Hawthorne, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 3,269. Population change since 2000: -1.3%
Males: 1,632  (49.9%)
Females: 1,637  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  50.4 years
Nevada median age:  37.1 years

Zip codes: 89415.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,917 (it was $34,413 in 2000)
Hawthorne:

$37,917
NV:

$51,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,499 (it was $17,830 in 2000)

Hawthorne CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,881 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Hawthorne:

$100,881
NV:

$165,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $494.

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  • Races in Hawthorne, NV (2013)

    Hawthorne races chart
    • 2,44369.8%White alone
    • 46813.4%Hispanic
    • 1935.5%Two or more races
    • 1724.9%Asian alone
    • 862.5%Black alone
    • 872.5%American Indian alone
    • 170.5%Other race alone
    • 20.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hawthorne: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), English (12.4%), Irish (11.6%), Italian (4.1%), French (3.2%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4330 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 2,207 people per square mile   (low).

Hawthorne,NV real estate house value index trend

Hawthorne, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Hawthorne:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hawthorne CDP:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

183 residents are foreign born (0.8% North America).

This place:

5.2%
Nevada:

19.0%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Hawthorne, Nevada as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hawthorne to the number of sex offenders is 363 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,049 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $814 (1.0%)

Hawthorne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (75.1 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (136.5 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (307.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Walker Lake, NV (3.3 miles ), Mina, NV (5.2 miles ), Walker River, NV (5.3 miles ), Schurz, NV (5.7 miles ), Bridgeport, CA (6.2 miles ), Yerington, NV (6.6 miles ), Mono City, CA (6.6 miles) , Gabbs, NV (6.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.53 N, Longitude: 118.62 W

Area code: 775

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

10.6%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Hawthorne, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hawthorne-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 791% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mineral County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Jim Nash - Baseball player, Shawn Boskie - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Hawthorne:

  • MOUNT GRANT GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, FIRST AND A STREETS)
  • LEFA SERAN SNF (1ST AND A ST/ PO BOX 1510)

Airports located in Hawthorne:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hawthorne:

  • Western Nevada College (about 78 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 96 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 96 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of California-Merced (about 127 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 131 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 132 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 132 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hawthorne:

See full list of schools located in Hawthorne

Library in Hawthorne:

  • MINERAL COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,442; Location: 110 1ST STREET; 38,300 books; 1,079 audio materials; 2,148 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • FM Stations: KUNR at 91.5 Public Radio (repeater station from Reno); KQCM at 90.1 Classical Music

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Notable location: Mineral County Courthouse - Sheriff (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Hawthorne Ordnance Museum (901 E Street).

Hotels: Covered Wagon Motel (1322 5th), Holiday Lodge-Hawthorne (West 5th & J), Sand N Sage Lodge-Motel (1301 5th), Anchor Motel (965 Sierra Way), Best Inn & Suites (1402 5th), Monarch Motel (1291 5th), Hawthorne Motel (720 Sierra Way), Best Western Desert Lodge (1402 Fifth Street P.O. Box 1420).

Mineral 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 Hawthorne and their reported violations in the past:

HAWTHORNE UTILITIES (Population served: 3,013, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MINA LUNING WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 380, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WALKER LAKE GID (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
HAWTHORNE ARMY AMMO DEPOT (Population served: 300, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SCHURZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.6%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 1.9% for other race residents, 20.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.8%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Hawthorne in 2010:

  • 23 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Hawthorne, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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Hawthorne compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.

Banks with branches in Hawthorne (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Mineral County Branch at 526 E Street, branch established on 1943/04/19. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Nevada average:

12.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hawthorne CDP (based on Mineral County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other5433
Evangelical Protestant4979
Black Protestant1731
Catholic1711
Mainline Protestant822
None3,306-
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: 1
Mineral County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Mineral County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mineral County:

29.8%
Nevada:

24.5%

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Lyon County, NV  0.82% ($22,500 average AGI)
from Washoe County, NV  0.76% ($21,000)


9.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,217 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.36%
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  1.69% ($47,333 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  0.90% ($44,563)
to Churchill County, NV  0.56% ($21,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hawthorne:

  • 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.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hawthorne:

  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KWTM (90.9 FM; JUNE LAKE, CA; Owner: LIVING PROOF, INC.)
  • KMMT (106.5 FM; MAMMOTH LAKES, CA; Owner: MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN FM ASSOCIATES,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hawthorne:

  • K13WI (Channel 13; HAWTHORNE, NV; Owner: VIRGINIA M. BECKER)
  • K30FS (Channel 30; HAWTHORNE, NV; Owner: MINERAL TELEVISION DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K14JY (Channel 14; WALKER LAKE, ETC., NV; Owner: MINERAL TELEVISION DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K38EH (Channel 38; WALKER LAKE, ETC., NV; Owner: MINERAL TELEVISION DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K17FR (Channel 17; WALKER LAKE, NV; Owner: MINERAL TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)
  • K24EY (Channel 24; WALKER LAKE, ETC., NV; Owner: MINERAL TELEVISION DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K28GX (Channel 28; WALKER LAKE, ETC, NV; Owner: MINERAL TELEVISION DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K42DS (Channel 42; WALKER LAKE, ETC., NV; Owner: MINERAL TELEVISION DISTRICT NO. 1)
Hawthorne fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Hawthorne fatal accident list:

Dec 8, 2003 07:20 AM, Us-95, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 1991 07:15 PM, 95, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 1975 10:02 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hawthorne)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hawthorne, NV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hawthorne)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hawthorne)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Hawthorne

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hawthorne, NV
Most common first names in Hawthorne, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4373.4 years
James3171.4 years
William2973.1 years
Mary2775.2 years
George2371.5 years
Robert2366.6 years
Charles1979.5 years
Richard1970.4 years
Joseph1874.5 years
Frank1377.6 years
Most common last names in Hawthorne, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1770.0 years
Brown1576.9 years
Williams1568.4 years
Jones1069.6 years
Wilson974.9 years
Smith974.0 years
White972.0 years
Anderson979.2 years
Erickson870.5 years
Ferguson872.1 years
Businesses in Hawthorne, NV
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1True Value1
H&R Block1Vons1
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