North Las Vegas, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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North Las Vegas, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of North Las Vegas is the 4th largest city in Nevada with a population of 237,252 as of July 1, 2016. North Las Vegas ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Las Vegas is located at latitude 36.2857 and longitude -115.0939 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Las Vegas (see map below) encompass a land area of 98.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,854 feet.

The City of North Las Vegas (GNIS ID: 2411273) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of North Las Vegas is located within Las Vegas Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Las Vegas 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 North Las Vegas: Vegas Verdes, Vegas Verdi.


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North Las Vegas, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 237,252
Population in Households 234,917
Population in Familes 200,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,335
Population Density1 2,421
Diversity Index2 87
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 71,623
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 54,586
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 80,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42,099 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,524 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,148 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $177,775
Average Home Value $201,234
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,134
Average Household Income $65,989
Per Capita Income $20,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.45% 1.64%
Households 1.2% 1.52%
Families 1.2% 1.5%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

North Las Vegas, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Las Vegas 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 # 4 98th
Population Density1 # 11 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 53 60th
Per Capita Income # 103 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.