Income/capita 30%
Household income 3%
Unemployment 33%
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IndexNorth Las VegasNevadaNational
Income per capita$20,899$27,253$29,829
Median household income$53,565$53,094$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,887$68,369$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,736$38,963$35,192
Median earnings male$32,256$33,873$36,919
Median earnings female$25,764$26,928$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%5.9%4.7%
Poverty level15.8%14.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in North Las Vegas is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in North Las Vegas is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in North Las Vegas is 33% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in North Las Vegas is 4% higher than the national average

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      North Las Vegas employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.9%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services12.6%14.9%
      Public administration6.7%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%3.7%
      Education, health & social services7.1%23.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Summerlin South, NV25,717$85,12653.9%
      Enterprise, NV129,620$69,57225.8%
      Henderson, NV277,872$64,27716.2%
      Spring Valley, NV190,661$51,2287.4%
      Las Vegas, NV613,295$50,8828.0%
      North Las Vegas, NV230,436$53,5653.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Windsor, ON230,583n/a 
      Paradise, NV229,666$44,84118.9%
      Irving, TX232,013$54,8680.8%
      Baton Rouge, LA228,694$39,96927.8%
      Fremont, CA227,934$111,613101.8%
      North Las Vegas, NV230,436$53,5653.2%
      Source: The North Las Vegas, NV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).