North Valleys, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 40,467.
Males: 20,928  (51.7%)
Females: 19,539  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89506

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,119 (it was $50,574 in 2000)
North Valleys:

$54,119
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,759 (it was $19,867 in 2000)

North Valleys CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $148,520 (it was $125,800 in 2000)
North Valleys:

$148,520
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $266,841; Detached houses: $322,863; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,945; In 2-unit structures: $166,387; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,801; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,801; Mobile homes: $140,290; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $157,033
North Valleys races chart
  • White alone - 27,074 (79.6%)
  • Hispanic - 4,000 (11.8%)
  • Two or more races - 874 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 725 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 665 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 525 (1.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 96 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 43 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in North Valleys: 160.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 261.0 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile   (very low).

North Valleys, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in North Valleys:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Valleys CCD:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

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

North Valleys CCD:  0.9% ($1,151)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
North Valleys satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (10.2 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (115.3 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (395.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lemmon Valley-Golden Valley, NV (1.5 miles ), Lemmon Valley, NV (1.7 miles ), Golden Valley, NV (2.1 miles ), Cold Springs, NV (2.3 miles ), Sun Valley, NV (2.7 miles ), Spanish Springs, NV (3.1 miles ), Reno, NV (3.2 miles ), Sparks, NV (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.67 N, Longitude: 119.87 W

North Valleys household income distribution North Valleys home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in North Valleys, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

North Valleys-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 723% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washoe County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 16, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near North Valleys:

  • ROSEWOOD REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • HCA PINEPROOK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SPARKS, NV)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - NORTHWEST RENO (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • SAINT MARY'S REGION MED CTR SNF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • CARLIN HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • SAINT MARY'S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • SPARKS DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SPARKS, NV)

Amtrak stations near North Valleys:

  • 11 miles: RENO (135 E. COMMERCIAL ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: SPARKS (1100 NUGGET AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Valleys:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 8 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 9 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 34 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Sierra College (about 95 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Butte College (about 95 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 97 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 97 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)

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Notable locations in North Valleys: Anderson (A), Ransome (B), Dickinson Ranch (C), Lemmon Valley Ranch (D), BLM Fire Guard Station (E), Ferretto Ranch (F), Trail Ranch (G), Sierra Sage Golf Course (H), Lemmon Valley Speedway (I), Panther (J), Antelope Run (K), Anderson Ranch (L), Regional Emergency Operations Center (M), Reno Police Dispatch (N), Reno Fire Department Station 10 (O), Reno Fire Department Station 9 (P), Red Rock Volunteer Fire Department Station 240 (Q), Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 221 (R), Lemmon Valley Volunteer Fire Department Station 223 (S), Sierra Fire Protection District Cold Springs Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Hill Shopping Center (1), Lemmon Valley Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Swan Lake (A), Silver Lake (B), Dry Lake (C), Upper Peavine Creek Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Jones Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in North Valleys include: Cold Spring Park (1), Silver Knolls Park (2), Mayors Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.371. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.371
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.434. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.434
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.8%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.1%
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: 0.4% of all households

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

7.4%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

3.4%
Whole state:

4.9%

People in group quarters in North Valleys in 2010:

  • 1,090 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 55 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in North Valleys in 2000:

  • 764 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 538 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

North Valleys compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Valleys CCD (based on Washoe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.94%
Here: 27.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents57.9%12.3%4.0%3.0%2.9%
Congregations7.9%16.4%9.2%7.2%2.6%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.1%2.0%1.9%1.8%12.1%
Congregations2.6%2.6%4.6%2.6%44.1%
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: 56
Washoe County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Washoe County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Washoe County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Here:

6.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washoe County:

21.2%
Nevada:

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

14.3%
State:

13.2%

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.05%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  0.38% ($39,399 average AGI)
from Lyon County, NV  0.37% ($34,699)
from Carson City, NV  0.24% ($37,918)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  0.39% ($41,019 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  0.25% ($35,094)
to Carson City, NV  0.19% ($35,575)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Valleys:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTO (1550 AM; 3 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING OF NEVADA, INC.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KHIT (1450 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KBDB (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KXEQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KPLY (1230 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Valleys:

  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • K211EB (90.1 FM; SPARKS, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K254AK (98.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRNV-FM (102.1 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KYWD (93.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around North Valleys:

  • KRXI-TV (Channel 11; RENO, NV; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNPB (Channel 5; RENO, NV; Owner: CHANNEL 5 PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNV (Channel 4; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K52FF (Channel 52; RENO, NV; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRRI-LP (Channel 25; RENO, NV; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAME-TV (Channel 21; RENO, NV; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KUVR-CA (Channel 68; RENO, ETC., NV; Owner: RENO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KELM-LP (Channel 43; RENO, NV; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K49CK (Channel 49; STEAD/LAWTON, NV; Owner: KOLO LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K06GB (Channel 6; VERDI, NV; Owner: WASHOE COUNTY T.V. TAX DISTRICT)
  • K10GP (Channel 10; VERDI, NV; Owner: WASHOE COUNTY T.V. TAX DISTRICT)
  • K33ER (Channel 33; VERDI, NV; Owner: WASHOE COUNTY T.V. TAX DISTRICT)
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