Demographics & Statistics

Nevada Hispanics: The Numbers

  • Clark County's population was 29.1% Hispanic in 2010
  • Southern Nevada was ranked as the nation's 23rd largest Hispanic purchasing
  • Nevada's gross state product was $127.5 billion for 2010; Nevada's Hispanic purchasing power market was $12 billion
  • The median age of Hispanics in Nevada is 26 with a median income of $24,849
  • Eighty percent of Hispanics in Nevada are of Mexican descent 56% are native born Americans, and 44% are foreign born
  • Nearly 50% of Clark County s School District's kindergartners are Hispanic

2010 — Pew Hispanic Center, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Vision Advertising and Marketing, U.S. Census Bureau

LABOR MARKET EMPLOYMENT

Sector  Workers  Percentage 
Natural Resources and Mining 300 0.04%
Construction 40,700 5.07%
Manufacturing 18,200 2.27%
Utilities 2,800 0.35%
Wholesale 19,700 2.45%
Retail 90,500 11.26%
Transportation and Warehousing 30,500 3.80%
Information 8,900 1.11%
Financial Activities 37,900 4.72%
Professional and Business Services 103,400 12.87%
Education and Health Services 73,200 9.11%
Leisure and Hospitality 257,400 32.04%
Other Services 23,700 2.95%
Government 96,200 11.97%

March 2011 — Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation

LARGEST EMPLOYERS

Ranking Employer Employees
1 Clark County School District 30.0 - 39.9K
2 Wynn Las Vegas 8.0 - 8.4K
3 Clark County 7.5 - 7.9K
4 MGM Grand Hotel & Casino 7.5 - 7.9K
5 Bellagio Las Vegas 7.5 - 7.9K
6 Aria Resort & Casino 7.0 - 7.4K
7 Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino 6.5 - 6.9K
8 Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino 5.5 - 5.9K
9 Las Vegas Metropolitan Police 5.0 - 5.4K
10 The Venetian Hotel & Casino 4.0 - 4.4K
11 Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino 4.0 - 4.4K
12 The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 4.0 - 4.4K
13 Mirage Resort & Casino 4.0 - 4.4K
14 The Palazzo Las Vegas 3.5 - 3.9K
15 University Medical Center 3.5 - 3.9K
16 Flamingo Las Vegas 3.5 - 3.9K
17 Encore Las Vegas 3.0 - 3.4K
18 Luxor Las Vegas 2.5 - 2.9K
19 City of Las Vegas 2.5 - 2.9K
20 Southwest Airlines 2.5 - 2.9K

Second Quarter 2011 — Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation

VEGAS TOP 25 FAQs

  Question  2010 
1 How many visitors come to Las Vegas? 37,335,436
2 How many convention delegates visit? 4,473,134
3 How many conventions are held per year? 18,004
4 What is Clark County's gaming revenue? $8,900,000,000
5 What is Las Vegas Strip's gaming revenue? $5,800,000,000
6 What is Downtown's gaming revenue? $493,000,000
7 What is Boulder Strip's gaming revenue $757,000,000
8 What is the average visitor's gambling budget per trip? $466
9 What is Las Vegas' city-wide occupancy? 80.40%
10 What is Las Vegas' hotel occupancy? 83.50%
11 What is Las Vegas' motel occupancy? 52.00%
12 What is Las Vegas' weekend occupancy? 88.40%
13 What is Las Vegas' midweek occupancy? 76.80%
14 What is the U.S. national average hotel occupancy? 57.60%
15 What is the total number of enplaned/deplaned airline passengers? 39,757,359
16 What is the average daily auto traffic: all major highways? 86,738
17 What is the averaged daily auto traffic: I-15 at NV/CA Border 40,213
18 What is the average nightly room rate? $95
19 How many hotel/motel rooms are in Las Vegas? 148,935
20 How long is the average visitor's trip (in nights)? 3.6
21 What percent of visitors are under 21? 7%
22 What is the average age of a visitor? 49.2
23 What percent are first time visitors? 18%
24 What percent of visitors are from Southern California? 26%
25 What percent of visitors are International? 18%

Source — Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

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