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Median resident age:  32.1 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89834

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,985 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Mountain City:

$35,985
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,947

Mountain City CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,513 (it was $52,400 in 2000)
Mountain City:

$71,513
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,888; Detached houses: $117,660; Townhouses or other attached units: $84,806; Mobile homes: $55,710

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Mountain City races chart
  • American Indian alone - 749 (51.9%)
  • White alone - 435 (30.2%)
  • Hispanic - 184 (12.8%)
  • Black alone - 35 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.07%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mountain City: 130.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5620 feet




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

Mountain City CCD:  0.7% ($350)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (133.0 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (346.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (535.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Owyhee, NV (4.7 miles ), Western Shoshone, ID (5.3 miles) , Jarbidge, NV (6.7 miles) , Osino, NV (7.8 miles ), Paradise Valley, NV (8.0 miles) , Elko, NV (8.0 miles ), Carlin, NV (8.1 miles ), McDermitt, NV (8.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.66 N, Longitude: 116.33 W

Area code: 775

Mountain City household income distribution Mountain City home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (45%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Mountain City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nevada state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/8/2001 at 05:37:11, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from Mountain City center
On 2/21/2008 at 14:20:51, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/21/2008 at 23:57:51, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2003 at 12:19:59, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from Mountain City center
On 2/22/2008 at 23:27:45, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.2 ML, Depth: 9.7 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Political contributions by individuals in Mountain City, NV

Airports located in Mountain City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountain City:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 115 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,157)
  • Boise State University (about 135 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 136 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • Idaho State University (about 216 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Weber State University (about 230 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 10,838)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 233 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • Utah State University (about 234 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 12,584)

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Notable locations in Mountain City: Bieroth Ranch (A), Dexter Mill (B), Desert Ranch (C), Double Square Ranch (D), Ellison Ranch (E), Star Valley Cabin (F), Camp Divide (G), H Ireland Ranch (H), Roup Ranch (I), G Myers Ranch (J), Myers Ranch (K), Meyers Ranch (L), Bruneau Ranch (M), Columbia Ranch (N), Crosby Ranch (O), Doheny Ranch (P), Evans Ranch (Q), Devils Corral (R), Jose Ranch (S), Kunz Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New Cemetery (1), Premo Cemetery (2), George Washington Cemetery (3), Chinatown Cemetery (4), Smith Cemetery (5), Midas Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Lake (A), Lake Creek Reservoir (B), Hot Lake (C), Winters Ranch Reservoir (D), Rubber Lake (E), Ross Lake (F), Jeannette Lake (G), Middle Draw Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snow Creek (A), Columbia Creek (B), Timber Gulch Creek (C), Maggie Gulch Creek (D), Corral Creek (E), Stump Creek (F), Duck Creek (G), Cowan Creek (H), Frazer Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mountain City include: Wild Horse State Recreation Area (1), Humboldt State Game Refuge (2). Display/hide their locations 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

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

MOUNTAIN CITY WATER SYSTEM (Address: MOUNTAIN CITY WATER SYSTEM , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.5%
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: 0.0% of all households

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

31.4%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

12.8%
Whole state:

4.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mountain City, NV

14 people in federal detention centers in 2010
8 people in workersí group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Mountain City in 2000:

  • 161 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 61 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 30 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 14 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Mountain City compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Mountain City CCD (based on Elko County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.74%
Here36.7%
USA50.2%

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 2005 ($43,923 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 2006 ($40,222 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 Mountain City:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Mountain City:

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


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB7WQE
    Grant Date: 08/24/1993, Expiration Date: 08/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2005
    Registrant: Faith A Strang, Mountain City, NV 89831
  • Call Sign: N7APD, Licensee ID: L01113687
    Grant Date: 02/03/2006, Expiration Date: 02/07/2016
    Registrant: Larry R Otheim, Box 246, Mountain City, NV 89831



Mountain City on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #3 (89834) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries"
  • #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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