Wells, Nevada

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Population in 2017: 1,250 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 575  (46.0%)
Females: 675  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Nevada median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 89835.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,669 (it was $35,870 in 2000)
Wells:

$46,669
NV:

$58,003

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,095 (it was $16,835 in 2000)

Wells city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,151 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Wells:

$146,151
NV:

$258,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $237,729; detached houses: $240,629; mobile homes: $85,351

Median gross rent in 2017: $746.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wells: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.6%
(1.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.8% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Wells, NV (2010)
    • 92971.9%White alone
    • 25920.0%Hispanic
    • 634.9%American Indian alone
    • 342.6%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Black alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Wells, Nevada as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wells is 475 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (44.5%), German (5.7%), English (2.1%), Irish (2.1%), European (1.9%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5630 feet

Land area: 6.88 square miles.

Population density: 182 people per square mile   (very low).

Wells, Nevada map

158 residents are foreign born (9.8% Latin America).

This city:

10.9%
Nevada:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $766 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $536 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Davis, UT (155.8 miles , pop. 149,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (340.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (520.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Oasis, NV (5.1 miles),
Montello, NV (5.5 miles ),
Lamoille, NV (6.1 miles),
Osino, NV (6.2 miles ),
Spring Creek, NV (6.4 miles ),
Elko, NV (6.8 miles ),
Jarbidge, NV (7.1 miles),
West Wendover, NV (7.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.11 N, Longitude: 114.97 W

Area code: 775

Distribution of median household income in Wells, NV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wells, NV in 2017
Wells satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Nevada:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+16.9%).
Most common industries in Wells, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (8.2%)
  • Utilities (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Utilities (8.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (19.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (8.9%)
  • Utilities (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Wells, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (16.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.6%)

Average climate in Wells, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wells, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Wells-area historical earthquake activity is below Nevada state average. It is 388% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 213.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 324.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 244.4 miles away from Wells center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 207.6 miles away from Wells center
On 2/21/2008 at 14:16:02, a magnitude 6.0 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 6.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elko County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 10, Snows: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wells topographic map

Airports located in Wells:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wells:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 105 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Weber State University (about 158 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 162 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 163 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 164 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 165 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 165 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public high school in Wells:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wells:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wells: Wells City Golf Course (A), Wells District Ranger Office (B), Wells Volunteer Fire Department (C), Elko County Ambulance Service - Wells (D), Wells City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Wells City Water Reservoir (A), Humboldt Wells (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wells: Wells City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Sage Inn (576 6th Street), Big Pillow Motel (778 4th Street), Motel 6 (I 80 US Highway 40 & Us), Super 8 Well NV (930 6th Street), Griff's Wagon Wheel Motel (340 6th Street), Restinn Suites Motel (1509 6th Street), Super 8 Motel (904 6th Street), Lonestar Motel (676 6th Street), Old West Inn (455 6th Street).

Elko County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wells and their reported violations in the past:

WELLS MUNICIPAL WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,346, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
WELCOME STATION RV PARK LLC (Address: WELCOME STATION , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Nevada:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.0%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
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

Banks with branches in Wells (2011 data):

  • Nevada State Bank: Wells Branch at 408 Sixth Street, branch established on 1947/05/15. Info updated 2009/04/21: Bank assets: $4,101.1 mil, Deposits: $3,546.3 mil, headquarters in Las Vegas, NV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 53 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Wells:

Marital status in Wells, NV
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Wells:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Nevada average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wells
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wells, NV (based on Elko County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,97419
Catholic6,7684
Evangelical Protestant3,37426
Mainline Protestant1,20710
None29,495-
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: 10
Here:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Elko County:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Elko County:

29.6%
Nevada:

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

8.4%
State:

13.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wells:

46.2%
Nevada:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.4%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wells:

24.4%
Nevada:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
Nevada:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wells:

6.7
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wells:

32.8%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
State:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wells, NV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 6$23,901$47,8020$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,877$43,5084$564
Financial Administration 3$7,960$31,8400$0
Welfare 2$3,937$23,6222$1,435
Parks and Recreation 2$6,621$39,7261$1,284
Other and Unallocable 1$373$4,4760$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,530
Firefighters 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 17$53,669$37,8849$4,913

Wells government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $405,000 ($324.00)
    Water Utilities: $319,000 ($255.20)
    Regular Highways: $274,000 ($219.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $250,000 ($200.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $243,000 ($194.40)
    Sewerage: $236,000 ($188.80)
    General - Other: $168,000 ($134.40)
    Central Staff Services: $168,000 ($134.40)
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000 ($93.60)
    Air Transportation: $95,000 ($76.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000 ($45.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($31.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $9,000 ($7.20)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($7.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $233,000 ($186.40)
    Air Transportation: $100,000 ($80.00)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($23.20)
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000 ($20.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($18.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($4.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $246,000 ($196.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($30.40)

Wells government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $268,000 ($214.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $257,000 ($205.60)
    Air Transportation: $90,000 ($72.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($45.60)
    Other: $33,000 ($26.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($1.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $221,000 ($176.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000 ($59.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $38,000 ($30.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($27.20)
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($16.00)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($5.60)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $503,000 ($402.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,184,000 ($947.20)
    Highways: $74,000 ($59.20)
    Public Welfare: $30,000 ($24.00)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($21.60)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($21.60)
  • Tax - Property: $268,000 ($214.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $219,000 ($175.20)
    Other License: $49,000 ($39.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $25,000 ($20.00)
    Amusements License: $6,000 ($4.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($4.00)

Wells government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $994,000 ($795.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $916,000 ($732.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,000 ($63.20)

Wells government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,836,000 ($2268.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $482,000 ($385.60)

6.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Nevada average:

6.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washoe County, NV  0.54% ($52,971 average AGI)
from Tooele County, UT  0.48% ($39,154)
from Clark County, NV  0.41% ($42,282)


7.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Nevada average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washoe County, NV  0.65% ($92,921 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.50% ($48,490)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.41% ($54,885)
Businesses in Wells, NV
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Quiznos1
Dennys1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2
Motel 61

Strongest AM radio stations in Wells:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wells:

  • KNCC (91.5 FM; ELKO, NV; Owner: NORTHERN NEVADA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBSJ (91.3 FM; JACKPOT, NV; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KLKO (93.7 FM; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHIX (96.7 FM; CARLIN, NV; Owner: RUBY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K201DE (88.1 FM; ELKO, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • K257DO (99.3 FM; WELLS, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K285BO (104.9 FM; WELLS, NV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Wells:

  • K05JU (Channel 5; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K41DL (Channel 41; DEETH, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K08IO (Channel 8; WELLS, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K58BR (Channel 58; WELLS, ETC., NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K04JR (Channel 4; STARR VALLEY, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • Wells, Nevada
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Nevada average
  • Fatal accident count2923
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4278
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1196
  • Fatalities3308
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents7898
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents453
See more detailed statistics of Wells fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 83.8mTotal length
  • $750,000Total costs
  • 99,650Total average daily traffic
  • 26,714Total average daily truck traffic
  • 128,901Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wells, NV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61960-1969
  • 231970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wells, NV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wells)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Wells, NV)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KF6RTY, Licensee ID: L00883431, Grant Date: 04/08/2008, Expiration Date: 06/26/2018, Certifier: Thomas B Miller, Registrant: Thomas B Miller, Wells, NV 89835
  • Call Sign: N7DXU, Licensee ID: L01210986, Grant Date: 11/14/2016, Expiration Date: 01/15/2027, Certifier: Grant E Hylton, Registrant: Grant E Hylton, Wells, NV 89835-0335
  • Call Sign: KE7JQE, Licensee ID: L01207167, Grant Date: 11/17/2006, Expiration Date: 11/17/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2018, Certifier: Michael L O'Leary, Registrant: Michael L O\'Leary, 584 Sixth St, Wells, NV 89835-0371
  • Call Sign: KF7YBA, Licensee ID: L01726866, Grant Date: 08/06/2012, Expiration Date: 08/06/2022, Certifier: Spencer L Fuller, Registrant: Spencer L Fuller, Wells, NV 89835


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wells)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 27. The highest number of reported fires - 52 took place in 2017, and the least - 12 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Wells, NV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wells, NV
    • 26360.0%Outside Fires
    • 14032.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 347.8%Structure Fires
    • 10.2%Other
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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wells, Nevada:

  • Super 8 Motel, 930 6th St, Wells, Nevada 89835 , Phone: (775) 752-3384, Fax: (775) 752-3384
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1091 Cobre St, Wells, Nevada 89835 , Phone: (775) 752-2099, Fax: (775) 752-2199
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wells, Nevada
Most common first names in Wells, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1178.6 years
Robert876.3 years
John778.9 years
Charles667.3 years
Helen578.2 years
George570.6 years
James565.0 years
Joseph571.4 years
Kenneth570.4 years
Albert476.2 years
Most common last names in Wells, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Calton671.3 years
Murphy675.0 years
Birdzell573.6 years
Moore577.0 years
Smith576.6 years
Duval479.0 years
Goble483.0 years
Hyde476.7 years
Berry376.0 years
Bake385.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wells, NV
  • 56.6%Electricity
  • 20.6%Wood
  • 14.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Solar energy
  • 3.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wells, NV
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 26.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Wood
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Solar energy
  • 1.7%Utility gas


Wells compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • D. Vernon Dalton (2)
  • Hank Chapman, Jr. (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.