Reno is a relatively large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 245,255 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 (13.57%), sales jobs (12.42%), and management occupations (8.70%).
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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Reno use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Reno‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The overall education level of Reno citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.68% of adults in Reno have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Reno in 2010 was $27,811, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,244 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 25.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Reno include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Reno's cultural character, accounting for 16.52% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Reno is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.