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Spanish Springs, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Spanish Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 16,973 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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


Total Population 16,973
Population in Households 16,966
Population in Familes 15,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 305
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $86,497
Average Household Income $102,551
Per Capita Income $34,955


Total Housing Units 6,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,038 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 742 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $299,752
Average Home Value $340,519


Total Households 5,781
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 4,667
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 1.46% 1.97%
Households 1.3% 1.8%
Families 1.24% 1.78%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

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, 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 # 19 86th
Population Density # 47 65th
Diversity Index # 88 34th
Median Household Income # 9 94th
Per Capita Income # 31 77th

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