Las Vegas Population By Year

Population Graph For Las Vegas, 1980 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 646,790 25 0.5%
2020 643,292 26 1.0%
2010 583,756 30 1.9%
2000 484,487 32 6.4%
1990 259,834 63 4.7%
1980 164,674 89

Las Vegas Population Facts

What is the current population of Las Vegas?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Las Vegas is 646,790. Las Vegas, Nevada is the 25th largest city in the US.

What county is Las Vegas, Nevada in?

Las Vegas is located entirely in Clark County.

What is the size of Las Vegas, Nevada in square miles?

Las Vegas has an area of 135.8 square miles. Las Vegas is the 4th largest city, by area, in Nevada.

What was the peak population of Las Vegas?

The current population of Las Vegas (646,790) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Las Vegas growing?

Las Vegas has grown 33.4% since the 2000. Las Vegas, Nevada is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 83% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Is Las Vegas the biggest city in Nevada?

Yes, Las Vegas is the biggest city in the state of Nevada based on population. The second largest city, Henderson, is 49% the size of Las Vegas.

What is the population density of Las Vegas, Nevada?

Las Vegas has a population density of 4,298.2 people per square mile. Las Vegas has the 6th highest population density in Nevada.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
19 Denver, Colorado 711,463 27.9%
20 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 687,725 35.4%
21 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 678,851 24.3%
22 El Paso, Texas 678,415 20.1%
23 Washington, District of Columbia 670,050 17.1%
24 Boston, Massachusetts 654,776 10.8%
25 Las Vegas, Nevada 646,790 33.4%
26 Portland, Oregon 641,162 20.9%
27 Detroit, Michigan 632,464 -33.0%
28 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 628,594 13.4%
29 Memphis, Tennessee 628,127 -8.9%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 576,498 -11.1%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 569,330 -4.6%

Las Vegas Demographics

What is the voting age population of Las Vegas, Nevada?

The total voting age population of Las Vegas, Nevada, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 415,999. The voting age population is 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

What percentage of Las Vegas, Nevada residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Las Vegas are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Las Vegas, Nevada?

The racial demographics of Las Vegas are 61.9% White, 12.2% Black, 12.1% Other, 6.9% Asian, 5.2% Two or more races, 0.9% American Indian and 0.8% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 33.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Las Vegas, Nevada residents are below the poverty line?

In Las Vegas, 15.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.3%. On a per-household basis, 11.5% of families are below the poverty line in Las Vegas.

What percentage of Las Vegas, Nevada residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 62.8% of Las Vegas residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Las Vegas, Nevada residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.8% of Las Vegas residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.6% have a bachelor's degree and 8.6% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Las Vegas, Nevada residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Las Vegas residents aged 5 and older, 33.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 25.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 5.0% speak an Asian language.

Las Vegas Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Las Vegas, Nevada?

The unemployment rate in Las Vegas is 6.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Las Vegas, Nevada residents work for the government?

In Las Vegas, 10.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Las Vegas, Nevada?

The median household income in Las Vegas is $56,354.

Las Vegas Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Las Vegas, Nevada?

In Las Vegas, 52.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Las Vegas, Nevada?

Renters occupy 47.3% of housing units in Las Vegas.

What percentage of Las Vegas, Nevada housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Las Vegas, 0.5% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Las Vegas, Nevada housing units were built after 2000?

In Las Vegas, 28.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 73,200 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Las Vegas, Nevada?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Las Vegas is $1,102.

What percentage of households in Las Vegas, Nevada have broadband internet?

In Las Vegas, 80.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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