The large city of Las Vegas, Nevada is home to just under 622,000 people. The city's population, at an average age of just under 38, skews younger than most cities in Nevada. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (52%) and renting (48%) their residence. The average rent of $1,079 per month is roughly the same as the state average.
Las Vegas has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, chosen by 39% of workers, while public transit is not used extensively. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Among Las Vegas residents older than 25, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Las Vegas residents work in one of two industries: entertainment and retail. Combined, these industries make up 18% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top field in the city. Las Vegas workers bring in an average annual income of almost $68,000, about the same as the state average. However, Las Vegas compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345).