Gabbs, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 269. Population change since 2000: -15.4%
Males: 149  (55.5%)
Females: 120  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  61.7 years
Nevada median age:  37.1 years

Zip codes: 89409.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,679 (it was $28,500 in 2000)
Gabbs:

$24,679
NV:

$51,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,983 (it was $15,322 in 2000)

Gabbs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $25,904 (it was $22,000 in 2000)
Gabbs:

$25,904
NV:

$165,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $23,024; Detached houses: $26,808; Mobile homes: $17,064
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  • Races in Gabbs, NV (2010)

    Gabbs races chart
    • 22985.1%White alone
    • 155.6%American Indian alone
    • 124.5%Hispanic
    • 103.7%Two or more races
    • 31.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gabbs: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (28.4%), Irish (20.3%), English (18.9%), Norwegian (13.5%), Swedish (13.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4597 feet

Land area: 3.02 square miles.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (very low).

Gabbs, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Gabbs:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gabbs city:

  • Never married: 7.7%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 11.9%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $219 (0.9%)

Gabbs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (100.3 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (176.6 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (331.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Walker River, NV (6.1 miles ), Mina, NV (6.3 miles ), Hawthorne, NV (6.7 miles ), Walker Lake, NV (6.9 miles ), Dixie Valley, NV (6.9 miles) , Schurz, NV (7.0 miles ), Kingston, NV (7.2 miles) , Round Mountain, NV (7.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.87 N, Longitude: 117.93 W

Area code: 775

Gabbs household income distribution Gabbs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.0%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Gabbs, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gabbs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 755% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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).
Gabbs topographic map

Airports located in Gabbs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gabbs:

  • Western Nevada College (about 103 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 112 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 113 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • University of California-Merced (about 172 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 172 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 173 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 174 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gabbs:

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Notable locations in Gabbs: Gabbs Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Service (A), Gabbs City Hall (B). 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.5%
Whole state:  8.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Gabbs compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Nevada average:

12.0

Gabbs travel time to work - commute Gabbs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gabbs city (based on Nye County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8755
Evangelical Protestant3,88733
Other3,38310
Mainline Protestant4866
None30,315-
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: 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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

9.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.06%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Nye County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  3.36% ($33,703 average AGI)
from Kern County, CA  0.24% ($63,278)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.24% ($62,250)


9.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Nye County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  3.21% ($38,889 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.25% ($31,184)
to Elko County, NV  0.16% ($42,292)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gabbs:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVLV (980 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FALLON, NV; Owner: LAHONTAN VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gabbs:

  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • K221DR (92.1 FM; ROUND MOUNTAIN, NV; Owner: SMOKY VALLEY TELEVISION DISTRICT)

Gabbs fatal accident list:

Mar 7, 1981 01:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 441Total average daily traffic
  • 24Total average daily truck traffic
  • 823Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Sean M Brandel, Sw Of Intersection Silver Peak Rd And Hwy 95 (Silver Peak Rd #40594--Dsm) (Lat: 37.759639 Lon: -117.242861), Type: 56.7, Overall height: 56.1 m
    Registrant: 4252518480, , 6802 S. 220TH ST., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean M Brandel, Sw Of Intersection Silver Peak Rd And Hwy 95 (Silver Peak Rd #40594--Dsm) (Lat: 37.759639 Lon: -117.242861), Type: 56.7, Overall height: 56.1 m
    Registrant: 4252518480, , 6802 S. 220TH ST., Phone: (Dep) art-ment

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Berlin Ichthyosaur State Park 18 Mi E (Lat: 38.881583 Lon: -117.610389), Call Sign: KTO375, Licensee ID: L00006557
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2001, Expiration Date: 12/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2011
    Registrant: State Of Nevada, 4747 W Vegas Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89108, Phone: (702) 486-5126
  • Gabbs Fire Dept Brucite & Third St (Lat: 38.860194 Lon: -117.931222), Call Sign: KNBT531
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz, 155.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 11/20/2021
    Registrant: Nye County, 1520 Basin, Pahrump, NV 89060, Phone: (775) 751-4234
  • Gabbs Clinic (Lat: 38.874917 Lon: -117.925667), Call Sign: WRV640
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, 468.000 MHz, 468.025 MHz, 468.050 MHz... (+5 more)
    Grant Date: 12/21/2004, Expiration Date: 03/13/2015
    Registrant: State Of Nevada, Enterprise It Services, 100 N. Stewart Street, Suite 100, Carson City, NV 89701, Phone: (775) 684-6854, Fax: (775) 684-4324, Email:
  • 8.9 Mi Sw (Lat: 38.757972 Lon: -118.021500), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPKL838
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/1997, Expiration Date: 04/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2002, Certifier: Robert Craig
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 1.6 Mi Ne (Lat: 38.872694 Lon: -117.906778), Call Sign: WNKV916
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2012, Expiration Date: 01/28/2023
    Registrant: Nv Energy, 7155 Lindell Rd., B93tc, Las Vegas, NV 89118, Phone: (702) 402-4215, Fax: (702) 402-6299, Email:
  • Lat: 38.871667 Lon: -117.890833, Call Sign: WQBF343
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.400 MHz, 452.650 MHz, 461.100 MHz, 461.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Don W Pressey
    Registrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:
  • Kennecott Admin Office, 41.8 Km Wnw Of (Lat: 39.016861 Lon: -118.391806), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQKS547
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 02/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2010, Certifier: Shannon Crompton
    Registrant: Butcher Feigen, LLC, 9116 Cranford Drive, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (703) 973-1600, Fax: (413) 674-1600, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Fairview Peak 28 Mi Nnw (Lat: 39.225472 Lon: -118.152333), Overall height: 4.9 m, Call Sign: WNTV309
    Assigned Frequencies: 2142.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2009, Expiration Date: 05/03/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2011
    Registrant: Nevada Seismological Lab, 1664 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89557-0174, Phone: (775) 848-2286, Fax: (775) 784-4165, Email:
  • GABBS, Hwy 23 Ne Of A Ave (Lat: 38.860444 Lon: -117.927389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.2 m, Call Sign: WHA556
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz, 6397.38 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Nevada, 2700 Watt Avenue, Room 3082, Sacramento, CA 95851-1038, Phone: (916) 972-2608, Fax: (916) 489-6305, Email:
  • FMC, 8.2 Miles Ssw Of (Lat: 38.746028 Lon: -117.978639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 8.3 m, Call Sign: WLA665
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Nevada, 2700 Watt Avenue, Room 3082, Sacramento, CA 95851-1038, Phone: (916) 972-2608, Fax: (916) 489-6305, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: NP2HZ, Licensee ID: L00945480
    Grant Date: 02/27/1995, Expiration Date: 02/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2004, Certifier: John T Van Loon
    Registrant: John T Van Loon, 514 Ave E, Gabbs, NV 89409
  • Call Sign: KD7SAU, Licensee ID: L00541355
    Grant Date: 07/03/2002, Expiration Date: 07/03/2012, Certifier: Michael R Zumwalt
    Registrant: Michael R Zumwalt, 112 Main St, Gabbs, NV 89409
  • Call Sign: KB3JKB, Licensee ID: L00665458
    Grant Date: 04/04/2003, Expiration Date: 04/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2004, Certifier: Charles T Jones Jr
    Registrant: Charles T Jones Jr, 520 E Ave, Gabbs, NV 89409-0277
  • Call Sign: K7KRT, Previous Call Sign: KB3JKB, Licensee ID: L00665458
    Grant Date: 06/16/2004, Expiration Date: 06/16/2014, Certifier: Charles T Jones Jr
    Registrant: Charles T Jones Jr, 520 E Ave, Gabbs, NV 89409-0277
  • Call Sign: KE7CHT, Previous Call Sign: NP2HZ, Licensee ID: L00945480
    Grant Date: 11/29/2004, Expiration Date: 02/27/2015, Certifier: John T Van Loon
    Registrant: John T Van Loon, 514 Ave E, Gabbs, NV 89409

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4312W , Serial Number: D-9585, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 251, Gabbs, NV 89409
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6269E , Serial Number: 46369, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Ray A Dummar, Po Box 176, Gabbs, NV 89409

Most common first names in Gabbs, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Paul473.6 years
James370.0 years
John373.6 years
William373.0 years
Cecil274.5 years
Elizabeth295.0 years
Gerald263.5 years
George258.0 years
Joseph269.5 years
Mary276.0 years
Most common last names in Gabbs, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson474.3 years
Jones266.4 years
Harrison264.5 years
Iselin268.5 years
Alworth281.6 years
Belleville276.0 years
Legg270.0 years
Boom288.5 years
King263.5 years
Hooper257.0 years

Gabbs on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #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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