Yerington, NV Profile: Facts & Data


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Yerington, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of Yerington had a population of 3,117 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Yerington is located at latitude 38.9929 and longitude -119.1631 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yerington (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,390 feet.

The City of Yerington (GNIS ID: 2412318) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yerington: Greenfield, Mason Valley, Pizen Switch, Poison Switch.

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Yerington, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,117
Population in Households 3,034
Population in Familes 2,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 362
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $36,891
Average Household Income $50,449
Per Capita Income $24,777


Total Housing Units 1,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 721 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 600 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $143,506
Average Home Value $194,321


Total Households 1,321
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 785
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 0.27% 0.38%
Households 0.18% 0.39%
Families 0.6% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Yerington, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yerington 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 # 41 69th
Population Density # 42 69th
Diversity Index # 40 70th
Median Household Income # 116 12th
Per Capita Income # 80 40th

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