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Silver Peak, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Silver Peak Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Esmeralda County at latitude 37.7578 and longitude -117.6386. Esmeralda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,321 feet.

The formal official name is the Silver Peak Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Silver Peak, Nevada.

The U5 Census Class Code for Silver Peak indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Silver Peak Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silver Peak: Silverpeak.

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Silver Peak, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 106
Population in Households 106
Population in Familes 83
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (28.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (59.9%)
Median Home Value $69,444
Average Home Value $93,590


Median Household Income $58,004
Average Household Income $66,085
Per Capita Income $31,230
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.22% 1.99%
Households 0.0% 2.09%
Families 4.67% 2.25%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Silver Peak, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Peak to the other 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 116 11th
Population Density1 # 78 40th
Diversity Index2 # 49 63rd
Median Household Income # 44 67th
Per Capita Income # 31 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.