Nevada is a state in the western, mountain west, and southwestern regions of the United States.
Nevada is the 7th most extensive, the 35th most populous, and the 9th least densely populated of the 50 United States.
Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area where the state's three largest incorporated cities are located.
Nevada's capital is Carson City.
Nevada is officially known as the "Silver State" due to the importance of silver to its history and economy.
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As of 2012, Nevada has a total population of 2,656,485 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.89%.
The median home price Nevada is $145,230 with the median age of the buyer being 14. Homes in Nevada have appreciatied over the last by -17.37%.
Public schools in Nevada spend approximately $5,034 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 18.3.
Nevada has an unemployment rate of 12.60%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -5.58% with a projected future job growth of 16.24%.
Nevada has an average commute time of 25.6 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Nevada is a 8 in violent crime and a 6 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Nevada, 55.150% of people are Democrats, 42.650% are Republicans and 2.199% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Nevada was 2,656,485. Nevada has a population density of 24 (how many people live in one square mile.
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The median age in Nevada is 36.2, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 50.87% of the population of Nevada, while females make up 49.13% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Nevada is 2.65 people across 987,894. 58.38% of people are married in Nevada while 41.62% are single.
|Local Population||Nevada||United States|
|Households by Income||Nevada||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||9.30%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||8.78%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||10.44%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||15.63%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||13.84%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||12.99%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||5.00%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.48%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.64%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Nevada||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||12.35%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||14.58%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||27.79%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.24%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||11.14%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||10.40%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Nevada||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-5.58%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||16.24%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$27,095||$26,372|
As of 2012, Nevada consisted of 30.45% renters and 57.72% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -17.37% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Nevada Housing||Nevada||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$145,230||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||14||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$8.36||$11.20|
|Nevada Homes by Value||Nevada||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||1.86%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||2.00%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||1.54%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||1.45%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||1.79%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||9.07%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||17.67%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||36.19%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||14.02%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||6.20%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||4.96%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||1.54%||2.07%|
|Nevada Homes by Year Built||Nevada||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||1.17%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||1.23%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||3.17%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||6.74%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||13.49%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||14.95%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||11.36%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||14.22%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||33.68%||15.21%|
32.33% of the people in Nevada declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Nevada Religions||Nevada||United States|