Jackpot, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 1,261.
Males: 641  (50.9%)
Females: 620  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  27.9 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89825

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,944 (it was $30,488 in 2000)
Jackpot:

$42,944
NV:

$51,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,834 (it was $13,261 in 2000)

Jackpot CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $48,687 (it was $28,700 in 2000)
Jackpot:

$48,687
NV:

$165,300
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  • Races in Jackpot, NV (2000)

    Jackpot races chart
    • 58047.8%White alone
    • 55946.0%Hispanic
    • 363.0%American Indian alone
    • 363.0%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jackpot: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5240 feet

Land area: 1405.1 square miles.

Population density: 0.9 people per square mile   (very low).

Jackpot, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Jackpot:

  • High school or higher: 63.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackpot CCD:

  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Jackpot CCD:  4.9% ($1,393)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Jackpot satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (127.8 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (392.6 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (576.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hollister, ID (5.9 miles ), Oakley, ID (6.6 miles ), Montello, NV (6.9 miles ), West Salmon Falls, ID (6.9 miles ), Kimberly, ID (7.0 miles ), Murtaugh, ID (7.0 miles) , Hansen, ID (7.0 miles ), Jarbidge, NV (7.0 miles) .

Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 114.52 W

Area code: 775

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

5.1%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (57%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (49%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (3%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (2%)
  • Social assistance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)

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

Average climate in Jackpot, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Jackpot-area historical earthquake activity is below Nevada state average. It is 357% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 180.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from Jackpot center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 271.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 297.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 258.6 miles away from Jackpot center
On 2/21/2008 at 14:16:02, a magnitude 6.0 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elko County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 9, Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Jackpot:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackpot:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 52 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Idaho State University (about 129 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Utah State University (about 140 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Weber State University (about 141 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Boise State University (about 149 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 156 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 157 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jackpot:

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Notable location: Jackpot Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Four Jacks (1702 Highway 93), Cactus Petes Resort Casino (1385 USHighway 93).

Court: Jackpot City - Justice Court- Courts (1120 Snyder Way).

Elko County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jackpot and their reported violations in the past:

JACKPOT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.2%
Whole state:

10.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.9%
22 people in federal prisons and detention centers in 2000

Jackpot compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.8
Nevada average:

11.9

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Jackpot CCD (based on Elko County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,97419
Catholic6,7684
Evangelical Protestant3,37426
Mainline Protestant1,20710
None29,495-
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: 10
Elko County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Elko County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Elko County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Elko County:

29.6%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.4%
State:

13.2%

7.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
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 Washoe County, NV  0.56% ($43,388 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.36% ($45,460)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.26% ($31,935)


7.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($945 average AGI)
Elko County:

0.10%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washoe County, NV  0.64% ($43,602 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.42% ($39,392)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.36% ($38,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackpot:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLIX (1310 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackpot:

  • KBSJ (91.3 FM; JACKPOT, NV; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIR (90.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KKMV (92.5 FM; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZDX (99.9 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: KART & EAGLE ROCK B/C INC,TENANTS)

TV broadcast stations around Jackpot:

  • K05JU (Channel 5; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)

Jackpot fatal accident list:

Aug 16, 2006 09:30 AM, Goose Creek Rd, Lat: 41.87538, Lon: -114.22211, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackpot)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • L & D Mountain 16 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 41.785194 Lon: -114.840306), Call Sign: KOB869, Licensee ID: L00006557
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2000, Expiration Date: 04/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2003
    Registrant: State Of Nevada, 505 E King Rm 403, Carson City, NV 89710, Phone: (703) 687-5125
  • 210 Keno St S (Lat: 41.985472 Lon: -114.673083), Call Sign: WNKA933, Licensee ID: L00069492
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.590 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2002, Expiration Date: 10/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2003
    Registrant: Idaho Power Company, Boise, ID 83707, Phone: (208) 733-6880
  • Lat: 41.976306 Lon: -114.673639, Call Sign: WPZK712
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.462 MHz, 462.187 MHz, 462.237 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 462.487 MHz, 462.512 MHz, 462.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2004, Expiration Date: 02/02/2014, Certifier: Richard E Hartman
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • Lat: 41.989556 Lon: -114.660639, Call Sign: WQQJ323
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2013, Expiration Date: 01/04/2023, Certifier: Brad Pehrson
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, L&d 16 Mi Sw (Lat: 41.785167 Lon: -114.841139), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNTM304
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.350 MHz, 6150.89 MHz, 6150.89 MHz, 6150.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 02/04/2022
    Registrant: State Of Nevada, Enterprise It Services, 100 N. Stewart Street, Suite 100, Carson City, NV 89701, Phone: (775) 684-6854, Fax: (775) 684-4324, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Jackpot Airport (Lat: 41.972139 Lon: -114.670306), Type: Building, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WHD9
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/1994, Expiration Date: 03/30/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Cactus Petes Inc, Hwy 93, Jackpot, NV 89825
  • Jackpot Airport (Lat: 41.982889 Lon: -114.662861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 1 m, Overall height: 3.6 m, Call Sign: WQPB401
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/2012, Expiration Date: 03/27/2022, Certifier: Lynn Forsberg Mr
    Registrant: Jackpot Airport, Hayden Field, 540 Court Street Suite 104, Elko, NV 89801, Phone: (775) 738-6816, Fax: (775) 738-4581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: AB7CP, Previous Call Sign: N7VZB, Licensee ID: L00025635
    Grant Date: 08/07/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013
    Registrant: Charles M Cunningham, 9 Piersanti Dr Box 510, Jackpot, NV 89825-0510
  • Call Sign: KC7OCY, Licensee ID: L00178833
    Grant Date: 12/01/1995, Expiration Date: 12/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 12/28/1999
    Registrant: Anthony D Melton, Jackpot, NV 89825-0498
  • Call Sign: KC7OSA, Licensee ID: L01104603
    Grant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 01/12/2016, Certifier: Rex M Cunningham
    Registrant: Rex M Cunningham, Jackpot, NV 89825
  • Call Sign: KC7OSB
    Grant Date: 01/12/1996, Expiration Date: 01/12/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2008
    Registrant: Teresa D Flores, Jackpot, NV 89825
  • Call Sign: N7XRW, Licensee ID: L00457252
    Grant Date: 02/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/21/2022
    Registrant: Richard E Hartman, Bartons Trailer Ct - # 25, Jackpot, NV 89825
  • Call Sign: KF7GTR, Licensee ID: L01537794
    Grant Date: 12/22/2009, Expiration Date: 12/22/2019, Certifier: Jesse F Hofeling
    Registrant: Jesse F Hofeling, Jackpot, NV 89825

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Jackpot on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #48 (89825) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #60 (89825) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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