Las Vegas is a very large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 656,274 people and 375 constituent neighborhoods, Las Vegas is the largest community in Nevada.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.40% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Las Vegas is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Las Vegas is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
The overall education level of Las Vegas is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.94% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Las Vegas in 2018 was $33,363, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,452 for a family of four. However, Las Vegas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Las Vegas is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Las Vegas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Las Vegas residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Las Vegas also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Las Vegas include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Las Vegas's cultural character, accounting for 20.84% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Las Vegas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.