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The Spring Creek CDP(1) had a population of 14,215 as of July 1, 2021. Spring Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Spring Creek is located at latitude 40.7266 and longitude -115.5859 in Elko County. The formal boundaries for the Spring Creek Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 58.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Elko County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,659 feet.

The Spring Creek Census Designated Place 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 Spring Creek Census Designated Place is located within Elko Division of Elko County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Spring Creek, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 14,215 (100%)
Population in Households 14,212 (100.0%)
Population in Families 12,637 (88.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 242
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $101,437
Average Household Income $109,747
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $38,275
Wealth Index5 113


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,187 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 748 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 378 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $273,951
Average Home Value $281,914
Housing Affordability Index3 224


Total Households 4,935
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 3,967
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.25% 0.98%
Households 1.44% 1.07%
Families 1.31% 1.03%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
Owner Occupied HU   1.26%

Spring Creek, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spring Creek to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 21 85th
Population Density # 54 60th
Median Household Income # 13 91st
Housing Affordability Index # 112 85th
Per Capita Income # 30 78th
Diversity Index # 108 18th

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