Moapa Valley, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 6,924. Population change since 2000: +19.7%
Males: 3,464  (50.0%)
Females: 3,460  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Nevada median age:  37.1 years

Zip codes: 89021, 89040.

Moapa Valley Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,928 (it was $39,942 in 2000)
Moapa Valley:

$50,928
NV:

$51,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,477 (it was $16,696 in 2000)

Moapa Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $200,859 (it was $121,000 in 2000)
Moapa Valley:

$200,859
NV:

$165,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $204,857; Detached houses: $218,815; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,161; In 2-unit structures: $289,235; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,211; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $225,357; Mobile homes: $44,232; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,910

Median gross rent in 2013: $726.

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  • Races in Moapa Valley, NV (2013)

    Moapa Valley races chart
    • 5,51680.1%White alone
    • 86512.6%Hispanic
    • 2403.5%Black alone
    • 751.1%Two or more races
    • 290.4%American Indian alone
    • 200.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Moapa Valley: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.2%), German (13.2%), Irish (12.5%), Scottish (5.1%), Welsh (2.6%), Polish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 43.6 square miles.

Population density: 159 people per square mile   (very low).

Moapa Valley,NV real estate house value index trend

Moapa Valley, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Moapa Valley:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moapa Valley CDP:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

247 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This place:

3.6%
Nevada:

19.0%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Moapa Valley, Nevada as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Moapa Valley to the number of sex offenders is 6,924 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,299 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,083 (1.2%)

Moapa Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sunrise Manor, NV (43.4 miles , pop. 156,120).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (50.0 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (250.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Moapa Town, NV (3.4 miles ), Bunkerville, NV (4.7 miles ), Mesquite, NV (5.1 miles ), Scenic, AZ (5.4 miles ), Littlefield, AZ (6.0 miles ), Beaver Dam, AZ (6.1 miles ), Nellis AFB, NV (6.3 miles ), Clark, NV (6.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.57 N, Longitude: 114.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 702

Moapa Valley household income distribution Moapa Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Moapa Valley, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Moapa Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 672% 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 202.5 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 180.7 miles away from Moapa Valley center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 277.1 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 317.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 239.7 miles away from Moapa Valley center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 242.3 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 (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moapa Valley topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moapa Valley:

  • Nevada State College (about 49 miles; Henderson, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 50 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 52 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Dixie State University (about 62 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Mohave Community College (about 94 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Southern Utah University (about 108 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Yavapai College (about 180 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)

Public elementary/middle schools in Moapa Valley:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • 104.7 KBHQ bought (traded)? 104.3 KJUL. Currnetly 104.7 IS KJUL. Playing the format of the old 104.3. 104.3 IS playing Western.

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Notable locations in Moapa Valley: The Narrows Dam Site Number Two (A), Capalapa Ranch (B), Virgin (C), Lewis Ranch (D), Wells (E), Lost City Museum (F), Moapa Valley Community Center (G), Clark County Fire Department Station 74 (H), Clark County Fire Department Station 73 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Moapa Valley: Logandale Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Bowman Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Logan Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Moapa Valley include: Grant Bowler Park (1), Lyon Mack Park (2), Overton Park (3), Overton Pool (4). Display/hide their locations 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 2013: 9.3%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.8% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.9% for American Indian residents, 8.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
3 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010

Moapa Valley compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Nevada average:

12.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moapa Valley 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%

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 Valley:

  • 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.)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KDOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, NV; Owner: S & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSHP (1400 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LAS VEGAS RADIO CO. INC)
  • KKVV (1060 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LAS VEGAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNUU (970 AM; 5 kW; PARADISE, NV; Owner: NEVADA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moapa Valley:

  • 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.)
  • KZHK (95.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: MARVIN KENT FRANDSEN)
  • KOAS (105.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KSTJ (102.7 FM; BOULDER CITY, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • K295AJ (106.9 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KVGS (107.9 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KQMR (99.3 FM; INDIAN SPRINGS, NV; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KONY (99.9 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: FM RADIO 99.9, INC.)
  • KLUC-FM (98.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRRN-FM1 (92.7 FM; EAST LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSNN (93.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Moapa Valley:

  • W59AJ (Channel 59; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GLENDALE BEA, West Of I-15 (Lat: 36.685417 Lon: -114.519722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQOR747, Licensee ID: L01350220
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2012, Expiration Date: 01/10/2022, Certifier: Randy Cosby
    Registrant: Infowest, Inc, 148 E. Tabernacle St, St. George, UT 84770, Phone: (435) 674-0165, Fax: (435) 773-6071, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$166,3051$179,73013$203,4300$00$03$166,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$07$229,2191$8,0000$01$51,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$246,2501$25,0000$01$25,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$107,0000$01$107,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0056.09 , 0056.12

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$227,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$227,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0056.09 , 0056.12

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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