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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 2,887,725 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 Vegas2470,844
2Reno733,197
3Henderson68,336
4Sparks2587
5Incline Village1965
6Elko13,244
7Carson City13,642

Largest Nevada Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Boulder City15,648
Caliente1,124
Carlin2,361
Carson54,219
Elko20,225
Ely4,124
Fallon8,325
Gabbs151
Henderson284,817
Las Vegas621,662
Lovelock1,773
Mesquite17,467
North Las Vegas234,389
Paradise231,858
Reno239,732
Sandy Valley1,228
Sparks96,786
Stateline981
Sunrise Manor193,854
Wells1,421

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population2,887,725
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+1,323,151
Age of the Population37.7

Families

% of people married45.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.7%
Median Earnings25+$35,236
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,489
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,748

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,469
% Above Poverty Level85.8%
% Below Poverty Level14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,017
Median House Value$216,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49.7%
German11.1%
Irish8.7%
English6.9%
Italian5.5%
French Except Basque2.1%
Polish2%
Scottish1.6%
Norwegian1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Dutch1%
African1%
Russian0.9%
Danishn0.6%
Portuguese0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Arab0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Czech0.3%
Ethiopian0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Basque0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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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