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Median resident age:  38.0 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,747 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Duckwater:

$28,747
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,123

Duckwater CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $23,863 (it was $23,400 in 2000)
Duckwater:

$23,863
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,526; Detached houses: $85,888; Mobile homes: $34,715

Duckwater, NV residents, houses, and apartments details

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Duckwater races chart
  • White alone - 116 (46.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 112 (44.8%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Duckwater: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5480 feet




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

Duckwater CCD:  1.2% ($283)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Duckwater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Las Vegas, NV (160.1 miles , pop. 115,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (161.9 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (345.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Preston, NV (6.1 miles) , Lund, NV (6.3 miles) , Pioche, NV (7.8 miles) , Rachel, NV (7.9 miles) , Ely, NV (7.9 miles ), Mount Wilson, NV (7.9 miles) , Ruth, NV (7.9 miles) , Alamo, NV (8.0 miles) .

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 115.54 W

Duckwater household income distribution Duckwater home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.6%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (42%)
  • Petroleum and coal products (24%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (63%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Private households (16%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (21%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (12%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Child care workers (16%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

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

Average climate in Duckwater, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

Duckwater-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nevada state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1990 at 16:00:00, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.6 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/4/1991 at 19:00:00, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.4 ML) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Duckwater center
On 3/26/1992 at 16:30:00, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.4 ML) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/25/1990 at 15:00:00, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/15/1993 at 14:17:57, a magnitude 4.5 (4.2 MB, 4.3 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Duckwater center
On 8/4/1992 at 13:37:27, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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).

Political contributions by individuals in Duckwater, NV

Airports located in Duckwater:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duckwater:

  • Dixie State College of Utah (about 146 miles; Saint George, UT; Full-time enrollment: 4,520)
  • Southern Utah University (about 147 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 5,635)
  • University of Phoenix-Las Vegas Campus (about 163 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 3,102)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 165 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 10,108)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 169 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 19,233)
  • Snow College (about 221 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)
  • Utah Valley University (about 238 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)

Public elementary/middle school in Duckwater:

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Notable locations in Duckwater: Bordoli Ranch (A), Angleworm Ranch (B), Indian Spring Ranch (C), Blue Eagle Ranch (D), Blue Jay Highway Maintenance Station (E), Sunnyside Whipple Ranch (F), Butterfield Salt Beds (G), Wadsworth Ranch (H), Big Creek Ranch (I), Rattlesnake Maintenance Station (J), Irwin Camp (K), Sixmile Canyon Kilns (L), Florio Outrider Cabin (M), Forest Home (N), Currant Creek Forest Service Recreation Site (O), Manzone Ranch (P), Lani Ranch (Q), Fisher Ranch (R), Riorden (S), Hicks Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Big Well Ponds (A), Lockes Ponds (B), Blue Eagle Ponds (C), White River Reservoir (D), Logan Catch Basin (E), Needles Catch Basin (F), Manzonie Reservoir (G), Line Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Murphy Wash (A), Twin Springs Slough (B), Currant Creek (C), Scofield Wash (D), South Fork Pine Creek (E), Little Cherry Creek (F), Duckwater Creek (G), The Big Wash (H), Sherwood Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Duckwater include: Wayne E Kirch Wildlife Management Area (1), Grant State Game Refuge (2), Railroad Valley Wildlife Management Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Nye 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:  2.2 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.8%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

17.4%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

4.0%
Whole state:

4.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Duckwater, NV

Duckwater compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Solar energy (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Duckwater CCD (based on Nye County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.01%
Here21.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents32.3%28.7%17.7%6.5%4.7%
Congregations12.2%14.6%17.1%9.8%4.9%
NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%1.1%1.1%3.4%
Congregations4.9%2.4%2.4%7.3%24.4%
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: 7
Nye County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Nye County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Nye County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nye County:

31.2%
Nevada:

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

3.8%
State:

13.2%

15.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,188 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.30%
Nevada average:

9.02%

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:
from Clark County, NV  6.74% ($51,571 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.61% ($44,191)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.34% ($46,245)


10.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.05%
Nevada average:

6.56%

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:
to Clark County, NV  2.89% ($36,020 average AGI)
to Elko County, NV  0.27% ($55,757)
to Washoe County, NV  0.26% ($40,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Duckwater:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duckwater:

  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBZB (98.9 FM; PIOCHE, NV; Owner: GLA-MAR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPR (88.7 FM; LUND, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.555278 Lon: -115.425556, Call Sign: WQFZ556
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHz, 451.400 MHz, 451.450 MHz, 451.325 MHz, 451.350 MHz, 451.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2006, Expiration Date: 11/16/2016, Certifier: Gonnie Mendez
    Registrant: Sierra Electronics, Sparks, NV 89432-1545, Phone: (775) 359-1121, Fax: (775) 332-0377, Email:



Duckwater on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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