Cities & States

Las Vegas
Population: 605,097
Population: 271,725
Population: 234,161
Population: 226,957
North Las Vegas
Population: 226,860
Sunrise Manor
Population: 191,464
Spring Valley
Population: 186,632
Population: 125,498
Population: 93,437
Carson City
Population: 54,482

Clark County
Population: 1,976,925
Washoe County
Population: 425,495
Carson City
Population: 54,821
Lyon County
Population: 51,648
Elko County
Population: 50,023
Douglas County
Population: 47,035
Nye County
Population: 43,368
Churchill County
Population: 24,572
Humboldt County
Population: 16,800
White Pine County
Population: 10,023


Nevada Employment Profile

Located in the West region, the traditional drivers of the Silver State’s economy have been gaming and construction. Currently, the ratio of tourism/gaming/entertainment sector employment to total employment is the highest in the nation, with one-third of Nevada’s workforce employed in these industries. Construction is the fastest growing sector in jobs. One of the primary goals of Nevada’s economic development efforts is to diversify its economy to enhance more broad-based growth. (Source: Nevada Department of Employment)

Based on 2013 statistics, the accommodation and food services sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by government and government enterprises; retail trade; health care and social assistance; and administrative and waste services, respectively.

The largest employers in the state (as of December 2013) include Clark County School District, State of Nevada, Washoe County School District, Clark County, Wynn Las Vegas, Bellagio, LLC, MGM Grand Hotel/Casino, Aria Resort & Casino, LLC, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, and Caesar’s Palace. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
28.6% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

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