Smith Valley CDP, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Smith Valley CDP, Nevada - Basic Facts

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The Smith Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 1,743 as of July 1, 2016. Smith Valley CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Smith Valley CDP is located at latitude 38.7883 and longitude -119.3386 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the Smith Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 120.62 sq. miles and a water area of 1.92 sq. miles.

The Smith Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408748) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Smith Valley Census Designated Place is located within Smith Valley Division of Lyon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Smith Valley CDP 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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Smith Valley CDP, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,743
Population in Households 1,743
Population in Familes 1,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 752
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 550
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 576 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $277,292
Average Home Value $325,739


Median Household Income $46,449
Average Household Income $64,369
Per Capita Income $27,828
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.35% 0.8%
Households 1.29% 0.76%
Families 1.34% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

Smith Valley CDP, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smith Valley CDP 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 # 49 63rd
Population Density1 # 113 15th
Diversity Index2 # 84 37th
Median Household Income # 66 50th
Per Capita Income # 47 65th

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