Walker Lake's Livability
About Walker Lake, NV
Walker Lake, NV is located in Mineral County in the state of Nevada.
The total City Population for Walker Lake is about 313 with about 94 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $140,634, which is roughly 37% lower than the Average Home Value of $222,488 for the state of Nevada, and roughly 25% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $25,417, which is roughly 57% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $58,782 for the state of Nevada, and roughly 56% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.09
Male Population Estimate: 54.6%
Female Population Estimate: 45.4%
Median Age: 62.9
Male Median Age: 49.8
Female Median Age: 50.1
Racial Demographic Estimates
Catherine Cortez Masto
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Walker Lake specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Mineral County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Mineral County: About 135.227 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Mineral County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
The Unemployment Rate for Walker Lake is about 14.3%.
Nevada is ranked #19 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 55.81 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 62.43
The average living wage for the state of Nevada is $30.4/hr, while the states minimum wage is $9.75/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Nevada a minimum wage score of 53.11 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $9.75/hr, which gives Nevada a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 100 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Nevada is $202.80, resulting in a UI benefit score of 45.07 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ Nevada does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Nevada does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ Nevada does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Nevada does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Nevada does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Nevada does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Nevada does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Nevada does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Nevada does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Nevada does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Nevada does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Nevada does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
✓ Nevada does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Nevada does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Nevada does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Nevada does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Nevada does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Nevada does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 89415
TimeZone: Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 4353.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 775