Las Vegas Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Las Vegas Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
641,903

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.3%
5 - 17:
17.4%
18 - 24:
8.2%
25 - 34:
14.4%
35 - 54:
26.8%
55 - 64:
12.1%
Over 65 Years:
14.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.1%
4.1%
High School Graduates
85.3%
85.3%
College Graduated
25.2%
25.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Las Vegas
$31,521
$31,521
USA
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Las Vegas
$58,377
$58,377
USA
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.9%

Employment Industries in Las Vegas

 
Accommodation
15.7%
15.7%
Retail
12.2%
12.2%
Healthcare
10.2%
10.2%
Arts
8.0%
8.0%
Construction
7.2%
7.2%
Administration
6.6%
6.6%
Education
6.5%
6.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.9%
5.9%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Transportation
4.8%
4.8%
Public Service
3.6%
3.6%
Finance
3.6%
3.6%
Manufacturing
3.3%
3.3%
Real estate
2.8%
2.8%
Wholesale
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
42.9%
42.9%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
33.2%
33.2%
Black or African American
11.7%
11.7%
Asian
6.6%
6.6%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.5%
4.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.8%
0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
8.7%
8.7%
Irish
7.6%
7.6%
English
5.9%
5.9%
Italian
5.3%
5.3%
Polish
2.0%
2.0%
French
1.7%
1.7%
European
1.7%
1.7%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
Russian
1.0%
1.0%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Swedish
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Scots-Irish
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.5%
0.5%
Portuguese
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
Danish
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
67.3%
67.3%
Spanish
24.6%
24.6%
Tagalog
2.5%
2.5%
Chinese
0.8%
0.8%
Korean
0.4%
0.4%
Native American languages
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Persian
0.3%
0.3%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Las Vegas Residents:
20.6%