Las Vegas, NV Employment & Jobs

Las Vegas employment information

IndexLas VegasNevadaNational
Income per capita$26,098$27,003$28,051
Median household income$52,601$54,083$53,046
Median household income owner occupied$68,551$68,598$67,062
Median household income renter occupied$37,285$38,635$32,212
Median earnings male$32,262$34,450$35,771
Median earnings female$27,229$26,959$25,299
Unemployment rate8.4%7.9%6.0%
Poverty level16.2%14.2%14.9%
The data is based upon 2012 estimates.
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The income per capita in Las Vegas is 3.4% less than the Nevada average and 7% less than the National average. The median household income in Las Vegas is 2.7% less than the Nevada average and 0.8% less than the National average. The median household income in Las Vegas for owner occupied housing is 83.9% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Las Vegas.

The poverty level in Las Vegas is 13.5% greater than the Nevada average and 8.5% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Las Vegas is 18.5% greater than the median earnings for females in Las Vegas.


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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2012 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Las Vegas, NV

Green Valley Ranch, Henderson8811.2
Westgate, Henderson8612.1
Macdonald Ranch, Henderson8612.6
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Whitney Ranch, Henderson858.6
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Gibson Springs, Henderson8410.6
The Lakes, Las Vegas848.9
Midway, Henderson8410.2
Green Valley North, Henderson838.2
Lake Las Vegas, Henderson8313
Clark County, Henderson8311.5
Desert Shores, Las Vegas827.4
Calico Ridge, Henderson8212
Buffalo, Las Vegas825.9
Townsite, Henderson8212.5
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