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Median resident age:  43.2 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89511

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,498 (it was $45,441 in 2000)
Virginia City:

$57,498
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,158

Virginia City CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $182,234 (it was $144,900 in 2000)
Virginia City:

$182,234
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $430,793; Detached houses: $441,413; Townhouses or other attached units: $951,422; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,660,033; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $2,642,838; Mobile homes: $169,784

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Virginia City races chart
  • White alone - 2,277 (90.5%)
  • Hispanic - 122 (4.8%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.08%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Virginia City: 174.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 6220 feet




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

Virginia City CCD:  0.6% ($898)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
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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

Virginia City household income distribution Virginia City home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3%)

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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.


Hospitals/medical centers near Virginia City:

  • SAINT MARY'S HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHERN NEVADA (Hospital, about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • SOUTH MEADOWS DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; RENO, NV)

Political contributions by individuals in Virginia City, NV

Amtrak stations near Virginia City:

  • 14 miles: CARSON CITY (507 N. CARSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 17 miles: SPARKS (1100 NUGGET AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: RENO (135 E. COMMERCIAL ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Virginia City:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 19 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 12,110)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 20 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • Sierra College (about 94 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 94 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Yuba College (about 104 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • American River College (about 105 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,209)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 111 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,496)

Public elementary/middle schools in Virginia City:

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Library in Virginia City:

  • STOREY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $116,524; Location: 95 SOUTH R STREET; 18,987 books; 1,219 audio materials; 1,266 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Virginia City: Virginia City Highway Maintenance Station (A), Storey County Fire Department Station 1 Virginia City (B), Mackay Museum (C), Old Virginia and Truckee Depot (D), Piper Opera House (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Fireman Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Divide Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Marshall Mint (Museums; 98 North Centre).

Hotels: Sugar Loaf Mountain Motel (434 South Centre), Comstock Lodge (875 South Centre).

 
Storey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.5. This is about average.
City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

0.350
U.S.:

0.334
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.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.7
U.S.:

28.3
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.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

22.1
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.
City:

7.89
U.S.:

9.59

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):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 minor monitoring violations

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
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: 0.2% of all households

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

6.6%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

4.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Virginia City, NV

5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Virginia City 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Virginia City (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Virginia City Branch at 300 Union Street, branch established on 1982/08/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Virginia City, Nevada:

  • Chollar Manson, PO Box 880, Virginia City, NV
  • Ramda Inn / Reno / Carson, 100 E St, Virginia City, NV 89440 , Phone: (775) 847-4484, Fax: (775) 847-7844
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Virginia City, Nevada

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Virginia City CCD (based on Storey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 6.85%
Here6.9%
USA50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Storey County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

14.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Storey County:

27.8%
Nevada:

24.5%

13.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,929 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.55%
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  7.08% ($49,350 average AGI)


11.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.79%
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  4.98% ($36,042 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  1.19% ($41,882)
to Carson City, NV  0.98% ($19,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Virginia City:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXTO (1550 AM; 3 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING OF NEVADA, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTHO (590 AM; 3 kW; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: PARADISE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLY (1230 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Virginia City:

  • 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)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K206BI (89.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRZQ-FM (100.9 FM; SPARKS, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)

TV broadcast stations around Virginia City:

  • KNCV-LP (Channel 48; CARSON CITY, ETC., NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K39FF (Channel 39; RENO, NV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K17CA (Channel 17; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • K19CU (Channel 19; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVN (Channel 2; RENO, NV; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • K57CV (Channel 57; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KNVV-LP (Channel 41; RENO, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KREN-TV (Channel 27; RENO, NV; Owner: RENO LICENSE, LLC)


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  • Michael Allen Gustafson (1)
  • Marion T. Garzanelli (1)
  • John T. Devries (1)

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