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 90.44% 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 (21.01%), personal care services (16.19%), and sales jobs (11.28%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Laughlin is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Laughlin is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.17 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.
For a small town, Laughlin has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Laughlin exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
In terms of college education, Laughlin is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.69% of adults 25 and older in Laughlin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Laughlin in 2010 was $23,006, 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 $92,024 for a family of four.
Laughlin is a somewhat 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 11.56% 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.