Reno is a relatively large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 250,998 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Reno is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.50%), sales jobs (11.79%), and management occupations (9.06%).
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.
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.
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: 31.98% of adults in Reno have a college degree.
The per capita income in Reno in 2010 was $29,821, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,284 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 25.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Reno include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
Reno also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.49%.
The most common language spoken in Reno is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.