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QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau

Las Vegas, Nevada,




Las Vegas (city), Nevada

   People QuickFactsLas VegasNevada
Population, 2003 estimate 517,0172,241,154
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 7.8%12.2%
Population, 2000 478,4341,998,257
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 84.1%66.3%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 7.7%7.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 25.9%25.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 11.6%11.0%
Female persons, percent, 2000 49.2%49.1%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)69.9%75.2%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)10.4%6.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.8%1.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)4.8%4.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)0.4%0.4%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)9.7%8.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 4.1%3.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 23.6%19.7%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 35.5%37.4%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 18.9%15.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 26.8%23.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 78.5%80.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 18.2%18.2%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 25.423.3
 
Housing units, 2000 190,724827,457
Homeownership rate, 2000 59.1%60.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $137,300$142,000
 
Households, 2000 176,750751,165
Persons per household, 2000 2.662.62
Median household income, 1999 $44,069$44,581
Per capita money income, 1999 $22,060$21,989
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 11.9%10.5%
   Business QuickFactsLas VegasNevada
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 2,208,82112,806,893
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 5,811,50818,220,790
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $14,860$10,874
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 2,283,70515,323,751
Total number of firms, 1997 32,708129,757
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 15.1%11.7%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 24.5%25.7%
   Geography QuickFactsLas VegasNevada
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 113109,826
Persons per square mile, 2000 4,222.518.2
FIPS Code 4000032
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:05:30 EST

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