 Front Street), Caliente Hot Springs Motel (Highway 93 North).

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 Caliente and their reported violations in the past:

CALIENTE PUBLIC UTILITIES (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
NARCONON NEVADA RAINBOW CANYON (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Nevada:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.2%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

8.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
15 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
154 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
15 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Caliente (2011 data):

  • Nevada Bank and Trust Company: Nevada Bank And Trust Company at 210 Front Street, branch established on 1978/06/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.8 mil, Deposits: $83.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Caliente:

Marital status in Caliente, NV
  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 29.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Caliente:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Nevada average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Caliente
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Caliente, 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Caliente:

49.9%
Nevada:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Caliente:

44.8%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Nevada:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Caliente:

25.4%
Nevada:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Caliente:

35.5%
Nevada:

33.0%

General health condition:
Caliente:

53.7%
State:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Caliente:

74.6%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Caliente, NV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 3$9,705$38,8200$0
Other Government Administration 3$17,493$69,9720$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,313$39,7560$0
Sewerage 1$3,036$36,4320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,923$35,0760$0
Financial Administration 1$4,699$56,3880$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,056
Water Supply 0$0 1$3,375
Totals for Government 10$41,168$49,4022$4,431

Caliente government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,094,000 ($1016.73)
    Regular Highways: $321,000 ($298.33)
    Central Staff Services: $185,000 ($171.93)
    Water Utilities: $176,000 ($163.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($160.78)
    Sewerage: $131,000 ($121.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000 ($112.45)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($65.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($30.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($18.59)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.79)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($10.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($43.68)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($1.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($11.15)

Caliente government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $210,000 ($195.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000 ($157.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($38.10)
    Other: $12,000 ($11.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $39,000 ($36.25)
    Rents: $22,000 ($20.45)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.86)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,241,000 ($1153.35)
    Water Utilities: $230,000 ($213.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $147,000 ($136.62)
    Other: $104,000 ($96.65)
    Highways: $95,000 ($88.29)
  • Tax - Property: $142,000 ($131.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $70,000 ($65.06)
    Other License: $17,000 ($15.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($12.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($2.79)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.93)

Caliente government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,569,000 ($1458.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,538,000 ($1429.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000 ($84.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000 ($55.76)

Caliente government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,000 ($33.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $948,000 ($881.04)

Businesses in Caliente, NV

  • RadioShack: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Caliente:

  • 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.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Caliente:

  • K203DR (88.5 FM; CALIENTE, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBZB (98.9 FM; PIOCHE, NV; Owner: GLA-MAR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K237AX (95.3 FM; CALIENTE, NV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)

TV broadcast stations around Caliente:

  • K02JO (Channel 2; CALIENTE, NV; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY TV DIST.#1)
  • K09FL (Channel 9; CALIENTE, NV; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K11CN (Channel 11; CALIENTE, NV; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K13LV (Channel 13; CALIENTE, NV; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K45AL (Channel 45; CALIENTE, NV; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY TV DIST. #1)

Caliente fatal accident list:

May 27, 2006 07:52 PM, Us-93, Lat: 37.609400, Lon: -114.523780, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.6mTotal length
  • $640,000Total costs
  • 6,933Total average daily traffic
  • 628Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,430Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Most common first names in Caliente, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James973.1 years
John972.9 years
Mary882.5 years
Betty770.3 years
Robert763.2 years
William772.1 years
Frank776.4 years
Dorothy678.0 years
Helen580.0 years
Joseph574.0 years
Most common last names in Caliente, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith868.7 years
Davis771.7 years
Olson777.6 years
Ray581.4 years
Brown457.5 years
Miller473.5 years
Thompson475.8 years
Harrison370.3 years
Arnoldus378.0 years
Cook369.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Caliente, NV
  • 51.9%Electricity
  • 30.5%Wood
  • 7.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Caliente, NV
  • 67.6%Electricity
  • 24.8%Wood
  • 6.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Caliente compared to Nevada state average:

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

Caliente on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
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