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 264,165 people and 78 constituent neighborhoods, Reno is the third largest community in Nevada.

Reno home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nevada, but Reno real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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 (11.27%), sales jobs (10.87%), and management occupations (8.73%).

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 overall education level of Reno citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.54% 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 2018 was $34,475, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,900 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 24.69% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Reno include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

In addition, Reno has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.94%).

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