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Fernley is a city in Lyon County.

The latitude of Fernley is 39.608N. The longitude is -119.25W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,160 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,047.


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Median household income
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$44,695
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fernley demographic reports
Fernley developed as an agricultural and ranching community after the Newslands irrigation project brought water from the Truckee River.

In recent years, the community's location along three major highways and the Union Pacific Railroad has led companies such as Amazon to locate major warehouses here.

Nearby parks & recreation: Pyramid Lake, Lahontan Lake
Historic sites and museums: Wigwam Native American Museum

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17% of Fernley residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fernley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fernley was $18,622, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Fernley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fernley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $536.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,048.


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Libraries in Fernley include Fernley Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Fernley include Fernley Leader-Dayton Courier

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Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fernley political report.

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The average commute time for Fernley workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Fernley include Best Western, Super 8.

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