Economic Development

Southern Nevada Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
2,120,836*
3.63%
2013
2,046,488
2.08%
2012
2,004,772
1.31%
2011
1,978,821
1.72%
2010
1,945,351
4.04%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates, *Nevada State Demographer, estimate

Return to TopGender Composition

Year Est Population Male Female
# % # %
2013
2,046,488
1,028,273 50.2 1,018,215 49.8
2012
2,004,772
1,009,705 50.4 995,067 49.6
2011
1,978,821
997,952 50.4 980,869 49.6
2010
1,945,351
982,097 50.5 963,254 49.5
2009
1,869,813
951,458 50.9 918,355 49.1

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopAge Distribution

Year Est Population Median Age Under 14 15 to 19 20 to 24
# % # % # %
2013
2,046,488
42.5
414,474 20.3 131,396 6.4 137,854 6.7
2012
2,004,772
43.0
416,094 20.8 131,845 6.6 133,225 6.6
2011
1,978,821
44.5
414,677 21.0 130,943 6.6 130,721 6.6
2010
1,945,351
44.0
410,108 21.1 128,655 6.6 128,624 6.6
2009
1,869,813
42.2
415,049 22.2 117,713 6.3 119,489 6.4
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013
2,046,488
299,806 14.6 292,480 14.3 277,201 13.5 493,277 24.1
2012
2,004,772
299,437 14.9 293,744 14.7 270,836 13.5 459,591 22.9
2011
1,978,821
298,132 15.1 293,461 14.8 267,124 13.5 443,763 22.4
2010
1,945,351
295,286 15.2 292,224 15.0 261,925 13.5 428,529 22.0
2009
1,869,813
292,275 15.6 280,542 15.0 246,527 13.2 397,918 21.3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
1,945,351
432,199 22.2 402,935 20.7
2009
1,869,813
410,392 21.9 377,692 20.2

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, *U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopRace/Ethnic Origin

Year Est Population White Black American Indian/Alaskan
# % # % # %
2013
2,046,488
1,407,740 68.8 245,859 12.0 30,025 1.5
2012
2,004,772
1,448,590 72.3 232,728 11.6 28,787 1.4
2011
1,978,821
1,442,587 72.9 225,708 11.4 27,945 1.4
2010
1,945,351
1,424,968 73.2 218,962 11.3 26,182 1.3
2009
1,869,813
1,405,337 75.2 198,311 10.6 28,049 1.5
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013
2,046,488
251,117 12.3 600,500 29.3 211,004 10.3
2012
2,004,772
233,347 11.6 575,769 28.7 153,102 7.6
2011
1,978,821
223,010 11.3 560,501 28.3 143,760 7.3
2010
1,945,351
211,648 10.9 539,988 27.8 142,515 7.3
2009
1,869,813
175,804 9.4 513,729 27.5 132,223 7.1

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates
In combination with one or more of the other races listed.  The six numbers may add to more than the total population, and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.

Return to TopIncome

Year Per Capita Income Median Household Income Median Family Income
2013
$22,907
$40,645
$51,314
2012
$23,477
$40,040
$52,977
2011
$25,038
$31,285
$54,618
2010
$25,707
$45,462
$56,891
2009
$23,928
$46,336
$55,983

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

Household Income
Year Total Households $0 to $14,999 $15,000 to $24,999 $25,000 to $34,999 $35,000 to $49,999
# % # % # % # %
2013
728,072
84,391 11.6 79,014 10.9 84,219 11.6 114,117 15.7
2012
726,801
76,474 10.5 71,310 9.8 81,448 11.2 107,592 14.8
2011
722,508
71,885 9.9 68,195 9.4 78,469 10.9 105,207 14.6
2010
715,910
67,706 9.5 66,892 9.3 76,273 10.7 105,832 14.8
2009
688,768
63,307 9.2 63,291 9.2 74,328 10.8 104,447 15.2
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013
728,072
144,505 19.8 88,330 12.1 133,496 18.4
2012
726,801
146,108 20.1 95,721 13.2 148,148 20.4
2011
722,508
147,677 20.4 97,754 13.5 153,321 21.2
2010
715,910
150,970 21.1 98,582 13.8 149,655 20.9
2009
688,768
146,351 21.2 94,827 13.8 142,217 20.6

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

 

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Educational Attainment

Year Population 25+ < 9th 9th-12th
no diploma
High School Diploma Some College
no diploma
# % # % # % # %
2013
1,362,764
87,091 6.4 130,098 9.5 403,791 29.6 342,178 25.1
2012
1,323,608
89,456 6.8 127,006 9.6 387,784 29.3 336,493 25.4
2011
1,302,480
88,651 6.8 127,580 9.8 385,583 29.6 326,134 25.0
2010
1,277,964
87,258 6.8 123,716 9.7 385,389 30.2 317,546 24.8
2009
1,217,562
85,132 7.0 123,062 10.1 368,903 30.3 298,552 24.5
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013
1,362,764
101,269 7.4 200,495 14.7 97,842 7.2
2012
1,323,608
93,892 7.1 194,975 14.7 94,002 7.1
2011
1,302,480
91,274 7.0 190,055 14.6 93,203 7.2
2010
1,277,964
90,763 7.1 182,712 14.3 90,580 7.1
2009
1,217,562
86,438 7.1 171,231 14.1 84,244 6.9

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Social Characteristics