Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Las Vegas, NV (102.3 miles , pop. 115,488).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (102.7 miles , pop. 478,434).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (274.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Rachel, NV (3.8 miles) , Alamo, NV (5.7 miles) , Hiko, NV (6.5 miles) , Ralston, NV (7.7 miles) , Beatty, NV (7.8 miles ), Indian Springs, NV (8.3 miles ), Duckwater, NV (8.5 miles) , Goldfield, NV (8.6 miles) .
Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 115.98 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Yucca Flat, Nevada
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Yucca Flat-area historical earthquake activity is below Nevada state average. It is 292% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/28/1975 at 15:15:00, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/13/1990 at 16:00:00, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.6 ML) earthquake occurred 31.2 miles away from Yucca Flat center
On 6/29/1992 at 10:14:22, a magnitude 5.8 (5.6 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 5.5 mi) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/4/1991 at 19:00:00, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.4 ML) earthquake occurred 25.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/1990 at 17:30:00, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.4 ML) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from Yucca Flat center
On 8/1/1999 at 16:06:22, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.3 MD, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 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 Nye County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yucca Flat:
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Religion statistics for Yucca Flat CCD (based on Nye County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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15.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,188 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,308 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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