Dixie Valley, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 139.
Males: 77  (55.6%)
Females: 62  (44.4%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89406

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,598 (it was $37,083 in 2000)
Dixie Valley:

$45,598
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,259 (it was $26,357 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,473 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Dixie Valley:

$39,473
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $188,456; Detached houses: $244,109; Mobile homes: $61,248
Dixie Valley races chart
  • White alone - 121 (89.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (3.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dixie Valley: 108.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3428 feet

Land area: 2800.3 square miles.

Population density: 0.05 people per square mile   (very low).

Dixie Valley, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Dixie Valley:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dixie Valley CCD:

  • Never married: 10.2%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 30.5%

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

Dixie Valley CCD:  0.0% ($0)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Dixie Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (81.1 miles , pop. 66,346).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (186.9 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (375.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fallon Station, NV (5.3 miles ), Fallon, NV (5.5 miles ), Carson Sink, NV (6.4 miles) , Walker River, NV (6.7 miles ), Gabbs, NV (6.9 miles ), Lovelock, NV (6.9 miles ), Schurz, NV (7.1 miles ), Fernley, NV (7.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.51 N, Longitude: 118.22 W

Dixie Valley household income distribution Dixie Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Dixie Valley, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dixie Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 719% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Churchill County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixie Valley:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 85 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 86 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 88 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 167 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 169 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • American River College (about 179 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Yuba College (about 180 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

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Notable locations in Dixie Valley: Overland Stage Station (A), Cold Springs Highway Maintenance Station (B), Cripple Creek (C), Anderson Ranch (D), West Gate (E), Alpine Ranch (F), Byers Ranch (G), Bar A-3 Ranch (H), Mountain Well Station (I), Derring Ranch (J), Kent Ranch (K), Freeman Ranch (L), Cold Spring Ranch (M), Rock Springs (N), Canvasback Gun Club (O), Grimes Point Recreation Site (P), Overland Stage Station (Q), Silver Hill (R), La Plata (S), Dromedary Mill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Ward Pond (A), Chappelle Pond (B), Spragia Pond (C), Little Freeman Pond (D), Kirkley Pond (E), Kerman Pond (F), Sullivan Pond (G), Sans Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rock Creek (A), Eagle Canyon Creek (B), Big Den Creek (C), Bernice Creek (D), Stillwater Slough (E), North Ford Big Dew Creek (F), Salt Creek (G), Sagehen Creek (H), Road Canyon Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dixie Valley include: Project Shoal Monument (1), Sand Springs Pony Express Station Historical Marker (2), Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churchill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.4%
Whole state:  8.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

4.7%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.9%

Dixie Valley 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • No fuel used (11%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dixie Valley CCD (based on Churchill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.61%
Here: 29.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents32.1%29.4%13.5%6.7%5.6%
Congregations31.6%5.3%10.5%5.3%5.3%
NameLutheran ChurchChurch of the NazareneSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%2.9%2.8%1.1%2.4%
Congregations5.3%5.3%5.3%5.3%21.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Churchill County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Churchill County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Churchill County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Churchill County:

26.8%
Nevada:

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

11.4%
State:

13.2%

9.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,134 average AGI)
Churchill County:

0.52%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washoe County, NV  0.94% ($35,595 average AGI)
from Lyon County, NV  0.88% ($29,937)
from San Diego County, CA  0.33% ($37,200)


9.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.97%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,666 average AGI)
Churchill County:

0.38%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washoe County, NV  1.56% ($36,638 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  1.14% ($36,107)
to San Diego County, CA  0.43% ($42,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dixie Valley:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVLV (980 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FALLON, NV; Owner: LAHONTAN VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • 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.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dixie Valley:

  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KRNG (101.3 FM; FALLON, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSOC, INC)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
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