Reno, NV: What you need to know

Nicknamed “The Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno is famous for its casinos as well as skiing and snowboarding winter sports that draw thousands of tourists, but the city's economy as broadened to include healthcare, tech-based companies and entrepreneurial startups. The city features three major bodies of water and nearly a dozen theatrical companies, and students have choices like the University of Nevada, Reno. Medical options include Reno Regional Medical Center and St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. There are plenty of family-friendly things to do in Reno, while the nightlife is alive with dance clubs, bars and upscale restaurants.


Reno, NV City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 234,161
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $47,012
Median Home Price $210,700
Walkscore 36

Reno, NV Rankings

Reno , NV Real Estate

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Plenty of outdoor recreation and a lively nightlife scene make Reno a great place to live.

Reno, NV Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 50.5%
  Female 49.5%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 384
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Median Population

Median Age 35.1%
Age 18 Over 77.6%
Age 21 Over 73.1%
Age 62 Over 16.3%
Age 65 Over 13.1%


  Ethnicity White 78.3%
  Ethnicity Black 2.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 6.5%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.8%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 25.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.9%
  Ethnicity Other 6.7%


  Median Household Income $47,012
  Median Home Price $210,700
  Homes Owned 53.6%
  Homes Rent 46.4%
  Median Property Rent $851


  English Only 73.7%
  English Other 26.3%

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Commute Types

  Walked 3.8%
  Worked at Home 3.3%
  Public Transportation 2.7%
  Other Means 2.6%
  Drove Alone 76.2%
  Carpooled 11.4%

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