Las Vegas, NV Population

By | June 21, 2019

Population: 478,434. Estimated population in July 2020: 545,147 (+13.9% change)
Males: 243,077 (50.8%), Females: 235,357 (49.2%)

The city of Las Vegas is located in Clark County, Nevada. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Nevada, including top 10 cities by population and area of Nevada.

Zip codes: 89101, 89102, 89103, 89104, 89106, 89107, 89108, 89109, 89110, 89113, 89115, 89117, 89118, 89119, 89120, 89121, 89122, 89123, 89124, 89128, 89129, 89130, 89131, 89134, 89135, 89139, 89141, 89142, 89143, 89144, 89145, 89146, 89147, 89148, 89149, 89156.

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $44,069
Median house value: $137,300

Races in Las Vegas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.0%)
  • Hispanic (23.6%)
  • Black (10.4%)
  • Other race (9.7%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • Filipino (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (12.2%), Irish (9.8%), English (8.4%), Italian (6.7%), United States (4.5%), French (2.8%).

Elevation: 2000 feet

Land area: 113.3 square miles

Map of Las Vegas, NV

Population

For population 25 years and over in Las Vegas

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Las Vegas city

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

18.9% Foreign born (12.6% Latin America, 3.6% Asia, 1.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +217,873 (+83.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Las Vegas:

  • DESERT SPRINGS HOSPITAL (2075 EAST FLAMINGO ROAD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOSPITAL AT TENAYA (2500 TENAYA WAY)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF LAS VEGAS (1250 SOUTH VALLEY VIEW BLVD)
  • HORIZON SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (640 DESERT LANE)
  • INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICES OF LAS VEGA (2170 EAST HARMON AVENUE)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL LAS VEGAS (5110 W SAHARA AVE)
  • MOUTAINVIEW HOSPITAL (3100 N TENAYA)
  • SOUTHERN NEVADA ADULT MENTAL HEALTH (6161 WEST CHARLESTON BLVD)
  • STONE CREEK HOSPITAL EAST (4015 SOUTH MCLEOD)
  • SUMMERLIN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (657 TOWN CENTER DRIVE)
  • SUNRISE HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (3186 S MARYLAND PKWY)
  • U M C OF SOUTHERN NEVADA (1800 WEST CHARLESTON BLVD)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (620 SHADOW LANE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Las Vegas:

  • MC CARRAN INTL (about 11 miles; LAS VEGAS, NV; Abbreviation: LAS)
  • NELLIS AFB (about 14 miles; LAS VEGAS, NV; Abbreviation: LSV)
  • LAUGHLIN/BULLHEAD INTERNATIONAL (about 86 miles; BULLHEAD CITY, AZ; Abbreviation: IFP)

Other public-use airports nearest to Las Vegas:

  • NORTH LAS VEGAS (about 3 miles; LAS VEGAS, NV; Abbreviation: VGT)
  • HENDERSON EXECUTIVE (about 17 miles; LAS VEGAS, NV; Abbreviation: HND)
  • JEAN (about 31 miles; JEAN, NV; Abbreviation: 0L7)
Amtrak station:
LAS VEGAS (1 MAIN ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

 

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Las Vegas:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA-LAS VEGAS (Full-time enrollment: 15,686; Location: 4505 S MARYLAND PKY; Public; Website: www.unlv.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA (Full-time enrollment: 13,686; Location: 3200 E CHEYENNE AVE; Public; Website: www.ccsn.nevada.edu)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-NEVADA (Full-time enrollment: 1,840; Location: 333 N RANCHO DR STE 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/nevada; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ACADEMY OF MEDICAL AND BUSINESS CAREERS (Full-time enrollment: 749; Location: 901 RANCHO LN STE 190; Private, for-profit)
  • LAS VEGAS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 299; Location: 4100 W FLAMINGO RD STE 2100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cci.edu/rci/581LasVegas/f-581.htm)
  • HERITAGE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 253; Location: 3305 SPRING MOUNTAIN RD STE 7; Private, for-profit)
  • SOUTHERN NEVADA UNIVERSITY OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 196; Location: 3430 E TROPICANA AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • NEVADA CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 178; Location: 3025 E DESERT INN ROAD SUITE 11; Private, for-profit)
  • DESIGN INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 150; Location: 4225 S EASTERN STE 4; Private, for-profit; Website: www.designinstitute.edu)
  • DAHAN INSTITUTE OF MASSAGE STUDIES (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: 3320 E FLAMINGO RD STE 32; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dahanmassage.com)
  • MARINELLO SCHOOL OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 93; Location: 5001 E BONANZA STE 110; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marinello.com)
  • ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 88; Location: 4445 W CHARLESTON BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • ACADEMY OF MEDICAL AND BUSINESS CAREERS (Full-time enrollment: 39; Location: 2080 East Flamingo Road Suite 115; Private, for-profit)
  • NEVADA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 32; Location: 953 E SAHARA B27; Private, for-profit)
  • PRESTIGE TRAVEL SCHOOL (Location: 6175 W SPRING MOUNTAIN RD; Private, for-profit)
  • NEVADA DOG GROOMING SCHOOL (Location: 1233 E SAHARA AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • COMPUTER INTELLECT TRAINING (Location: 2688 S RAINBOW BLVD STE D; Private, for-profit)
  • CASINO GAMING SCHOOL (Location: 900 E KAREN AVE STE 218; Private, for-profit)
  • DOUGLAS BUSINESS INSTITUTE (Location: 1094 E SAHARA AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • RED ROCK FLORAL DESIGN SCHOOL (Location: 9028 W SAHARA AVE; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Las Vegas:

  • LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; LOMA LINDA, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • MOHAVE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 109 miles; KINGMAN, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,405)
  • DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH (about 129 miles; ST GEORGE, UT; Full-time enrollment: 4,347)
  • CERRO COSO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 175 miles; RIDGECREST, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,347)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-RIVERSIDE (about 178 miles; RIVERSIDE, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,213)
  • SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY (about 178 miles; CEDAR CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 5,091)
  • VICTOR VALLEY COLLEGE (about 189 miles; VICTORVILLE, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,963)

Biggest public high schools in Las Vegas:

  • PALO VERDE HS (Students: 3,509; Location: 6665 WEST DEL REY AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LAS VEGAS HS (Students: 3,282; Location: 315 SOUTH 7TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SILVERADO HS (Students: 3,033; Location: 1650 SILVER HAWK AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTENNIAL HS (Students: 2,898; Location: 10200 CENTENNIAL PKWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VALLEY HS (Students: 2,875; Location: 2839 SOUTH BURNHAM STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DESERT PINES HS (Students: 2,844; Location: 3800 HARRIS AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ELDORADO HS (Students: 2,745; Location: 1139 NORTH LINN LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BONANZA HS (Students: 2,709; Location: 6665 WEST DEL REY AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SIERRA VISTA HS (Students: 2,709; Location: 8100 WEST ROBINDALE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CHAPARRAL HS (Students: 2,681; Location: 3850 ANNIE OAKLEY; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Las Vegas:

  • BISHOP GORMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 997; Location: 1801 S MARYLAND PKWY; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • THE MEADOWS SCHOOL (Students: 817; Location: 8601 SCHOLAR LANE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SHILOH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 703; Location: 9900 SHILOH SCHOOL LN; Grades: KG – 12)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 3900 E BONANZA RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN HIGH (Students: 629; Location: 2015 S HUALAPAI WAY; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 313; Location: 7175 WEST OQUENDO ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CALVARY CHURCH CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 169; Location: 3005 CEDAR AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 950 E ST LOUIS; Grades: 7 – 12; Boys only)
  • NEW HORIZONS ACADEMY (Students: 95; Location: 2393 POTOSI STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • UNIVERSITY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: 1490 E UNIVERSITY AV; Grades: 1 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Las Vegas:

  • O’CALLAGHAN, MIKE MIDSCH (Students: 1,855; Location: 1450 RADWICK DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SILVESTRI, CHARLESMIDSCH (Students: 1,811; Location: 1055 SILVERADO RANCH BLVD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KELLER MIDSCH (Students: 1,786; Location: 301 NORTH FOGG ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHADOW RIDGE HS (Students: 1,750; Location: 5050 BRENT LANE; Grades: 09 – 11)
  • CORTNEY, FRANCIS MIDSCH (Students: 1,738; Location: 5301 HACIENDA AV.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HYDE PARK MIDSCH (Students: 1,735; Location: 900 HINSON STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MONACO MIDSCH (Students: 1,703; Location: 1870 NORTH LAMONT STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LEAVITT, JUDGE M E MIDSCH (Students: 1,702; Location: 4701 QUADREL STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HARNEY MIDSCH (Students: 1,690; Location: 1625 SOUTH LOS FELIZ STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SAWYER, GRANT MIDSCH (Students: 1,641; Location: 5450 REDWOOD STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Las Vegas:

  • LAS VEGAS DAY SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 3198 S JONES BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF LAS VEGAS SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 3036 ALTA DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 1111 MICHAEL WAY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • THE HEBREW ACADEMY (Students: 277; Location: 9700 W. HILLPOINTE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 1300 BRIDGER; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • MERRYHILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 2150 SNOW TRAIL; Grades: KG – 5)
  • FIRST GOOD SHEPHERD LUTH SCH (Students: 206; Location: 301 S MARYLAND PARKWAY; Grades: KG – 6)
  • VARIETY DAY HOME (Students: 202; Location: 990 D ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN ACADEMY (Students: 177; Location: 1515 W CHARLESTON; Grades: KG – 8)
  • WEST VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 168; Location: 8100 WCLIFF DR; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Las Vegas:

  • LAS VEGAS-CLARK COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,708,771; Location: 833 NORTH LAS VEGAS BLVD; 2,397,468 books; 127,746 audio materials; 83,601 video materials; 4,555 serial subscriptions)