Census Data

The following U.S. Census Bureau  data taken from the 2010 Census and 2006 - 2010 American Community Survey (five-year data) includes statistics for the city of Las Vegas only and does not include statistics for unincorporated Clark County .

General Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

Total population

583,756

100.0%

100%

Male

294,100

50.4%

49.2%

Female

289,656

49.6%

50.8%

Median age (years)

35.2

(X)

37.2

Under 5 years

42,155

7.2%

6.5%

18 years and over

434,001

74.3%

76.0%

65 years and over

70,043

12.0%

13.0%

One race

555,078

95.1%

97.1%

White

362,264

62.1%

72.4%

Black or African American

64,585

11.1%

12.6%

American Indian and Alaska Native

4,125

0.7%

0.9%

Asian

35,620

6.1%

4.8%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

3,426

0.6%

0.2%

Some other race

84,785

14.5%

6.2%

Two or more races

28,678

4.9%

2.9%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

183,859

31.5%

16.3%

Average household size

2.71

(X)

2.58

Average family size

3.29

(X)

3.14

Total housing units

243,701

100.0%

100.0%

Occupied housing units

211,689

86.9%

87.8%

Owner-occupied housing units

119,550

56.5%

66.6%

Renter-occupied housing units

92,139

43.5%

33.4%

Vacant housing units

32,012

13.1%

12.2%

Social Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

Population 25 years and over

378,502

100.0%

High school graduate or higher

(X)

81.6%

85.0%

Bachelor's degree or higher

(X)

21.1%

27.9%

Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over)

47,375

11.0%

9.9%

Disability status (population 21 to 64 years)

(x)

(x)

(x)

Foreign born

129,367

22.3%

12.7%

Male, now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)

111,326

48.9%

52.2%

Female, now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)

107,694

47.4%

48.3%

Speak a language other than English at home (5 years and over)

177,352

33.1%

20.1%

Economic Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

In labor force (population 16 years and over)

277,789

66.6%

65.0%

Mean travel time to work in minutes (population 16 years and over)

25.3

(X)

25.2

Median household income (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars)

$55,113

(X)

$52,175

Median family income

$62,335

(X)

$62,982

Per capita income

$26,993

(X)

$27,334

Families below poverty level

(X)

9.7%

10.1%

Individuals below poverty level

(X)

13.1%

13.8%

Housing Characteristics

Number

Percent

U.S.

Single-family owner-occupied homes

146,369

100.0%

Median value (dollars)

$251,300

(X)

$188,400

Median of selected monthly owner costs

(X)

(X)

(X)

With a mortgage (dollars)

$1,785

(X)

$1,524

Not mortgaged (dollars)

$443

(X)

$431


(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2008 American Community Survey


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