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Virginia City, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Virginia City Census Designated Place had a population of 858 as of July 1, 2019. Virginia City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Virginia City is located at latitude 39.3096 and longitude -119.6496 in Storey County. The formal boundaries for the Virginia City Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Storey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,197 feet.

The Virginia City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629981) 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 Virginia City Census Designated Place is located within Virginia City Division of Storey County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Virginia City: Ophir, Pleasant Hill, Silver City.

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Virginia City, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Virginia City, NV Housing Affordability Index is 131
State of Nevada Housing Affordability Index is 108
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Virginia City, NV Wealth Index is 58
State of Nevada Wealth Index is 85
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 858 (100%)
Population in Households 853 (99.4%)
Population in Families 594 (69.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 990
Diversity Index2 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,114
Average Household Income $73,027
Per Capita Income $35,366
Wealth Index4 58

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (33.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $266,176
Housing Affordability Index3 131
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 409
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.04% 0.28%
Households -0.03% 0.24%
Families -0.1% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Virginia City, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Virginia City to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 72 46th
Population Density # 25 82nd
Diversity Index # 106 20th
Median Household Income # 42 69th
Per Capita Income # 31 77th

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