Moapa Town, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 1,025. Population change since 2000: +10.5%
Males: 525  (51.3%)
Females: 500  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  27.7 years
Nevada median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 89025.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,688 (it was $48,365 in 2000)
Moapa Town:

$71,688
NV:

$55,180

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,398 (it was $17,587 in 2000)

Moapa Town CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $153,839 (it was $107,700 in 2000)
Moapa Town:

$153,839
NV:

$239,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $264,301; Detached houses: $323,492; Mobile homes: $128,760

Median gross rent in 2016: $835.

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  • Races in Moapa Town, NV (2010)

    Moapa Town races chart
    • 61259.7%White alone
    • 36835.9%Hispanic
    • 212.0%American Indian alone
    • 101.0%Two or more races
    • 50.5%Asian alone
    • 50.5%Other race alone
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 10.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Moapa Town: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (7.8%), European (3.9%), German (3.6%), Italian (3.5%), French (1.8%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 150.8 square miles.

Population density: 6.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Moapa Town,NV real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Moapa Town:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moapa Town CDP:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

224 residents are foreign born (17.2% Latin America).

This place:

17.2%
Nevada:

19.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,474 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $496 (0.4%)

Moapa Town satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (43.7 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (48.5 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (261.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Moapa Valley, NV (3.4 miles ), Bunkerville, NV (5.2 miles ), Mesquite, NV (5.5 miles ), Scenic, AZ (5.8 miles ), Nellis AFB, NV (6.3 miles ), Beaver Dam, AZ (6.3 miles ), Littlefield, AZ (6.3 miles ), Sunrise Manor, NV (6.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.69 N, Longitude: 114.61 W

Moapa Town household income distribution Moapa Town home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (23%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)

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

Average climate in Moapa Town, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Moapa Town-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 681% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 204.5 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 182.3 miles away from Moapa Town center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 306.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 228.2 miles away from Moapa Town center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 247.8 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moapa Town:

  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 51 miles; Las Vegas, NV; Full-time enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 51 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Nevada State College (about 53 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Dixie State University (about 65 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Mohave Community College (about 104 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Southern Utah University (about 109 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Barstow Community College (about 186 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)

Public elementary/middle school in Moapa Town:

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Notable locations in Moapa Town: Powers Ranch (A), Glendale Station (B), Home Ranch (C), Godfrey Ranch (D), Moapa Recreation Center (E), Clark County Fire Department Station 72 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whitmore Wash (A), Farrier Wash (B), Meadow Valley Wash (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Moapa Town: Moapa Recreation Center Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.6%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 26.5% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.3%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.2%
Whole state:  8.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.6
Nevada average:

12.4

Moapa Town travel time to work - commute Moapa Town mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moapa Town CDP (based on Clark County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic354,11032
Evangelical Protestant150,709349
Other149,167300
Mainline Protestant27,07272
Black Protestant8,55042
Orthodox8,19111
None1,253,470-
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: 258
Clark County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 176
Clark County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 403
Clark County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,038
Here:

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

24.8%
Nevada:

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

13.2%
State:

13.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Moapa Town:

43.8%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Moapa Town:

26.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Moapa Town:

9.2%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Moapa Town:

34.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
Nevada:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moapa Town, NV Residents

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($970 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.11%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.50% ($42,836 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.17% ($41,699)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($47,133)


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($724 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.10%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.44% ($33,513 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.17% ($43,344)
to San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($40,981)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moapa Town:

  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KENO (1460 AM; 10 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KBAD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KSHP (1400 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LAS VEGAS RADIO CO. INC)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KKVV (1060 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LAS VEGAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KDOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, NV; Owner: S & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNUU (970 AM; 5 kW; PARADISE, NV; Owner: NEVADA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moapa Town:

  • KVEG (97.5 FM; MESQUITE, NV; Owner: KEMP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBHQ (104.7 FM; MOAPA VALLEY, NV; Owner: SUMMIT AMERICAN, INC.)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNPR (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K211DC (90.1 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQOL-FM (93.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXTE (107.5 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMP (92.3 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KOAS (105.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KQMR (99.3 FM; INDIAN SPRINGS, NV; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSTJ (102.7 FM; BOULDER CITY, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLUC-FM (98.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K295AJ (106.9 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KRRN-FM1 (92.7 FM; EAST LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KISF (103.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K204AO (88.7 FM; MOAPA, ETC., NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Moapa Town:

  • W59AJ (Channel 59; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54CJ (Channel 54; OVERTON, NV; Owner: MOAPA VALLEY TV MAINTENANCE DISTRICT)
  • K64CQ (Channel 64; OVERTON, ETC., NV; Owner: MOAPA VALLEY TV MAINTENANCE DISTRICT)
  • K66CB (Channel 66; OVERTON, ETC., NV; Owner: MOAPA VALLEY TV MAINTENANCE DISTRICT)
  • K62DZ (Channel 62; GLENDALE, ETC., NV; Owner: MOAPA VALLEY TV MAINTENANCE DISTRICT)
  • K23CJ (Channel 23; GLENDALE, NV; Owner: CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 26m85ftTotal length
  • 26,404Total average daily traffic
  • 6,025Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$175,9101$61,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$218,4600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0059.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$88,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0059.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Moapa Town compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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