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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    330 Reviews
    4 stars - 10/12/2018
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    Difficult and depressing place to live - 9/25/2018
    Visited three different dentists and told three completely different things. Scammers afoot in Sin City. Very difficult place to live from the brutal heat to the... Read More

    Put on hold when calling police - 6/27/2018
    Las Vegas is the only place I've lived where I was put on hold when calling 911. Check out the Yelp reviews on Vegas police departments and you'll see. Another time I... Read More


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