Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV

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2021 Population
138,993
2.39% 1-year decline
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
36
0.559% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
18.5%
1.48% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$47,784
4.03% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$240,000
12.6% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
60,670
3.86% 1-year decline

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In 2021, Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV had a population of 139k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $47,784. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV declined from 142,398 to 138,993, a −2.39% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,934 to $47,784, a 4.03% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (30.7%), Other (Hispanic) (20%), White (Hispanic) (17.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.7%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (7.97%).

44.7% of the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

83.3% of the residents in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are College of Southern Nevada (4,725 degrees awarded in 2021), Academy of Hair Design-Las Vegas (179 degrees), and Avalon Institute-Las Vegas (0 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was $240,000, and the homeownership rate was 41.9%.

Most people in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is home to a population of 139k people, from which 83.3% are citizens. As of 2021, 27.8% of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV residents were born outside of the country (38.6k people).

In 2021, there were 1.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.7k people) in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.8k Other (Hispanic) and 24.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are Spanish (48,716 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (3,178 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,037 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
68,128
Women
49%
70,863
Men
51%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 138,991 inhabitants, with 51% men, and 49% women.

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Citizenship

83.3%
2021 Citizenship
83.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 83.3% of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was 83.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.7k ± 2.19k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    27.8k ± 2.75k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    24.3k ± 2.36k
47.3%
Hispanic Population
65.8k people

In 2021, there were 1.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.7k people) in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.8k Other (Hispanic) and 24.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

47.3% of the people in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are hispanic (65.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    19,311 ± 3,166 people
  2. Philippines
    3,868 ± 1,506 people
  3. El Salvador
    3,011 ± 1,333 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Mexico, the natal country of 19,311 Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV residents, followed by Philippines with 3,868 and El Salvador with 3,011.

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Foreign-Born Population

27.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
38.6k people
27.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
39.1k people

As of 2021, 27.8% of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV residents (38.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was 27.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    48,716 households (37.3%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    3,178 households (2.43%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,037 households (0.794%)

44.7% of the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Spanish. 37.3% of the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,866 ± 248
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,166 ± 319
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,073 ± 311

Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV employs 60.7k people. The largest industries in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are Construction (6,576 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,226 people), and Traveler accommodation (5,409 people), and the highest paying industries are Motion pictures & video industries ($167,732), Other professional, scientific & technical services ($112,567), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($102,051).

Males in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have an average income that is 1.1 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,257. The income inequality in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.405, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,372
Women
45%
34,733
Men
55%

The workforce of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV in 2020 was 63,105 people, with 45% woman, and 55% men.

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Occupations

60.7k
2021 Value
−3.86%
1 Year decline
± −3.86%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV declined at a rate of −3.86%, from 63.1k employees to 60.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, are Cooks (3,087 people), Maids & housekeeping cleaners (2,146 people), and Customer service representatives (1,893 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

60.7k
2021 Value
−3.86%
1 Year decline
± −3.86%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV declined at a rate of −3.86%, from 63.1k employees to 60.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, are Construction (6,576 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,226 people), and Traveler accommodation (5,409 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, though some of these residents may live in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,319
Median earning men ± $1,665
$28,972
Median earning women ± $1,547

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($67,969), Information ($66,808), and Construction ($41,385).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($44,118), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,746), and Wholesale Trade ($41,328).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $10.9B
  2. $8.73B
  3. $4.86B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.9B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($8.73B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($4.86B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$72.2B
2020 Value in Nevada
$145B
Projected 2050 Value in Nevada
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nevada trade was $72.2B. This is expected to increase 101% to $145B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $15.3B
  2. $3.28B
  3. $2.59B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $15.3B, followed by Texas with $3.28B and Utah and $2.59B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nevada went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.05%).

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV awarded 4,904 degrees. The student population of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 12,545 male students and 17,782 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are Hispanic or Latino (1,647 and 34.1%), followed by White (1,570 and 32.5%), Asian (534 and 11%), and Black or African American (451 and 9.33%).

The largest universities in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV by number of degrees awarded are College of Southern Nevada (4,725 and 96.3%), Academy of Hair Design-Las Vegas (179 and 3.65%), and Avalon Institute-Las Vegas (0 and 0%).

The most popular majors in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are Liberal Arts & Sciences (622 and 12.7%), Other Science Technologies (492 and 10%), and General Business Administration & Management (398 and 8.12%).

The median tuition cost in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV for a public four year colleges is $3,293 for in-state students and $10,979 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 30,327 students enrolled in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, 41.4% men and 58.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 11,487 records, of which 60.1% were women and 39.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 622 degrees awarded
  2. 492 degrees awarded
  3. 393 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 622 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,725 degrees awarded
  2. 179 degrees awarded
  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Southern Nevada with 4,725 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 1,890 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, which is 0.627 times less than the 3,014 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,647 degrees mean that there were 1.05 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,570 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,293) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($555) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,280) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 1.85% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.97% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (38.8k), Some college (23.5k), and Secondary Education (20.5k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was $240,000 in 2021, which is 0.98 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $213,100 to $240,000, a 12.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is 41.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is $47,784. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Washoe County (South) PUMA, NV with a value of $100,552, followed by Las Vegas (Northeast) & North Las Vegas (Outer) Cities PUMA, NV and Henderson (East) & Boulder Cities PUMA, NV, with respective values of $84,774 and $82,942.

Property

$240,000
Median Property Value 2021
±$4,969
$21,234
Median Property Taxes
±$1,048

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

41.9%
Homeownership
2021
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 41.9% of the housing units in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 42.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Washoe County (South) PUMA, NV with a value of $100,552, followed by Las Vegas (Northeast) & North Las Vegas (Outer) Cities PUMA, NV and Henderson (East) & Boulder Cities PUMA, NV, with respective values of $84,774 and $82,942.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$47,784
Median Household Income
± $1,928
50.7k
Number of Households
± 1,776

In 2021, the median household income of the 50.7k households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV grew to $47,784 from the previous year's value of $45,934.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
2021 Wage GINI in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV
0.404
2020 Wage GINI in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV

In 2021, the income inequality in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0975% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (72.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12.3%)
  3. Public Transit (4.89%)

In 2021, 72.1% of workers in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.3%) and those who used public transit to get to work (4.89%).

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.09% of the workforce in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV (25.5k out of 138k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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80.8% of the population of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV has health coverage, with 36.2% on employee plans, 24.2% on Medicaid, 9.43% on Medicare, 9.38% on non-group plans, and 1.56% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Nevada see 1706 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.35% decrease from the previous year (1712 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1601 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,706 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nevada

Primary care physicians in Nevada see an average of 1,706 patients per year. This represents a 0.35% decrease from the previous year (1,712 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 23.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.2%
Uninsured
36.2%
Employer Coverage
24.2%
Medicaid
9.43%
Medicare
9.38%
Non-Group
1.56%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV grew by 5.18% from 18.3% to 19.2%.

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