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Fallon, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of Fallon had a population of 8,647 as of July 1, 2016. Fallon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fallon is located at latitude 39.474 and longitude -118.7779 in Churchill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fallon (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Churchill County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,960 feet.

The City of Fallon (GNIS ID: 2410481) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fallon is located within Fallon Division of Churchill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fallon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fallon, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,647
Population in Households 8,515
Population in Familes 6,412
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 2,362
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 3,554
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,461 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,093 (52.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 445 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $135,690
Average Home Value $160,021


Median Household Income $42,664
Average Household Income $56,365
Per Capita Income $25,304
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.17%
Households 0.14% -0.12%
Families 0.14% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fallon, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fallon to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 81st
Population Density1 # 12 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 48 64th
Median Household Income # 76 43rd
Per Capita Income # 68 49th

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