Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexDowntownLas VegasNevada
Income per capita$24,682$31,521$27,253
Median household income$26,475$58,377$53,094
Median income owner occupied$0$80,034$68,369
Median income renter occupied$0$40,842$38,963
Median earnings male$28,577$36,733$33,873
Median earnings female$25,492$31,314$26,928
Unemployment rate4.7%4.3%5.9%
Poverty leveln/a14.9%14.9%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downtown is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Downtown is 52% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downtown is 1% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downtown is 100% lower than the national average

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      $38,914 $58,377 $116,754
      $35,392 $53,094 $106,188
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Downtown median earnings by income bracket

      Downtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.5%5.5%
      Manufacturing sector1.8%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%15.9%
      Public administration3.7%3.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%3.8%
      Education, health & social services8.9%8.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Summerlin South, NV28,716$99,42479.7%
      Enterprise, NV214,591$80,13344.8%
      Henderson, NV309,955$75,43036.3%
      Nellis AFB, NV3,770$64,50716.6%
      Blue Diamond, NV200$63,83915.4%
      Las Vegas, NV644,594$58,3775.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Oklahoma City, OK649,821$56,4562.0%
      Portland, OR650,380$73,15932.2%
      Memphis, TN650,910$41,86424.3%
      Nashville, TN667,070$62,08712.2%
      Louisville, KY618,733$54,9290.7%
      Las Vegas, NV644,594$58,3775.5%
      Source: The Downtown, Las Vegas, NV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).