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Population in 2010: 834. Population change since 2000: -5.3%
Males: 366  (43.9%)
Females: 468  (56.1%)

Median resident age:  35.1 years
Nevada median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 89442.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,642 (it was $31,198 in 2000)
Wadsworth:

$28,642
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,277

Wadsworth CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,608 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Wadsworth:

$92,608
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $154,022; Detached houses: $163,603; Mobile homes: $114,057

Median gross rent in 2012: $677.

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  • American Indian alone - 568 (68.1%)
  • White alone - 171 (20.5%)
  • Hispanic - 75 (9.0%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wadsworth: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (6.4%), Irish (4.4%), German (4.2%), Portuguese (2.1%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4076 feet

Land area: 3.71 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Wadsworth:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 23.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wadsworth CDP:

  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

25 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This place:  3.2%
Nevada:  19.2%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wadsworth, Nevada as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wadsworth to the number of sex offenders is 834 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,607 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $232 (0.2%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (41%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Bus drivers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)

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Average climate in Wadsworth, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

Wadsworth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nevada state average. It is 638% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/1954 at 11:13:18, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 42.8 miles away from Wadsworth center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 53.3 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 58.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/1995 at 18:27:59, a magnitude 5.5 (4.6 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.0 ML, 5.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from Wadsworth center
On 9/12/1994 at 23:57:09, a magnitude 5.4 (4.9 MB, 5.3 ML, 5.4 ML, Depth: 0.3 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 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 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

Political contributions by individuals in Wadsworth, NV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wadsworth:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 28 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 3,833)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 30 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 12,110)
  • Sierra College (about 119 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 120 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Yuba College (about 126 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • Butte College (about 127 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 6,150)
  • American River College (about 131 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,209)

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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.2%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for American Indian residents, 53.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 5.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wadsworth, NV

Wadsworth compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wadsworth travel time to work - commute


Wadsworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.94%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents57.9%12.3%4.0%3.0%2.9%
Congregations7.9%16.4%9.2%7.2%2.6%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.1%2.0%1.9%1.8%12.1%
Congregations2.6%2.6%4.6%2.6%44.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

7.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Nevada average:

9.02%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,296 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.16%
Nevada average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clark County, NV  0.47% ($44,546 average AGI)
from Carson City, NV  0.31% ($42,938)
from Lyon County, NV  0.31% ($36,204)


6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Nevada average:

6.56%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($467 average AGI)
Washoe County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lyon County, NV  0.57% ($45,862 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.54% ($53,097)
to Carson City, NV  0.22% ($39,273)

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
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 52 meters (171ft)
Total average daily traffic: 52,920
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,612

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/1998, Expiration Date: 11/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Certifier: Stan F Sech
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2004, Expiration Date: 08/02/2014
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 12/12/2014
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/1995, Expiration Date: 11/08/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2001, Certifier: Kenneth C Berry
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2005, Expiration Date: 09/24/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2008
    Registrant: 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
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