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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLas VegasNevadaNational
Income per capita$31,521$27,253$29,829
Median household income$58,377$53,094$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,034$68,369$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,842$38,963$35,192
Median earnings male$36,733$33,873$36,919
Median earnings female$31,314$26,928$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%5.9%4.7%
Poverty level14.9%14.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Las Vegas is 6% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Las Vegas is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Las Vegas is 8% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Las Vegas is 1% 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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      Las Vegas median earnings by income bracket

      Las Vegas employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.3%12.3%
      Manufacturing sector4.3%4.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.4%14.4%
      Public administration3.9%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%7.4%
      Education, health & social services8.6%8.6%

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      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%
      North Las Vegas, NV247,248$60,97210.2%
      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 Las Vegas, NV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).