For population 25 years and over in High Desert:
For population 15 years and over in High Desert CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
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-Empire, NV (5.0 miles ), Madeline Plains, CA (6.3 miles ), Surprise Valley, CA (7.5 miles ), Susanville, CA (7.8 miles ), Honey Lake, CA (7.8 miles ), Alturas, CA (7.9 miles ), Sutcliffe, NV (8.1 miles ), Summit Lake, NV (8.2 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:
Average household size:
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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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for High Desert (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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