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Median resident age:  38.4 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89301

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,779 (it was $29,821 in 2000)
Ruth:

$34,779
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,687

Ruth CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,819 (it was $34,800 in 2000)
Ruth:

$46,819
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,734; Detached houses: $82,356; In 2-unit structures: $38,368; Mobile homes: $60,258
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Ruth races chart
  • White alone - 445 (87.9%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (7.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ruth: 114.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 6870 feet




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

Ruth CCD:  0.9% ($325)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Jordan, UT (184.1 miles , pop. 68,336).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (217.9 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (407.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ely, NV (3.2 miles ), McGill, NV (3.8 miles ), Lund, NV (4.8 miles) , Preston, NV (5.4 miles) , Cherry Creek, NV (6.2 miles) , Baker, NV (6.6 miles) , Eureka, NV (7.7 miles) , Duckwater, NV (7.9 miles) .

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 115.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 775

Ruth household income distribution Ruth home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (10%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (17%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • U. S. Postal service (12%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (16%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Construction laborers (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (31%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (29%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)

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Earthquake activity:

Ruth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Nevada state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/15/1993 at 14:17:57, a magnitude 4.5 (4.2 MB, 4.3 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from Ruth center
On 5/16/1997 at 01:23:19, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/8/2004 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1992 at 20:58:05, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.8 miles away from Ruth center
On 11/28/1990 at 02:48:22, a magnitude 4.3 (3.2 MB, 3.9 ML, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in White Pine County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Ruth:

  • WHITE PINE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ELY, NV)
  • WILLIAM BEE RIRIE HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 11 miles away; ELY, NV)

Political contributions by individuals in Ruth, NV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruth:

  • Southern Utah University (about 157 miles; Cedar City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,635)
  • Dixie State College of Utah (about 174 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 4,520)
  • Snow College (about 185 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 2,666)
  • Utah Valley University (about 188 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 15,072)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 188 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 11,080)
  • University of Phoenix-Utah Campus (about 189 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Brigham Young University (about 191 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 30,109)

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Notable location: Ruth Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
White Pine 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 Ruth and their reported violations in the past:

ROBINSON NEVADA MINING COMPANY (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and JUN-06-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.3%
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: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

15.5%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

5.6%
Whole state:

4.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ruth, NV

1,129 people in state prisons in 2010
7 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Ruth compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ruth CCD (based on White Pine County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.54%
Here55.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents47.7%40.3%5.0%2.4%4.6%
Congregations11.1%33.3%5.6%11.1%38.9%
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
White Pine County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
White Pine County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
White Pine County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

9.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
White Pine County:

32.9%
Nevada:

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

6.2%
State:

13.2%

11.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.34%
Nevada average:

9.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clark County, NV  2.59% ($86,494 average AGI)
from Elko County, NV  0.59% ($37,211)
from Nye County, NV  0.47% ($68,333)


7.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
Nevada average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clark County, NV  1.27% ($33,410 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.68% ($37,048)
to Elko County, NV  0.52% ($40,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ruth:

  • KELY (1230 AM; 1 kW; ELY, NV; Owner: MICHAEL AND GINA DAVIS D/B/A VIRTUAL CONCEPTS)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNNZ (940 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR CITY, UT; Owner: MB MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ruth:

  • KWPR (88.7 FM; LUND, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K220DT (91.9 FM; ELY, ETC., NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KDSS (92.7 FM; ELY, NV; Owner: COATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCLS (101.7 FM; ELY, NV; Owner: MICHAEL AND GINA DAVIS D/B/A VIRTUAL CONCEPTS)
  • K280AO (103.9 FM; LUND, ETC., NV; Owner: WHITE PINE TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)

TV broadcast stations around Ruth:

  • K05JU (Channel 5; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • KBJN (Channel 3; ELY, NV; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K03DS (Channel 3; RUTH, NV; Owner: WHITE PINE TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)
  • K07DV (Channel 7; RUTH, NV; Owner: WHITE PINE TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)
  • K09DW (Channel 9; RUTH, NV; Owner: WHITE PINE TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)
  • K11ED (Channel 11; RUTH, NV; Owner: WHITE PINE TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)
  • K13NQ (Channel 13; RUTH, NV; Owner: WHITE PINE TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)
  • K08CB (Channel 8; LUND/PRESTON, NV; Owner: WHITE PINE TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)
  • K10BU (Channel 10; LUND/PRESTON, NV; Owner: WHITE PINE TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 39.265194 Lon: -115.012806, Call Sign: WQNU579
    Assigned Frequencies: 9552.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2011, Expiration Date: 07/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2011, Certifier: Doug Moore
    Registrant: Robinson Nevada Mining Company, 4232 W. White Pine County Rd. 44, Ruth, NV 89319, Phone: (775) 289-7059, Fax: (775) 289-7405, Email:
  • Lat: 39.265194 Lon: -115.012806, Call Sign: WQPK960
    Assigned Frequencies: 9552.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Doug Moore
    Registrant: Robinson Nevada Mining Company, 4232 W. White Pine County Rd. 44, Ruth, NV 89319, Phone: (775) 289-7059, Fax: (775) 289-7405, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ruth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: RAWLINSON MYRON SUPER NOVA 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5585S , Serial Number: SN2-140
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 482, Ruth, NV 89319


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