Las Vegas employment information

IndexLas VegasNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$15,481$24,459$29,829
Median household income$24,220$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,804$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,885$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$21,445$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$20,169$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level34.4%20.9%15.1%
The Las Vegas, NM employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Las Vegas is $15,481, which is 37% lower than than the New Mexico average and 48% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,220, which is 47% lower than than the New Mexico average and 56% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Las Vegas is 3%, which is 34% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Las Vegas is 34% which is 128% higher than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$16,145$24,220$48,440
City
$30,446$45,674$91,348
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Las Vegas is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Las Vegas is 56% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Las Vegas is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Las Vegas is 128% higher than the national average.

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Las Vegas median earnings by income bracket

Las Vegas employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.9%1.0%
Manufacturing sector0.7%3.7%
Financial & insurance services0.7%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.4%11.8%
Public administration16.3%13.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services31.0%48.3%
Other23.2%21.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
San Jose CDP (San Miguel County), NM165$44,76019%
San Jose, NM666$33,00040%
Tecolote, NM160$9,35983%
Watrous, NM50$0100%
Las Vegas, NM13,570$24,22056%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lemon Hill, CA13,575$30,25345%
Roselle Park, NJ13,560$66,16820%
Mountain Park, GA13,580$73,45133%
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,582$200,766263%
Newington, VA13,583$130,907137%
Las Vegas, NM13,570$24,22056%
Source: The Las Vegas, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).