Washoe Valley, Nevada

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Population in July 2007: 13,620.
Males: 6,815  (50.0%)
Females: 6,805  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Nevada median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 89704

Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,398 (it was $68,591 in 2000)
Washoe Valley:

$73,398
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,506 (it was $34,245 in 2000)

Washoe Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $231,752 (it was $196,300 in 2000)
Washoe Valley:

$231,752
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $505,234; Detached houses: $570,314; Townhouses or other attached units: $610,969; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $536,571; Mobile homes: $164,274; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $46,964
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  • White alone - 10,636 (92.9%)
  • Hispanic - 405 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 145 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 127 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 68 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 35 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Washoe Valley: 179.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 123.7 square miles.

Population density: 110 people per square mile   (very low).

Washoe Valley, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in Washoe Valley:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washoe Valley CCD:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

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

Washoe Valley CCD:  0.8% ($1,616)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
Washoe Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (10.2 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (104.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (369.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Virginia City, NV (3.0 miles ), Empire, NV (3.0 miles ), Incline Village, NV (3.1 miles ), Incline Village-Crystal Bay, NV (3.1 miles ), Carson City, NV (3.2 miles ), Dayton, NV (3.5 miles ), Crystal Bay, NV (3.6 miles ), Kings Beach, CA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.31 N, Longitude: 119.79 W

Area code: 775

Washoe Valley household income distribution Washoe Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Washoe Valley, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Washoe Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 748% 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Washoe Valley:

  • SAINT MARY'S HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHERN NEVADA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • ORMSBY POST ACUTE REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • CARSON CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • CARSON CITY DIALYSIS (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CARSON CITY, NV)
  • SOUTH MEADOWS DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)
  • RENOWN SOUTH MEADOWS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; RENO, NV)

Amtrak stations near Washoe Valley:

  • 10 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.
  • 16 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.
  • 16 miles: SPARKS (1100 NUGGET AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washoe Valley:

  • Western Nevada College (about 9 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 17 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 19 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Sierra College (about 85 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 85 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Yuba College (about 95 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • American River College (about 96 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)

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Notable locations in Washoe Valley: East Lakes Interagency Fire Center (A), Washoe Lake Boat Landing (B), Nevada Division of Forestry Western Region 1 Headquarters (C), Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department Station 237 (D), Reno Fire Department Station 16 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Vhay David L BLDR (5440 Eastlake Boulevard), Deer Run Ranch Bed & Breakfast (5440 Eastlake Boulevard), Washoe Motel & Apartments (675 USHighway 395 North).

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.371. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.371
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.434. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.434
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.7%
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: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

5.7%
Whole state:

10.5%

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

3.2%
Whole state:

4.9%

Washoe Valley compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Washoe Valley CCD (based on Washoe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.94%
Here: 27.9%
USA: 50.2%

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%

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 Washoe Valley:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KTHO (590 AM; 3 kW; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: PARADISE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTO (1550 AM; 3 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING OF NEVADA, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washoe Valley:

  • 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)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • K206BI (89.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KRZQ-FM (100.9 FM; SPARKS, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K231AG (94.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: DAVID L. METTS)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Washoe Valley:

  • KTVN (Channel 2; RENO, NV; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • KNCV-LP (Channel 48; CARSON CITY, ETC., NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K39FF (Channel 39; RENO, NV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KNVV-LP (Channel 41; RENO, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KREN-TV (Channel 27; RENO, NV; Owner: RENO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K17CA (Channel 17; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • K19CU (Channel 19; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KOLO-TV (Channel 8; RENO, NV; Owner: KOLO LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K23DT (Channel 23; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KAMETV1 (Channel 21; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: PAGE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • K57CV (Channel 57; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • MCCLENNAN PK, Goni Road, 5 Miles North Of Hwy 50 (Lat: 39.259472 Lon: -119.699611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 20.4 m, Overall height: 28.7 m, Call Sign: WMT204
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 6565.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms:a-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • SLIDE MTN, Slide Mountain (Lat: 39.312833 Lon: -119.884361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.2 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQBK423
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 11565.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2004, Expiration Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Gene A Dejordy Esq
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SLIDE MTN, Slide Mountain (Lat: 39.312833 Lon: -119.884361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.2 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: KPY35, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11685.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11685.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11685.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty
    Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Washoe Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Washoe Valley)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Washoe Valley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washoe Valley, NV
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