North Las Vegas, a mid-size city in Nevada, has a population of just over 234,000. Families with young children will fit right in, as kids under 5 account for an above-average 8% of the community, while retirees are less well-represented. With an average age of just over 33, North Las Vegas ranks as the sixth-youngest city in the state. Most residents own their homes in North Las Vegas, and 44% of residents rent. The average rent for North Las Vegas is $92 a month more than the state average.
Many North Las Vegas residents work in one of two industries: entertainment and retail. Combined, these industries make up 17% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of nearly $66K, North Las Vegas workers take home roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. However, North Las Vegas compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345. Among North Las Vegas residents older than 25, 10% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
North Las Vegas residents have an average commute of about 29 minutes, slower than the state average of about 26 minutes. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, chosen by 40% of residents, while public transit is not used extensively. A small percentage of residents commute to work on foot.