Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (13.5 miles , pop. 52,457).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (112.9 miles , pop. 407,018).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (368.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Dayton, NV (2.4 miles ), Washoe Valley, NV (3.0 miles) , Empire, NV (3.3 miles ), Carson City, NV (3.7 miles ), Stagecoach, NV (3.7 miles ), Sparks, NV (4.1 miles ), Reno, NV (4.2 miles ), Indian Hills, NV (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 39.32 N, Longitude: 119.62 W
Area code: 775
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Work and jobs in Virginia City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Virginia City, Nevada
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Virginia City-area historical earthquake activity is above Nevada state average. It is 1095% 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 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from Virginia City center
On 7/6/1954 at 11:13:18, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 71.4 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 32.5 miles away from Virginia City center
On 8/1/1975 at 20:20:12, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.0 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 Storey County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Harold A. Henry - Newspaper publisher, Carrie Clark Ward - Actor, Curry Lynch - College basketball player (Nevada Wolf Pack), Hobart Cavanaugh - Actor.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.350. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.89. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Virginia City and their reported violations in the past:STOREY COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Address: STOREY COUNTY WATER DIST , Population served: 600, Surface_water):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Virginia City compared to Nevada state average:
Banks with branches in Virginia City (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Virginia City, Nevada:
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Religion statistics for Virginia City CCD (based on Storey County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 6.85%
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Adult obesity rate:
13.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,929 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:
11.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,655 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:
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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Virginia City)
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.