Clark County, Nevada (NV)

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County population in 2012: 2,000,759 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 1,375,765 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 333,552
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 74,654
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 302,842
Renter-occupied apartments: 307,159 (it was 209,411 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

41%

Land area: 7910 sq. mi.

Water area: 180.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 249 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Clark County: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.4%), Educational, health and social services (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Clark County, Nevada:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (48.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (29.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.0%)
  • Asian alone (8.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Nevada median age:  36.0 years
Males: 982,193  (35.9%)
Females: 969,076  (64.1%)

Clark County,NV real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clark County:

2.0 people
Nevada:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,057 ($44,616 in 1999)

This county:

$51057
Nevada:

$51230

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $841 (lower quartile is $661, upper quartile is $1,083)
This county:

$841
State:

$815


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,300 (it was $132,200 in 2000)
Clark:

$162,300
Nevada:

$165,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,600 - $249,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $218,815
Here:

$218,815
State:

$232,095

Townhouses or other attached units: $120,161
Here:

$120,161
State:

$120,397

In 2-unit structures: $289,235
Here:

$289,235
State:

$263,507

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,211
Here:

$96,211
State:

$108,401

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $225,357
Here:

$225,357
State:

$208,111

Mobile homes: $44,232
Here:

$44,232
State:

$75,644

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,910
Here:

$34,910
State:

$25,970
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,362
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $394

Institutionalized population: 15,540
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Health of residents in Clark County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
71.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
81.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
64.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is more than average.
31.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 21282 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2001: 21871 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2002: 22148 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2003: 27354 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2004: 31741 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2005: 30479 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2006: 21590 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2007: 13310 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2008: 5840 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2009: 3777 buildings, average cost: $114,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,483 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,295 (0.9%)

Clark County household income distribution in 2009 Clark County home values distribution Clark County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.4% for American Indian residents, 30.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.3% for other race residents, 18.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
Clark County:

16.1%
Nevada:

15.8%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.2% for American Indian residents, 30.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.3% for other race residents, 18.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clark County is $728 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $861 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1195 a month.

Cities in this county include: Las Vegas, Paradise, Henderson, Sunrise Manor, Spring Valley, North Las Vegas, Clark, Winchester, Whitney, Boulder City.

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2005 air pollution in Clark County:

Carbon Monoxide: 5 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.02 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.116 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.089 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 40 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 142 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 29 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Clark County: Tim Springs Petroglyths (A), The Narrows Dam Site Number One (B), West Ranch (C), Younts Ranch (D), Zarina Mine (E), Frank Taylor Ranch (F), David Buddy Ranch (G), Foster Ranch (H), Brandlewood Gun Club (I), Agave Roasting Pit (J), Nippeno Mill (K), Boyd Rucker Ranch (L), Lake Mead Recreation Ranger Headquarters (M), Abbottsville (N), Cleopatra Mine (O), White Star Plaster Mill (P), Bills (Q), Alfred Merritt Smith Water Treatment Plant (R), Nevada Inn (S), Jean Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Clark County: West Craig Road Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Westpoint Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Jean Lake (A), Lake Mead (B), Hartman Tank (C), Aztec Tank (D), White Sage Reservoir (E), White Sage Guzzler (F), Devils Throat (G), Gap Pocket Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willow Wash (A), Indian Hills Wash (B), Deer Creek (C), Slim Creek (D), Echo Wash (E), Valatier Wash (F), Wildcat Wash (G), Singer Wash (H), Pahranagat Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clark County include: Highland Range Crucial Bighorn Habitat Area (1), Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (2), Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge (3), Desert National Wildlife Range (4), Pine Creek Canyon Natural Area (5), Spring Mountain Ranch State Park (6), Lone Mountain Park (7), Buena Vista Recreation Area (8), Lake Mead National Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Ann Marguret Beach (A), North Beach (B), Swim Beach (C), Old Swim Beach (D), Boulder Beach (E), Engine Beach (F), Belsmeir Beach (G), South Beach (H), Special Events Beach (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Mohave County, Arizona , Lincoln County , Nye County , Inyo County, California , San Bernardino County, California .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Nevada:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 64,457
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 247,751 (37% naturalized citizens)

Clark County:

18.0%
Whole state:

15.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 64,381
  • 1990 to 1994: 45,633
  • 1985 to 1989: 40,946
  • 1980 to 1984: 28,911
  • 1975 to 1979: 20,794
  • 1970 to 1974: 15,182
  • 1970 to 1974: 9,933
  • 1965 to 1969: 21,971

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 98.3%

Clark County marital status for males Clark County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Clark County with a mortgage: 214,019 (31,578 second mortgage, 16,700 home equity loan, 626 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 40,689

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

82.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clark County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic354,11032
Evangelical Protestant150,709349
Other149,167300
Mainline Protestant27,07272
Black Protestant8,55042
Orthodox8,19111
None1,253,470-
Clark County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Clark County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 176
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 403
Clark County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Nevada:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1,038
This county:

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clark County:

8.7%
Nevada:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

24.8%
State:

24.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

13.2%

Agriculture in Clark County:

Average size of farms: 272 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $67,207
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.33%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 61.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $67,826
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,791
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Vegetables: 62 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 107 acres

Tornado activity:

Clark County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nevada state average. It is 200318549.4 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Clark County-area historical earthquake activity is near Nevada state average. It is 720% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 157.1 miles away from Clark County center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 232.2 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 204.4 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 160.0 miles away from Clark County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Clark County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (48%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Cuba (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clark County (%):

  • German (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Clark County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 471,036 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 92,730 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27,091 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 127 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 185 (0%)
  • Railroad: 47 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 498 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2,156 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2,915 (0%)
  • Walked: 14,695 (2%)
  • Other means: 5,368 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 14,377 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Clark County, Nevada in 2000:

  • 4,193 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4,152 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3,167 people in state prisons
  • 2,923 people in nursing homes
  • 1,070 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,042 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 788 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 337 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 308 people in other group homes
  • 286 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 192 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 175 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 164 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 117 people in halfway houses
  • 107 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 92 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 80 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 72 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 48 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 43 people in religious group quarters
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 38 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 24 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 22 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 8 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents

People in group quarters in Clark County, Nevada in 2010:

  • 5,425 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3,969 people in state prisons
  • 3,488 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,203 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 1,602 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,211 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,203 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,034 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 856 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 290 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 280 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 256 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 118 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,486.

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Nevada average:

5.67%


0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($970 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.11%
Nevada average:

0.10%

0.21% relocated from other counties in Nevada ($1,636 average AGI)
4.88% relocated from other states ($41,892 average AGI)
Clark County:

4.88%
Nevada average:

4.72%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.50% ($42,836 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.17% ($41,699)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($47,133)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.14% ($34,480)
from Orange County, CA  0.13% ($102,089)
from Riverside County, CA  0.10% ($38,011)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.09% ($32,142)


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Nevada average:

5.77%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($724 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.10%
Nevada average:

0.09%

0.22% relocated to other counties in Nevada ($1,606 average AGI)
4.97% relocated to other states ($38,045 average AGI)
Clark County:

4.97%
Nevada average:

4.82%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.44% ($33,513 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.17% ($43,344)
to San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($40,981)
to Orange County, CA  0.12% ($42,481)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.11% ($29,017)
to Riverside County, CA  0.10% ($38,134)
to Washoe County, NV  0.08% ($39,399)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Clark County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Clark County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clark County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 182,306 (156,919 aged, 25,387 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11269.17
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 197.860
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 27781.43

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1631.990
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 747.650
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2.81

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28.91
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91.78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.72
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 6876.351

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 96.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 63.1
  • Cut/Pierce - 10.6
  • Suffocation - 5.3
  • Other - 17.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 178.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 98.1
  • Poisoning - 37.3
  • Suffocation - 31.8
  • Cut/Pierce - 3.9
  • Fall - 3.3
  • Other - 4.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,929,277

Size of family households: 175,802 2-persons, 105,287 3-persons, 90,043 4-persons, 51,995 5-persons, 24,853 6-persons, 19,936 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 181,030 1-person, 53,453 2-persons, 8,533 3-persons, 2,927 4-persons, 924 5-persons, 340 6-persons, 242 7-or-more-persons.

220,294 married couples with children.
87,637 single-parent households (24,448 men, 63,189 women).

74.0% of residents of Clark County speak English at home.
18.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $8,002,188,000 ($4848 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,093,020,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,491,503,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,153,141,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $23,013,000
Federal grants: $1,125,286,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,239,373,000 ($188,788,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $969,872,000 ($437,205,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $116,552,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,072,421,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,703,220,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 125,201
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 59,967
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +52,899
Here:

+31 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +219,112
Here:

+128 per 1000 residents
State:

+112 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clark County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 463.31 millions of gallons per day (13% from ground, 87% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 18,073
  • 2000 to 2004: 289,519
  • 1990 to 1999: 236,639
  • 1980 to 1989: 131,193
  • 1970 to 1979: 102,209
  • 1960 to 1969: 44,110
  • 1950 to 1959: 23,787
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,927
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,671
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clark County, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 756
  • 2 rooms: 5,228
  • 3 rooms: 21,765
  • 4 rooms: 30,126
  • 5 rooms: 69,871
  • 6 rooms: 74,841
  • 7 rooms: 48,241
  • 8 rooms: 28,765
  • 9+ rooms: 23,249
  • 1 room: 16,661
  • 2 rooms: 30,815
  • 3 rooms: 42,856
  • 4 rooms: 55,561
  • 5 rooms: 36,911
  • 6 rooms: 16,021
  • 7 rooms: 6,893
  • 8 rooms: 2,394
  • 9+ rooms: 1,299
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clark County, Nevada
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 4,226
  • 1 bedroom: 12,665
  • 2 bedrooms: 68,661
  • 3 bedrooms: 135,217
  • 4 bedrooms: 67,128
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14,945
  • no bedroom: 20,540
  • 1 bedroom: 66,379
  • 2 bedrooms: 81,213
  • 3 bedrooms: 32,479
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,748
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,052
Cars and other vehicles available in Clark County, Nevada in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 9,551
  • 1 vehicle: 99,130
  • 2 vehicles: 140,229
  • 3 vehicles: 40,682
  • 4 vehicles: 9,881
  • 5+ vehicles: 3,369
  • no vehicle: 39,085
  • 1 vehicle: 106,987
  • 2 vehicles: 52,301
  • 3 vehicles: 8,397
  • 4 vehicles: 1,866
  • 5+ vehicles: 775

36% of Clark County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 3% lived in Nevada.

Clark County:

36.2%
State average:

39.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $143,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clark County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.4%)
  • Electricity (27.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Electricity (66.3%)
  • Utility gas (31.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7,768
Here:

4.9%
Nevada:

4.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,455
Here:

5.1%
Nevada:

5.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6,937
Here:

12.9%
Nevada:

11.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Clark County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $229,106,000
    Regular Highways: $200,905,000
    General - Other: $65,412,000
    Police Protection: $20,449,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,054,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,360,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,740,000
    Housing and Community Development: $678,000
    Correctional Institutions: $432,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $256,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $215,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $494,641,000
    Water Utilities: $464,382,000
    Police Protection: $446,577,000
    Regular Highways: $276,653,000
    Parks and Recreation: $239,242,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $187,113,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $178,401,000
    Air Transportation: $156,977,000
    Correctional Institutions: $135,209,000
    Local Fire Protection: $106,087,000
    General - Other: $97,261,000
    Transit Utilities: $61,601,000
    Health - Other: $60,345,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,901,000
    Financial Administration: $45,533,000
    Sewerage: $41,986,000
    Central Staff Services: $35,785,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $30,856,000
    Housing and Community Development: $21,548,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,983,000
    Parking Facilities: $614,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $217,768,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $40,042,000
    Parks and Recreation: $20,230,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $39,434,000
    Regular Highways: $4,965,000
    Financial Administration: $73,000
    Police Protection: $45,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $983,443,000

Clark County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $475,360,000
    Air Transportation: $282,329,000
    All Other: $152,261,000
    Sewerage: $96,457,000
    Parks and Recreation: $65,934,000
    Regular Highways: $8,683,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,130,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $59,722,000
    Housing and Community Development: $16,152,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,946,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $172,927,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $375,218,000
    Interest Earnings: $83,113,000
    Special Assessments: $37,302,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,860,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $443,516,000
    Transit Utilities: $22,433,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $557,202,000
    Highways: $108,479,000
    All Other: $56,709,000
    Public Welfare: $38,005,000
    Health and Hospitals: $23,239,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,019,000
  • Tax - Property: $577,475,000
    Other Selective Sales: $252,004,000
    Other License: $191,919,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $112,711,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $76,700,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $42,836,000
    Amusements License: $42,665,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $30,056,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,343,000

Clark County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,527,843,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,355,151,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,332,227,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,535,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $357,801,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $336,694,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,107,000

Clark County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $944,676,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,034,315,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $516,699,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Clark County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Clark County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 343 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19,921$163,95011,479$162,28617,165$208,251444$78,48913$5,019,5386,451$139,508282$131,631
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1,694$161,7511,081$185,0842,095$215,979170$37,3181$140,000696$145,72863$91,857
APPLICATIONS DENIED4,817$164,4093,239$170,6209,771$225,8221,124$53,0479$3,314,6672,909$151,996210$79,814
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2,198$164,7391,892$174,7524,974$217,772296$105,9367$10,520,2861,314$156,01546$100,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS495$164,907354$193,1921,378$216,607103$98,1070$0277$169,08313$120,923
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 283 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,163$200,617226$227,314169$168,7160$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED596$209,800127$244,378119$184,7651$87,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED346$203,62190$211,23373$173,5481$135,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN127$204,03933$242,42410$189,7000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS89$242,68521$260,23820$180,4001$109,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Clark County, NV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4,55572.0 years
Robert4,09570.2 years
William3,74072.1 years
Mary3,38077.5 years
James3,37770.5 years
Charles2,38272.1 years
Joseph2,36573.5 years
George2,12573.6 years
Richard1,87567.5 years
Helen1,67279.2 years
Most common last names in Clark County, NV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,62572.0 years
Johnson1,22071.7 years
Brown89072.2 years
Williams87270.6 years
Jones78971.8 years
Miller78473.2 years
Davis74671.7 years
Anderson62372.8 years
Wilson55571.0 years
Moore49472.0 years
Businesses in Clark County, NV
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness14JoS. A. Bank2
7-Eleven117Johnny Rockets7
99 Cents Only Stores15Jones New York24
ALDO6Journeys9
AT&T42Justice6
Abercrombie & Fitch4KFC37
Abercrombie Kids2Kincaid4
Ace Hardware9Kmart8
Aeropostale5Kohl's8
Aerosoles2Kroger48
Albertsons33La Quinta5
American Eagle Outfitters3La-Z-Boy4
Ann Taylor12Lane Bryant8
Apple Store3Lane Furniture8
Applebee's11LensCrafters7
Arby's20Levi Strauss & Co.5
Ashley Furniture3Little Caesars Pizza23
Audi2Loews1
AutoZone40Long John Silver's10
Avenue3Lowe's13
BMW2Macy's5
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill14Marriott17
Bakers3Marshalls6
Banana Republic8MasterBrand Cabinets43
Barnes & Noble3Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins13Mazda3
Bath & Body Works17McDonald's107
Bebe6Men's Wearhouse6
Bed Bath & Beyond5Microtel2
Ben & Jerry's7Motherhood Maternity10
Bentleymotors.Com1New Balance26
Best Western5New York & Co3
Big O Tires18Nike75
Blockbuster25Nissan4
Brooks Brothers2Nordstrom2
Brookstone5Office Depot13
Budget Car Rental5OfficeMax11
Buffalo Wild Wings9Old Navy6
Burger King35Olive Garden6
CVS61On The Border1
Cache6Outback9
CarMax1Outback Steakhouse9
Caribou Coffee1Pac Sun8
Carl\s Jr.39Panda Express57
Casual Male XL5Panera Bread5
Catherines2Papa John's Pizza15
Charlotte Russe6Payless25
Chevrolet4Penske12
Chico's6PetSmart13
Chipotle11Pier 1 Imports7
Chuck E. Cheese's5Pizza Hut41
Church's Chicken5Plato's Closet1
Cinnabon 10Popeyes15
Circle K30Pottery Barn2
Clarks4Pottery Barn Kids1
Cold Stone Creamery9Qdoba Mexican Grill4
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos22
Comfort Inn1RadioShack27
Costco4Ramada1
Cricket Wireless85Red Lobster3
Curves11Red Robin3
Dairy Queen31Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Rue213
Decora Cabinetry3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Dennys27SAS Shoes4
Discount Tire21SONIC Drive-In19
Domino's Pizza12Safeway15
DressBarn6Saks Fifth Avenue1
Dressbarn6Sam's Club6
Dunkin Donuts13Sears20
Eddie Bauer1Sephora4
El Pollo Loco15Skechers USA11
Ethan Allen1Soma Intimates2
Express6Spencer Gifts2
Extended Stay America2Sprint Nextel18
Extended Stay Deluxe1Staples2
Famous Footwear10Starbucks164
Fashion Bug4Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx190Subaru1
Finish Line5Subway52
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 82
Foot Locker6T-Mobile70
Ford5T.G.I. Driday's7
Forever 214T.J.Maxx6
Fredericks Of Hollywood5Taco Bell46
GNC22Talbots1
GameStop30Target16
Gap8The Athlete's Foot2
Goodwill2The Cheesecake Factory3
Gymboree9The Limited1
H&M3The Room Place4
H&R Block53Torrid2
Haagen-Dazs9Toyota4
Haworth1Toys"R"Us10
Hawthorn1Trader Joe's4
Hilton14Travelodge3
Hobby Lobby1True Value2
Holiday Inn7U-Haul82
Hollister Co.4UPS174
Home Depot12Urban Outfitters2
Homestead Studio Suites1Vans29
Honda4Verizon Wireless20
Hot Topic5Victoria's Secret8
Howard Johnson1Volkswagen3
Hyatt1Vons14
IHOP18Walgreens50
IZOD3Walmart29
J. Jill1Wendy's30
J.Crew2Westin1
JCPenney5Wet Seal4
Jack In The Box9Whole Foods Market4
Jamba Juice9YMCA4
Jimmy John's6Z Gallerie1

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