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Median resident age:  31.5 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89510

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,682 (it was $30,541 in 2000)
Pyramid Lake:

$32,682
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,267

Pyramid Lake CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,823 (it was $71,000 in 2000)
Pyramid Lake:

$83,823
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $217,865; Detached houses: $269,551; Townhouses or other attached units: $475,903; Mobile homes: $65,769; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,436

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Pyramid Lake races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,155 (67.4%)
  • White alone - 357 (20.8%)
  • Hispanic - 146 (8.5%)
  • Two or more races - 47 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.06%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pyramid Lake: 141.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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

Pyramid Lake CCD:  1.2% ($850)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Pyramid Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (27.1 miles , pop. 66,346).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (142.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (402.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Nixon, NV (1.6 miles ), Sutcliffe, NV (3.5 miles ), Wadsworth, NV (4.0 miles ), Warm Springs-Truckee Canyon, NV (4.3 miles) , Fernley, NV (4.5 miles ), Spanish Springs, NV (4.5 miles ), Lemmon Valley-Golden Valley, NV (5.1 miles ), Sun Valley, NV (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.85 N, Longitude: 119.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 775

Pyramid Lake household income distribution Pyramid Lake home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Pyramid Lake, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

Pyramid Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 485% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/1954 at 11:13:18, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Pyramid Lake center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/1994 at 12:23:43, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.0 MD, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/1995 at 18:27:59, a magnitude 5.5 (4.6 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.0 ML, 5.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from Pyramid Lake center
On 10/30/1998 at 09:53:30, a magnitude 5.3 (4.7 MB, 5.3 ML, 4.8 MW, Depth: 6.4 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pyramid Lake:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 29 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 3,833)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 31 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 12,110)
  • Butte College (about 121 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 6,150)
  • Sierra College (about 122 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 124 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Yuba College (about 125 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • California State University-Chico (about 131 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 15,160)

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Notable locations in Pyramid Lake: James Ranch (A), Thomas Ranch (B), Big Canyon (C), Bonham Ranch (D), CAA Station (E), Herstin (F), Quail Canyon Ranch (G), Bryant (H), Piute Indian Agency (I), Nixon Volunteer Fire Department (J), Sutcliffe Volunteer Fire Department Station 241 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Pyramid Lake (A), Winnemucca Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rodero Creek (A), Mullen Creek (B), Secret Creek (C), Truckee River (D), Mud Lake Slough (E), Hardscrabble Creek (F), Fort Defiance Creek (G), Dove Creek (H), Dead Ox Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pyramid Lake: Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beaches: Fox Beach (A), Enchanted Beach (B), Wizards Beach (C). 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
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Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  16.1%
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: 0.5% of all households

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

18.2%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

11.6%
Whole state:

4.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pyramid Lake, NV

Pyramid Lake compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income below 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:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Pyramid Lake CCD (based on Washoe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.94%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

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%

7.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Nevada average:

9.02%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,296 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.16%
Nevada average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clark County, NV  0.47% ($44,546 average AGI)
from Carson City, NV  0.31% ($42,938)
from Lyon County, NV  0.31% ($36,204)


6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Nevada average:

6.56%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($467 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lyon County, NV  0.57% ($45,862 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.54% ($53,097)
to Carson City, NV  0.22% ($39,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pyramid Lake:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KVLV (980 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FALLON, NV; Owner: LAHONTAN VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXTO (1550 AM; 3 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING OF NEVADA, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pyramid Lake:

  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • KRNG (101.3 FM; FALLON, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSOC, INC)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA 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)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS 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)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)

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