North Las Vegas, NV

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2022 Population
264,022
1.69% 1-year growth
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33.7
1.2% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.9%
7.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$71,774
10.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$340,200
21.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, North Las Vegas, NV had a population of 264k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $71,774. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of North Las Vegas, NV grew from 259,638 to 264,022, a 1.69% increase and its median household income grew from $64,738 to $71,774, a 10.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Las Vegas, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (23.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.2%), White (Hispanic) (14.6%), Other (Hispanic) (13.9%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (11.9%).

None of the households in North Las Vegas, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.2% of the residents in North Las Vegas, NV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are ITT Technical Institute-Las Vegas (197 degrees awarded in 2015).

In 2022, the median property value in North Las Vegas, NV was $340,200, and the homeownership rate was 61.2%.

Most people in North Las Vegas, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in North Las Vegas, NV was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

North Las Vegas, NV is home to a population of 264k people, from which 89.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.1% of North Las Vegas, NV residents were born outside of the country (55.6k people).

In 2022, there were 1.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.2k people) in North Las Vegas, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 55.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 38.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.2%
2022 Citizenship
88.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.2% of North Las Vegas, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in North Las Vegas, NV was 88.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in North Las Vegas, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    62.2k ± 2.39k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    55.9k ± 3.03k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    38.4k ± 2.71k
42.2%
Hispanic Population
111k people

In 2022, there were 1.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.2k people) in North Las Vegas, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 55.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 38.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

42.2% of the people in North Las Vegas, NV are hispanic (111k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in North Las Vegas, NV as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
55.6k people
21.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
56.2k people

As of 2022, 21.1% of North Las Vegas, NV residents (55.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Las Vegas, NV was 21.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,183 ± 632
  2. Vietnam
    4,256 ± 503
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,161 ± 425

North Las Vegas, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of North Las Vegas, NV employs 118k people. The largest industries in North Las Vegas, NV are Accommodation & Food Services (16,310 people), Retail Trade (13,706 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (11,751 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($99,338), Utilities ($83,077), and Public Administration ($69,085).

Occupations

118k
2022 Value
± 3,019
4.01%
1 Year growth
± 3.46%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Las Vegas, NV grew at a rate of 4.01%, from 113k employees to 118k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Las Vegas, NV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (15,006 people), Sales & Related Occupations (10,516 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (10,151 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Las Vegas, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

118k
2022 Value
± 3,019
4.01%
1 Year growth
± 3.46%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Las Vegas, NV grew at a rate of 4.01%, from 113k employees to 118k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Las Vegas, NV, are Accommodation & Food Services (16,310 people), Retail Trade (13,706 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (11,751 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Las Vegas, NV, though some of these residents may live in North Las Vegas, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,352
Median earning men ± $1,342
$36,077
Median earning women ± $984

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($78,438), Information ($74,746), and Manufacturing ($53,430).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($62,693), Information ($50,302), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,982).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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5.19%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.53M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 5.19% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nevada.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nevada went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.05%).

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2015, universities in North Las Vegas, NV awarded 197 degrees. The student population of North Las Vegas, NV in 2015 is skewed towards men, with 353 male students and 96 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Las Vegas, NV are Black or African American (53 and 26.9%), followed by White (53 and 26.9%), Hispanic or Latino (47 and 23.9%), and Two or More Races (18 and 9.14%).

The largest universities in North Las Vegas, NV by number of degrees awarded are ITT Technical Institute-Las Vegas (197 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.34% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (710k), Some college (606k), and Bachelors Degree (392k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Las Vegas, NV was $340,200 in 2022, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $279,800 to $340,200, a 21.6% increase. The homeownership rate in North Las Vegas, NV is 61.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in North Las Vegas, NV have an average commute time of 27.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in North Las Vegas, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in North Las Vegas, NV is $71,774. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in North Las Vegas, NV was Census Tract 36.19 with a value of $138,103, followed by Census Tract 36.26 and Census Tract 36.20, with respective values of $111,280 and $106,125.

Property

$340,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,119
$50,931
Median Property Taxes
±$1,816

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In North Las Vegas, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in North Las Vegas, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

61.2%
Homeownership
2022
72%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.2% of the housing units in North Las Vegas, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.3%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in North Las Vegas, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 36.19
  2. Census Tract 36.26
  3. Census Tract 36.20

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Las Vegas, NV was Census Tract 36.19 with a value of $138,103, followed by Census Tract 36.26 and Census Tract 36.20, with respective values of $111,280 and $106,125.

The following map shows all of the places in North Las Vegas, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$71,774
Median Household Income
± $1,481
83.2k
Number of Households
± 2,447

In 2022, the median household income of the 83.2k households in North Las Vegas, NV grew to $71,774 from the previous year's value of $64,738.

The following chart displays the households in North Las Vegas, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for North Las Vegas, NV is from Nevada.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2022, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.556% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.21%)

In 2022, 77.1% of workers in North Las Vegas, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who worked at home (6.21%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Las Vegas, NV have a longer commute time (27.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.1% of the workforce in North Las Vegas, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in North Las Vegas, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in North Las Vegas, NV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Las Vegas, NV (31.2k out of 261k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Las Vegas, NV is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

86.4% of the population of North Las Vegas, NV has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 19.1% on Medicaid, 7.77% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 3.82% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see 1760 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.171% increase from the previous year (1757 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1593 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 445 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,760 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clark County, NV

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see an average of 1,760 patients per year. This represents a 0.171% increase from the previous year (1,757 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clark County, NV in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.5% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.6%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
19.1%
Medicaid
7.77%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
3.82%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Las Vegas, NV grew by 0.926% from 13.5% to 13.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in North Las Vegas, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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