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Population (year 2000): 53,634
Males: 26,488  (49.4%)
Females: 27,146  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Estimated median household income in 2005: $52,900 (it was $57,056 in 2000)
Reno Southwest  $52,900
Nevada:  $49,169

Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $213,500 (it was $238,600 in 2000)
Reno Southwest  $213,500
Nevada:  $283,400

Reno Southwest, NV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Reno Southwest:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.2%)
  • Hispanic (8.5%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Filipino (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Land area: 147.2 square miles.

Population density: 364 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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  • Never married: 9916.0%
  • Now married: 25126.0%
  • Separated: 722.0%
  • Widowed: 3117.0%
  • Divorced: 6185.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Nevada:  15.8%

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

Reno Southwest:  0.9% ($2,065)
Nevada:  0.8% ($1,187)


Reno Southwest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (129.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (386.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Reno, NV (3.4 miles ), Reno Southeast, NV (3.7 miles ), Reno North, NV (4.0 miles ), Sparks, NV (8.2 miles ), Verdi, NV (8.8 miles ), Sun Valley, NV (9.0 miles ), Verdi-Mogul, NV (9.3 miles ), Washoe Valley, NV (12.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.48 N, Longitude: 119.83 W


People in group quarters in Reno Southwest
  • 412 people in nursing homes
  • 117 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse



Most common industries for males:



  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)


Most common industries for females:



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)


Most common occupations for males



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)


Most common occupations for females



  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)


Hospitals/medical centers near Reno Southwest:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF RENO (about 4 miles; RENO, NV)
  • WASHOE MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; RENO, NV)
  • DINI TOWNSEND HOSPITAL NNMH (about 7 miles; SPARKS, NV)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Reno Southwest:
  • RENO/TAHOE INTERNATIONAL (about 5 miles; RENO, NV; ID: RNO)
  • LAKE TAHOE (about 43 miles; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; ID: TVL)
  • BEALE AFB (about 114 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; ID: BAB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Reno Southwest:
  • RENO/STEAD (about 14 miles; RENO, NV; ID: 4SD)
  • SPANISH SPRINGS (about 15 miles; RENO, NV; ID: N86)
  • CARSON (about 22 miles; CARSON CITY, NV; ID: CXP)

Amtrak stations near Reno Southwest:
  • 4 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.
  • 7 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 Reno Southwest:
  • TRUCKEE MEADOWS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; RENO, NV; Full-time enrollment: 4,615)
  • WESTERN NEVADA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-RENO (about 75 miles; RENO, NV; FT enrollment: 10,375)
  • SIERRA COLLEGE (about 109 miles; ROCKLIN, CA; FT enrollment: 9,313)
  • AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE (about 119 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; FT enrollment: 13,984)
  • YUBA COLLEGE (about 121 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; FT enrollment: 5,593)
  • BUTTE COLLEGE (about 122 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,061)

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Notable locations in Reno Southwest: Lakeside Plaza (A), South Virginia Plaza (B), Sky Tavern Ski Area (C), Calvada Station (D), Camp Fire Girls Camp (E), Washoe County Golf Course (F), Pine Tree Ranch (G), Gardella Ranch (H), Mount Rose Substation (I), Lakeridge Golf Course (J), California Building (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Shopping Center (1), Old Town Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ginny Lake (A), Tamarack Lake (B), Hunter Lake (C), Fuller Lake (D), Gray Lake (E), Wheeler Reservoir (F), Hunter Creek Reservoir (G), Virginia Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Alum Creek (A), Hunter Creek (B), Thomas Creek (C), North Fork Gray Creek (D), Evans Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Reno Southwest include: Horsemans Park (1), Audrey Harris Park (2), Reno Municipal Tennis Center (3), Idlewild Park (4), Newlands Circle (5), Moana Municipal Pool (6), Riverside Park (7), Tigh Park (8), Caughlin Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  45.5%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  10.5%

Residents with income below the 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.9%

Reno Southwest compared to Nevada state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Reno Southwest:
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KXTO (1550 AM; 3 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING OF NEVADA, INC.)
  • KXEQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHIT (1450 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBDB (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KPLY (1230 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reno Southwest:
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KRZQ-FM (100.9 FM; SPARKS, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • 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)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K206BI (89.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Reno Southwest:
  • KNPB (Channel 5; RENO, NV; Owner: CHANNEL 5 PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNV (Channel 4; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRXI-TV (Channel 11; RENO, NV; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTVN (Channel 2; RENO, NV; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KNVV-LP (Channel 41; RENO, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KREN-TV (Channel 27; RENO, NV; Owner: RENO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNCV-LP (Channel 48; CARSON CITY, ETC., NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOLO-TV (Channel 8; RENO, NV; Owner: KOLO LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K23DT (Channel 23; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KAMETV1 (Channel 21; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: PAGE ENTERPRISES, INC.)

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