Reno, NV
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Living in Reno

Reno is a large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 268,851 people and 89 constituent neighborhoods, Reno is the third largest community in Nevada.

Housing costs in Reno are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Nevada.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.29% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Reno is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Reno is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.

The education level of Reno citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.53% of adults in Reno have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Reno in 2018 was $39,104, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,416 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 23.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Reno include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Reno also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.58%.

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