Las Vegas demographics profile

StatisticLas VegasNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,7351791
Median age38.137.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%52%55%
Speak English45%65%79%
Speak Spanish52%28%13%
Las Vegas, NM has a population of 13,570 and is the 3,081st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,735 per sq mi which is 10020% higher than the New Mexico average and 1815% higher than the national average. The median age in Las Vegas is 38 which is approximately 2% higher than the New Mexico average of 37. In Las Vegas, 33% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 45% speak English and 52% speak Spanish. 74% of Las Vegas residents were born in New Mexico, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Las Vegas is 10020% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in Las Vegas is 2% higher than New Mexico.
  • In Las Vegas 55.84% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Las Vegas 2.82% of the population is African American.
  • In Las Vegas 1.09% of the population is Asian.

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Las Vegas population breakdown by race

RaceLas VegasNew MexicoNational
African American2.82%2.01%12.63%
American Indian2.52%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.10%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race3.36%3.26%3.06%
Other race34.27%10.49%4.75%
In Las Vegas, 76.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Las Vegas age breakdown

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Source: The Las Vegas, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).