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Reno, NV
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Living in Reno


Reno is a large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 264,165 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.

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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Reno who work in office and administrative support (11.72%), sales jobs (10.39%), and management occupations (9.08%).

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 thing noticeable about Reno, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Reno is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Reno a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Reno is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.

The population of Reno is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.85% of adults in Reno have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Reno in 2018 was $36,358, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,432 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 24.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Reno include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Reno's cultural character, accounting for 16.36% of the city’s population.

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