Laughlin, Nevada Population 2021

7,965
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Laughlin is a city located in Clark County Nevada. Laughlin has a 2020 population of 7,965. Laughlin is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 8.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,323 in 2010. Laughlin reached it's highest population of 7,965 in 2019.

The average household income in Laughlin is $45,836 with a poverty rate of 15.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $751 per month, and the median house value is $157,200. The median age in Laughlin is 61.1 years, 61.2 years for males, and 60.9 years for females.

Laughlin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laughlin was:

  • White: 84.16%
  • Black or African American: 6.94%
  • Other race: 3.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Asian: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
The current population of Laughlin, Nevada is 7,965 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,502.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,323.

Laughlin, Nevada Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,70384.16%
Black or African American5536.94%
Some Other Race2783.49%
Two or More Races1852.32%
Asian1632.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.45%
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Laughlin Population by Race

Laughlin Population Pyramid $2021

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Laughlin Median Age

61.1


Total

61.2


Male

60.9


Female

Laughlin Adults

There are 7,352 adults, (3,413 of whom are seniors) in Laughlin.

Laughlin Age Dependency

102.2

Age Dependency Ratio

86.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Laughlin Sex Ratio

Female

3,989

50.08%

Male

3,976

49.92%

Laughlin Population by Age

Laughlin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laughlin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.1%35.9%
All43.7%56.3%
Non Family37.3%62.7%
Male24%76%
Female19.6%80.4%

43.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laughlin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0941.9543.7
Non Family2,1611.3137.3
Married1,3442.464.1
Female4433.1519.6
Male1463.4524

2.53

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

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Laughlin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1702.44%
9th to 12th Grade6549.39%
High School Graduate2,67538.42%
Some College1,92527.65%
Associates Degree6058.69%
Bachelors Degree6679.58%
Graduate Degree2673.83%
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Laughlin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laughlin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3674,794859
Hispanic1,00381821
Black37434221
Other Race210150
Asian1391248
2+ Races876816
Islander3636
Native American35259

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25.71%.

Laughlin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,282$25,992$23,144
Less Than 9th Grade$26,921$27,287$23,750
High School Graduate$25,649$27,254$21,474
Some College$24,648$23,663$26,061
Bachelors Degree$21,250$21,458$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,282

Average Earnings

$25,992

Average Male

$23,144

Average Female

Laughlin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laughlin Language by Age

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Laughlin Language

90.53% of Laughlin residents speak only English, while 9.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.62% of the population.

Laughlin Language

Laughlin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,87178213.32%
Black53326549.72%
Hispanic1,21313811.38%
Multiple1855328.65%
Asian1634628.22%

15.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.34%

Male Poverty Rate

18.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laughlin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laughlin is Black, with 49.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laughlin is Hispanic, with 11.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.88%.

Laughlin Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.49%
Bachelors or Greater12.21%
Some College11.23%
Less Than 9th Grade11.04%

Laughlin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed39.16%
Female Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed8.87%
Male Employed4.59%

Laughlin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laughlin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,971$45,836
Families$45,250$58,131
Married Families$53,448-
Non Families$23,241$33,407
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Income by Household Type

Laughlin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Laughlin Married by Age and Sex

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Laughlin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Laughlin Marital Status by Race

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Laughlin Marital Status

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1,435

Number of Veterans

1,299

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam706
World War II137
First Gulf War85
Korea82
Second Gulf War82

Laughlin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+551
65 to 74531
55 to 64221
35 to 5467
18 to 3465

Laughlin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,37021.46%
Hispanic433.97%
Black287.49%
Other Race207.66%
Asian1711.04%

Laughlin Veterans by Race

Laughlin Veterans by Education

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7.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laughlin Veterans by Education

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39%

Labor Force Participation

33.9%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Laughlin Employment by Age

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Laughlin Employment by Race

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Laughlin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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5.56%

Born in Laughlin

91.95%

Native Born

8.05%

Foreign Born

3.65%

Non Citizen

4.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.95% of Laughlin residents were born in the United States, with 5.56% having been born in Nevada. 3.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Laughlin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,9650.00%
20207,9650.00%
20197,9654636.17%
20187,502-256-3.30%
20177,7581171.53%
20167,641190.25%
20157,622550.73%
20147,567-124-1.61%
20137,69183612.20%
20126,855-57-0.82%
20116,912-411-5.61%
20107,3230.00%

Laughlin Population by Year