Las Vegas employment information

IndexLas VegasNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$17,106$23,948$28,555
Median household income$21,539$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,754$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,743$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$21,193$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$18,446$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level37.3%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Las Vegas is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Las Vegas is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Las Vegas is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Las Vegas is 139% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Las Vegas median earnings by income bracket

Las Vegas employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%1.5%
Manufacturing sector0.0%1.3%
Financial & insurance services3.1%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services8.9%10.1%
Public administration12.3%21.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%1.5%
Education, health & social services29.9%47.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
San Jose, NM695$37,08331%
Tecolote, NM97$9,08683%
Watrous, NM0$0100%
Las Vegas, NM13,833$21,53960%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
River Ridge, LA13,835$60,54313%
Sharonville, OH13,836$52,3022%
Baker, LA13,838$41,06023%
Sharon, PA13,845$29,21345%
Tehachapi, CA13,818$42,65420%
Las Vegas, NM13,833$21,53960%
Source: The Las Vegas, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.