Laughlin, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Laughlin, Nevada - Basic Facts

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The Laughlin Census Designated Place had a population of 7,834 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Laughlin is located at latitude 35.1469 and longitude -114.7439 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Laughlin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 88.06 sq. miles and a water area of 1.35 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 558 feet.

The Laughlin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408587) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Laughlin Census Designated Place is located within Clark Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laughlin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laughlin: Tristate.

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Laughlin, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,834
Population in Households 7,832
Population in Familes 5,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 89
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 3,808
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 2,133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,475 (28.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,333 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,379 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $174,567
Average Home Value $210,695


Median Household Income $36,424
Average Household Income $49,879
Per Capita Income $24,302
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 1.58%
Households 0.94% 1.51%
Families 0.84% 1.46%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Laughlin, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laughlin to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 79th
Population Density1 # 82 38th
Diversity Index2 # 57 57th
Median Household Income # 113 15th
Per Capita Income # 79 40th

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