Reno, NV


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Reno is a relatively large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 241,445 people and 78 constituent neighborhoods, Reno is the third largest community 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 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 (13.96%), sales jobs (12.26%), and management occupations (8.76%).

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.

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: 30.27% of adults in Reno have a college degree.

The per capita income in Reno in 2010 was $26,590, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,360 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 25.15% 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 16.68% of the city’s population.

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