Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (92.3 miles , pop. 66,346).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (187.7 miles , pop. 407,018).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (475.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Gerlach, NV (4.8 miles ), Gerlach-Empire, NV (5.0 miles ), Eagleville, CA (6.1 miles) , Madeline Plains, CA (6.3 miles) , Likely, CA (7.1 miles) , Litchfield, CA (7.2 miles) , Cedarville, CA (7.2 miles ), Surprise Valley, CA (7.5 miles) .
Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 119.66 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in High Desert: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in High Desert, Nevada
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:High Desert-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nevada state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/10/1993 at 21:48:35, a magnitude 5.1 (4.8 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2001 at 20:19:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.1 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from High Desert center
On 4/26/2008 at 06:40:10, a magnitude 5.0 (4.8 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 0.9 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1995 at 20:33:58, a magnitude 4.8 (4.6 MB, 4.6 MD, 4.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/1997 at 17:49:28, a magnitude 4.8 (4.4 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from High Desert center
On 6/30/2004 at 12:21:45, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 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 Washoe County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 16, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to High Desert:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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:
86 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
High Desert compared to Nevada state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for High Desert CCD (based on Washoe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 56
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,457 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,296 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,445 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($467 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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