Las Vegas, Nevada

Current Temperature ° Population 596,440

Homefacts City Report

Las Vegas is located in Clark County, NV. The population is 596,440, making Las Vegas the largest city in Clark County and the largest city in the state of Nevada.

There are 269 public schools in Las Vegas with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Las Vegas is high, and there are 2,254 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Las Vegas is very high and the median home sales price is $225,000.

Cities near Las Vegas include Summerlin South, Spring Valley and Winchester.

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23%

Crime Rate

10% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 519
  • Violent Crimes: 954
  • Robbery: 222
  • Burglary: 623
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

57.50% Higher than national avg.
  • 2,254 offenders in Las Vegas
  • 37.79 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $240,000
  • Median Sales Price: $225,000
  • Foreclosures: 1,804
  • Homes For Sale: 6,108
  • Homes For Rent: 1,322

Environmental Hazards

2,182 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 25
  • Registered Polluters: 35
  • Superfunds: 33
  • Tanks & Spills: 2,089

Unemployment

Very High 5.1%
  • Nevada unemployment average: 4.7%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

Schools view all

269 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 269 K-12 public schools in Las Vegas, NV and 67 private schools. Homefacts rates Las Vegas's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

2,254 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
  • Total Crime Index
  • Violent Crime Index
  • Property Crime Index

Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$240,000 compared to December 2016
Median Sales Price
$225,000 compared to December 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.5%
  • Rented
    42.1%
  • Owned
    43.4%

6,108 Homes For Sale View All

$465,000
561 Signal Peak Street
Las Vegas, NV 89138
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$256,900
6563 North Dapple Gray Road
Las Vegas, NV 89149
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$439,900
5050 Vincitor Street
Las Vegas, NV 89135
2 Beds | 3 Baths
$212,990
5813 Reiter Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89108
3 Beds | 2 Baths

1,804 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$200,000  
$393,229
Lost Pines Ct
Las Vegas, NV 89128
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$234,000
Heatherton Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89110
5 Beds | 3 Baths
$166,926
Checkerboard Ct
Las Vegas, NV 89149
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$170,000
San Sebastian Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89121
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,453 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Las Vegas, NV issued 1,453 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Las Vegas, NV issued 1,517 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

1,322 Rental Properties View All

$3,200
3620 Pama Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89120
3 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,950
2943 Branch Creek Court
Las Vegas, NV 89135
3 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,350
9410 Cormorant Lake Way
Las Vegas, NV 89178
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,250
5320 Chili Pepper Street
Las Vegas, NV 89118
2 Beds | 2 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

2182 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Las Vegas, NV
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Las Vegas, NV
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  • Superfunds
    in Las Vegas, NV
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Las Vegas, NV
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (518/526)
    Las Vegas, NV has 98.48% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Las Vegas, NV is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.46 Average
    Las Vegas, NV is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 47.72°
  • February 51.02°
  • March 60.23°
  • April 65.93°
  • May 75.58°
  • June 86.64°
  • July 92.32°
  • August 90.34°
  • September 83.15°
  • October 68.68°
  • November 57.5°
  • December 46.54°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Las Vegas, NV

Earthquakes
Las Vegas, NV has a high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Las Vegas, NV has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Las Vegas, NV has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Las Vegas, NV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Las Vegas, NV: $49,676

Unemployment

Unemployment in Las Vegas is 5.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.7% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 44.09%
White Collar - 55.91%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Brian Sandoval
  • Sen. Dean Heller
  • Sen. Harry Reid

City Representatives

  • Dina Titus
  • Joe Heck
  • Cresent Hardy

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

369 FCC Towers view all

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