Laughlin, NV Profile: Facts & Data


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Laughlin, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Laughlin Census Designated Place had a population of 8,348 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laughlin: Tristate.

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Laughlin, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,348
Population in Households 8,346
Population in Familes 6,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $38,529
Average Household Income $56,281
Per Capita Income $27,317


Total Housing Units 5,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,598 (29.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,446 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,330 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $234,496
Average Home Value $250,172


Total Households 4,044
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 2,272
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.6% 2.27%
Households 1.45% 2.16%
Families 1.41% 2.14%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

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, 2018 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 # 27 80th
Population Density # 82 38th
Diversity Index # 56 58th
Median Household Income # 109 18th
Per Capita Income # 58 56th

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