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Carlin is a city in Elko County, in the Elko metro area.

The community was named for Capt. William Passmore Carlin, a Union officer during the Civil War.

The latitude of Carlin is 40.713N. The longitude is -116.103W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,905 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,060.


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Median household income
Local
$49,571
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carlin demographic reports
Began as a campsite for travelers preparing to cross the Tuscarora Mountains

In the first half of the 20th century, Carlin was the main icing station in Nevada for refrigerator cars on the Southern and Western Pacific railroads

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Art in the Park - Aug. 18-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Carlin web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Carlin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Elko County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 89822 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Carlin residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carlin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carlin was $19,377, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

8% of Carlin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Carlin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $498.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $860.


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

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

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The average commute time for Carlin workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Carlin include Comfort Inn.

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