Empire, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 217.
Males: 108  (50.0%)
Females: 109  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

53.0 years
Nevada median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 89405.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,498
Empire:

$61,498
NV:

$58,003

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,081

Empire CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $331,200
Empire:

$331,200
NV:

$258,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $386,969; detached houses: $406,084; townhouses or other attached units: $350,627; in 2-unit structures: $430,792; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $316,579; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $201,246; mobile homes: $245,298; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $55,218

Median gross rent in 2017: $421.

March 2019 cost of living index in Empire: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Empire, NV (2010)
    • 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

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

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

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Nevada:

3.7%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.84
U.S.:

8.46

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Empire:

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

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%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.0
Nevada average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Empire, NV (based on Washoe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Washoe County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

6.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washoe County:

6.5%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.2%
State:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washoe County:

14.3%
State:

13.2%

6.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($75,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Nevada average:

6.29%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,090 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.04%
Nevada average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clark County, NV  0.39% ($57,374 average AGI)
from Lyon County, NV  0.27% ($40,598)
from Carson City, NV  0.25% ($52,691)


5.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Nevada average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($459 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.06%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Clark County, NV  0.38% ($53,780 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  0.32% ($41,281)
to Carson City, NV  0.23% ($40,415)

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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2013, Expiration Date: 10/26/2023, Registrant: Washoe County, 230 Edison Way, Reno, NV 89502, Phone: (775) 858-5952, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/12/2014, Expiration Date: 11/02/2024, Certifier: Joseph Pred, Registrant: Sierra Electronics, 690 East Glendale Ave., Sparks, NV 89432-1545, Phone: (775) 359-1121, Fax: (775) 332-0377, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Lat: 40.279056 Lon: -119.130167, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTV444,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2019, Expiration Date: 05/31/2029, Certifier: Kevin Judice, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 11/08/2021, Certifier: David L Metts, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, 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: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2012, Expiration Date: 03/22/2022, Certifier: Jim J Cameron, Registrant: Reese River Associates, LLC, 4670 Hanaupah Road, Virginia City, NV 89440, Phone: (775) 410-4600, Email:
  • Poito, Unnamed Road (Lat: 40.426000 Lon: -119.351861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15.3 m, Call Sign: WQYI977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2016, Expiration Date: 10/13/2026, Certifier: Douglas L Dawson, Registrant: High Desert Internet Services, 16 Salvadore Dr # A, Fernley, NV 89408, Phone: (775) 771-5750, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 12/12/2021, Registrant: City Of Los Angeles Department Of Water & Power
  • EMPIRE, 506 B Street (Lat: 40.579278 Lon: -119.345972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15.5 m, Overall height: 16.5 m, Call Sign: WAS469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Empire, NV
  • 100.0%Utility gas


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 below 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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