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Mineral County

Population in 2010: 658. Population change since 2000: -8.7%
Males: 312  (47.4%)
Females: 346  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  40.1 years
Nevada median age:  39.8 years

Zip codes: 89427.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $24,698 (it was $24,265 in 2000)
Schurz:

$24,698
Nevada:

$48,927
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $13,531

Schurz CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $76,126 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Schurz:

$76,126
Nevada:

$158,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $152,109; Detached houses: $169,113; Mobile homes: $80,227

Median gross rent in 2011: $372.

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Schurz races chart
  • American Indian alone - 509 (77.4%)
  • White alone - 71 (10.8%)
  • Hispanic - 59 (9.0%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (2.9%)

Races in Schurz detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Schurz: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: French (4.2%), Irish (4.2%), English (1.4%), Italian (1.2%), United States (1.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4120 feet

Land area: 60.5 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Schurz:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 39.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Schurz CDP:

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 28.1%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 22.1%

30 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This place:  5.5%
Nevada:  19.2%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Schurz, Nevada as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Schurz to the number of sex offenders is 342 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,250 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (0.2%)

Schurz satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (51.6 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (145.3 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (338.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Walker River, NV (3.4 miles ), Yerington, NV (4.3 miles ), Smith Valley, NV (5.5 miles ), Fallon Station, NV (5.6 miles ), Hawthorne, NV (5.7 miles ), Silver Springs, NV (5.9 miles ), Fallon, NV (5.9 miles ), Pine Nut, NV (6.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.97 N, Longitude: 118.83 W

Area code: 775

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (10%)
  • Plant and system operators (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Schurz-area historical earthquake activity is above Nevada state average. It is 1048% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from Schurz center
On 7/6/1954 at 11:13:18, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 46.5 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 48.2 miles away from Schurz center
On 5/25/1980 at 16:33:44, a magnitude 6.1 (6.1 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 99.6 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 Mineral County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Nila northSun - Poet.


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schurz:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 67 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 12,110)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 67 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 126 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Sierra College (about 129 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • American River College (about 138 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,209)
  • University of California-Merced (about 141 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 3,383)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 143 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,496)

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Notable location: Walker River - Schurz Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Road Runner Inn (Highway 95) (1), Four Seasons Smoke Shop (4058 Highway 95 South) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Walker River Paiute Tribe - Judicial Court (Hospital Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Mineral County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Schurz and their reported violations in the past:

SCHURZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: SCHURZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL , Population served: 320, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and FEB-09-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 40.3%
(30.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.4% for American Indian residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.7%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Schurz, NV

Schurz compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Schurz travel time to work - commute


Schurz mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Schurz (based on Mineral County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.53%
Here34.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodGeneral Association of Regular Baptist Churches
Adherents36.6%23.3%20.4%4.3%4.0%
Congregations6.7%13.3%26.7%6.7%6.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.4%2.8%2.5%1.1%1.6%
Congregations6.7%6.7%6.7%6.7%13.3%
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: 1
Mineral County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Mineral County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mineral County:

29.8%
Nevada:

24.5%

8.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
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 Washoe County, NV  1.28% ($19,261 average AGI)
from Churchill County, NV  0.72% ($26,769)
from Clark County, NV  0.67% ($39,917)


8.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
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 Washoe County, NV  1.61% ($22,448 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  0.78% ($21,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Schurz:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVLV (980 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FALLON, NV; Owner: LAHONTAN VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Schurz:

  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KRNG (101.3 FM; FALLON, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSOC, INC)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Schurz:

  • K32CQ (Channel 32; SCHURZ, NV; Owner: WALKER RIVER PAIUTE TRIBE)
  • K39FA (Channel 34; SCHURZ, NV; Owner: WALKER RIVER PAIUTE TRIBE)
  • K36FF (Channel 36; SCHRUZ, NV; Owner: WALKER RIVER PAIUTE TRIBE)
  • K46CC (Channel 46; SCHURZ, NV; Owner: WALKER RIVER PAIUTE TRIBE)
  • K58CY (Channel 58; SCHURZ, NV; Owner: WALKER RIVER PAIUTE TRIBE)

Schurz fatal accident list:

Jul 17, 1980 08:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 675
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 4,200


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1

    FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

    2
    • 250 Meters N Of Us Alt 95 (Lat: 38.949917 Lon: -118.816528), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPLZ597
      Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
      Grant Date: 03/21/2003, Expiration Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Jonathan Hicks
      Registrant: Sierra Control Systems Inc, 940 Mallory Way, Carson City, NV 89701, Fax: (702) 883-5528
    • SCHURZ, Us 95 Mineral Co Mi Mark 90.95 (Lat: 39.052333 Lon: -118.793583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQBU571
      Assigned Frequencies: 811.712 MHz, 812.712 MHz, 813.712 MHz
      Grant Date: 12/16/2004, Expiration Date: 12/16/2014, Certifier: Hector Quiroga
      Registrant: Nevada Department Of Transportation, 1263 S. Stewart St Room 312, Carson City, NV 89712, Phone: (775) 888-7888, Fax: (775) 888-7305, Email:

    FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

    3
    • SCHURZ, 4.3 Miles W Of Us Route 95, Township 11 N, Range 28 E (Lat: 38.784361 Lon: -118.834028), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WQBL499
      Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
      Grant Date: 10/29/2004, Expiration Date: 10/29/2014, Certifier: Gene A Dejordy Esq
      Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
    • BLACK MOUNTAIN, From The Town Of Schurz Nv On Nv Hwy. 95 Go West On Alt. 95 Toward Yerington For (Lat: 38.965889 Lon: -118.889056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQKM458
      Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
      Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 07/14/2019, Certifier: Ryan Levine
      Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 2502 East University Dr Bldg. B-2 Suite 290, Phoenix, AZ 85034, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791
    • BLACK MTN, 3 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 38.966028 Lon: -118.889306), Overall height: 20.7 m, Call Sign: WHR206
      Assigned Frequencies: 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz
      Grant Date: 09/28/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/20/1997
      Registrant: At&t Communications Of Nevada Inc, 1200 Peachtree St 15w27, Atlanta, GA 30309

    FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

    1
    • Call Sign: N6PMU, Previous Call Sign: KB6PXX, Licensee ID: L00466247
      Grant Date: 02/13/2002, Expiration Date: 05/12/2012
      Registrant: David R Reedy, Schurz, NV 89427

    FAA Registered Aircraft:

    2
    • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
      N-Number: 6493R , Serial Number: 28-21685, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1966
      Registrant (Individual): Gary W Hall, Po Box 421, Schurz, NV 89427
    • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
      N-Number: 8001H , Serial Number: 28-21470, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1966
      Registrant (Co-Owned): Joel M Hodes, Po Box 235, Schurz, NV 89427, Other Owners: Donna J Glazier, Gary W Hall


    2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

    • Fire: 25
    • Hazardous Condition: 4

    Incident types - Schurz


    See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Schurz, NV

    Most common first names in Schurz, NV among deceased individuals
    NameCountLived (average)
    John583.0 years
    James376.7 years
    Henry372.7 years
    Johnnie378.7 years
    Kenneth378.6 years
    Robert369.0 years
    Geraldine266.0 years
    Edna280.0 years
    Clarence265.0 years
    George272.5 years
    Most common last names in Schurz, NV among deceased individuals
    Last nameCountLived (average)
    Williams880.9 years
    Voorhees585.2 years
    Collins473.0 years
    Fisherman470.5 years
    Martinez480.0 years
    Quartz453.3 years
    Sam473.0 years
    Hughes371.6 years
    Fredericks375.0 years
    Brown372.9 years
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