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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNevada

Economic Statistics

Las Vegas, Nevada,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over366,552100.0
In labor force231,38863.1
Civilian labor force
230,47762.9
Employed
214,30158.5
Unemployed
16,1764.4
Percent of civilian labor force
7.0(X)
Armed Forces
9110.2
Not in labor force135,16436.9
Females 16 years and over181,542100.0
In labor force103,24956.9
Civilian labor force
103,16656.8
Employed
96,10652.9
Own children under 6 years41,467100.0
All parents in family in labor force22,61054.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over210,806100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone155,57573.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled31,73615.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)10,0694.8
Walked4,5452.2
Other means3,7461.8
Worked at home5,1352.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over214,301100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations54,74825.5
Service occupations56,42026.3
Sales and office occupations58,95327.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2730.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations24,60611.5
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations19,3019.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6660.3
Construction21,56710.1
Manufacturing7,0473.3
Wholesale trade4,8362.3
Retail trade24,11811.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9,6914.5
Information5,1232.4
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing16,3357.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services21,37510.0
Educational, health and social services26,77312.5
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services60,06128.0
Other services (except public administration)8,7074.1
Public administration8,0023.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers181,37584.6
Government workers23,18810.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9,3544.4
Unpaid family workers3840.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households177,223100.0
Less than $10,00013,7667.8
$10,000 to $14,9999,5235.4
$15,000 to $24,99922,28312.6
$25,000 to $34,99923,11513.0
$35,000 to $49,99930,83917.4
$50,000 to $74,99936,38520.5
$75,000 to $99,99919,94011.3
$100,000 to $149,99913,6657.7
$150,000 to $199,9993,4151.9
$200,000 or more4,2922.4
Median household income (dollars)44,069(X)
With earnings145,64882.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
57,334(X)
With Social Security income43,85624.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,586(X)
With Supplemental Security Income5,9013.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
7,038(X)
With public assistance income4,4862.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,966(X)
With retirement income31,96718.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,248(X)
Families118,540100.0
Less than $10,0005,9565.0
$10,000 to $14,9994,2713.6
$15,000 to $24,99912,60910.6
$25,000 to $34,99914,34812.1
$35,000 to $49,99921,32718.0
$50,000 to $74,99927,05822.8
$75,000 to $99,99915,54213.1
$100,000 to $149,99911,1649.4
$150,000 to $199,9992,7642.3
$200,000 or more3,5013.0
Median family income (dollars)50,465(X)
Per capita income (dollars)22,060(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,511(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,554(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families10,166(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
With related children under 18 years8,228(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
With related children under 5 years
4,537(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.6
Families with female householder, no husband present4,552(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.4
With related children under 18 years4,071(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.9
With related children under 5 years
2,012(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.3
Individuals56,053(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
18 years and over36,806(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
65 years and over
4,469(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
Related children under 18 years18,465(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.4
Related children 5 to 17 years
12,420(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over19,346(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.7
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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