North Las Vegas, Nevada Population 2024

299,381

North Las Vegas is a city located in Clark County Nevada. North Las Vegas has a 2024 population of 299,381. North Las Vegas is currently growing at a rate of 3.25% annually and its population has increased by 14.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 261,191 in 2020.

The average household income in North Las Vegas is $88,321 with a poverty rate of 11.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in North Las Vegas is 33.7 years, 33.1 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada located in the Las Vegas Valley. North Las Vegas is located in the Las Vegas metropolitan statistical area (MSA). It was incorporated on May 16, 1946.

North Las Vegas Diversity and Language

60.27% of residents speak only English, while 39.73% of residents also speak other languages. Of those who speak non-English, the largest group is Spanish, spoken by 33.58% of the population.

North Las Vegas Population Growth

North Las Vegas’s population growth shared the rapid growth of Las Vegas and its surrounding metropolitan area. The population in 1950 was 3,875 and grew 375.4% to 18,422 in 1960, and then grew again by 96.6% to 36,216 in 1970. The population’s second-largest jump was from 1990 to 2000 following the government’s land expansion efforts, when the population grew 142.1% to 115,488 people.

North Las Vegas was first settled in 1919 by a settler named Thomas L. Williams. The area’s well water supply attracted others to the city, which was informally called “Vegas Verde,” meaning, “green meadows” in Spanish. While a post office was opened under the name Vegas Verde in 1932, the city was renamed North Las Vegas later that year.

In 1941, a United States Army Air Corps gunnery school opened in the desert near North Las Vegas. After World War II, this school became the Nellis Air Force Base, which is one of North Leas Vegas’s largest employers today.

The city of North Las Vegas was incorporated on May 16, 1949.

During the 1990s, the city’s government made efforts to expand North Las Vegas and annexed approximately 60 square miles of land in the surrounding desert. Between 1990 and 2000, the population increased from 47,707 to 115,488, a 142.1% increase.

North Las Vegas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Las Vegas was:

  • White: 38.09%
  • Black or African American: 22.05%
  • Two or more races: 17.1%
  • Other race: 14.37%
  • Asian: 6.68%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.82%
State
Nevada
Land Area (mi²)
98.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,054.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.62% (38,190)
The current population of North Las Vegas, Nevada is 299,381 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 261,191.

North Las Vegas, Nevada Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White100,57538.09%
Black or African American58,22822.05%
Two or more races45,14717.1%
Other race37,93714.37%
Asian17,6336.68%
Native American2,3360.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2,1660.82%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North Las Vegas Population by Race

North Las Vegas Population Pyramid 2024

North Las Vegas Median Age

33.7

Total

33.1

Male

34.5

Female

North Las Vegas Adults

There are 193,497 adults, (30,255 of whom are seniors) in North Las Vegas.

North Las Vegas Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

North Las Vegas Sex Ratio

Female135,24151.22%
Male128,78148.78%

North Las Vegas Population by Age

North Las Vegas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All83,1883.1561.238.8
Married39,7523.7674.525.5
Non Family22,1991.3849.350.7
Female15,1323.9444.455.6
Male6,1053.6760.139.9
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3.67

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Las Vegas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North Las Vegas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Las Vegas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.01%.

North Las Vegas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,125

Average Earnings

$46,295

Average Male

$37,284

Average Female

North Las Vegas Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Las Vegas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Las Vegas Language

61.51% of North Las Vegas residents speak only English, while 38.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.78% of the population.

North Las Vegas Language

North Las Vegas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic110,70115,52714.03%
Black57,4558,24614.35%
Other37,7945,50014.55%
White61,0775,0808.32%
Multiple44,7795,02211.22%
Asian17,6131,0525.97%
Native2,30734014.74%
Islander2,1561527.05%
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11.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Las Vegas

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Las Vegas is Native, with 14.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Las Vegas is Asian, with 5.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.69%.

North Las Vegas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.47%
Some College10.36%
High School10.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%
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North Las Vegas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed22.68%
Male Unemployed17.37%
Female Employed7.59%
Male Employed4.57%
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North Las Vegas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Las Vegas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Las Vegas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

North Las Vegas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Las Vegas 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 45-54.

North Las Vegas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Las Vegas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16,845

Number of Veterans

14,169

Male Veterans

2,676

Female Veterans

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North Las Vegas Veterans by War

count

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North Las Vegas Veterans by Age

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North Las Vegas Veterans by Race

North Las Vegas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Las Vegas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

North Las Vegas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Las Vegas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North Las Vegas 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

30.43%

Born in North Las Vegas

78.94%

Native Born

21.06%

Foreign Born

10.8%

Non Citizen

10.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.94% of North Las Vegas residents were born in the United States, with 30.43% having been born in Nevada. 10.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North Las Vegas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029346,4769,4192.79%
2028337,0579,4192.87%
2027327,6389,4192.96%
2026318,2199,4193.05%
2025308,8009,4193.15%
2024299,3819,4193.25%
2023289,9629,4193.36%
2022280,5439,4193.47%
2021271,1249,9333.8%
2020261,1918,1523.22%
2019253,0397,3512.99%
2018245,6884,9862.07%
2017240,7024,0191.7%
2016236,6834,0101.72%
2015232,6733,8931.7%
2014228,7803,3611.49%
2013225,4193,5111.58%
2012221,9083,5851.64%
2011218,3231,4790.68%
2010216,844101,35687.76%
2000115,48867,781142.08%
199047,7074,96811.62%
198042,739-2,803-6.15%
197045,54227,120147.22%
196018,42214,547375.41%
19503,8752,975330.56%
1940900
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North Las Vegas Population by Year