Smith Valley, Nevada Population 2024

1,581

Smith Valley is a city located in Douglas County and Lyon County Nevada. Smith Valley has a 2024 population of 1,581. Smith Valley is currently declining at a rate of -1.98% annually and its population has decreased by -7.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,711 in 2020.

The average household income in Smith Valley is $71,977 with a poverty rate of 11.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Smith Valley is 63.2 years, 60.8 years for males, and 67.2 years for females.

Smith Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Smith Valley was:

  • White: 84.63%
  • Two or more races: 13.12%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Nevada
Land Area (mi²)
102.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
15.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.6% (-130)
The current population of Smith Valley, Nevada is 1,581 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,711.

Smith Valley, Nevada Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,39384.63%
Two or more races21613.12%
Asian301.82%
Native American70.43%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Smith Valley Population by Race

Smith Valley Population Pyramid 2024

Smith Valley Median Age

63.2

Total

60.8

Male

67.2

Female

Smith Valley Adults

There are 1,523 adults, (738 of whom are seniors) in Smith Valley.

Smith Valley Age Dependency

109.7

Age Dependency Ratio

94

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith Valley Sex Ratio

Female80548.91%
Male84151.09%

Smith Valley Population by Age

Smith Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8791.8789.910.1
Married4892.3786.313.7
Non Family3711.0596.23.8
Female195.1157.942.1
Male0000

2.39

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

89.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Smith Valley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade291.93%
Associates Degree19613.03%
Bachelors Degree53235.37%
Graduate Degree815.39%
High School Graduate36224.07%
Less Than 9th Grade90.6%
Some College29519.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Smith Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smith Valley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2531,224562
2+ Races21621639
Hispanic1431340
Asian121212
Native American770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Smith Valley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,595$0$43,209
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$41,059$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$41,801$46,250$41,801
Some College$25,647$0$26,638

$41,801

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$41,801

Average Female

Smith Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smith Valley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Smith Valley Language

95.5% of Smith Valley residents speak only English, while 4.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.75% of the population.

Smith Valley Language

Smith Valley Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,33414610.94%
Asian3030100%
Multiple216219.72%
Hispanic186136.99%

11.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.48%

Male Poverty Rate

6.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith Valley is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith Valley is Hispanic, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.51%.

Smith Valley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.21%
Bachelors or Greater16.48%
High School11.88%
Some College4.48%

Smith Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.76%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Smith Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smith Valley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$93,250$91,701
Households$49,226$71,977
Married Families$102,669$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,089$43,141

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Smith Valley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

74.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.2%

Male Marriage Rate

79.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith Valley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Smith Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Smith Valley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Smith Valley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

167

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam62
First Gulf War31
World War II21
Korea9
Second Gulf War0

Smith Valley Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+85
65 to 7451
55 to 6431
18 to 340
35 to 540

Smith Valley Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White16012.42%
2+ Races73.24%

Smith Valley Veterans by Race

Smith Valley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith Valley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.3%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Smith Valley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Smith Valley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Smith Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

16.95%

Born in Smith Valley

98.3%

Native Born

1.7%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.3% of Smith Valley residents were born in the United States, with 16.95% having been born in Nevada. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Smith Valley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,581-32-1.98%
20231,613-33-2%
20221,64619213.2%
20211,454-257-15.02%
20201,711845.16%
20191,62716411.21%
20181,463-101-6.46%
20171,564835.6%
20161,48129925.3%
20151,182-157-11.73%
20141,339-36-2.62%
20131,375251.85%
20121,350100.75%
20111,340-263-16.41%
20101,60300%

Smith Valley Population by Year