Smith Valley CDP, NV Profile: Facts & Data


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Smith Valley CDP, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Smith Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 1,803 as of July 1, 2018. Smith Valley CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Smith Valley CDP is located at latitude 38.7883 and longitude -119.3386 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the Smith Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 120.62 sq. miles and a water area of 1.92 sq. miles.

The Smith Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408748) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Smith Valley Census Designated Place is located within Smith Valley Division of Lyon County.

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Smith Valley CDP, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,803
Population in Households 1,803
Population in Familes 1,521
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $50,219
Average Household Income $69,677
Per Capita Income $29,973


Total Housing Units 895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $275,610
Average Home Value $321,799


Total Households 774
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 564
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.44% 1.44%
Households 1.33% 1.46%
Families 1.32% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Smith Valley CDP, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smith Valley CDP to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 48 64th
Population Density # 113 15th
Diversity Index # 82 38th
Median Household Income # 68 49th
Per Capita Income # 45 66th

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