Golconda, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 11,024.
Males: 5,718  (51.9%)
Females: 5,306  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89414

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,440 (it was $49,088 in 2000)
Golconda:

$55,440
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,068 (it was $20,213 in 2000)

Golconda CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $122,122 (it was $95,800 in 2000)
Golconda:

$122,122
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $149,181; Detached houses: $186,414; Townhouses or other attached units: $98,397; In 2-unit structures: $150,687; Mobile homes: $105,232; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $14,970
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  • White alone - 7,577 (76.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,930 (19.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 179 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 174 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 50 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 29 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Golconda: 141.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4400 feet

Land area: 1782.2 square miles.

Population density: 6.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Golconda, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Golconda:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golconda CCD:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 12.6%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Golconda, Nevada as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Golconda to the number of sex offenders is 5,512 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Golconda CCD:  1.0% ($995)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Golconda satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (155.8 miles , pop. 66,346).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (271.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (481.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Winnemucca, NV (3.6 miles ), Valmy, NV (4.9 miles) , Paradise Valley, NV (5.8 miles) , Battle Mountain, NV (6.2 miles ), Orovada, NV (6.5 miles) , Imlay, NV (6.9 miles ), Humboldt River Ranch, NV (7.5 miles) , Crescent Valley, NV (7.9 miles ).

Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 117.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 775

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

5.8%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (31%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Golconda, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

Golconda-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nevada state average. It is 466% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Humboldt County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Golconda:

  • HARMONY MANOR HGH SNF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WINNEMUCCA, NV)

Amtrak station near Golconda:

  • 14 miles: WINNEMUCCA (209 RAILROAD ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golconda:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 158 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 160 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 176 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 183 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 187 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 190 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Boise State University (about 191 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)

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

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Golconda and their reported violations in the past:

GOLCONDA GID (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 54 regular monitoring violations
  • 45 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.2%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

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

8.0%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

2.9%
Whole state:

4.9%

People in group quarters in Golconda in 2000:

  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Golconda compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Golconda CCD (based on Humboldt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.87%
Here: 42.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents50.5%24.2%11.2%4.2%3.6%
Congregations16.7%27.8%11.1%5.6%5.6%
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelOther
Adherents2.8%1.7%0.8%0.4%0.4%
Congregations11.1%5.6%5.6%5.6%5.6%
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: 5
Humboldt County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Humboldt County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Humboldt County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Humboldt County:

31.6%
Nevada:

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

18.8%
State:

13.2%

7.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Nevada average:

5.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washoe County, NV  0.85% ($35,340 average AGI)
from Elko County, NV  0.43% ($56,556)
from Lander County, NV  0.37% ($59,174)


7.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,998 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Nevada average:

5.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washoe County, NV  1.38% ($39,802 average AGI)
to Elko County, NV  0.45% ($72,214)
to Lyon County, NV  0.19% ($44,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Golconda:

  • KWNA (1400 AM; 1 kW; WINNEMUCCA, NV; Owner: SHEEN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Golconda:

  • KWNA-FM (92.7 FM; WINNEMUCCA, NV; Owner: SHEEN BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Golconda:

  • K05JU (Channel 5; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • Golconda Cell Site; 5 Miles East Of Golconda (Lat: 40.933778 Lon: -117.400111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN223
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Louis Tomasetti
    Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-3003, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • Golconda Summit / N-, Golconda Summit (Lat: 40.933944 Lon: -117.400611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: KNKN224
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Gene Dejordy Esq
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • NV01_Saipan, Ne 1/4 Se 1/4 S 21, T 38 N, R 40 E (Lat: 41.154889 Lon: -117.472611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 35.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN224
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Gene Dejordy Esq
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Alexis Leidigh, Turquoise Ridge Mine (Lat: 41.227806 Lon: -117.225250), Type: 13.7, Overall height: 13.7 m
    Registrant: 7207337854, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, 1562 NORTH PARK STREET
  • Alexis Leidigh, Turquoise Ridge Mine (Lat: 41.227806 Lon: -117.225250), Type: 13.7, Overall height: 13.7 m
    Registrant: 7207337854, Cphillips@commnetwireless.Com, 1562 NORTH PARK STREET

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mp 427.3 Elko Sub. Aei # 0565 Button Point (Lat: 41.022667 Lon: -117.577000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPZS901
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 902.250 MHz, 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 03/08/2004, Expiration Date: 03/08/2014, Certifier: Larry Kopiasz
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Sec 33 T 38 N & Range 42 E (Lat: 41.133500 Lon: -117.256500), Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPAX627, Licensee ID: L00072139
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/1997, Expiration Date: 10/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2003
    Registrant: Pinson Mining Company, Winnemucca, NV 89446, Phone: (702) 623-5032
  • Hill Nw (Lat: 40.957389 Lon: -117.495667), Call Sign: WNKR809, Licensee ID: L00605457
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/1997, Expiration Date: 01/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2003
    Registrant: Golconda General Improvement Dist, Golconda, NV 89414, Phone: (702) 623-2860
  • Hill Nw (Lat: 40.957389 Lon: -117.495667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 12.1 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WPXY287
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2003, Expiration Date: 06/30/2013, Certifier: Rebecca A Trigg Mrs
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 41.155000 Lon: -117.471667, Call Sign: WQCA928
    Assigned Frequencies: 810.112 MHz, 811.312 MHz, 812.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/2005, Expiration Date: 01/20/2015, Certifier: Jayne L Rogers
    Registrant: Sierra Electronics, 688 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801, Phone: (775) 738-7422, Fax: (775) 738-8513, Email:
  • RED HOUSE MP 554.3, Red House Mp 554.3 (Remote) (Lat: 40.980694 Lon: -117.384472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQON600
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 11/29/2021, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE6NZM
    Grant Date: 10/03/1996, Expiration Date: 11/10/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2006
    Registrant: Leota F Cinnamon, Golconda, NV 89414-0052

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SMITH BARNETT 24B GYRO PLA (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5797 , Serial Number: 1
    Registrant (Individual): Edgar Jr Smith, Po Box 97, Golconda, NV 89414

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