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Overview

Introduction to North Las Vegas, Nevada

Founded in 1917 and incorporated in 1946, North Las Vegas is a city located in Clark County, Nevada. Neighboring communities include the city of Las Vegas and the township of Paradise, encompassing the Las Vegas Strip and McCarran International Airport. Other neighboring cities include Sunrise Manor, Henderson, Winchester, Spring Valley, and Whitney, all of which are located within 15 miles of North Las Vegas.

North Las Vegas has grown to the point where it is now the third fastest-growing large city in the US.

Attractions and entertainment in and around North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas is home to Ellis Air Force Base, known as the "Home of the Fighter Pilot". It is also the location of the North Las Vegas airport, which is the second busiest airport in Nevada, even though it focuses mainly on regional air travel, scenic tours, and general aviation as opposed to commercial air flights.

An interesting museum in North Las Vegas is the Nevada Test Site History Center, which contains a wealth of information about the US nuclear testing program and the tests conducted in Nevada from the 1950’s to the early 1990’s. Just a very short drive away is the Las Vegas Strip, noted for its variety and quality of entertainment options of all kinds, including resort hotels, restaurants, casinos, and theaters. Also in the area are dozens of golf courses and several lakes located within a radius of less than 20 miles. Listed here is just a sample of some of the more popular local attractions:

  • Stratosphere Tower
  • Adventuredome Theme Park (Circus Circus)
  • Liberace Museum
  • Las Vegas Ski (ski area)
  • Venetian Resort Gondola Rides
  • Red Rock Canyon
  • Lake Mead Recreational Area
  • Hoover Dam

Sports fans can follow these area teams:

  • Pacific Coast League Baseball (Minor League AAA):
    • The Las Vegas 51s (LA Dodgers farm team)
  • Arena Football League (AFL):
    • Las Vegas Gladiators
  • East Coast Hockey League (ECHL):
    • Las Vegas Wranglers
  • NCAA College Sports:
    • University of Nevada at Las Vegas Rebels (UNLV)
  • Boxing: Las Vegas is the premier site for world-class boxing matches in all weight classes. Championship bouts are routinely held here.

Demographics

People

Total Population234,389
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens9.7%
Employed Population 16+101,776
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,451
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,707
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,603

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,383
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone20.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,140
Median House Value$179,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)67.5%
German6.9%
Irish5.1%
English3.6%
Italian3.3%
French Except Basque1.4%
Polish1.2%
Scottish0.8%
African0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Russian0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Jamaican0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Greek0.2%
Arab0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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North Las Vegas Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clark County
Standard Zip Codes89030, 89031, 89032, 89033, 89081, 89084, 89085, 89086, 89087
P.O. Box Zip Codes89036
Phone Area Codes702
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude36.21
Approximate Longitude-115.12

North Las Vegas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSUNRISE MANOR LAS VEGAS
Distance2.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 60 F
Apr Temp46 to 82 F
Jul Temp68 to 108 F
Oct Temp46 to 85 F
Annual Precip4 inches
StationRED ROCK CANYON ST PK
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp30 to 53 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 96 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip10.5 inches
StationWILLOW BEACH
Distance34.5 miles
Jan Temp39 to 64 F
Apr Temp56 to 86 F
Jul Temp79 to 113 F
Oct Temp59 to 89 F
Annual Precip5.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boulder City15,648$64,985
Henderson284,817$79,813
Las Vegas621,662$62,786

North Las Vegas Public Libraries

North Las Vegas Library District
2250 LAS VEGAS BLVD. N
North Las Vegas, Nevada
(702) 633-1070

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North Las Vegas Hospitals

Va Southern Nevada Healthcare System
(Government - Federal)
6900 N Pecos Rd
Va Southern Nevada Healthcare System
(Government - State)
6900 Pecos Rd
(702) 791-9000
North Vista Hospital
(Proprietary)
1409 East Lake Mead Boulevard
(702) 657-5504

North Las Vegas Public Schools

C P Squires Elementary School
1312 E. Tonopah Ave.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7169
Primary
Total Enrollment 767
College Of So. Nv Hs East
3200 E Cheyenne Ave
ZIP: 89030
(702) 651-4070
High
Total Enrollment 104
Desert Rose Adult High
444 W. Brooks Av
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-6240
Desert Rose High School
444 W. Brook Ave.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-6240
High
Total Enrollment 430
Fay Herron Elementary School
2421 N. Kenneth Way
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7123
Primary
Total Enrollment 902
H P Fitzgerald Elementary School
2651 N. Revere St.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-0600
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
J D Smith Middle School
1301 East Tonopah Ave
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7080
Middle
Total Enrollment 954
Jeffrey Behavior Jr/sr High School
602 W. Brooks Ave.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-8375
Other
Total Enrollment 60
Jim Bridger Middle School
2505 N. Bruce St.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7185
Middle
Total Enrollment 1436
Jo Mackey Elementary School
2726 Englestad
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7139
Primary
Total Enrollment 561
Lincoln Elementary School
3010 Berg St.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7133
Primary
Total Enrollment 729
Lois Craig Elementary School
2637 E. Gowan Rd.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-4910
Primary
Total Enrollment 774
Marion E Cahlan Elementary School
2801 Fort Sumter Dr.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7103
Primary
Total Enrollment 817
Quannah Mccall Elementary School
800 Carey Ave.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7149
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
Reynaldo Martinez Elementary School
350 E. Judson Ave.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-3800
Primary
Total Enrollment 618
Tom Williams Elementary School
3000 E. Tonopah Ave.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-7179
Primary
Total Enrollment 958
Washington Continuation Junior High School
1901 N. White St.
ZIP: 89030
(702) 799-8320
Middle
Total Enrollment 54
Addeliar Guy Elementary School
4028 La Madre Way
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-3150
Primary
Total Enrollment 641
Clifford O Findlay Middle
333 W. Tropical Pkwy.
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-3160
Middle
Total Enrollment 1372
Eva G Simmons Elementary School
2328 Silver Clouds Dr.
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-1891
Primary
Total Enrollment 742
Eva Wolfe Elementary School
4027 W Washburn Rd
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-1860
Primary
Total Enrollment 648
Fredric W Watson Elementary School
5845 N. Commerce St.
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-7040
Primary
Total Enrollment 648
Lee Antonello Elementary School
1101 W. Tropical Pkwy
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-8380
Primary
Total Enrollment 654
Mojave High School
5302 Goldfield St.
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-0432
High
Total Enrollment 2311
Raul P Elizondo Elementary School
4865 Goldfield St.
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-1730
Primary
Total Enrollment 774
Steve Cozine Elementary School
5335 Coleman St.
ZIP: 89031
(702) 799-0690
Primary
Total Enrollment 773
C V T Gilbert Elementary School
2101 W. Cartier Ave.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-4730
Primary
Total Enrollment 468
Canyon Springs High School And The Leadership And Law Prepar
350 E. Alexander Rd.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-1870
High
Total Enrollment 2791
Cheyenne High School
3200 W. Alexander Rd.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-4830
High
Total Enrollment 2212
Dr. Claude G Perkins Elementary School
3700 Shadow Tree St.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-1805
Primary
Total Enrollment 682
Elizabeth Wilhelm Elementary School
609 W Alexander Rd
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-1750
Primary
Total Enrollment 609
Imagine 100 Academy Of Excellence
2341 Comstock Dr.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 636-2551
Middle
Total Enrollment 138
Imagine 100 Academy Of Excellence
2341 Comstock Dr.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 636-2551
Primary
Total Enrollment 506
Lucile Bruner Elementary School
4289 Allen Ln
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-0620
Primary
Total Enrollment 712
Marvin M Sedway Middle School
3465 Englestad St.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-3880
Middle
Total Enrollment 1514
Richard C. Priest Elementary School
4150 Fuselier Dr.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-6200
Primary
Total Enrollment 780
Theron L Swainston Middle School
3500 W. Gilmore Ave.
ZIP: 89032
(702) 799-4860
Middle
Total Enrollment 1146
Carroll M Johnston Middle School
5855 Lawrence St.
ZIP: 89081
(702) 799-7001
Middle
Total Enrollment 1365
D L Dusty Dickens Elementary School
5550 Milan Peak St.
ZIP: 89081
(702) 799-3878
Primary
Total Enrollment 753
Jesse D Scott Es
5700 N. Bruce St.
ZIP: 89081
(702) 799-1766
Primary
Total Enrollment 853
John Tartan Elementary School
3030 E. Tropical Pkwy.
ZIP: 89081
(702) 799-4701
Primary
Total Enrollment 637
Brian & Teri Cram Middle School
1900 W. Deer Springs Way
ZIP: 89084
(702) 799-7020
Middle
Total Enrollment 1568
Don E Hayden Elementary School
150 W. Rome Blvd.
ZIP: 89084
(702) 799-3870
Primary
Total Enrollment 702
Legacy High School
150 W. Deer Springs Way
ZIP: 89084
(702) 799-1777
High
Total Enrollment 2819
Somerset Academy Of Las Vegas
385 W. Centennial Parkway
ZIP: 89084
(702) 633-5616
Other
Total Enrollment 4523
Theron H & Naomi D Goynes Elementary School
3409 Deer Springs Way
ZIP: 89084
(702) 799-1770
Primary
Total Enrollment 896
Vincent L Triggs Elementary School
4470 W Rome Blvd
ZIP: 89084
(702) 799-1890
Primary
Total Enrollment 761

North Las Vegas Private Schools

Csn Early Childhood Education Lab School
3200 E Cheyenne Ave
ZIP: 89030
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
St Christopher Catholic School
1840 N Bruce St
ZIP: 89030
Elementary
Total Enrollment 215
La Petite Academy
4425 Simmons St
ZIP: 89031
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
University Baptist Academy
3770 W Washburn Rd
ZIP: 89031
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 103
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