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Yerington

  •   State: 
    Nevada
      County: 
    Lyon County
      City: 
    Yerington
      County FIPS: 
    32019
      Coordinates: 
    38°59′7″N 119°9′55″W
      Area total: 
    29.46 sq mi (76.30 km²)
      Area land: 
    29.46 sq mi (76.30 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    4,390 ft (1,340 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated March 17, 1907; 116 years ago ( 1907-03-17 )
  •   Latitude: 
    38,9844
      Longitude: 
    -119,1627
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Fernley, NV
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    89447
      GMAP: 

    Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada, United States

  •   Population: 
    3,276
      Population density: 
    105.94 residents per square mile of area (40.90/km²)
      Household income: 
    $39,098
      Households: 
    1,491
      Unemployment rate: 
    15.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.50%

Yerington is a city in Lyon County, Nevada, United States. The population was 3,048 at the 2010 census. It is named after Henry M. Yerington, superintendent of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad from 1868 to 1910. It was founded on August 6, 1871, and incorporated on March 17, 1907. The Walker River is formed in southern Lyon County by the confluence of the East Walker and West Walker rivers. The most precipitation in one day is 2.02 inches (51.3 mm) on September 18, 1955, closely rivaled by December 23 of that year when 2.00 inches (50.8 mm) fell. The people, known as Namu (human beings) in their own language, have lived in the Smith and Mason Valleys in Northwestern Nevada, since around 1000 A.D. During World War II, one of many Japanese Fu-Go balloon bombs launched at the United States landed on the Wilson Ranch near Yeredton. The city has a total area of 29.5 square miles (76.3 km²) The wettest "rain year" has been from July 1955 to June 1956 with 9.06 inches (230 mm) and the driest from July 1949 to June 1950 with only 1.62 inches (41.1 mm), although the calendar year of 1983 saw 10.58 inches (268.7 mm). In the summer, temperatures are generally hot to 8.8 °F or 37 °C (32.2 °C) afternoons each summer.

History

Yerington was founded on August 6, 1871. The community was formerly named Greenfield, Mason Valley, and Pizen Switch. The Yerington Paiute Tribe is headquartered in the city. The people, known as Namu (human beings) in their own language, have lived in the Smith and Mason Valleys in Northwestern Nevada, since around 1000 A.D. During World War II, one of many Japanese Fu-Go balloon bombs launched at the United States landed on the Wilson Ranch. The ranchers, not knowing what it was, attempted to notify the authorities by mail, but did not receive a response until after they cut it up and used it as a hay tarp. The city was incorporated on March 17, 1907. After the Dayton Court House burned down in 1909, the county seat was moved to Yeredton in 1911. It is located on the banks of the Carson River, which runs through the center of the town. The town has a population of around 2,000 people, most of whom live in the northern part of the city, near the Mason Valley. It was once known as Pizen, after the local whiskey was so bad that it was called "poison". "Poison" came out sounding like "pizen" because of local vernacular, and the name "Pizen Switch" stuck. It has been home to the Yeringon Paiute tribe since the early 1900s, and is now home to about 1,500 people.

Geography

Yerington is located at the intersection of US 95A and Nevada State Route 208. The Walker River is formed in southern Lyon County, 9 miles (14 km) south of Yerington. The most precipitation in one day is 2.02 inches (51.3 mm) on September 18, 1955, closely rivaled by December 23 of that year when 2.00 inches (50.8 mm) fell. The wettest "rain year" has been from July 1955 to June 1956 with 9.06 inches (230.1 mm) and the driest from July 1949 to June 1950 with only 1.62 inches (41.1mm) In the summer, temperatures are generally hot to very hot in the afternoon, but the high altitude and low humidity means temperature drop to a comfortable level at night. In the winter, afternoons are sunny and cool to cold with all but 4.6 topping freezing on average, although mornings typically range from freezing to frigid: 135.5 mornings fall below freezing in an average year and 0.6 fall to or below 0 °F (17.8 °C). The coldest temperature on record is 26 °f (32.2 °C) on January 21, 1937, and the coldest month January 1949 which averaged 12.4 ° f (10.9 °C), although 13 mornings stayed this warm in 2015. On average, 8.0 afternoins each summer will exceed 100 °F or 37.8°C.

Demographics

For the 2010 census, basic statistics show there were 3,048 people, 1,302 households, and 747 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 80.20% White, 0.60% African American, 6.80% Native American, 0,60% Asian, 8.90% from other races, and 3.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.44% of the population. For every 100 females, there were 99.1 males. The median income for a household in theCity was $31,151, and the median income. for a family was $39,038. About 12.6% of families and 17.9% of. the population were below the poverty line, including 26.2% of those under age 18 and 12.3% ofThose age 65 or over. The per capita income for the city is $18,640. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size was 2.97. The city has a population of 1,203, with a median age of 41 and a population density of 1792.9 people per square mile. There were 1,507 housing units at an average density of 886.5 per squaremile. In the city, the population was spread out, with 24.7% under the age of 18 and 22.1% from 18 to 24, 22. 2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 25.7%.

In popular culture

"Darcy Farrow," a folk song written by Steve Gillette and Tom Campbell, mentions Yerington. Critics have noted the geographical inaccuracy in the line "The Walker runs down to the Carson Valley plain" Virginia City and the Truckee River are also mentioned in the song. The song was written in the 1950s and 1960s by Tom Campbell and SteveGillette. It was written by Campbell and Gillette as a tribute to Gillette's wife, who died in a car accident in the 1970s. It is one of the most popular folk songs in the U.S. and has appeared in several films. The lyrics of the song include the words "Her eyes shone bright like the pretty lights / That shine in the night out of Yeredton town" and "The Walker runs down the Carson valley plain" The song also mentions Virginia City, Carson Valley, and Truckees River, among other places and landmarks in the area. "Yerington" is the name of a town in Nevada, which is located in the state's eastern Sierra Nevada region. The town is also known as "Yeredton" in Nevada and Nevada, and is located on the Nevada-California border. It has a population of about 2,000. The city's name is derived from the Yeringtons, a Native American word for "yurt," which means "hill" or "mountain" and means "town" in the local language.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada = 90.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 37. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 19. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Yerington = 5.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 3,276 individuals with a median age of 37.2 age the population grows by 23.05% in Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 105.94 residents per square mile of area (40.90/km²). There are average 2.29 people per household in the 1,491 households with an average household income of $39,098 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 15.20% of the available work force and has dropped -0.35% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.10%. The number of physicians in Yerington per 100,000 population = 22.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Yerington = 5.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 6.6 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 29. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 250. 92 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 17.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 73, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada which are owned by the occupant = 59.57%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 31 years with median home cost = $111,570 and home appreciation of -14.39%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.84 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,451 per student. There are 17.4 students for each teacher in the school, 610 students for each Librarian and 538 students for each Counselor. 4.67% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 13.31% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 1.88% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Yerington's population in Lyon County, Nevada of 3,963 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,83-fold to 3,276 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.00% female residents and 50.00% male residents live in Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada.

    As of 2020 in Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada are married and the remaining 42.82% are single population.

  • 14.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Yerington require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    66.81% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 14.27% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 5.52% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada, 59.57% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.84% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.59% are vacant.

  • The 22.28% of the population in Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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