Verdi, Nevada

According to Topbbacolleges, Verdi, Nevada is a small unincorporated community located in Washoe County, Nevada. It is situated along the Truckee River, about 10 miles west of Reno and 25 miles east of Lake Tahoe. The population was 1,419 as of 2019.

Verdi was founded in 1868 by Thomas Dangberg, who saw the potential for a milling operation to take advantage of the river’s water power and transport lumber from the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains. The town was named after Giuseppe Verdi, an Italian composer whose music was popular at the time.

The town has remained relatively small and rural throughout its history. It is home to a number of small businesses including restaurants, a grocery store, gas station and convenience store. There are also several churches in town and a post office which serves as a gathering place for locals to catch up on news or gossip.

The area around Verdi is renowned for its outdoor recreation opportunities. The Truckee River provides excellent fishing opportunities for rainbow trout and other species while the nearby mountains offer hiking trails and breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding area. Additionally, there are several ski resorts located within an hour’s drive from Verdi that offer skiing opportunities year-round.

According to Whicheverhealth, Verdi also hosts several annual events such as Fourth of July fireworks displays, Christmas tree lighting ceremonies and summer concerts at local parks. Local restaurants often host live music on weekends which draw both locals and visitors alike seeking entertainment or just some good food with friends or family.

Verdi truly offers something for everyone looking for a peaceful mountain escape away from hustle and bustle of city life yet close enough to all the amenities that Reno has to offer if needed. Whether you’re looking to enjoy fishing or boating on the Truckee River or skiing in one of many nearby resorts Verdi offers it all.

Verdi, Nevada

Population: 2,949
Males: 1,490 (50.5%), Females: 1,459 (49.5%)

Zip code: 89439

Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $67,708
Median house value: $233,800

Races in Verdi-Mogul:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (27.8%), English (19.8%), Irish (15.9%), Italian (7.3%), United States (5.0%), French (4.4%).

Land area: 24.1 square miles


For population 25 years and over in Verdi-Mogul

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 43.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Verdi-Mogul CDP

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0.7% Foreign born


Hospitals/medical centers near Verdi-Mogul:

  • WASHOE MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; RENO, NV)


Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Verdi-Mogul:

  • RENO/TAHOE INTERNATIONAL (about 14 miles; RENO, NV; Abbreviation: RNO)
  • LAKE TAHOE (about 44 miles; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Abbreviation: TVL)
  • BEALE AFB (about 106 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; Abbreviation: BAB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Verdi-Mogul:

  • RENO/STEAD (about 13 miles; RENO, NV; Abbreviation: 4SD)
  • TRUCKEE-TAHOE (about 19 miles; TRUCKEE, CA; Abbreviation: TRK)
  • SPANISH SPRINGS (about 20 miles; RENO, NV; Abbreviation: N86)

Amtrak stations near Verdi-Mogul:

  • 11 miles: RENO (135 E. COMMERCIAL ROW). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: SPARKS (1100 NUGGET AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Verdi-Mogul:

  • TRUCKEE MEADOWS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; RENO, NV; Full-time enrollment: 4,615)
  • WESTERN NEVADA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-RENO (about 76 miles; RENO, NV; Full-time enrollment: 10,375)
  • SIERRA COLLEGE (about 102 miles; ROCKLIN, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,313)
  • YUBA COLLEGE (about 112 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,593)
  • AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE (about 113 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,984)
  • BUTTE COLLEGE (about 113 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,061)