Silver Springs, Nevada

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Population in 2010: 5,296.
Population change since 2000: +12.5%
Males: 2,973  (56.1%)
Females: 2,323  (43.9%)
Median resident age:

53.3 years
Nevada median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 89429.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $48,040 (it was $34,427 in 2000)
Silver Springs:

$48,040
NV:

$72,333

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $27,867 (it was $16,576 in 2000)

Silver Springs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $263,285 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Silver Springs:

$263,285
NV:

$434,700

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,382.

March 2022 cost of living index in Silver Springs: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 15.5%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.7% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Silver Springs, NV (2022)
    • 4,17079.6%White alone
    • 3657.0%Hispanic
    • 3276.2%Two or more races
    • 921.8%American Indian alone
    • 751.4%Asian alone
    • 310.6%Black alone
    • 200.4%Other race alone

Races in Silver Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Nevada and other state lists, there were 70 registered sex offenders living in Silver Springs, Nevada as of July 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Silver Springs is 74 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (19.4%), German (11.1%), English (8.1%), Irish (7.8%), Italian (5.6%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4209 feet

Land area: 72.4 square miles.

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

Silver Springs, Nevada map

321 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.8% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This place:

6.1%
Nevada:

19.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,088 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $593 (0.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Silver Springs, NV in 2022
Distribution of house value in Silver Springs, NV in 2022
Silver Springs satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.7%
Nevada:

5.0%
Most common industries in Silver Springs, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.5%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.5%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Silver Springs, NV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)

Average climate in Silver Springs, Nevada

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Silver Springs, Nevada environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 50.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.1
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2020 was 35.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.0
U.S.:

19.2

Earthquake activity:

Silver Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nevada state average. It is 6812% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silver Springs topographic map

Airports located in Silver Springs:

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

  • Western Nevada College (about 34 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 34 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 35 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 114 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 115 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • American River College (about 125 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Yuba College (about 126 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public high schools in Silver Springs:

  • SILVER STAGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3755 W. SPRUCE STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • EAGLE RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3550 W. GRAHAM AVENUE, Grades: 5-12)

Private high school in Silver Springs:

  • FAITH BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 14, Location: 5715 ELM ST, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle school in Silver Springs:

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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 US Highway 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Silver Springs and their reported violations in the past:

SILVER SPRINGS MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 3,070, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
  • 235 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
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
19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
136 people in state prisons in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Silver Springs:

Marital status in Silver Springs, NV
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

For population 25 years and over in Silver Springs:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Nevada average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7244
Other3,6209
Evangelical Protestant3,16930
Mainline Protestant3394
None41,128-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Here:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

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

6.8%
Nevada:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
Nevada:

24.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lyon County:

16.9%
State:

13.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.1%
Nevada:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silver Springs:

45.0%
Nevada:

45.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Nevada:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Silver Springs:

25.6%
Nevada:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
Nevada:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Silver Springs:

6.9
Nevada:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.6%
Nevada:

33.1%

General health condition:
Silver Springs:

54.6%
Nevada:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Silver Springs:

76.8%
Nevada:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silver Springs, NV Residents

Businesses in Silver Springs, NV

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 2

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)
Silver Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Silver Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.9mTotal length
  • 27,000Total average daily traffic
  • 3,153Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,640Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 46 took place in 2007, and the least - 15 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Silver Springs, NV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.4%), and Structure Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Silver Springs, NV
    • 21744.4%Outside Fires
    • 17535.8%Structure Fires
    • 7014.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 275.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Silver Springs, NV
  • 33.2%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 13.6%Wood
  • 6.9%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Silver Springs, NV
  • 43.8%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 9.0%Other fuel
  • 6.6%No fuel used
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 2.4%Coal or coke


Silver Springs compared to Nevada state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Silver Springs on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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