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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 2,798,636 people in Nevada as per 2016 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, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Las Vegas 25 69,094
2 Henderson 9 8,482
3 Reno 8 32,755
4 Sparks 2 868
5 North Las Vegas 1 449
6 Incline Village 1 1,044
7 Elko 1 3,149
8 Carson City 1 3,839

Largest Nevada Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Boulder City 15,266
Caliente 1,029
Carlin 2,299
Carson 54,482
Elko 19,709
Ely 4,206
Fallon 8,442
Gabbs 126
Henderson 271,725
Las Vegas 605,097
Lovelock 2,306
Mesquite 16,533
North Las Vegas 226,860
Paradise 226,957
Reno 234,161
Sandy Valley 1,385
Sparks 93,437
Stateline 1,160
Sunrise Manor 191,464
Wells 1,288

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 2,798,636
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,251,879
Age of the Population 37.2

Families

% of people married 45.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23%
Median Earnings25+ $33,209
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,658
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,351

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,916
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $973
Median House Value $173,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50%
US/American 0.2%
English 7.1%
Irish 9.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Great Basin (Park)
Great Basin National Park
Baker, Nevada 89311
775-234-7331

Lake Mead (Recreation Area)
601 Nevada Way
Boulder City, Nevada 89005
702-293-8907

Nevada flag
Nevada State Flag

Nevada seal
Nevada State Seal

Nevada quarter
Nevada State Quarter

Nevada plate
Nevada State Plate

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