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Population in 2010: 5,296. Population change since 2000: +12.5%
Males: 2,785  (52.6%)
Females: 2,511  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  48.3 years
Nevada median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 89429.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,729 (it was $34,427 in 2000)
Silver Springs:

$30,729
NV:

$49,760
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,089

Silver Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,231 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Silver Springs:

$90,231
NV:

$150,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $122,147; Detached houses: $158,647; Townhouses or other attached units: $334,707; Mobile homes: $112,117; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $33,471

Median gross rent in 2012: $689.

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  • White alone - 4,980 (83.1%)
  • Hispanic - 656 (10.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 100 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 97 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 81 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 81 (1.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Silver Springs: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.9%), English (13.2%), Irish (10.6%), United States (4.8%), Norwegian (3.9%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4209 feet

Land area: 72.4 square miles.

Population density: 73 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Silver Springs:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

343 residents are foreign born

This place:  5.7%
Nevada:  19.2%



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Silver Springs, Nevada as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Silver Springs to the number of sex offenders is 196 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,045 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $648 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sparks, NV (30.3 miles , pop. 66,346).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (133.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (368.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Stagecoach, NV (2.9 miles ), Fernley, NV (4.0 miles ), Wadsworth, NV (4.3 miles ), Dayton, NV (4.5 miles ), Virginia City, NV (4.6 miles) , Fallon, NV (5.0 miles ), Fallon Station, NV (5.2 miles ), Yerington, NV (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.37 N, Longitude: 119.22 W

Area code: 775

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.2%
Nevada:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Silver Springs-area historical earthquake activity is above Nevada state average. It is 874% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from Silver Springs center
On 7/6/1954 at 11:13:18, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/1994 at 12:23:43, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.0 MD, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from Silver Springs center
On 10/24/1990 at 06:15:20, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 ML, 5.7 ML, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Silver Springs, NV

Airports located in Silver Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver Springs:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 34 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 3,833)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 34 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 12,110)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 114 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Sierra College (about 115 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • American River College (about 125 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,209)
  • Yuba College (about 125 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 132 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,496)

Public elementary/middle schools in Silver Springs:

Private elementary/middle school in Silver Springs:

  • FAITH BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: 5715 ELM ST; Grades: KG - 10)
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Notable locations in Silver Springs: Weeks Toll Ranch (A), Clark Ranch (B), Everett Ranch (C), Appian Siding (D), Silver Springs Marina (E), Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Silver Springs Volunteer Fire Department Station 32 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lahontan Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beaches: Silver Springs Beach (A), Virginia Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Travel Services of Nevada (7685 Santa Fe Trail) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Lyon County - Clerk Treasurer- District Court Clerk (3705 USHighway 50) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Lyon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Silver Springs and their reported violations in the past:

SILVER SPRINGS MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Address: SILVER SPGS MUTUAL WATER , Population served: 3000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
SILVER SPRINGS MHP (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and NOV-26-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and NOV-26-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • One regular monitoring violation
JW'S DOUBLE TROUBLE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAST RESORT RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.4%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 7.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Nevada:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.1%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  8.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Silver Springs, NV

19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
136 people in state prisons in 2000

Silver Springs compared to Nevada state average:

Silver Springs, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Silver Springs travel time to work - commute


Silver Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Silver Springs CDP (based on Lyon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.66%
Here23.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionVineyard USAUnited Methodist Church
Adherents45.0%27.3%12.1%6.5%2.1%
Congregations12.9%19.4%16.1%3.2%3.2%
NameChurch of the NazareneSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.2%0.6%2.5%
Congregations6.5%6.5%9.7%3.2%19.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Lyon County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Lyon County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Lyon County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

27.7%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

13.2%

17.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.27%
Nevada average:

9.02%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
Lyon County:

0.09%
Nevada average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washoe County, NV  4.72% ($45,862 average AGI)
from Carson City, NV  2.75% ($42,153)
from Douglas County, NV  0.90% ($46,696)


10.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.80%
Nevada average:

6.56%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Lyon County:

0.07%
Nevada average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washoe County, NV  2.82% ($36,204 average AGI)
to Carson City, NV  1.61% ($34,038)
to Churchill County, NV  0.54% ($34,034)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver Springs:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLV (980 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FALLON, NV; Owner: LAHONTAN VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver Springs:

  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KRNG (101.3 FM; FALLON, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSOC, INC)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K206BI (89.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Silver Springs:

  • K35FL (Channel 35; SILVER SPRINGS, NV; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Silver Springs, Nevada:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Nevada average:
  • Fatal accident count: 311
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 477
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 117
  • Fatalities: 336
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 801
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 74

Silver Springs fatal accident list:

Dec 28, 1998 11:59 PM, 9th Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 13, 1994 07:30 AM, Sprucest, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 1988 10:29 AM, 50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Jun 23, 1979 07:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Silver Springs


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silver Springs, NV

Most common first names in Silver Springs, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3471.3 years
John3373.2 years
Robert2467.2 years
James2270.3 years
Charles2174.1 years
George1974.0 years
Mary1774.5 years
Donald1568.3 years
Helen1478.9 years
Richard1271.6 years
Most common last names in Silver Springs, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1474.7 years
Johnson1270.9 years
Williams1173.5 years
Davis979.1 years
Clark969.9 years
Brown974.4 years
Miller964.4 years
Jones878.4 years
Martin769.3 years
Taylor773.3 years

Businesses in Silver Springs, NV

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 2

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