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Las Vegas
  • City in Nevada

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Las Vegas is a city in Nevada with a population of 634,773. Las Vegas is in Clark County. Living in Las Vegas offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Las Vegas there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Las Vegas and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Las Vegas are above average.

About

About Las Vegas...
Population
634,773

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$258,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,102
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    312.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    86.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    127.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    638.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,694.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    438.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

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