North Las Vegas, Nevada Population 2018

North Las Vegas, Nevada's estimated population is 242,975 according to the most recent United States census estimates. North Las Vegas, Nevada is the 4th largest city in Nevada based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2478.96 people/mi² (957.13 people/km²), with a household density of 305.39 people/km² (790.95 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 31.5 years, 30.3 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 77,525 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%, with a median rent of $1118/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $161,500.

The median income for households in North Las Vegas, Nevada is $53,565, while the mean household income is $64,600. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017242,9754,4801.88%
2016238,4954,4331.89%
2015234,0624,0431.76%
2014230,0193,6641.62%
2013226,3553,6921.66%
2012222,6633,8421.76%
2011218,8211,9320.89%
2010216,889101,4016.51%
2000115,48867,7819.24%
199047,7074,9681.11%
198042,739-2,803-0.63%
197045,54227,1209.47%
196018,42214,54716.87%
19503,8752,97515.72%
19409000.00%

North Las Vegas Population in 2018Source: By Meridethmyers [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White122,021
Black or African American45,997
Some Other Race33,431
Asian13,735
Two or More Races11,794
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,164
American Indian and Alaska Native1,294

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

North Las Vegas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

North Las Vegas Median Age

31.5


Total

30.3


Male

32.6


Female

North Las Vegas Adults

There are 161,536 adults, (20,509 of which are seniors) in North Las Vegas.

North Las Vegas Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

North Las Vegas Sex Ratio

Female

116,483

50.55%

Male

113,953

49.45%

North Las Vegas Households and Families

North Las Vegas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

North Las Vegas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.8%35.2%
All54.6%45.4%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Male45.4%54.6%
Female38.1%61.9%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

North Las Vegas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,1093.354.6
Married33,7793.9264.8
Non Family17,6821.3749.5
Female12,6194.0738.1
Male5,0294.0745.4

3.82

Average Family Size

3.3

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Las Vegas Households

North Las Vegas Education

North Las Vegas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,8899.32%
9th to 12th Grade15,91911.51%
High School Graduate42,17230.50%
Some College33,71324.38%
Associates Degree11,0828.01%
Bachelors Degree14,87810.76%
Graduate Degree7,6255.51%

North Las Vegas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48,35644,64711,129
Hispanic47,46927,1762,890
Black27,09723,6894,073
Other Race16,8639,053761
Asian10,4879,6103,438
Multiple Races4,6443,827998
Islander1,2421,06655
Native American747616131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.78%.

North Las Vegas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,038$35,866$29,553
Less Than High School$25,001$27,064$22,110
High School Grad$30,245$32,446$25,545
Some College$35,728$40,764$31,214
Bachelors Degree$42,779$51,080$39,258
Graduate Degree$60,833$64,973$55,480

$32,038

Average Earnings

$35,866

Average Male

$29,553

Average Female

North Las Vegas Language

North Las Vegas Language by Age

North Las Vegas Language

60.24% of North Las Vegas residents speak only English, while 39.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.40% of the population.

North Las Vegas Poverty

North Las Vegas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic92,28419,09620.69%
Black45,23210,12922.39%
Other33,0158,18124.78%
White65,5324,4926.85%
Multiple11,6841,45712.47%
Asian13,6741,0707.83%
Islander2,12246521.91%
Native1,20214812.31%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.09%

Male Poverty Rate

17.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Las Vegas

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Las Vegas is Other, with 24.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Las Vegas is White, with 6.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.44%.

North Las Vegas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.20%
High School12.75%
Some College8.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%

North Las Vegas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.39%
Male Unemployed27.91%
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed7.22%

North Las Vegas Income

North Las Vegas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,565$64,600
Families$57,426$68,667
Married Families$69,079$80,039
Non Families$36,968$45,909

North Las Vegas Marital Status

North Las Vegas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

North Las Vegas Married by Age and Sex

North Las Vegas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

North Las Vegas Marital Status by Race

North Las Vegas Veterans

North Las Vegas Veterans by War

16,503

Number of Veterans

13,960

Male Veterans

2,543

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War5,408
First Gulf War5,123
Vietnam5,084
Korea559
World War II332

North Las Vegas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,473
65 to 743,392
18 to 343,151
55 to 642,920
75+1,567

North Las Vegas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,65712.22%
Black3,65411.57%
Hispanic2,0233.50%
Asian9328.10%
2 or More73112.62%
Other3951.89%
Hawaiian1036.87%
Indian313.64%

North Las Vegas Veterans by Education

7.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Las Vegas Employment Status

North Las Vegas Employment by Age

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

North Las Vegas Employment by Race

North Las Vegas Employment by Education

North Las Vegas Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

29.15%

Born in Nevada

78.72%

Native Born

21.28%

Foreign Born

12.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

78.72% of North Las Vegas residents were born in the United States, with 29.15% having been born in Nevada. 12.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.