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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 2,839,172 people in Nevada as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Las Vegas2469,762
2Henderson87,934
3Reno733,101
4Sparks2725
5North Las Vegas10
6Incline Village11,057
7Elko13,396
8Carson City13,569

Largest Nevada Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Boulder City15,373
Caliente1,129
Carlin2,337
Carson54,412
Elko20,078
Ely4,169
Fallon8,410
Gabbs111
Henderson277,872
Las Vegas613,295
Lovelock1,854
Mesquite16,953
North Las Vegas230,436
Paradise229,666
Reno237,121
Sandy Valley1,331
Sparks94,718
Stateline1,083
Sunrise Manor192,873
Wells1,377

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

Demographics

People

Total Population2,839,172
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens14.1%
Employed Population 16+1,285,431
Age of the Population37.5

Families

% of people married45.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.2%
Median Earnings25+$33,940
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,518
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,090

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,528
% Above Poverty Level85.1%
% Below Poverty Level14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$984
Median House Value$191,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50%
German11.3%
Irish9%
English6.9%
Italian5.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Polish2.1%
Scottish1.7%
Norwegian1.4%
Swedish1.2%
Dutch1.1%
African1%
Russian0.9%
Portuguese0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Arab0.5%
Greek0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Ethiopian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Czech0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Basque0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
US/American0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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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

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