Las Vegas, NV

632,916 Population
133.1 square miles 4,754.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
21.5%
was 21.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in NV
Population Density
4,754.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.1%
was 50.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
21.7%
was 21.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in NV
Percent Under 18
23.9%
was 24.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in NV
Percent 65 and Over
14.7%
was 13.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in NV

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.3
was 7
Ranked 4th Lowest in NV
Percent Living in Poverty
15.6%
was 18.6%
Ranked 7th Lowest in NV
Median Household Income
$50,882
was $49,289
Ranked 6th Highest in NV
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.8
46.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
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No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
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No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
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No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
251,196
was 244,706
Ranked 1st Highest in NV
Median Rent
$996
was $967
Ranked 6th Highest in NV
Total Building Permits
1,517
was 1,308
 
Occupied Housing Units
223,819
was 209,439
 
Homeownership Rate
52.7%
was 50.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in NV
Single Family Building Permits
1,517
was 1,233
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,869.3
was 1,838.3
Ranked 4th Highest in NV
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.6%
was 25.3%
Ranked 6th Highest in NV
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 75
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
Ranked 4th Highest in NV
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.2
was 5.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.5
was 2.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.6%
was 82.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in NV
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in NV
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.6%
was 98.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in NV

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.0%
was 82.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in NV
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
23.0%
was 21.4%
Ranked 4th Highest in NV

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