Reno, NV


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Living in Reno

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.

Unlike some cities, Reno isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Reno are a mix of both white- and blue-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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Reno is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Reno area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The 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.

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 .

In addition, Reno has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.52%).

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