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1.47% growth
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2.9% growth
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3.8% growth
Median Property Value
9% growth


The economy of Las Vegas, NV employs 286,883 people. The economy of Las Vegas, NV is specialized in Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; Accommodation & Food Service; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 2.99; 2.23; and 1.26 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Las Vegas, NV are Accommodation & Food Service (55,718), Retail trade (34,141), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (28,462), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,208), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($66,932), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($49,529).

Median household income in Las Vegas, NV is $51,115. Males in Las Vegas, NV have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,537. The income inequality of Las Vegas, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Las Vegas, NV. In Clark County, NV the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 55 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,597. Lyon County, NV has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Nevada.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Las Vegas, NV is from the county of Clark County, NV.

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Las Vegas, NV is home to a population of 632,916 people, from which 88.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Las Vegas, NV is composed of 279,639 White residents (44.2%), 203,050 Hispanic residents (32.1%), 82,962 Black residents (13.1%), 38,843 Asian residents (6.14%), and 22,724 Two+ residents (3.59%). The most common foreign languages in Las Vegas, NV are Spanish (142,891 speakers), Tagalog (13,890 speakers), and Chinese (4,248 speakers), but compared to other places, Las Vegas, NV has a relative high number of Thai (1,399 speakers), Tagalog (13,890 speakers), and Hebrew (1,279 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Las Vegas, NV awarded 6,798 degrees. The student population of Las Vegas, NV is skewed towards females, with 2,412 male students and 4,386 female students. Most students in Las Vegas, NV are White (2,538 and 37.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,715 and 25.2%), Black or African American (922 and 13.6%), and Asian (759 and 11.2%). The largest universities in Las Vegas, NV by number of graduates are College of Southern Nevada (4,630 and 68.1%), Kaplan College-Las Vegas (721 and 10.6%), and Milan Institute-Las Vegas (417 and 6.13%). The most popular majors in Las Vegas, NV are Liberal Arts & Sciences (460 and 6.77%), General Business Administration & Management (309 and 4.55%), and Registered Nursing (307 and 4.52%). The median tuition costs in Las Vegas, NV are N/A for private four year colleges, and $2,745 and $9,555 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Las Vegas, NV is $228,300, which is 1.11 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $209,400 to $228,300, a 9% increase. The homeownership rate of Las Vegas, NV is 52.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Las Vegas, NV have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Las Vegas, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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