Topaz Lake, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 2,351.
Males: 1,215  (51.7%)
Females: 1,136  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89410

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,583 (it was $32,528 in 2000)
Topaz Lake:

$36,583
NV:

$51,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,664 (it was $21,055 in 2000)

Topaz Lake CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $169,963 (it was $111,600 in 2000)
Topaz Lake:

$169,963
NV:

$165,300
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  • Races in Topaz Lake, NV (2000)

    Topaz Lake races chart
    • 1,89389.0%White alone
    • 1476.9%Hispanic
    • 311.5%Two or more races
    • 301.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 90.4%Asian alone
    • 80.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Topaz Lake: 98.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5080 feet

Land area: 178.7 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

Topaz Lake, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Topaz Lake:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Topaz Lake CCD:

  • Never married: 12.4%
  • Now married: 66.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

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

Topaz Lake CCD:  0.9% ($954)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Topaz Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (32.7 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (106.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (327.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Topaz Ranch Estates, NV (0.9 miles ), Topaz, CA (2.3 miles) , Double Spring, NV (2.6 miles) , Smith Valley, NV (3.3 miles ), Coleville, CA (3.3 miles ), Carter Springs, NV (3.4 miles ), Ruhenstroth, NV (3.8 miles ), Walker, CA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 119.51 W

Area code: 775

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

Work and jobs in Topaz Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Topaz Lake, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

Topaz Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 785% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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

  • Western Nevada College (about 36 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 60 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 61 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 88 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 92 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • American River College (about 100 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 104 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)

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Notable location: East Fork Fire and Paramedic Districts Station 5 Topaz Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Nevada Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.2%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.0%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.2%
Whole state:

10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

4.9%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
Nevada average:

11.9

Topaz Lake travel time to work - commute Topaz Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Topaz Lake CCD (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,71318
Catholic4,9992
Other2,0286
Mainline Protestant1,1594
None33,098-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Douglas County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Douglas County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Douglas County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Here:

11.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

20.8%
Nevada:

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

16.0%
State:

13.2%

8.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($123 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.05%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carson City, NV  1.37% ($35,366 average AGI)
from El Dorado County, CA  0.93% ($43,367)
from Washoe County, NV  0.93% ($35,439)


8.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($239 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.06%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carson City, NV  1.61% ($34,294 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  1.31% ($55,269)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.66% ($29,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Topaz Lake:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KTHO (590 AM; 3 kW; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: PARADISE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Topaz Lake:

  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; 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)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Topaz Lake Site) Us Hwy 395 (Lat: 38.710056 Lon: -119.542306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN241
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpahretta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WILD OAT, Us Hwy 395 (Lat: 38.710028 Lon: -119.542333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQQT417
    Assigned Frequencies: 6640.62 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2013, Expiration Date: 02/27/2023, Certifier: Kevin JudiceRegistrant: Nevada Power Co. Dba Nv Energy, 7155 Lindell Road, Ms B93tc, Las Vegas, NV 89118, Phone: (702) 402-4215, Email:
  • TOPAZ LAKE, Wild Oat Mtn (Lat: 38.710056 Lon: -119.542306), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQTZ494
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 05/13/2014, Expiration Date: 05/13/2024, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Topaz Lake compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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