Schurz, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schurz, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Schurz Census Designated Place had a population of 646 as of July 1, 2016. Schurz 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 Schurz is located at latitude 38.9369 and longitude -118.7919 in Mineral County. The formal boundaries for the Schurz Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 57.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.8 sq. miles. Mineral County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,127 feet.

The Schurz Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409291) 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 Schurz Census Designated Place is located within Walker River Division of Mineral County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Schurz 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 Schurz: Agency, Agency Birch, Schutz.

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


Total Population 646
Population in Households 646
Population in Familes 457
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 149
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $96,196
Average Home Value $141,457


Median Household Income $37,947
Average Household Income $55,049
Per Capita Income $25,872
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.5%
Households -0.46% -0.59%
Families -2.18% -0.68%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Schurz, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schurz 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 # 78 42nd
Population Density1 # 116 12th
Diversity Index2 # 37 73rd
Median Household Income # 104 21st
Per Capita Income # 62 53rd

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