Crystal Bay, Nevada

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Crystal Bay, Nevada
Census-designated place
Location of Crystal Bay, Nevada
Location of Crystal Bay, Nevada
Coordinates: 39°13′40″N 120°0′16″W / 39.22778°N 120.00444°W / 39.22778; -120.00444Coordinates: 39°13′40″N 120°0′16″W / 39.22778°N 120.00444°W / 39.22778; -120.00444
Country United States
State Nevada
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 6,400 ft (2,000 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 305
 • Density 390/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
FIPS code 32-16700

Crystal Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. The population was 305 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the RenoSparks Metropolitan Statistical Area. Prior to 2010, it was listed by the U.S. Census Bureau within the Incline Village–Crystal Bay CDP.

Geography[edit]

Elevation ranges from 6,229 feet (1,899 m) on the shore of Lake Tahoe to over 6,800 feet (2,100 m) above sea level.[2] The CDP is located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, adjacent to the California state line.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.77 square miles (2.0 km2), of which 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), or 42.12%, is water.[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Incline Village–Crystal Bay, Nevada
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 39.4
(4.1)
40.6
(4.8)
44.2
(6.8)
49.3
(9.6)
58.1
(14.5)
65.7
(18.7)
73.2
(22.9)
73.4
(23.0)
68.4
(20.2)
59.7
(15.4)
49.5
(9.7)
42.1
(5.6)
55.3
(12.94)
Average low °C (°F) 20.5
(−6.4)
23.7
(−4.6)
28.9
(−1.7)
36.3
(2.4)
41
(5.0)
47.7
(8.7)
54.1
(12.3)
54
(12.2)
47.3
(8.5)
42.6
(5.9)
30.6
(−0.8)
22.3
(−5.4)
37.42
(3.01)
Precipitation mm (inches) 2.95
(74.93)
3.1937
(81.12)
2.4756
(62.88)
1.378
(35.00)
1.798
(45.67)
1.0346
(26.28)
0.3736
(9.49)
0.6035
(15.33)
0.9654
(24.52)
2.1406
(54.37)
3.2197
(81.78)
2.9626
(75.25)
23.0953
(586.62)
Source: National Weather Service

Education[edit]

The region is served by the Washoe County School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Crystal Bay CDP, Nevada". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey, Kings Beach 7.5-minute quadrangle, 2012