Hawthorne, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 3,269.
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
Males: 1,723  (52.7%)
Females: 1,546  (47.3%)
Median resident age:

53.8 years
Nevada median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 89415.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,774 (it was $34,413 in 2000)
Hawthorne:

$44,774
NV:

$58,003

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,460 (it was $17,830 in 2000)

Hawthorne CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,670 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Hawthorne:

$103,670
NV:

$258,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $546.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hawthorne: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 6.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.3% for other race residents, 48.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hawthorne, NV (2017)
    • 2,06069.4%White alone
    • 45215.2%Hispanic
    • 1434.8%Asian alone
    • 1254.2%Two or more races
    • 602.0%Black alone
    • 381.3%Other race alone
    • 321.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Hawthorne, Nevada as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hawthorne is 100 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (10.0%), English (9.8%), Irish (7.3%), Swedish (6.9%), Scottish (4.0%), European (3.9%).

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, Nevada map

174 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America).

This place:

5.9%
Nevada:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $989 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $815 (0.7%)

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

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

4.5%
Nevada:

3.7%
Most common industries in Hawthorne, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.4%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Hawthorne, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Hawthorne, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hawthorne, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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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 (13).
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

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 high schools in Hawthorne:

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Hawthorne:

Marital status in Hawthorne, NV
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hawthorne:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Nevada average:

11.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hawthorne, NV (based on Mineral County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

11.5%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.8%
Nevada:

24.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.5%
Nevada:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hawthorne:

47.9%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Hawthorne:

29.2
Nevada:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hawthorne:

20.1%
Nevada:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hawthorne:

11.8%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hawthorne:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hawthorne:

36.3%
Nevada:

33.0%

General health condition:
Hawthorne:

55.9%
Nevada:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Hawthorne:

76.6%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hawthorne, NV Residents

7.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Nevada average:

6.29%

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

6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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  1.44% ($38,545 average AGI)
Businesses in Hawthorne, NV
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1True Value1
H&R Block1Vons1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hawthorne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fires - 32 took place in 2004, and the least - 4 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Hawthorne, NV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (36.3%), and Outside Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hawthorne, NV
    • 9936.3%Structure Fires
    • 7226.4%Outside Fires
    • 5319.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4917.9%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hawthorne, NV
  • 54.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.0%Wood
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 9.2%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hawthorne, NV
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 33.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Wood
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Hawthorne compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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