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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Las Vegas is 597,353, which is 24.86% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.20% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Las Vegas population density is 4,396.62 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 24.98 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Las Vegas is white, which represent 65.67% of the total population. The average Las Vegas education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 597,353. #1

Population Growth Since 2000, #22

Las Vegas, NV

Population Density, #6

Las Vegas, NV
4,396.62 per square mile
24.98 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:392,279 (65.67%, #115)
Black:68,122 (11.40%, #5)
Hispanic:192,148 (32.17%, #10)
Asian:37,786 (6.33%, #11)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):7,581 (1.27%, #48)
One Race, Other:64,740 (10.84%, see rank)
Two or More Races:26,845 (4.49%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:147,360 (76.69%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:6,193 (3.22%, see rank)
Cuban:6,897 (3.59%, see rank)
Central American:16,734 (8.71%, see rank)
South American:6,279 (3.27%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,669 (4.42%, see rank)
Chinese:4,860 (12.86%, see rank)
Filipino:19,626 (51.94%, see rank)
Japanese:2,212 (5.85%, see rank)
Korean:3,415 (9.04%, see rank)
Vietnamese:1,526 (4.04%, see rank)
Asian, Other:4,478 (11.85%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

543,659 (91.01%) out of the total population of 597,353 reported first ancestry.

 Las Vegas, NV% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Arab2,7640.46%, see rank0.51%0.56%
Czech1,5690.26%, see rank0.34%0.47%
Danish3,1060.52%, see rank0.68%0.42%
Dutch5,4480.91%, see rank1.16%1.40%
English34,6635.80%, see rank7.34%8.02%
French14,7562.47%, see rank2.76%3.34%
German59,94410.03%, see rank11.96%15.03%
Greek2,3770.40%, see rank0.43%0.41%
Hungarian2,5620.43%, see rank0.45%0.46%
Irish50,0328.38%, see rank9.34%10.80%
Italian37,8266.33%, see rank6.17%5.52%
Norwegian5,6750.95%, see rank1.42%1.42%
Polish14,7912.48%, see rank2.22%3.01%
Portuguese1,7740.30%, see rank0.58%0.44%
Russian7,2511.21%, see rank0.98%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3,2090.54%, see rank0.79%0.99%
Scottish7,4611.25%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African4,4510.75%, see rank0.87%0.95%
Swedish6,1471.03%, see rank1.23%1.27%
Swiss1,3510.23%, see rank0.31%0.30%
Ukrainian1,3630.23%, see rank0.19%0.31%
American21,2753.56%, see rank4.74%7.12%
Welsh3,1570.53%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 300,720 (50.34%, see rank)
Females: 296,633 (49.66%, see rank)

Las Vegas, NV
Male: 50.34%
Female: 49.66%
Male: 50.37%
Female: 49.63%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Las Vegas, NV
36.80 years old
36.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Las Vegas, NV
36.00 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Las Vegas, NV
37.60 years old
37.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Las Vegas, NV% of the Total PopulationNevadaU.S.
Under 5 years39,8966.68%, see rank6.54%6.36%
5 to 9 years40,8966.85%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years40,8436.84%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years39,7636.66%, see rank6.43%6.85%
20 to 24 years39,8956.68%, see rank6.74%7.13%
25 to 34 years83,02513.90%, see rank14.27%13.47%
35 to 44 years84,35314.12%, see rank13.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years81,83313.70%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years67,67411.33%, see rank12.00%12.29%
65 to 74 years46,6737.81%, see rank8.09%7.64%
75 to 84 24,3084.07%, see rank3.76%4.25%
85 years and over8,1941.37%, see rank1.27%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Las Vegas, NVNevadaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population396,060, 100%1,847,920209,056,129
Less Than High School67,259, 16.98%, see rank15.15%13.67%
High School Graduate115,823, 29.24%, see rank28.65%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree127,484, 32.19%, see rank33.67%29.09%
Bachelor Degree56,190, 14.19%, see rank14.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree29,304, 7.40%, see rank7.67%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.05, see rank13.2013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Las Vegas, NV NevadaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten14,83470.55%29.45%75.12%24.88%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)64,66792.45%, see rank7.55%, see rank93.44%6.56%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)34,00893.43%, see rank6.57%, see rank95.00%5.00%90.60%9.40%
College28,42477.47%, see rank22.53%, see rank84.14%15.86%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School5,45961.20%, see rank38.80%, see rank66.80%33.20%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Las Vegas, NVNevadaU.S.
Total Households213,037, 100%1,005,958116,211,092
Average Household Size2.77, see rank2.712.63
1 Person Households60,384, 28.34%, see rank27.74%27.57%
2 or More Person Households152,653, 71.66%, see rank72.26%72.43%
Family Households (Families)137,313, 64.46%, see rank64.47%66.22%
Average Family Size3.56, see rank3.463.32
Married-Couple Family91,114, 42.77%, see rank45.26%48.42%
Nonfamily Households75,724, 35.54%, see rank35.53%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Las Vegas, NV%NevadaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total475,718see rank2,211,697252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over237,171100%, see rank1,109,661123,281,364
Never Married86,70636.56%, see rank35.60%35.77%
Married111,66647.08%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed6,5652.77%, see rank2.52%2.57%
Divorced32,23413.59%, see rank12.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over238,547100%, see rank1,102,036129,692,771
Never Married71,83630.11%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married109,68945.98%, see rank48.72%49.19%
Widowed19,7048.26%, see rank7.94%9.16%
Divorced37,31815.64%, see rank14.90%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Las Vegas, NV%NevadaU.S.
Native470,29678.73%, see rank80.92%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence146,00124.44%, see rank25.15%58.73%
Born in Different State314,00952.57%, see rank54.06%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
10,2861.72%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born127,05721.27%, see rank19.08%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship50,4318.44%, see rank8.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship76,62612.83%, see rank10.63%7.09%
Born In Europe9,1281.53%, see rank1.50%1.53%
Born In Asia29,6954.97%, see rank5.68%3.82%
Born In Africa2,2550.38%, see rank0.49%0.55%
Born In Oceania4230.07%, see rank0.11%0.07%
Born In Latin America83,24613.94%, see rank10.96%6.83%
Born In Northern America2,3100.39%, see rank0.35%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Las Vegas, NV%NevadaU.S.
English143,31967.27%, see rank70.72%79.39%
Spanish46,90622.02%, see rank18.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8,5214.00%, see rank3.66%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages12,3705.81%, see rank6.45%3.36%
Other1,9210.90%, see rank1.07%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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