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Las Vegas, NV
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Living in Las Vegas


Las Vegas is a very large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 641,903 people and 375 constituent neighborhoods, Las Vegas is the largest community in Nevada.

Unlike some cities, Las Vegas isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Las Vegas are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Las Vegas is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Las Vegas who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), sales jobs (11.64%), and food service (9.91%).

Las Vegas is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Las Vegas. This makes Las Vegas a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Las Vegas presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

Of the large cities in America, Las Vegas is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 81.23% of people in Las Vegas drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in Las Vegas, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.

The percentage of people in Las Vegas who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.24% of adults in Las Vegas have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Las Vegas in 2018 was $31,521, which is middle income relative to Nevada, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,084 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 33.17% 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 20.63% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Las Vegas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.