Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clovis, CA (144.7 miles , pop. 68,468).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (150.7 miles , pop. 427,652).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (258.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Silver Peak, NV (4.1 miles) , Tonopah, NV (5.0 miles ), Silverpeak, NV (5.6 miles) , Dyer, NV (6.5 miles ), Ralston, NV (6.5 miles) , Chalfant, CA (7.8 miles ), Benton, CA (8.0 miles ), Mina, NV (8.0 miles) .
Latitude: 37.72 N, Longitude: 117.32 W
Area code: 775
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Goldfield, Nevada
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Goldfield-area historical earthquake activity is above Nevada state average. It is 1042% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1986 at 14:42:26, a magnitude 6.5 (6.0 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.5 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Goldfield center
On 5/17/1993 at 23:20:49, a magnitude 6.2 (6.0 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.2 MD, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1980 at 14:50:57, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/1984 at 18:08:25, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Goldfield center
On 5/25/1980 at 16:33:44, a magnitude 6.1 (6.1 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Esmeralda County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ben Alexander (actor) - Actor, Brad Dexter - Film actor, Walter S. Baring, Jr. - Politician.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Goldfield and their reported violations in the past:GOLDFIELD TOWN WATER (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SILVER PEAK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 138, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DYER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: ESMERALDA CO SCHOOLS , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:SHADY LADY RANCH (Address: SHADY LADY RANCH , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Goldfield CCD (based on Esmeralda County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.59%
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12.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,629 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
14.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,238 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Goldfield)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Goldfield, NV)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Goldfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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