Empire, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 217.
Males: 108  (50.0%)
Females: 109  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  52.8 years
Nevada median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 89405.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,175
Empire:

$58,175
NV:

$55,180

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,406

Empire CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $299,100
Empire:

$299,100
NV:

$239,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $356,716; Detached houses: $387,776; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,507; In 2-unit structures: $199,226; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $213,220; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,307; Mobile homes: $126,280; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $4,678

Median gross rent in 2016: $413.

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  • Races in Empire, NV (2010)

    Empire races chart
    • 16375.1%White alone
    • 4118.9%Hispanic
    • 104.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.9%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Empire: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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For population 25 years and over in Empire:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Empire CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (2.8 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (104.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (360.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Carson City, NV (1.7 miles ), Indian Hills, NV (2.7 miles ), Dayton, NV (3.0 miles ), Washoe Valley, NV (3.0 miles ), Johnson Lane, NV (3.2 miles ), Virginia City, NV (3.3 miles ), Genoa-Jacks Valley, NV (3.3 miles ), Incline Village, NV (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.19 N, Longitude: 119.71 W

Area code: 775

Empire household income distribution Empire home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Empire-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 756% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washoe County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 18, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Empire:

  • CARSON REHABILITATION CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • CARSON CITY DIALYSIS (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • CARSON CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • ORMSBY POST ACUTE REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - CARSON CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • INCLINE VILLAGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV)

airports located in Empire:

Amtrak stations near Empire:

  • 4 miles: CARSON CITY (507 N. CARSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 20 miles: STATELINE (STATELINE AVE. AT LAKE TAHOE BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 20 miles: STATELINE (STATELINE AVE. AT LAKE TAHOE BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Empire:

  • Western Nevada College (about 5 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 26 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 28 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 85 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 86 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • American River College (about 96 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Yuba College (about 99 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

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Notable location: U S Gypsum Company Plant (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 151. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

151
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.535. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.535
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.0
Nevada average:

12.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Empire CDP (based on Washoe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic60,50913
Evangelical Protestant32,557109
Other21,72857
Mainline Protestant8,19428
Black Protestant1,0284
Orthodox4903
None296,901-
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: 56
Washoe County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Washoe County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Washoe County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Here:

6.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washoe County:

21.2%
Nevada:

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

14.3%
State:

13.2%

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.05%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  0.38% ($39,399 average AGI)
from Lyon County, NV  0.37% ($34,699)
from Carson City, NV  0.24% ($37,918)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  0.39% ($41,019 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  0.25% ($35,094)
to Carson City, NV  0.19% ($35,575)

Strongest AM radio stations in Empire:

  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KTHO (590 AM; 3 kW; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: PARADISE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Empire:

  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • K206BI (89.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K231AG (94.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: DAVID L. METTS)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K259AK (99.7 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Empire:

  • KNCV-LP (Channel 48; CARSON CITY, ETC., NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K39FF (Channel 39; RENO, NV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K17CA (Channel 17; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • K19CU (Channel 19; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K57CV (Channel 57; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTVN (Channel 2; RENO, NV; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • K38FW (Channel 38; STATELINE, NV; Owner: RSN WEST, LLC)
  • KNVV-LP (Channel 41; RENO, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KREN-TV (Channel 27; RENO, NV; Owner: RENO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K52DN (Channel 52; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K29ES (Channel 29; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CHANNEL 5 PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLO-TV (Channel 8; RENO, NV; Owner: KOLO LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K23DT (Channel 23; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KAMETV1 (Channel 21; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: PAGE ENTERPRISES, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Poito Valley (Lat: 40.426028 Lon: -119.351861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNBB763
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.995 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2013, Expiration Date: 10/26/2023Registrant: Washoe County, 230 Edison Way, Reno, NV 89502, Phone: (775) 858-5952, Fax: (775) 861-4080, Email:
  • Poito Valley (Lat: 40.426028 Lon: -119.351861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KYX265
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.745 MHzGrant Date: 08/22/2013, Expiration Date: 11/18/2023Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 12505 Park Potomac Avenue, 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 230-5200, Fax: (775) 861-4080, Email:
  • MP 419.2, Mp 419.2 (Lat: 40.531861 Lon: -119.613500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNFL748
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz, 457.125 MHzGrant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Certifier: L J KopiaszRegistrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-6090, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • Lat: 40.426111 Lon: -119.351556, Call Sign: WQBL770
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.850 MHz, 469.850 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/2014, Expiration Date: 11/02/2024, Certifier: Joseph PredRegistrant: Sierra Electronics, 690 East Glendale Ave., Sparks, NV 89432-1545, Phone: (775) 359-1121, Fax: (775) 332-0377, Email:
  • FLANIGAN MP 387.1, Mp 387.1 Winnemucca Sub Flanigan (Lat: 40.195083 Lon: -119.846250), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQDH200
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.875 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025, Certifier: Larry KopiaszRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St., Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, Lat: 40.279056 Lon: -119.130167, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTV444
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2009, Expiration Date: 05/31/2019, Certifier: Kevin JudiceRegistrant: Nevada Power Co. Dba Nv Energy, 7155 Lindell Road, Ms B93tc, Las Vegas, NV 89118, Phone: (702) 402-4215, Email:
  • US Geothermal, 61505 State Route 447 Rodeo Creek Road (Lat: 40.383389 Lon: -119.400417), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.2 m, Call Sign: WQOL593
    Assigned Frequencies: 11137.5 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 11/08/2021, Certifier: David L MettsRegistrant: High Sierra Communications, Inc., 6137 Torrington Drive, Reno, NV 89511, Phone: (775) 841-1200, Fax: (775) 337-9283, Email:
  • Poito Mountain, Poito Mountain - 1/2 Mile Off State Route 447 At Mile Marker 58 (Lat: 40.426000 Lon: -119.351861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.4 m, Call Sign: WQPA833
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 03/22/2012, Expiration Date: 03/22/2022, Certifier: Jim J CameronRegistrant: Reese River Associates, LLC, 4670 Hanaupah Road, Virginia City, NV 89440, Phone: (775) 410-4600, Email:
  • Poito, 10.5mi S Of (Lat: 40.426000 Lon: -119.351861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQWK285
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2015, Expiration Date: 09/18/2025, Certifier: Matt MorganRegistrant: Burning Man, 660 Alabama St., San Francisco, CA 94110, Phone: (415) 865-3800, Fax: (775) 986-5121, Email:
  • STATION, 11 Mi S Of (Lat: 40.414889 Lon: -119.350722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: KYL34, Licensee ID: L00002936
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021Registrant: City Of Los Angeles Department Of Water & Power
  • QUARRY, 4.5 Miles Sse Of Empire (Lat: 40.514778 Lon: -119.320889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WAS468
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020Registrant: At&t, 8089 South Avenue, Boardman, OH 44512, Phone: (724) 651-6312, Email:
  • EMPIRE, Nr Intersection B & 4 Street (Lat: 40.579333 Lon: -119.345750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 16.5 m, Call Sign: WAS469
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020Registrant: At&t, 8089 South Avenue, Boardman, OH 44512, Phone: (724) 651-6312, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N2VRP, Licensee ID: L00354065, Grant Date: 11/07/1997, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2001, Certifier: Kenneth A Samuelson, Registrant: Kenneth A Samuelson, 901 Circle Dr, Empire, NV 89405-0009
  • Call Sign: N2XHC, Licensee ID: L00359288, Grant Date: 11/05/1997, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2001, Registrant: Janice E Samuelson, 901 Circle Dr, Empire, NV 89405-0009

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Empire compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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