West Wendover, Nevada

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Population in 2014: 4,442 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 2,278  (51.3%)
Females: 2,164  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  30.3 years
Nevada median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 89883.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,510 (it was $34,116 in 2000)
West Wendover:

$47,510
NV:

$55,180

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,478 (it was $12,013 in 2000)

West Wendover city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $160,500 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
West Wendover:

$160,500
NV:

$239,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $715.

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  • Races in West Wendover, NV (2010)

    West Wendover races chart
    • 2,72261.7%Hispanic
    • 1,48933.8%White alone
    • 561.3%Asian alone
    • 531.2%American Indian alone
    • 400.9%Two or more races
    • 300.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.3%Black alone
    • 70.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Wendover: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (16.5%), European (3.6%), German (2.4%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1991

Elevation: 4450 feet

Land area: 7.50 square miles.

Population density: 593 people per square mile   (low).

West Wendover,NV real estate house value index trend

West Wendover, Nevada map

For population 25 years and over in West Wendover:

  • High school or higher: 55.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Wendover city:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

985 residents are foreign born (20.9% Latin America).

This city:

21.7%
Nevada:

19.3%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in West Wendover, Nevada as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in West Wendover to the number of sex offenders is 379 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 in 2000:

West Wendover city:  1.8% ($1,043)
Nevada:  0.9% ($1,187)
West Wendover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Valley City, UT (108.9 miles , pop. 108,896).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (320.5 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (510.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Wendover, UT (1.4 miles ), Oasis, NV (5.4 miles) , Montello, NV (5.8 miles ), Wells, NV (7.3 miles ), West Box Elder, UT (8.1 miles ), Lamoille, NV (8.6 miles) , Dugway, UT (8.8 miles ), Spring Creek, NV (8.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $215,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $164,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 114.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 435

West Wendover household income distribution West Wendover home values distribution

Crime rates in West Wendover by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 100012100000000
per 100,000 19.50.00.00.019.539.019.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 210820498762565
per 100,000 38.920.00.0157.239.00.078.6179.1157.1157.4132.544.1110.6134.9117.1
Robberies 222542253116308
per 100,000 38.940.139.598.277.939.039.399.558.922.522.1132.266.40.0187.3
Assaults 11131321108111581213151131711
per 100,000 214.2260.4256.9412.6194.9156.0216.1298.5157.1269.8287.0330.42,500.6382.1257.6
Burglaries 302045514932385737384538477675
per 100,000 584.2400.6889.31,002.0954.8624.0746.61,134.3726.8854.5993.4837.01,040.11,708.21,756.0
Theft 13311815915513399998880107114791065757
per 100,000 2,590.12,363.83,142.33,045.22,591.61,930.61,945.01,751.21,571.42,406.12,516.61,740.12,345.71,281.21,334.6
Auto thefts 151210161861673914209713
per 100,000 292.1240.4197.6314.3350.7117.0314.3139.358.9202.4309.1440.5199.2157.3304.4
Arson 221731131310031
per 100,000 38.940.119.8137.558.519.519.659.719.667.522.10.00.067.423.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 84.564.177.1454.8331.1251.2312.4393.4293.3358.9364.9304.4791.1367.7402.0

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Crime rate in West Wendover detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 23 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Nevada average:

1.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Nevada:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2,671 (+130.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (71%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (63%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (35%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in West Wendover, Nevada

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Earthquake activity:

West Wendover-area historical earthquake activity is below Nevada state average. It is 362% 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 180.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 316.5 miles away from West Wendover center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 231.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from West Wendover 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 50.5 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).
West Wendover topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Wendover:

  • Salt Lake Community College (about 112 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; Full-time enrollment: 20,797)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 114 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 114 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Weber State University (about 116 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Western Governors University (about 116 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 117 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 117 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

Public high school in West Wendover:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Wendover:

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Notable locations in West Wendover: Horizon Viewsite (A), West Wendover Fire Department (B), Wendover First Responders (C), Wendover Ambulance (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Wendover Nugget Hotel & Casino (101 Wendover Boulevard), Super 8 Wendover NV (1325 Wendover Boulevard), Super 8 Motel (1325 Wendover Boulevard).

Courts: Stateline Food Court (101 Wendover Boulevard), Eastline Township Justice Court (1250 Camper Drive), Eastline Justice Court (935 Wendover Boulevard), Elko-County - Courts- Justices Of The Peace Municipal Courts- Wendover Eastline Twnshp Justice C (935 Wendover Boulevard).

Elko County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.4%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
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: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in West Wendover (2011 data):

  • Nevada State Bank: West Wendover Branch at 1855 West Wendover Boulevard, branch established on 1997/12/29. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
Nevada average:

12.4

West Wendover travel time to work - commute West Wendover mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for West Wendover city (based on Elko County data)

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
Elko County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Nevada:

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:
This city:

44.0%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.0%
Nevada:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Wendover:

23.1%
Nevada:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Wendover:

10.7%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.1%
Nevada:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.0%
State:

55.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
Nevada:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Wendover, NV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$18,378$44,1070$0
Other Government Administration 9$20,816$27,7550$0
Judicial and Legal 4$11,333$33,9990$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$66,710$61,5780$0
Police - Other 9$24,795$33,0600$0
Firefighters 4$23,050$69,1503$261
Streets and Highways 6$23,809$47,6180$0
Solid Waste Management 4$20,894$62,6820$0
Sewerage 1$3,148$37,7760$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$10,499$41,9960$0
Water Supply 3$12,936$51,7440$0
Totals for Government 61$236,368$46,4993$261

West Wendover government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,539,000 ($346.47)
    Central Staff Services: $913,000 ($205.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $836,000 ($188.20)
    Water Utilities: $601,000 ($135.30)
    Sewerage: $558,000 ($125.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $511,000 ($115.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $320,000 ($72.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $277,000 ($62.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $193,000 ($43.45)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($34.22)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($2.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.45)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000 ($44.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks and Recreation: $2,311,000 ($520.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $308,000 ($69.34)
    Police Protection: $120,000 ($27.01)
    Water Utilities: $110,000 ($24.76)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($21.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($15.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($5.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($2.48)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($2.03)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,520,000 ($567.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $167,000 ($37.60)

West Wendover government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,167,000 ($262.72)
    Sewerage: $1,123,000 ($252.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000 ($20.71)
    All Other: $42,000 ($9.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($1.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $487,000 ($109.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $92,000 ($20.71)
    Highways: $28,000 ($6.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $266,000 ($59.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $102,000 ($22.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $76,000 ($17.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000 ($5.40)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,199,000 ($269.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,003,000 ($450.92)
    All Other: $722,000 ($162.54)
    Highways: $96,000 ($21.61)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $2,274,000 ($511.93)
    Property: $881,000 ($198.33)
    Amusements License: $656,000 ($147.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $325,000 ($73.17)
    Other License: $267,000 ($60.11)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $13,000 ($2.93)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.23)

West Wendover government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,839,000 ($1989.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,853,000 ($1767.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $986,000 ($221.97)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $665,000 ($149.71)
    Beginning: $601,000 ($135.30)

West Wendover government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,000 ($14.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,335,000 ($750.79)

7.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
Nevada average:

5.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washoe County, NV  0.56% ($43,388 average AGI)
from Clark County, NV  0.36% ($45,460)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.26% ($31,935)


7.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($945 average AGI)
Elko County:

0.10%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washoe County, NV  0.64% ($43,602 average AGI)
to Clark County, NV  0.42% ($39,392)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.36% ($38,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Wendover:

  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KANN (1120 AM; 10 kW; ROY, UT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZNS (1280 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Wendover:

  • KUUU (92.1 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around West Wendover:

  • K05JU (Channel 5; ELKO, NV; Owner: ELKO TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K08EI (Channel 8; WENDOVER, UT; Owner: WENDOVER CITY)
  • K12EB (Channel 12; WENDOVER, UT; Owner: WENDOVER CITY)
  • K56AB (Channel 10; WENDOVER, UT; Owner: BOUNDARY COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • K57BE (Channel 57; WENDOVER, UT; Owner: WENDOVER CITY)
  • K55GF (Channel 55; WENDOVER, UT; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
West Wendover fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


West Wendover fatal accident list:

Sep 4, 2011 01:44 AM, Wendover Blvd, Lat: 40.74052, Lon: -114.07541, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 2001 00:38 AM, Airport Way, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 8,800Total average daily traffic
  • 2,060Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Wendover)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 40.739917 Lon: -114.064167, Call Sign: WPSR532
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 452.050 MHz, 452.650 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 457.650 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2011, Expiration Date: 07/18/2021, Certifier: Joe WilliamsRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.746306 Lon: -114.105556, Call Sign: WPSY952
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.137 MHz, 456.137 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021, Certifier: Jeff L KnuntsonRegistrant: Sierra Electronics, Sparks, NV 89432-1545, Phone: (775) 359-1121, Fax: (775) 358-9309, Email:
  • Wendover Blvd (Lat: 40.735750 Lon: -114.043611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPXA883
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHz, 462.900 MHzGrant Date: 02/24/2003, Expiration Date: 02/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Joe WilliamsRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 40.820194 Lon: -114.234472, Call Sign: WPZP589
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2004, Expiration Date: 02/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2014, Certifier: Jack ElliottRegistrant: Mcintosh Communications, Inc., 2698 S. Redwood Rd., Ste. A, Salt Lake City, UT 84119, Phone: (801) 908-8808, Fax: (801) 908-7680
  • 1200 West Wendover Blvd (Lat: 40.736556 Lon: -114.053278), Call Sign: WQHV458
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.362 MHz, 464.187 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 464.212 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.262 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 464.312 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2007, Expiration Date: 11/16/2017, Certifier: David EnkemaRegistrant: Erc Parts, Inc, 4001 Cobb International Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30152, Phone: (770) 984-0276, Fax: (770) 951-1875, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 1706 W Butte (Lat: 40.736306 Lon: -114.075556), Overall height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: WPNF319
    Assigned Frequencies: 2139.60 MHzGrant Date: 07/25/1997, Expiration Date: 07/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2000Registrant: Phone: (702) 752-3328
  • WENDOVER OFC, 1706 W. Butte St. (Lat: 40.736250 Lon: -114.076694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPWD414
    Assigned Frequencies: 17840.0 MHz, 17920.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/21/2022, Certifier: Roger FinnRegistrant: Wells Rural Electric Company, 1451 Humboldt Ave, Wells, NV 89835, Phone: (775) 752-3328, Fax: (775) 752-3940, Email:
  • BALD MOUNTAIN, 21 Mi Ne Jct Us-93 And Sr-24, 12.9 Mi To Site (Stay Left On Access Road) (Lat: 40.323000 Lon: -114.562694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 26.2 m, Call Sign: WQOD333
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2011, Expiration Date: 08/18/2021, Certifier: Kevin JudiceRegistrant: Nevada Power Co. Dba Nv Energy, 7155 Lindell Road, Ms B93tc, Las Vegas, NV 89118, Phone: (702) 402-4215, Email:
  • NDOTWENDOVER, 1.5 Miles West Of (Lat: 40.743583 Lon: -114.065444), Type: Building, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 20.5 m, Call Sign: WQTP562
    Assigned Frequencies: 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2014, Expiration Date: 03/19/2024, Certifier: David LoarRegistrant: State Of Nevada, Dept. Of Transportation, 1263 South Stewart Street, Carson City, NV 89712, Phone: (775) 888-7080, Fax: (775) 888-7090, Email:
  • SC14005C, North Side Of I-80 (Lat: 40.925278 Lon: -114.297639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 32.3 m, Call Sign: WQUH897
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • WGC, Pueblo Blvd (Lat: 40.736389 Lon: -114.088444), Type: Building, Structure height: 8.8 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQVC512
    Assigned Frequencies: 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/30/2014, Expiration Date: 12/30/2024, Certifier: Tom DastrupRegistrant: Digis LLC, 782 S Auto Mall Drive Ste C, American Fork, UT 84003, Phone: (801) 404-7232, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Wendover)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7894P , Serial Number: 18-7876, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Barry E Bayorek, Po Box 4002, West Wendover, NV 89883

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

WEST WENDOVER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 4,200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 14

Incident types - West Wendover

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Wendover, NV
Most common first names in West Wendover, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert667.7 years
John466.5 years
William473.8 years
Harry371.6 years
Charles277.5 years
Barbara262.6 years
Donald265.0 years
Joseph265.0 years
George272.5 years
Juan277.0 years
Most common last names in West Wendover, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson360.6 years
Perkins368.7 years
Smith359.7 years
Gomez257.0 years
Corbridge255.5 years
Curtis268.4 years
Brooks277.5 years
Lease278.0 years
Nelson278.5 years
Rodriguez234.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Solar energy (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in West Wendover, NV
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1H&R Block1
FedEx1McDonald's1

West Wendover compared to Nevada state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

West Wendover on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #95 (89883) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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