Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

Moving to Las Vegas? Let us help you find your best place to live in this metro area. First, some basics: The Las Vegas metro area comprises one county in Nevada. The largest cities in the Las Vegas metro area are Henderson, North Las Vegas and of course, Las Vegas.

2,003,613 people live in Las Vegas within 715,415 households. The population of Las Vegas is 47% White, 10% Black and 9% Asian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 30% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 22% of residents are foreign-born. The median age is 36.1, and the largest number of residents falls into the 25 to 34 age range. 24% of residents are under age 18. 12% are over age 65. 50% of Las Vegas’s residents are male.

Who lives in Las Vegas? There are 179,503 married couples without children and another 135,725 married couples with kids under the age of 18. There are 23,103 single dads and 58,329 single mothers. 196,906 residents of Las Vegas live alone.

How affordable is Las Vegas? The median household income in Las Vegas is $52,070 compared to $53,482 for the nation as a whole. The per capita income is $26,040 compared to $28,555 for the nation as a whole.

The highest incomes in the Las Vegas area are found in Summerlin South with a median household income of $91,765, followed by Enterprise and Moapa Town. The lowest incomes are in Laughlin with a median household income of $35,590, followed by Winchester and Sunrise Manor.

The highest home values in the Las Vegas area are found in Summerlin South with a median home value of $340,700, followed by Enterprise and Henderson. The lowest home values are in Nellis AFB with a median home value of $52,000, followed by Indian Springs and Sunrise Manor.

20% of households earn more than $100,000 annually. Conversely, 33% earn less than $35,000. 10.6% of married families with children live below the poverty line. Overall, 23.0% of Las Vegas's children live below the poverty line.


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