Pioche, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 1,991.
Males: 1,093  (54.9%)
Females: 898  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89043

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,215 (it was $31,150 in 2000)
Pioche:

$35,215
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,936 (it was $15,318 in 2000)

Pioche CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $124,108 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Pioche:

$124,108
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $221,843; Detached houses: $224,868; Townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $67,400
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Pioche races chart
  • White alone - 1,679 (90.0%)
  • Hispanic - 96 (5.1%)
  • Black alone - 51 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pioche: 145.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 6064 feet

Land area: 3675.7 square miles.

Population density: 0.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Pioche, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Pioche:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pioche CCD:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 6.1%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pioche, Nevada as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pioche to the number of sex offenders is 1,991 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Pioche CCD:  0.7% ($554)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Pioche satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Las Vegas, NV (139.3 miles , pop. 115,488).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (142.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (349.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Mount Wilson, NV (2.3 miles) , Ursine, NV (4.6 miles) , Dry Valley, NV (4.8 miles) , Panaca, NV (5.3 miles ), Bennett Springs, NV (5.6 miles) , Beaverdam, NV (5.9 miles) , Caliente, NV (6.2 miles ), Beryl-Newcastle, UT (7.4 miles ).

Latitude: 38.18 N, Longitude: 114.52 W

Area code: 775

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

9.7%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

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

Average climate in Pioche, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pioche-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 638% 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 226.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 194.9 miles away from Pioche center
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) earthquake occurred 298.3 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 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 332.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 275.0 miles away from Pioche center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 200.9 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 Lincoln County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Pioche:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pioche:

  • Southern Utah University (about 87 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,522)
  • Dixie State University (about 91 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 146 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 148 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Nevada State College (about 154 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Snow College (about 179 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)
  • Mohave Community College (about 203 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)

Public elementary/middle school in Pioche:

See full list of schools located in Pioche

Library in Pioche:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,220; Location: 63 MAIN STREET; 48,228 books; 2,297 audio materials; 503 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pioche: Pioche Mines Mill (A), Pioche Volunteer Fire Department 2 (B), Pioche Volunteer Fire Department 1 (C), Lincoln County Ambulance Service (D), Nevada Division of Forestry Southern Area Region Office Lincoln County Fire Protection Office (E), Old Lincoln County Courthouse (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Lincoln County - Million Dollar Court House (Court House).

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

PIOCHE PUBLIC UTILITIES (Address: PIOCHE PUC , Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
PIOCHE PUBLIC UTILITIES CASTLETON (Address: PIOCHE PUC , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
EAGLE VALLEY RESORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

14.8%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

4.0%
Whole state:

4.9%
150 people in state prisons in 2010
74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
177 people in state prisons in 2000
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Pioche compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Pioche (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Pioche Branch at 71 Main Street, branch established on 1944/11/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Wood (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pioche CCD (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.07%
Here: 68.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents70.5%15.2%5.6%2.8%6.0%
Congregations42.9%14.3%7.1%7.1%28.6%
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: 4
Lincoln County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lincoln County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Lincoln County:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

8.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

28.9%
Nevada:

24.5%

7.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Nevada average:

5.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Nevada average:

5.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  2.47% ($12,583 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pioche:

  • 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.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDXU (890 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KSUB (590 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUNF (1210 AM; 10 kW; WASHINGTON, UT; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KZNU (1450 AM; 10 kW; ST. GEORGE, UT; Owner: AM RADIO 1450, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pioche:

  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBZB (98.9 FM; PIOCHE, NV; Owner: GLA-MAR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K203CA (88.5 FM; MILFORD, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K300AC (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, ETC., UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)

Pioche fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 1997 02:00 PM, 93, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pioche)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Pioche, NV)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pioche)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: LEVY ADAM V LEGACY 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-C (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 169BZ , Serial Number: L2K-241, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Suzanne L Trustee Whitescarver, Hc 74 Box 158, Pioche, NV 89043
  • Aircraft: LEVY ADAM IV-P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 751X , Serial Number: LIV-513
    Registrant (Individual): Adam V Levy, Hc 74 Box 158, Pioche, NV 89043
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8639P , Serial Number: 24-4080, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Suzanne L Trustee Whitescarver, Hc 74 Box 158, Pioche, NV 89043

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pioche, NV

Pioche on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #77 (89043) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries"
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  • David J. Morrison (2)
  • Harker Joseph (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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