Montello, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 505.
Males: 276  (54.8%)
Females: 229  (45.2%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89835

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,668 (it was $47,550 in 2000)
Montello:

$63,668
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,167 (it was $19,506 in 2000)

Montello CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,548 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Montello:

$113,548
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $121,697; Detached houses: $116,492; Mobile homes: $152,319; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $68,263
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  • White alone - 430 (88.3%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (7.2%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Montello: 133.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4880 feet

Land area: 1682.6 square miles.

Population density: 0.3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
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For population 25 years and over in Montello:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montello CCD:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

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

Montello CCD:  1.2% ($1,011)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Montello satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Davis, UT (125.3 miles , pop. 149,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (346.6 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (535.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Oasis, NV (3.3 miles) , Wells, NV (5.5 miles ), West Wendover, NV (5.8 miles ), Wendover, UT (5.9 miles ), Jackpot, NV (6.9 miles ), West Box Elder, UT (7.4 miles ), Lamoille, NV (8.0 miles) , Osino, NV (8.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.16 N, Longitude: 114.38 W

Area code: 775

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

5.1%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Average climate in Montello, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

Montello-area historical earthquake activity is below Nevada state average. It is 367% 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 169.4 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 203.8 miles away from Montello 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 301.9 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 268.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 234.4 miles away from Montello 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 25.2 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 Montello:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montello:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 99 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Weber State University (about 127 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 133 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 133 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 135 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Westminster College (about 136 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 136 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

Public elementary/middle school in Montello:

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

Elko County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  46.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.4%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

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

3.5%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

3.5%
Whole state:

4.9%

Montello 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.74%
Here: 36.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church
Adherents41.4%35.2%9.5%4.2%2.8%
Congregations8.9%35.6%13.3%8.9%4.4%
NameEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.0%1.2%1.1%0.7%1.9%
Congregations4.4%2.2%6.7%2.2%13.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

10.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200543,923 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.10%
Nevada average:

9.02%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries($401 average AGI)
Elko County:

0.11%
Nevada average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washoe County, NV  0.80% ($63,504 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.66% ($45,124)
from Tooele County, UT  0.40% ($30,286)


8.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200640,222 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Nevada average:

6.56%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries($915 average AGI)
Elko County:

0.10%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washoe County, NV  0.69% ($38,463 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.63% ($33,374)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.33% ($35,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montello:

  • 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)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montello:

  • KBSJ (91.3 FM; JACKPOT, NV; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Montello:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • REMOTE HBD0186, Mp 664.1 (Lat: 41.278806 Lon: -114.160028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQPG757
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2012, Expiration Date: 05/14/2022, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Tacoma, Lat: 41.334500 Lon: -114.041278, Type: Upole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQLK340
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2010, Expiration Date: 02/20/2020, Certifier: Roger W Finn
    Registrant: Wells Rural Electric Company, 1451 Humboldt Ave., Wells, NV 89835, Phone: (775) 752-3328, Fax: (775) 752-3407, Email:
  • Lewis BM, Lat: 41.274694 Lon: -114.359806, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 3.2 m, Call Sign: WQLK340
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2010, Expiration Date: 02/20/2020, Certifier: Roger W Finn
    Registrant: Wells Rural Electric Company, 1451 Humboldt Ave., Wells, NV 89835, Phone: (775) 752-3328, Fax: (775) 752-3407, Email:
  • Horseshoe Flats, Nw 1/4, Nw 1/4, Section 5, T 38 N, R 69 E, Mdb&m (Lat: 41.212472 Lon: -114.196861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQOJ509
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Robert Vitanza
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • MONTELLO, 4th St & Main Sts (Lat: 41.260472 Lon: -114.194444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KYJ80, Licensee ID: L00007521
    Assigned Frequencies: 6640.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Citizens Communications Company Of Nevada
  • STATION, Southern Pacific Station (Lat: 41.261306 Lon: -114.193333), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WJK62
    Assigned Frequencies: 2147.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2008, Expiration Date: 10/28/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/05/2012
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N1PO, Previous Call Sign: KD7RGB, Licensee ID: L00512351
    Grant Date: 04/07/2012, Expiration Date: 06/22/2022, Certifier: Jim E Kennedy
    Registrant: Jim E Kennedy, Montello, NV 89830

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206A (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8046Z , Serial Number: U206-0446, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Donald C Dba Mack, Po Box 09, Montello, NV 89830, Other Owners: Valley Land Co Tecoma

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montello, NV

Montello on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #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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