Las Vegas, NV Employment & Jobs

Las Vegas employment information

IndexLas VegasNevadaNational
Income per capita$26,993$27,376$25,804
Median household income$54,334$55,548$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$72,341$66,416$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$38,774$42,511$35,685
Median earnings male$35,860$39,470$38,921
Median earnings female$27,892$24,270$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)7.0%4.5%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)9.8%14.2%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)9.6%9.5%7.3%
Poverty level11.9%10.0%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Las Vegas is 1.4% less than the Nevada average and 4.6% greater than the National average. The median household income in Las Vegas is 2.2% less than the Nevada average and 3.8% greater than the National average. The median household income in Las Vegas for owner occupied housing is 86.6% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Las Vegas.

The poverty level in Las Vegas is 19.4% greater than the Nevada average and 3.2% less than the National average. The median earnings for males in Las Vegas is 28.6% greater than the median earnings for females in Las Vegas.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Las Vegas, NV

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Michael Way, Las Vegas1.1Angel Park Lindell, Las Vegas3.6
Twin Lakes, Las Vegas1.7Umc, Las Vegas3.6
Charleston Heights, Las Vegas2.1Rancho Charleston, Las Vegas3.7
Pioneer Park, Las Vegas2.4Downtown, Las Vegas4.5
Desert Shores, Las Vegas2.5Meadows Village, Las Vegas4.7
Buffalo, Las Vegas3.1Cultural Corridor, Las Vegas4.9
North Cheyenne, Las Vegas3.1Lone Mountain, Las Vegas5
West Las Vegas, Las Vegas3.5The Lakes, Las Vegas5.1
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Cities near Las Vegas, NV

CityMilesCityMiles
Las Vegas, NV0Enterprise, NV11.3
North Las Vegas, NV4.8Whitney, NV12
Spring Valley, NV5.9Henderson, NV15.8
Winchester, NV6.9Boulder City, NV25.7
Summerlin South, NV7.7Sandy Valley, NV34.8
Sunrise Manor, NV9.1Indian Springs, NV36.3
Paradise, NV9.5Pahrump, NV44.1
Nellis AFB, NV10.1Moapa Town, NV48.4
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