Nellis AFB CDP, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nellis AFB CDP, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Nellis Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 3,391 as of July 1, 2017. Nellis AFB CDP 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 Nellis AFB CDP is located at latitude 36.2474 and longitude -115.0574 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Nellis Air Force Base Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Nellis Air Force Base Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408911) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. 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 Nellis Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Las Vegas Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nellis AFB CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nellis AFB CDP: Nellis AFB Census Designated Place, Nellis Air Force Base CDP.

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Nellis AFB CDP, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,391
Daytime Population: Workers 16,700
Daytime Population: Residents 1,641
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,341
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 5.41
Population in Households 2,672
Population in Familes 2,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 719
Population Density2 1,188
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $40,268
Average Household Income $51,032
Per Capita Income $19,010


Total Housing Units 1,098 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 ( 8.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 837 (76.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $75,943
Average Home Value $85,263


Total Households 934
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 720
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.86% 1.1%
Households 0.81% 1.19%
Families -0.78% 1.19%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Nellis AFB CDP, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nellis AFB CDP to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 38 72nd
Population Density # 21 85th
Diversity Index # 10 93rd
Median Household Income # 98 26th
Per Capita Income # 117 11th

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