Crystal Bay, NV Profile: Facts & Data


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Crystal Bay, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Crystal Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 339 as of July 1, 2020. Crystal Bay 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 Crystal Bay is located at latitude 39.226 and longitude -120.0041 in Washoe County. The formal boundaries for the Crystal Bay Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Washoe County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,375 feet.

The Crystal Bay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583915) 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 Crystal Bay Census Designated Place is located within Incline Village Division of Washoe County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crystal Bay: Nevada Vista.


Crystal Bay, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 339 (100%)
Population in Households 339 (100.0%)
Population in Families 232 (68.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 752
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $126,936
Average Household Income $187,382
% of Income for Mortgage4 44%
Per Capita Income $98,509
Wealth Index5 335


Total HU (Housing Units) 313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 132 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (43.8%)
Median Home Value $1,345,588
Average Home Value $1,462,977
Housing Affordability Index3 59


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 2
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.04% 1.15%
Households 1.12% 1.22%
Families 0.91% 1.15%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
Owner Occupied HU   1.33%


Crystal Bay, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crystal Bay to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 89 33rd
Population Density # 30 78th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Housing Affordability Index # 26 20th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 130 2nd

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