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Spanish Springs, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Spanish Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 16,632 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Spanish Springs is located at latitude 39.655 and longitude -119.6688 in Washoe County. The formal boundaries for the Spanish Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 55.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Washoe County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,518 feet.

The Spanish Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408785) 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 Spanish Springs Census Designated Place is located within Warm Springs-Truckee Canyon Division of Washoe County.

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


Total Population 16,632
Daytime Population: Workers 2,183
Daytime Population: Residents 8,352
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,535
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 16,626
Population in Familes 14,747
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 299
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $81,188
Average Household Income $96,619
Per Capita Income $32,945


Total Housing Units 5,933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,823 (81.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 844 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $295,490
Average Home Value $335,291


Total Households 5,666
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 4,575
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 1.38% 1.88%
Households 1.2% 1.76%
Families 1.13% 1.74%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Spanish Springs, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spanish Springs 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 # 19 86th
Population Density # 47 65th
Diversity Index # 89 33rd
Median Household Income # 12 92nd
Per Capita Income # 34 75th

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