StatisticDesert ShoresLas VegasNevada
Population17,179613,2953,080,156
Population density (sq mi)5,7534,55129
Median age37.737.437.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%51%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a67%70%
Speak Spanishn/a25%21%

Key findings

  • The population density in Desert Shores is 26% higher than Las Vegas
  • The median age in Desert Shores is 1% higher than Las Vegas
  • In Desert Shores 61.51% of the population is White
  • In Desert Shores 14.24% of the population is Black
  • In Desert Shores 10.09% of the population is Asian

Compare Las Vegas, NV Demographics

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      Desert Shores population breakdown by race

      RaceDesert ShoresLas VegasNevada
      White61.51%63.98%68.09%
      Black14.24%11.84%8.58%
      Asian10.09%6.53%7.84%
      American Indian0.60%0.60%1.12%
      Native Hawaiian0.47%0.59%0.65%
      Mixed race5.17%4.70%4.54%
      Other race7.91%11.75%9.18%
      In Desert Shores, 32.2% 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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      Desert Shores age breakdown

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