Reno is a relatively large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 248,853 people and 78 constituent neighborhoods, Reno is the third largest community in Nevada.
Reno real estate is some of the most expensive in Nevada, although Reno house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Reno is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Reno is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Reno who work in office and administrative support (13.50%), sales jobs (11.79%), and management occupations (9.06%).
Also of interest is that Reno has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about Reno, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
In terms of college education, Reno is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.98% of adults in Reno have a college degree.
The per capita income in Reno in 2010 was $29,821, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,284 for a family of four. However, Reno contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Reno is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Reno home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Reno residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Reno also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Reno include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
Reno also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.49%.
The most common language spoken in Reno is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.