Las Vegas employment information

IndexLas VegasNevadaNational
Income per capita$25,555$26,515$28,555
Median household income$50,903$52,205$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,183$66,937$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,332$37,996$33,219
Median earnings male$31,805$33,521$36,116
Median earnings female$26,624$26,640$25,692
Unemployment rate8.4%7.6%5.8%
Poverty level17.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Las Vegas is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Las Vegas is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Las Vegas is 44% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Las Vegas is 14% higher than the national average.

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Las Vegas median earnings by income bracket

Las Vegas employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.0%1.3%
Manufacturing sector4.2%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.6%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services13.3%14.2%
Public administration4.7%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%1.9%
Education, health & social services7.8%24.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Summerlin South, NV25,315$91,76572%
Enterprise, NV124,564$68,62328%
Henderson, NV266,245$63,83019%
North Las Vegas, NV223,336$53,1051%
Spring Valley, NV183,937$50,7955%
Las Vegas, NV597,353$50,9035%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Milwaukee, WI598,078$35,48934%
Oklahoma City, OK600,729$47,00412%
Portland, OR602,568$53,2300%
Louisville, KY605,762$44,80616%
Baltimore, MD622,271$41,81922%
Las Vegas, NV597,353$50,9035%
Source: The Las Vegas, NV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.