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The Silver City Census Designated Place had a population of 168 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Silver City is located at latitude 39.2638 and longitude -119.6356 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the Silver City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,066 feet.

The Silver City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2728753) 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 ""

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

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

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


Total Population 168
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 126
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 176
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 83
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $194,231
Average Home Value $183,333


Median Household Income $41,308
Average Household Income $49,682
Per Capita Income $21,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.1% -0.97%
Households -1.11% -0.98%
Families 0.64% -1.21%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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 City, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver City 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 # 107 20th
Population Density1 # 64 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 72 45th
Median Household Income # 82 38th
Per Capita Income # 93 30th

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