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 2019: $83,683 (it was $47,550 in 2000)
Montello:

$83,683
NV:

$63,276

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,038 (it was $19,506 in 2000)

Montello CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $197,487 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Montello:

$197,487
NV:

$317,800
March 2019 cost of living index in Montello: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Montello, NV (2000)
    • 43088.3%White alone
    • 357.2%Hispanic
    • 102.1%Two or more races
    • 61.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.8%Black alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Montello, Nevada as of July 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Montello is 84 to 1.


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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).

Montello, Nevada map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Montello CCD:

1.2% ($1,011)
Nevada:

0.9% ($1,187)

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

Distribution of median household income in Montello, NV in 2019
Montello satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Nevada:

9.9%

Average climate in Montello, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Montello-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nevada state average. It is 2712% 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 Montello 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 the city 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 Montello 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 Montello center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 234.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/21/2008 at 14:16:02, a magnitude 6.0 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, 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 (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 10, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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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Points of interest:

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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%

For population 15 years and over in Montello:

Marital status in Montello, NV
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
Nevada average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montello, NV (based on Elko County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Elko County:

6.9%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.4%
Nevada:

13.2%

6.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Nevada average:

6.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washoe County, NV  0.54% ($52,971 average AGI)
from Tooele County, UT  0.48% ($39,154)
from Clark County, NV  0.41% ($42,282)


7.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Nevada average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washoe County, NV  0.65% ($92,921 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.50% ($48,490)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.41% ($54,885)

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 Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • (Montello) 484 Pilot Rd (Lat: 41.212444 Lon: -114.196861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN317
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • Nevada 233 (115105) (Lat: 41.212472 Lon: -114.196861), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNKN214
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St. Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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:
  • MP 671.7, Mp 671.5, Lakeside Sub (Lat: 41.354889 Lon: -114.053889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQRI859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.470 MHz, 160.965 MHz, 161.550 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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: 03/11/2020, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Roger W Finn, Registrant: Wells Rural Electric Company, 1451 Humboldt Ave, Wells, NV 89835, Phone: (775) 752-1549, 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: Mtower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQOJ509,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2016, Certifier: Robert Vitanza, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • MONTELLO, 484 Pilot Rd (Lat: 41.212222 Lon: -114.196667), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQRZ358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2013, Expiration Date: 08/19/2023, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • MONTELLO, 331 Front Street (Lat: 41.262000 Lon: -114.194278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.3 m, Overall height: 12.4 m, Call Sign: KYJ80, Licensee ID: L02340628,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6640.00 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2021, Expiration Date: 02/01/2031, Certifier: Kevin Saville, Registrant: Citizens Telecommunications 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:

6
  • 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
  • Call Sign: KG7EOR, Licensee ID: L01801879, Grant Date: 07/17/2013, Expiration Date: 07/17/2023, Certifier: Toby Lee, Registrant: Toby Lee, 275 B Street, Montello, NV 89830
  • Call Sign: KJ7EWC, Licensee ID: L02250965, Grant Date: 03/15/2019, Expiration Date: 03/15/2029, Certifier: Pamela Bergman, Registrant: Pamela Bergman, Montello, NV 89830
  • Call Sign: KJ7EWD, Licensee ID: L02250966, Grant Date: 03/15/2019, Expiration Date: 03/15/2029, Certifier: Thomas W Bergman, Registrant: Thomas W Bergman, Montello, NV 89830
  • Call Sign: KJ7EWF, Licensee ID: L02250967, Grant Date: 03/15/2019, Expiration Date: 03/15/2029, Certifier: Rickey G Lloyd, Registrant: Rickey G Lloyd, Montello, NV 89830
  • Call Sign: KJ7IUW, Licensee ID: L02290203, Grant Date: 09/05/2019, Expiration Date: 09/05/2029, Certifier: Donald D Coma, Registrant: Donald D Coma, Montello, NV 89830

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 21 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Montello, NV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (76.7%), and Structure Fires (17.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Montello, NV
    • 9976.7%Outside Fires
    • 2217.1%Structure Fires
    • 53.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montello, NV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Montello, NV
  • 51.0%Electricity
  • 49.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Montello, NV
  • 30.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 23.1%Wood
  • 23.1%Other fuel


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.

Montello on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #94 (89835) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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