For population 25 years and over in Tonopah:
For population 15 years and over in Tonopah CDP:
104 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $712 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (155.9 miles , pop. 52,457).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (166.5 miles , pop. 427,652).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (282.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Goldfield, NV (5.0 miles) , Ralston, NV (5.2 miles) , Silver Peak, NV (5.6 miles) , Silverpeak, NV (5.7 miles) , Dyer, NV (7.3 miles ), Round Mountain, NV (7.4 miles) , Mina, NV (7.4 miles) , Gabbs, NV (8.2 miles ).
Latitude: 38.07 N, Longitude: 117.23 W
Area code: 775
Work and jobs in Tonopah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tonopah, Nevada
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Tonopah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 591% 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 55.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Tonopah center
On 7/21/1986 at 14:42:26, a magnitude 6.5 (6.0 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.5 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/1993 at 23:20:49, a magnitude 6.2 (6.0 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.2 MD, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1980 at 14:50:57, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Tonopah center
On 11/23/1984 at 18:08:25, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 86.1 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 Nye County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Hugh Bradner - Physicist, Bob Crowell - Nevada politician, Frank Woodrow O'Flaherty - Soilder.
Hospitals/medical centers in Tonopah:
Airports located in Tonopah:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tonopah:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Tonopah:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Tonopah and their reported violations in the past:TONOPAH PUBLIC UTILITIES (Address: TONOPAH PUBLIC UTILITIES , Population served: 2600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:AMARGOSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: NYE COUNTY , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:NYE COUNTY COMPLEX (Address: NYE COUNTY , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:NDOT LATHROP WELLS ROADSIDE PARK RP801NY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MANHATTAN TOWN WATER (Address: NYE COUNTY , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:AMARGOSA SENIOR CENTER (Address: NYE COUNTY , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Tonopah that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
65 people in state prisons in 2010
29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
19 people in nursing homes in 2000
Tonopah compared to Nevada state average:
Banks with branches in Tonopah (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tonopah, Nevada:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Tonopah CDP (based on Nye County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
15.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,188 average adjusted gross income)
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:
10.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,308 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Tonopah:
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Tonopah fatal accident list:
Jul 4, 1990 06:05 PM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 22, 1989 09:35 PM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 27, 1981 00:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tonopah)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tonopah, NV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tonopah)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tonopah)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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