Cities and Towns

State of Nevada

Nevada, abbreviated "NV", is in the Mountain region of the U.S. Its capital is Carson City. There were 2,761,584 people in Nevada as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on October 31, 1864.

Please explore the cities and towns of Nevada, below.

Top Nevada College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

1 Las Vegas 24 72,654
2 Henderson 9 9,276
3 Reno 9 32,051
4 Sparks 2 911
5 North Las Vegas 1 507
6 Incline Village 1 1,039
7 Elko 1 3,024
8 Carson City 1 3,951

Largest Nevada Cities and Towns

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Boulder City 15,162
Caliente 1,140
Carlin 2,409
Carson 54,634
Elko 19,308
Ely 4,250
Fallon 8,451
Gabbs 109
Henderson 266,245
Las Vegas 597,353
Lovelock 2,319
Mesquite 16,072
North Las Vegas 223,336
Paradise 223,182
Reno 231,103
Sandy Valley 1,354
Sparks 92,236
Stateline 1,017
Sunrise Manor 187,647
Wells 1,269

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Total Population 2,761,584
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,240,614
Age of the Population 36.9


% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.5%
Median Earnings25+ $33,609
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,317
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,485


Median Family Income $61,081
% Above Poverty Level 84.4%
% Below Poverty Level 15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 3.6%


People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $980
Median House Value $167,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50%
US/American 0.2%
English 7.3%
Irish 9.3%

Notable Places

Great Basin (Park)
Great Basin National Park
Baker, Nevada 89311

Lake Mead (Recreation Area)
601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, Nevada 89005

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