Las Vegas, Nevada 

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Economy in Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas has an unemployment rate of 7.2%. The US average is 5.2%.

Las Vegas has seen the job market increase by 3.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.9%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Las Vegas
- The Sales Tax Rate for Las Vegas is 8.2%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Las Vegas is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Las Vegas
- The average income of a Las Vegas resident is $25,555 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Las Vegas resident is $50,903 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYLas Vegas, NevadaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate7.2%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth3.5%1.6%
  Future Job Growth39.9%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.2%6.0%
  Income Taxes00.046
  Income per Cap.$25,555$28,555
  Household Income$50,903$53,482
  Family Median Income$59,500$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction6.3%6.2%
  Manufacturing2.6%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.8%2.7%
  Retail trade12.0%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.7%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.9%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services5.9%6.7%
  Management of companies0.2%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs6.6%4.3%
  Educational services6.0%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance9.6%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation8.1%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services19.1%7.4%
  Other services4.8%4.9%
  Public administration4.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Las Vegas    335 Reviews
    Cool visit but I'd never want to live here - 1/25/2019
    My unbiased review. From a guy born and raised in Dallas. Las Vegas is a shock when I first saw it from the plane. I'm used to flat land, country music, and the Dallas... Read More

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    Tourist Trap, But Not for Living In. - 12/29/2018
    Highly recommended if you want to do nothing but drink, gamble, club hop and shop. Otherwise, avoid. AT ALL COSTS. Vegas is a cesspool of garbage. A friend and I moved... Read More

    WORST CITY ON EARTH - 12/19/2018
    I cannot bring myself to give this a single star. Where do I even begin. My family moved here about 4 years ago, I started a business so I have the misfortune of being... Read More


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