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Wadsworth is in Washoe County, in the Reno-Sparks metro area.
The community was named for James Samuel Wadsworth, officer killed in the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864
The latitude of Wadsworth is 39.633N. The longitude is -119.284W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,075 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 881.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wadsworth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washoe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Reno area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 89442 ZIP code.
6% of Wadsworth residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wadsworth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wadsworth was $14,756, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Wadsworth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wadsworth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $708.
Washoe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wadsworth political report.
The average commute time for Wadsworth workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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