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Income/capita 7%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 8%
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IndexRenoNevadaNational
Income per capita$27,811$27,253$29,829
Median household income$48,815$53,094$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,763$68,369$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,577$38,963$35,192
Median earnings male$30,847$33,873$36,919
Median earnings female$25,107$26,928$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%5.9%4.7%
Poverty level18.4%14.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Reno is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Reno is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Reno is 8% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Reno is 22% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,540$48,815$97,630
      City
      $35,392$53,094$106,188
      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.

      Reno median earnings by income bracket

      Reno employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.5%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector8.6%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%15.0%
      Public administration4.9%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%2.9%
      Education, health & social services10.7%29.9%
      Other38.9%38.4%

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      Verdi, NV1,399$71,39729.1%
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      Reno, NV237,121$48,81511.8%

      Cities with similar population

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      Winston-Salem, NC238,474$40,89826.1%
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      Garland, TX234,810$53,2203.8%
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      Glendale, AZ239,943$46,81715.4%
      Reno, NV237,121$48,81511.8%
      Source: The Reno, NV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).