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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Las Vegas, Nevada, is 7.60%, with job growth of 1.88%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.20%.

Las Vegas, Nevada Taxes
Las Vegas, Nevada,sales tax rate is 8.10%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Las Vegas, Nevada Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $26,098, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $52,601.

  ECONOMYLas Vegas, NevadaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  7.60%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  1.88%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  36.20%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  8.10%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $26,098$28,051
  Household Income  $52,601$53,046
  Family Median Income  $60,637$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  11.84%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  4.77%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  10.80%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.35%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.85%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.73%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  10.91%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  12.93%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  11.97%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.28%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  3.57%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  11.42%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  2.54%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.14%1.66%
  Legal  1.46%1.17%
  Education, library  4.54%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  2.20%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  4.30%5.49%
  Healthcare support  1.72%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  3.47%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  10.98%5.61%
  Building maintenance  6.97%3.97%
  Personal care  5.71%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.16%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.11%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  9.68%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  8.62%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Overall living
Employment sucks! Don't get me wrong. I work and go too school. In general speaking, everything sucks in Vegas. People, their bogus laws, Human rights are violated on so... (read more)
moving to Las Vegas
I do not recommend moving to Las Vegas. The state, as a whole, is at the bottom of all factors one considers for residence. ... (read more)
re: Moving to Colorado Springs...soon - 9/11/2011
Ugh! to Colorado Springs! It's well over an hours driver to Denver. Unless you can afford the Broadmoor area - which stays colder in winter being in the shadow of... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Living Las Vegas
I lived in LV for 3 years and really loved, coming from NY, the peace and quiet living plus the hot weather made me happy. I am looking forward to go back. I was... (read more)
Moving to LV
Every time I hear Steve Wynn on the news complaining there is no real economic recovery, I know his LV profits had tanked again..Save the LV strip designed for tourists... (read more)
Nice to visit once, not to live there ever
Las Vegas has changed forever since the invention of the online,Indian and Macao casinos.Save the outdated Strip, there is little else to see.Half of the city retail is... (read more)
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