Wadsworth, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 834. Population change since 2000: -5.3%
Males: 377  (45.3%)
Females: 457  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
Nevada median age:  37.1 years

Zip codes: 89442.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,258 (it was $31,198 in 2000)
Wadsworth:

$25,258
NV:

$51,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,721 (it was $14,756 in 2000)

Wadsworth CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,772 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Wadsworth:

$91,772
NV:

$165,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $115,614; Detached houses: $128,555; Mobile homes: $86,411

Median gross rent in 2013: $669.

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  • Races in Wadsworth, NV (2010)

    Wadsworth races chart
    • 56868.1%American Indian alone
    • 17120.5%White alone
    • 759.0%Hispanic
    • 101.2%Two or more races
    • 50.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wadsworth: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (6.7%), German (6.5%), Irish (6.3%), Portuguese (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4076 feet

Land area: 3.71 square miles.

Population density: 225 people per square mile   (very low).

Wadsworth,NV real estate house value index trend

Wadsworth, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Wadsworth:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wadsworth CDP:

  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

39 residents are foreign born (3.0% Oceania, 1.1% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This place:

4.8%
Nevada:

19.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,158 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $182 (0.4%)

Wadsworth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (24.8 miles , pop. 66,346).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (139.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (387.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fernley, NV (2.1 miles ), Nixon, NV (3.8 miles ), Pyramid Lake, NV (4.0 miles ), Silver Springs, NV (4.3 miles ), Stagecoach, NV (4.3 miles ), Warm Springs-Truckee Canyon, NV (4.4 miles ), Spanish Springs, NV (4.7 miles ), Sparks, NV (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.64 N, Longitude: 119.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 775

Wadsworth household income distribution Wadsworth home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (37%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Wadsworth, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wadsworth, Nevada average temperatures Wadsworth, Nevada average precipitation Wadsworth, Nevada humidity Wadsworth, Nevada wind speed Wadsworth, Nevada snowfall Wadsworth, Nevada sunshine Wadsworth, Nevada clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Wadsworth-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 724% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washoe County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 16, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wadsworth topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wadsworth:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 28 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 30 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 42 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Sierra College (about 119 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 120 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Yuba College (about 126 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Butte College (about 126 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)

Public elementary/middle school in Wadsworth:

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Notable location: James Ranch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Washoe County - Justice Court- Wadsworth-Justice Court Bldg (390 West Main).

Washoe 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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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 87.7. This is about average.

City:

87.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 39.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.7%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.1% for American Indian residents, 53.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 46.7% for other race residents, 16.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.0%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.4%
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: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Nevada average:

12.0

Wadsworth travel time to work - commute Wadsworth mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wadsworth CDP (based on Washoe County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic60,50913
Evangelical Protestant32,557109
Other21,72857
Mainline Protestant8,19428
Black Protestant1,0284
Orthodox4903
None296,901-
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: 56
Washoe County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Washoe County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Washoe County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Here:

6.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washoe County:

21.2%
Nevada:

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

14.3%
State:

13.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Nevada:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
State:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
Nevada:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wadsworth:

22.0%
Nevada:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wadsworth:

6.8
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wadsworth:

37.7%
Nevada:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
Nevada:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wadsworth, NV Residents

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.05%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  0.38% ($39,399 average AGI)
from Lyon County, NV  0.37% ($34,699)
from Carson City, NV  0.24% ($37,918)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  0.39% ($41,019 average AGI)
to Lyon County, NV  0.25% ($35,094)
to Carson City, NV  0.19% ($35,575)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wadsworth:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KVLV (980 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FALLON, NV; Owner: LAHONTAN VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wadsworth:

  • KRNG (101.3 FM; FALLON, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSOC, INC)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)

TV broadcast stations around Wadsworth:

  • K35FL (Channel 35; SILVER SPRINGS, NV; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 62m203ftTotal length
  • 68,920Total average daily traffic
  • 17,237Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 91960-1969
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wadsworth, NV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wadsworth)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Pond Creek Rd (Lat: 39.651583 Lon: -119.464056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 65 m, Call Sign: WPMR456
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.762 MHzGrant Date: 11/18/1998, Expiration Date: 11/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Certifier: Stan F SechRegistrant: Venable LLP, 575 7th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4653, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • .7 Mi Wnw Of The West Wadsworth Interchange Of I80 (Lat: 39.621306 Lon: -119.318500), Call Sign: WNPZ625
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/2014, Expiration Date: 08/02/2024Registrant: Washoe County, 230 Edison Way, Reno, NV 89502, Phone: (775) 858-5952, Fax: (775) 861-4080, Email:
  • Virginia Peak 11 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.760194 Lon: -119.467389), Call Sign: KXG934
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.385 MHz, 151.475 MHz, 151.475 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/2014, Expiration Date: 12/12/2024Registrant: Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388, Phone: (253) 831-3017, Fax: (815) 642-4831
  • Pond Peak (Lat: 39.651583 Lon: -119.464056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: WPIU499
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/1995, Expiration Date: 11/08/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2001, Certifier: Kenneth C BerryRegistrant: Sierra Electronics, Sparks, NV 89432-1545, Fax: (702) 358-9309
  • Virginia Pk 13mi Nw Of Wadsworth (Lat: 39.760194 Lon: -119.467389), Call Sign: WQV441, Licensee ID: L00001904
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.0200 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2005, Expiration Date: 09/24/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2008Registrant: Sierra Pacific Power, Mailstop 93, Las Vegas, NV 89151, Phone: (702) 657-4215, Fax: (702) 657-4220, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N7TFI, Grant Date: 08/06/1991, Expiration Date: 08/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2003, Registrant: Freddie J Blodgett Jr, Wadsworth, NV 89442

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Service Call: 1
Most common first names in Wadsworth, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William676.4 years
Mary678.5 years
John475.5 years
Ralph470.7 years
Carl383.7 years
Edward362.3 years
Joe374.3 years
Louis377.0 years
Norman375.7 years
Francis385.0 years
Most common last names in Wadsworth, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ceresola580.0 years
Depaoli575.4 years
Davis475.0 years
Smith464.5 years
James354.6 years
Garaventa382.3 years
French380.3 years
Polfus379.7 years
Redd381.6 years
Shaw361.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Wadsworth compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Wadsworth on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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