Fernley, Nevada

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Population in 2017: 19,863 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +132.5%
Males: 9,898  (49.8%)
Females: 9,965  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Nevada median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 89408.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,151 (it was $44,695 in 2000)
Fernley:

$58,151
NV:

$58,003

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,547 (it was $18,622 in 2000)

Fernley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $216,498 (it was $111,100 in 2000)
Fernley:

$216,498
NV:

$258,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $201,517; detached houses: $208,834; townhouses or other attached units: $116,858; mobile homes: $102,870

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,084.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fernley: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.9%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for American Indian residents, 23.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fernley, NV (2017)
    • 14,25470.2%White alone
    • 3,75118.5%Hispanic
    • 8104.0%Two or more races
    • 3191.6%Asian alone
    • 2821.4%Black alone
    • 2541.3%American Indian alone
    • 1300.6%Other race alone
    • 140.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 64 registered sex offenders living in Fernley, Nevada as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fernley is 311 to 1.


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Fernley, NV City Guides:

Ancestries: German (8.3%), American (7.6%), Irish (7.6%), Italian (5.9%), English (4.2%), European (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 07/01/2001

Elevation: 4153 feet

Land area: 35.4 square miles.

Population density: 561 people per square mile   (low).

Fernley, Nevada map

1,449 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

This place:

7.1%
Nevada:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,383 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,497 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (27.9 miles , pop. 66,346).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (140.9 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (384.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Wadsworth, NV (2.1 miles ),
Silver Springs, NV (4.0 miles ),
Stagecoach, NV (4.2 miles ),
Nixon, NV (4.2 miles ),
Pyramid Lake, NV (4.5 miles ),
Warm Springs-Truckee Canyon, NV (4.8 miles ),
Carson Sink, NV (4.9 miles),
Fallon, NV (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.60 N, Longitude: 119.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,623 (-17.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,101 (37.8%)

Area code: 775

Distribution of median household income in Fernley, NV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fernley, NV in 2017
Fernley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Nevada:

3.7%
Most common industries in Fernley, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Fernley, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.2%)

Average climate in Fernley, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fernley, Nevada average temperatures Fernley, Nevada average precipitation Fernley, Nevada humidity Fernley, Nevada wind speed Fernley, Nevada snowfall Fernley, Nevada sunshine Fernley, Nevada clear and cloudy days

Fernley, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.3. This is better than average.

City:

61.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Fernley-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 727% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fernley topographic map

Airports located in Fernley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fernley:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 31 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 33 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 42 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Sierra College (about 121 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 122 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Yuba College (about 129 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Butte College (about 130 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)

Public high school in Fernley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fernley:

See full list of schools located in Fernley

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Notable locations in Fernley: Lyon County Complex (A), North Lyon County Fire Protection District (B), North Lyon County Fire Protection District Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fernley: Fernley Out-of-Town Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Fernley Super 8 Motel (1350 Newlands Drive West) (1), Lazy Inn (325 East Main Street) (2), Lahontan Motel (135 East Main Street) (3), Best Western Fernley Inn (1405 East Newlands Drive) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Lyon County - Justice Court (555 East Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Lyon 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 Fernley and their reported violations in the past:

FERNLEY PUBLIC WORKS (Address: 595 SILVERLACE BLVD , Population served: 18,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • 10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 97 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Nevada:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.9%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.9%
Whole state:

8.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
45 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Banks with branches in Fernley (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Fernley Village Marketplace Branch at 1480 Us Hwy 95a N, branch established on 1990/03/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fernley Branch at 1400 E Newlands Dr, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Nevada State Bank: Fernley Branch at 250 Highway 95a, branch established on 1979/04/09. Info updated 2009/04/21: Bank assets: $4,101.1 mil, Deposits: $3,546.3 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 53 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Fernley:

Marital status in Fernley, NV
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Fernley:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Nevada average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fernley
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fernley, NV (based on Lyon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7244
Other3,6209
Evangelical Protestant3,16930
Mainline Protestant3394
None41,128-
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: 6
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Lyon County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Lyon County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

6.8%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.7%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
Nevada:

13.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.7%
Nevada:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.3%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Nevada:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fernley:

9.8%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fernley:

34.1%
Nevada:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.7%
Nevada:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.5%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fernley, NV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 14$58,895$50,4810$0
Other Government Administration 13$45,894$42,3640$0
Financial Administration 6$26,059$52,1180$0
Parks and Recreation 6$20,860$41,7200$0
Judicial and Legal 4$19,645$58,9350$0
Other and Unallocable 4$22,990$68,9700$0
Sewerage 3$12,894$51,5760$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,459$41,8360$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$9,560$57,3600$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 55$227,256$49,5830$0

Fernley government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,883,000 ($145.14)
    Central Staff Services: $1,048,000 ($52.76)
    Sewerage: $1,041,000 ($52.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $797,000 ($40.12)
    Regular Highways: $670,000 ($33.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $602,000 ($30.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $426,000 ($21.45)
    Health - Other: $261,000 ($13.14)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($10.07)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($2.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($3.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($1.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($0.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($0.40)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($0.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,231,000 ($162.66)

Fernley government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,157,000 ($108.59)
    Other: $12,000 ($0.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $830,000 ($41.79)
    Natural Resources: $781,000 ($39.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $142,000 ($7.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($2.52)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $948,000 ($47.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $895,000 ($45.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $168,000 ($8.46)
    Rents: $85,000 ($4.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,384,000 ($321.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $321,000 ($16.16)
    General Local Government Support: $146,000 ($7.35)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Tax - Property: $2,115,000 ($106.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,207,000 ($60.77)
    Other Selective Sales: $280,000 ($14.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $237,000 ($11.93)
    Other License: $145,000 ($7.30)
    Amusements License: $116,000 ($5.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $43,000 ($2.16)

Fernley government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,689,000 ($3810.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,853,000 ($3718.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,836,000 ($92.43)

Fernley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $883,000 ($44.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,127,000 ($862.26)

10.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.93%
Nevada average:

6.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washoe County, NV  2.76% ($41,281 average AGI)
from Carson City, NV  1.51% ($38,659)
from Douglas County, NV  0.44% ($45,543)


9.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
Nevada average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washoe County, NV  2.40% ($40,598 average AGI)
to Carson City, NV  1.47% ($40,160)
to Churchill County, NV  0.53% ($41,019)
Businesses in Fernley, NV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Starbucks1
Comfort Suites1Subway2
DHL1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx3UPS3
H&R Block2Walmart1
Jack In The Box1Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fernley:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLV (980 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FALLON, NV; Owner: LAHONTAN VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fernley:

  • KRNG (101.3 FM; FALLON, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSOC, INC)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Fernley:

  • K35FL (Channel 35; SILVER SPRINGS, NV; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
Fernley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fernley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 246ft / 75.3mTotal length
  • $1,314,000Total costs
  • 161,970Total average daily traffic
  • 31,006Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Fernley, NV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fernley, NV

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 66. The highest number of reported fires - 127 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fernley, NV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.7%), and Structure Fires (28.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fernley, NV
    • 51445.7%Outside Fires
    • 32228.6%Structure Fires
    • 15313.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 13612.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fernley, NV
Most common first names in Fernley, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4175.2 years
Robert3873.4 years
James2973.0 years
Mary2676.5 years
Charles2669.9 years
William2272.3 years
Richard2269.4 years
George2171.5 years
Donald1971.0 years
Frank1477.1 years
Most common last names in Fernley, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2270.8 years
Smith1673.7 years
Jackson1084.8 years
Miller968.9 years
Jones968.7 years
Taylor978.3 years
Thompson867.8 years
Anderson779.6 years
Craig674.5 years
Moore672.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fernley, NV
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fernley, NV
  • 83.0%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Fernley compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 35 pilots and 42 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Timothy Spitler (2)
  • Christopher N. Spitler (2)
  • Larry Gene Corwin, Jr. (2)
  • Jason Tighe (2)
  • Gregg B. Kruaval (1)
  • Lucrecia Cossette Richardson (1)
  • Christopher Reed (1)

Total of 29 patent applications in 2008-2020.