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 2,922,849 people in Nevada as per 2019 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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Las Vegas2371,041
2Reno833,187
3Henderson68,936
4Sparks2524
5Incline Village1889
6Carson City13,327
7Elko13,451

Largest Nevada Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Fallon8,330
Gabbs155
Paradise233,689
Reno242,633
Sandy Valley1,831
Sparks98,524
West Wendover4,320
Boulder City15,680
Caliente1,135
Carlin2,023
Henderson291,346
North Las Vegas236,986
Sunrise Manor192,934
Wells1,150
Carson54,467
Elko20,247
Ely4,063
Las Vegas626,637
Lovelock1,806
Mesquite17,904

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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population2,922,849
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+1,351,950
Age of the Population37.9

Families

% of people married45.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.4%
Median Earnings25+$36,419
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,462
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,423

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,700
% Above Poverty Level86.3%
% Below Poverty Level13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone28.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,060
Median House Value$242,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49.7%
German10.7%
Irish8.6%
English6.8%
Italian5.5%
Polish2%
French Except Basque2%
Scottish1.6%
Norwegian1.3%
Swedish1.2%
African1.1%
Dutch1%
Russian0.9%
Portuguese0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Ethiopian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Czech0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Basque0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, 2018, U.S. Census Bureau, https://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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