Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV

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2022 Population
141,443
1.76% 1-year growth
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.4
1.67% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.7%
4.22% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$54,200
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$287,000
19.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
61,525
1.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV had a population of 141k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $54,200. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV grew from 138,993 to 141,443, a 1.76% increase and its median household income grew from $47,784 to $54,200, a 13.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (29.2%), Other (Hispanic) (21.4%), White (Hispanic) (13.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.3%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (11.2%).

44.3% of the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

84.1% of the residents in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are College of Southern Nevada (5,307 degrees awarded in 2022), Academy of Hair Design-Las Vegas (225 degrees), and Avalon Institute-Las Vegas (114 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was $287,000, and the homeownership rate was 43.6%.

Most people in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is home to a population of 141k people, from which 84.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 26.5% of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV residents were born outside of the country (37.5k people).

In 2022, there were 1.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.3k people) in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.3k Other (Hispanic) and 19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are Spanish (49,168 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (3,124 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,023 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
69,092
Women
48.6%
72,957
Men
51.4%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 142,049 inhabitants, with 51.4% men, and 48.6% women.

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Citizenship

84.1%
2022 Citizenship
83.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.1% of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was 83.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    41.3k ± 2.03k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    30.3k ± 3.35k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    19k ± 2.42k
48%
Hispanic Population
67.9k people

In 2022, there were 1.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.3k people) in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.3k Other (Hispanic) and 19k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

48% of the people in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are hispanic (67.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    18,431 ± 3,109 people
  2. Philippines
    3,894 ± 1,511 people
  3. El Salvador
    2,748 ± 1,275 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Mexico, the natal country of 18,431 Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV residents, followed by Philippines with 3,894 and El Salvador with 2,748.

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Foreign-Born Population

26.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
37.5k people
27.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
38.6k people

As of 2022, 26.5% of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV residents (37.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was 27.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    49,168 households (37.2%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    3,124 households (2.36%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,023 households (0.773%)

44.3% of the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Spanish. 37.2% of the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,848 ± 314
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,407 ± 387
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    925 ± 287

Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV employs 61.5k people. The largest industries in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are Construction (6,545 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,719 people), and Traveler accommodation (5,169 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($160,341), Computer Systems Design ($127,349), and Software publishing ($105,681).

Males in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have an average income that is 1.11 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,526. The income inequality in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.404, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,372
Women
45%
34,733
Men
55%

The workforce of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV in 2020 was 63,105 people, with 45% woman, and 55% men.

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Occupations

61.5k
2022 Value
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 1.41%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 60.7k employees to 61.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, are Cooks (2,584 people), Maids & housekeeping cleaners (2,095 people), and Customer service representatives (1,920 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.5k
2022 Value
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 1.41%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 60.7k employees to 61.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, are Construction (6,545 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,719 people), and Traveler accommodation (5,169 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, though some of these residents may live in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,869
Median earning men ± $1,000
$30,792
Median earning women ± $1,715

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,081), Information ($62,667), and Construction ($45,850).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($61,500), Wholesale Trade ($51,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,935).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
5.19%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.53M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 5.19% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.2%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nevada went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.05%).

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV awarded 5,646 degrees. The student population of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 12,339 male students and 17,144 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are Hispanic or Latino (1,987 and 35.8%), followed by White (1,668 and 30.1%), Asian (629 and 11.3%), and Black or African American (551 and 9.94%).

The largest universities in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV by number of degrees awarded are College of Southern Nevada (5,307 and 94%), Academy of Hair Design-Las Vegas (225 and 3.99%), and Avalon Institute-Las Vegas (114 and 2.02%).

The most popular majors in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV are Liberal Arts & Sciences (720 and 12.8%), General Business Administration & Management (478 and 8.47%), and Other Science Technologies (470 and 8.32%).

The median tuition cost in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV for a public four year colleges is $3,383 for in-state students and $11,284 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 29,483 students enrolled in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, 41.9% men and 58.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 11,834 records, of which 60% were women and 40% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 720 degrees awarded
  2. 471 degrees awarded
  3. 470 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 720 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,307 degrees awarded
  2. 225 degrees awarded
  3. 114 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Southern Nevada with 5,307 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 2,207 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV, which is 0.642 times less than the 3,439 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,987 degrees mean that there were 1.19 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,668 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,383) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($585) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.13% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.22% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (39.1k), Some college (24.5k), and Secondary Education (20.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was $287,000 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $240,000 to $287,000, a 19.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is 43.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is $54,200. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Washoe County (South) PUMA, NV with a value of $109,168, followed by Clark County (Central)--Henderson City (West) PUMA, NV and Clark County (North)--Las Vegas (Northeast) & North Las Vegas (Outer) Cities PUMA, NV, with respective values of $98,543 and $91,319.

Property

$287,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,155
$22,234
Median Property Taxes
±$1,185

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

43.6%
Homeownership
2022
72%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 43.6% of the housing units in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 41.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was Washoe County (South) PUMA, NV with a value of $109,168, followed by Clark County (Central)--Henderson City (West) PUMA, NV and Clark County (North)--Las Vegas (Northeast) & North Las Vegas (Outer) Cities PUMA, NV, with respective values of $98,543 and $91,319.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,200
Median Household Income
± $2,246
51k
Number of Households
± 1,810

In 2022, the median household income of the 51k households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV grew to $54,200 from the previous year's value of $47,784.

The following chart displays the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.404
2022 Wage GINI in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV
0.405
2021 Wage GINI in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV

In 2022, the income inequality in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was 0.404 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.1%)
  2. Carpooled (13.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.44%)

In 2022, 70.1% of workers in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.1%) and those who worked at home (6.44%).

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.97% of the workforce in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV (24.8k out of 140k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

80.9% of the population of Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV has health coverage, with 35.7% on employee plans, 24.2% on Medicaid, 9.46% on Medicare, 9.96% on non-group plans, and 1.62% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Nevada see 1706 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.35% decrease from the previous year (1712 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1601 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 422 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,706 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nevada

Primary care physicians in Nevada see an average of 1,706 patients per year. This represents a 0.35% decrease from the previous year (1,712 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 24.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.1%
Uninsured
35.7%
Employer Coverage
24.2%
Medicaid
9.46%
Medicare
9.96%
Non-Group
1.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV declined by 0.598% from 19.2% to 19.1%.

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