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The Searchlight Census Designated Place had a population of 572 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Searchlight is located at latitude 35.4828 and longitude -114.9157 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Searchlight Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,547 feet.

The Searchlight Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409295) 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 Searchlight Census Designated Place is located within Clark Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Searchlight population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Searchlight, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 572
Daytime Population: Workers 209
Daytime Population: Residents 379
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 588
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 569
Population in Familes 334
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $20,803
Average Household Income $32,507
Per Capita Income $19,129


Total Housing Units 480 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $115,741
Average Home Value $182,335


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 1.8
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.82% 1.13%
Households 0.67% 0.99%
Families -1.08% 0.88%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Searchlight, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Searchlight to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 80 40th
Population Density # 97 27th
Diversity Index # 76 43rd
Median Household Income # 130 2nd
Per Capita Income # 116 12th

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