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Reno, Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Reno is 108% less densely populated than Las Vegas.
People are 2% less likely to be married in Las Vegas.
The Median Age is 2.2 years younger in Reno.

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PEOPLE
 Reno, NVLas Vegas, NVUnited States
 Population241,445623,747321,418,820
 Population - 2010220,996579,786308,745,538
 Population - 2000180,480478,434285,036,114
 Population - 1990133,850258,295251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now80.39%141.49%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now33.78%30.37%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,2524,68691
 Land Area1071333,531,905
 Water Area30264,837
 Median Age34.636.837.4
 Female Population49.26%49.66%50.81%
 Male Population50.74%50.34%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Reno, NVLas Vegas, NVUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.74%6.68%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.43%6.85%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.04%6.84%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.61%4.18%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.64%3.89%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.13%5.27%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.02%13.90%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.38%14.12%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.03%13.70%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.72%6.10%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.71%5.23%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.39%7.81%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.64%4.07%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.53%1.37%1.85%
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 RACE
 Reno, NVLas Vegas, NVUnited States
 White61.92%46.27%62.77%
 Black2.72%11.04%12.24%
 Asian6.29%6.18%4.95%
 Native American0.87%0.45%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.70%0.57%0.16%
 Other0.03%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.76%3.14%2.13%
 Hispanic24.73%32.17%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic75.28%67.83%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Reno, NVLas Vegas, NVUnited States
 Households91,133213,037116,211,000
 Family Households50,817137,31376,958,100
 Non Family Households40,31675,72439,253,000
 Household Size2.472.772.63
 Married Population44.28%46.53%50.58%
 Single Population55.72%53.47%49.42%
 Now Married41.92%43.75%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.36%2.78%2.17%
 Never Married35.38%33.33%32.55%
 Widowed5.03%5.52%5.95%
 Divorced15.32%14.62%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.23%30.75%31.68%
 Married, no children37.48%35.61%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.19%21.33%16.94%
 Single, no children10.11%12.31%9.95%
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