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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 248,433 as of July 1, 2019. 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 36.1989 and longitude -115.1175 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Las Vegas 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.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

North Las Vegas, NV Housing Affordability Index is 120
State of Nevada Housing Affordability Index is 108
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

North Las Vegas, NV Wealth Index is 63
State of Nevada Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 248,433
Population in Households 245,539
Population in Families 210,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,894
Population Density 2,535
Diversity Index1 88
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,633
Average Household Income $73,180
Per Capita Income $22,199
Wealth Index3 63

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 84,640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,427 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,850 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,364 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $245,326
Housing Affordability Index2 120
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 75,276
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 57,255
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.48% 1.64%
Households 1.35% 1.58%
Families 1.33% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

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, 2019 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 Density # 11 92nd
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 53 60th
Per Capita Income # 100 24th

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