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Silver Peak, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Silver Peak Census Designated Place had a population of 113 as of July 1, 2016. Silver Peak ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Peak is located at latitude 37.7578 and longitude -117.6386 in Esmeralda County. 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. Esmeralda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,321 feet.

The Silver Peak Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583956) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Silver Peak Census Designated Place is located within Silver Peak Division of Esmeralda County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver Peak population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silver Peak: Silverpeak.

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Silver Peak, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 113
Population in Households 113
Population in Familes 88
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 58
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (27.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (60.3%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $165,244


Median Household Income $39,092
Average Household Income $57,317
Per Capita Income $25,854
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 1.04%
Households 0.85% 1.01%
Families 4.1% 0.55%
Median Household Income   4.06%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 12th
Population Density1 # 77 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 33 76th
Median Household Income # 94 29th
Per Capita Income # 63 53rd

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