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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 244,004 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 244,004
Daytime Population: Workers 71,769
Daytime Population: Residents 138,662
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 210,431
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 241,117
Population in Familes 206,237
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,887
Population Density2 2,489
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $54,113
Average Household Income $67,273
Per Capita Income $20,663


Total Housing Units 82,060 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,515 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30,084 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,462 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $195,767
Average Home Value $217,751


Total Households 73,598
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 55,945
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.64% 1.74%
Households 1.41% 1.64%
Families 1.37% 1.62%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 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 # 4 98th
Population Density # 11 92nd
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 59 56th
Per Capita Income # 104 21st

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