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1.26% growth
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2.92% growth
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11.9% growth

About the photo: Reno, NV


The economy of Reno, NV employs 116,765 people. The economy of Reno, NV is specialized in Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; Accommodation & Food Service; and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services, which employ respectively 2.88; 1.45; and 1.26 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Reno, NV are Retail trade (14,125), Accommodation & Food Service (13,638), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (12,952), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,039), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($61,066), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($45,215).

Median household income in Reno, NV is $48,815. Males in Reno, 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 Reno, 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 Reno, NV. In Washoe 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 73 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,918. 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 Reno, NV is from the county of Washoe County, NV.

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Reno, NV is home to a population of 237,121 people, from which 90.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Reno, NV is composed of 145,308 White residents (61.3%), 59,537 Hispanic residents (25.1%), 15,213 Asian residents (6.42%), 7,471 Two+ residents (3.15%), and 5,477 Black residents (2.31%). The most common foreign languages in Reno, NV are Spanish (39,765 speakers), Tagalog (5,298 speakers), and Other Indic (1,898 speakers), but compared to other places, Reno, NV has a relative high number of Tagalog (5,298 speakers), Other Indic (1,898 speakers), and Scandinavian (236 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Reno, NV awarded 7,268 degrees. The student population of Reno, NV is skewed towards females, with 2,968 male students and 4,300 female students. Most students in Reno, NV are White (4,733 and 65.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,249 and 17.2%), Asian (447 and 6.15%), and Two or more races (295 and 4.06%). The largest universities in Reno, NV by number of graduates are University of Nevada-Reno (4,004 and 55.1%), Truckee Meadows Community College (2,355 and 32.4%), and Career College of Northern Nevada (317 and 4.36%). The most popular majors in Reno, NV are General Psychology (213 and 2.93%), General Biological Sciences (190 and 2.61%), and General Health Services (186 and 2.56%). The median tuition costs in Reno, NV are N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,577 and $20,487 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 Reno, NV is $235,800, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $210,700 to $235,800, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate of Reno, NV is 46.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Reno, NV have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Reno, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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