Yucca Flat, Nevada

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Yucca Flat: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

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Yucca Flat satellite photo by USGS

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

Yucca Flat household income distribution Yucca Flat home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.0%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Yucca Flat, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Yucca Flat-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 742% 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 219.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 243.7 miles away from Yucca Flat center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 132.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 234.8 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 211.4 miles away from Yucca Flat center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 158.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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:

  • College of Southern Nevada (about 105 miles; Las Vegas, NV; Full-time enrollment: 18,996)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 111 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Nevada State College (about 123 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Dixie State University (about 137 miles; Saint George, UT; FT enrollment: 6,485)
  • Southern Utah University (about 160 miles; Cedar City, UT; FT enrollment: 6,522)
  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 166 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Mohave Community College (about 192 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)

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Notable locations in Yucca Flat: Alpha Contaminated Area (A), B J Wye (B), Area 1 Shaker Plant (C), Silverbow Corral (D), Nevada Test Site Area 16 (E), Nevada Test Site Area 30 (F), Nevada Test Site Area 20 (G), Nevada Test Site Area 17 (H), Nevada Test Site Area 19 (I), NTS Farm Complex (J), Area 2 Support Facility (K), Drill Hole 4 (L), Gold Crater (M), Nevada Test Site (N), Area 12 Camp (O), Kay Blockhouse (P), Area 3 Camp (Q), Area 3 Mud Plant (R), Nevada Test Site Area 1 (S), Nevada Test Site Area 10 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Lake (A), Antelope Lake (B), Lambs Pond (C), Yucca Lake (D), Dry Lake (E), Frenchman Lake (F), Antelope Reservoir (G), Iron Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Three Forks Wash (A), Rocket Wash (B), Oak Spring Wash (C), Vitrophyre Wash (D), Yucca Wash (E), Stockade Wash (F), Topopah Wash (G), Tonque Wash (H), Neilson Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Yucca Flat: Dell Frenzi Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Yucca Flat compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 significantly below state average.

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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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%
Here: 21.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents32.3%28.7%17.7%6.5%4.7%
Congregations12.2%14.6%17.1%9.8%4.9%
NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%1.1%1.1%3.4%
Congregations4.9%2.4%2.4%7.3%24.4%
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: 7
Nye County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Nye County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Nye County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nye County:

31.2%
Nevada:

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

3.8%
State:

13.2%

9.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.06%
Nevada average:

5.67%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Nye County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, NV  3.36% ($33,703 average AGI)
from Kern County, CA  0.24% ($63,278)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.24% ($62,250)


9.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Nevada average:

5.77%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Nye County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, NV  3.21% ($38,889 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.25% ($31,184)
to Elko County, NV  0.16% ($42,292)

Strongest AM radio stations in Yucca Flat:

  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KSFN (1140 AM; 10 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yucca Flat:

  • KQMR (99.3 FM; INDIAN SPRINGS, NV; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLNR (91.7 FM; PANACA, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBZB (98.9 FM; PIOCHE, NV; Owner: GLA-MAR BROADCASTING, LLC)
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