Laughlin, Nevada Population 2023

9,060

Laughlin is a city located in Clark County Nevada. With a 2023 population of 9,060, it is the 27th largest city in Nevada and the 4452nd largest city in the United States.Laughlin is currently growing at a rate of 1.5% annually and its population has increased by 4.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,658 in 2020. Spanning over 89 miles, Laughlin has a population density of 103 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laughlin is $45,836 with a poverty rate of 20.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Laughlin is 62.2 years, 61.8 years for males, and 62.6 years for females.

Laughlin Demographics

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

  • White: 83.88%
  • Black or African American: 5.83%
  • Two or more races: 4.19%
  • Other race: 2.94%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.2%
  • Native American: 0.25%
The current population of Laughlin, Nevada is 9,060 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,658.

Laughlin, Nevada Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Laughlin Population by Race

Laughlin Population Pyramid 2023

Laughlin Median Age

62.2

Total

61.8

Male

62.6

Female

Laughlin Adults

There are 7,422 adults, (3,621 of whom are seniors) in Laughlin.

Laughlin Age Dependency

110.4

Age Dependency Ratio

95.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Laughlin Sex Ratio

Female3,82347.81%
Male4,17452.19%

Laughlin Population by Age

Laughlin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.56

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

46.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laughlin Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Laughlin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laughlin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.83%.

Laughlin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$26,110

Average Earnings

$27,727

Average Male

$21,526

Average Female

Laughlin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laughlin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Laughlin Language

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 5.3% of the population.

Laughlin Language

Laughlin Poverty by Race

rate

20.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.88%

Male Poverty Rate

24.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laughlin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laughlin is Black, with 53.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laughlin is Hispanic, with 13.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.

Laughlin Poverty

Laughlin Poverty Rate by Education

Laughlin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laughlin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laughlin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Laughlin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Laughlin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Laughlin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laughlin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,506

Number of Veterans

1,446

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

Laughlin Veterans by War

Laughlin Veterans by Age

count

Laughlin Veterans by Race

Laughlin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laughlin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.6%

Labor Force Participation

33.3%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Laughlin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Laughlin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Laughlin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

5.07%

Born in Laughlin

85.92%

Native Born

6.44%

Foreign Born

2.46%

Non Citizen

3.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.92% of Laughlin residents were born in the United States, with 5.07% having been born in Nevada. 2.46% 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

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Laughlin Population by Year