Laughlin is a somewhat small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 7,770 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Laughlin is the 18th largest community in Nevada.
Laughlin is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Laughlin is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laughlin who work in food service (21.46%), personal care services (14.05%), and sales jobs (11.84%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Laughlin has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Laughlin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Laughlin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Laughlin may be for you.
One of the benefits of Laughlin is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.22 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Laughlin, even though it is a small town, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, town who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The percentage of adults in Laughlin with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 17.00% of adults in Laughlin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Laughlin in 2010 was $22,382, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,528 for a family of four.
Laughlin is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Laughlin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Laughlin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Laughlin also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Laughlin include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Laughlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.