Laughlin is a city located in Clark County Nevada. With a 2020 population of 8,926, it is the 27th largest city in Nevada and the 4472nd largest city in the United States. Laughlin is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 3.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,658 in 2020. Spanning over 89 miles, Laughlin has a population density of 101 people per square mile.
The average household income in Laughlin is $45,836 with a poverty rate of 19.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $167,700. The median age in Laughlin is 61.1 years, 61.2 years for males, and 60.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laughlinwas:
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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 white people with a rate of 17.66%.
92.55% of Laughlin residents speak only English, while 7.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.30% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Laughlin is Black, with 45.34% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Laughlin is Hispanic, with 11.96% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Laughlin
93.02% of Laughlin residents were born in the United States, with 5.49% having been born in Nevada. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.