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Spanish Springs, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Spanish Springs Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Washoe County at latitude 39.655 and longitude -119.6688. Washoe County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,518 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Spanish Springs 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 Spanish Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 55.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles.

Spanish Springs Census Designated Place, NV Boundary Map


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


Total Population 15,663
Population in Households 15,657
Population in Familes 13,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 5,377
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 4,355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,592 (80.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 785 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $225,353
Average Home Value $255,499


Median Household Income $78,479
Average Household Income $96,063
Per Capita Income $32,954
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 1.95%
Households 0.8% 1.88%
Families 0.76% 1.89%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


Spanish Springs, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spanish Springs 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 # 19 86th
Population Density1 # 50 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 85 34th
Median Household Income # 10 93rd
Per Capita Income # 28 79th

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