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Schurz, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Schurz Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mineral County at latitude 38.9369 and longitude -118.7919. Mineral County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,127 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Schurz 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 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Schurz: Agency, Agency Birch, Schutz.

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


Total Population 643
Population in Households 643
Population in Familes 456
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 276
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $89,803
Average Home Value $116,418


Median Household Income $23,374
Average Household Income $29,672
Per Capita Income $14,164
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.54% -0.82%
Households -0.42% -0.51%
Families -2.88% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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 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 # 77 41st
Population Density1 # 116 11th
Diversity Index2 # 35 74th
Median Household Income # 126 3rd
Per Capita Income # 124 5th

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