Silver City, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Silver City, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Silver City Census Designated Place had a population of 174 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Silver City is located at latitude 39.2638 and longitude -119.6356 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the Silver City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,066 feet.

The Silver City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2728753) 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 ""

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Silver City Census Designated Place is located within Dayton Division of Lyon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver City 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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Silver City, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 174
Daytime Population: Workers 34
Daytime Population: Residents 109
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 143
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 174
Population in Familes 131
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 182
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $45,663
Average Household Income $53,677
Per Capita Income $22,644


Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $211,364
Average Home Value $206,780


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.47% -0.35%
Households -0.63% -0.48%
Families 0.82% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Silver City, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver City 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 # 106 20th
Population Density # 63 53rd
Diversity Index # 69 50th
Median Household Income # 76 43rd
Per Capita Income # 87 34th

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