Clark County, NV

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2020 Population
2.23M
2.15% 1-year growth
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
37.1
0.542% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
14.1%
3.09% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$61,048
2.88% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$285,100
8.53% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1.04M
1.22% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Clark County, NV had a population of 2.23M people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $61,048. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Clark County, NV grew from 2.18M to 2.23M, a 2.15% increase and its median household income grew from $59,340 to $61,048, a 2.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clark County, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.7%), White (Hispanic) (14.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.5%), Other (Hispanic) (11.4%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.7%).

None of the households in Clark County, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.2% of the residents in Clark County, NV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Clark County, NV are University of Nevada-Las Vegas (5,992 degrees awarded in 2020), College of Southern Nevada (5,137 degrees), and Northwest Career College (865 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Clark County, NV was $285,100, and the homeownership rate was 54.8%.

Most people in Clark County, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Clark County, NV was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Clark County, NV is home to a population of 2.23M people, from which 89.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 22.1% of Clark County, NV residents were born outside of the country (493k people).

In 2020, there were 2.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (930k people) in Clark County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 331k White (Hispanic) and 256k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.2%
2020 Citizenship
88.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 89.2% of Clark County, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Clark County, NV was 88.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clark County, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    930k ± 1.72k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    331k ± 6.24k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    256k ± 2.81k
31.3%
Hispanic Population
698k people

In 2020, there were 2.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (930k people) in Clark County, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 331k White (Hispanic) and 256k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.3% of the people in Clark County, NV are hispanic (698k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Clark County, NV as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    226,030 ± 11,229 people
  2. Philippines
    89,969 ± 7,254 people
  3. El Salvador
    24,231 ± 3,806 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 226,030 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 89,969 and El Salvador with 24,231.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
493k people
22.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
485k people

As of 2020, 22.1% of Clark County, NV residents (493k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clark County, NV was 22.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    44,132 ± 1,265
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    31,887 ± 1,803
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    23,192 ± 1,111

Clark County, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Clark County, NV employs 1.04M people. The largest industries in Clark County, NV are Accommodation & Food Services (180,810 people), Retail Trade (121,304 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (98,376 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,685), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,846), and Public Administration ($63,198).

Males in Nevada have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,649. The income inequality in Nevada (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.04M
2020 Value
± 8,419
1.22%
1 Year growth
± 1.08%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clark County, NV grew at a rate of 1.22%, from 1.03M employees to 1.04M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clark County, NV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (123,811 people), Sales & Related Occupations (121,209 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (108,120 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clark County, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.04M
2020 Value
± 8,419
1.22%
1 Year growth
± 1.08%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clark County, NV grew at a rate of 1.22%, from 1.03M employees to 1.04M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clark County, NV, are Accommodation & Food Services (180,810 people), Retail Trade (121,304 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (98,376 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clark County, NV, though some of these residents may live in Clark County, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,082
Median earning men ± $361
$32,883
Median earning women ± $343

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($73,218), Information ($54,039), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,849).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($53,693), Construction ($42,721), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,864).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nevada.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 20,927
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 12,844
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 12,262
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $16.2M
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. $11.9M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $8.32M
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $11.8B
  2. $7.88B
  3. $5.77B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Misc. mfg. prods. with $11.8B, followed by Electronics ($7.88B) and Textiles/leather ($5.77B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$74.7B
2020 Value in Nevada
$145B
Projected 2050 Value in Nevada
94.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nevada trade was $74.7B. This is expected to increase 94.1% to $145B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nevada trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $17.5B
  2. $2.92B
  3. $2.88B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $17.5B, followed by Utah with $2.92B and New York and $2.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Clark County, NV went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 53.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44.3%), followed by Other (1.13%).

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nevada

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Catherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Jacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Clark County, NV awarded 16,901 degrees. The student population of Clark County, NV in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 30,459 male students and 48,830 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Clark County, NV are White (5,594 and 34%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (4,688 and 28.5%), Asian (2,371 and 14.4%), and Black or African American (1,652 and 10.1%).

The largest universities in Clark County, NV by number of degrees awarded are University of Nevada-Las Vegas (5,992 and 35.5%), College of Southern Nevada (5,137 and 30.4%), and Northwest Career College (865 and 5.12%).

The most popular majors in Clark County, NV are Registered Nursing (1,216 and 7.19%), General Business Administration & Management (687 and 4.06%), and Medical Assistant (685 and 4.05%).

The median tuition costs in Clark County, NV are $21,950 for private four year colleges, and $5,250 and $18,251 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Clark County, NV, the percentage of applicants admitted was 81.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 41.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 79,289 (38.4% men and 61.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 79,289 students enrolled in Clark County, NV, 38.4% men and 61.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 25,435 records, of which 64.1% were women and 35.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 989 degree-majors awarded
  2. 520 degree-majors awarded
  3. 434 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Clark County, NV was Registered Nursing with 989 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Clark County, NV according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,992 degrees awarded
  2. 5,137 degrees awarded
  3. 865 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Nevada-Las Vegas with 5,992 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 6,116 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Clark County, NV, which is 0.567 times less than the 10,785 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 5,594 degrees mean that there were 1.19 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 4,688 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($21,950) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,342) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($1,567) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.06% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.18% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (694k), Some college (608k), and Bachelors Degree (364k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Clark County, NV was $285,100 in 2020, which is 1.24 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $262,700 to $285,100, a 8.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Clark County, NV is 54.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Clark County, NV have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clark County, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clark County, NV is $61,048. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Clark County, NV was Census Tract 32.42 with a value of $171,667, followed by Census Tract 58.42 and Census Tract 57.15, with respective values of $165,625 and $163,841.

In 2021, 19.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Clark County, NV. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.94%.

Property

$285,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$1,625
$443,247
Median Property Taxes
±$5,237

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clark County, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Clark County, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

54.8%
Homeownership
2020
71.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 54.8% of the housing units in Clark County, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.8%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Clark County, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 32.42
  2. Census Tract 58.42
  3. Census Tract 57.15

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clark County, NV was Census Tract 32.42 with a value of $171,667, followed by Census Tract 58.42 and Census Tract 57.15, with respective values of $165,625 and $163,841.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Clark County, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$61,048
Median Household Income
± $519
768k
Number of Households
± 5,842

In 2020, the median household income of the 768k households in Clark County, NV grew to $61,048 from the previous year's value of $59,340.

The following chart displays the households in Clark County, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clark County, NV is from Nevada.
0.448
2020 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.448
2019 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2020, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.117% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.6%)

In 2020, 77.5% of workers in Clark County, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (5.6%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clark County, NV have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.94% of the workforce in Clark County, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clark County, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clark County, NV have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 19.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Clark County, NV. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.94%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clark County, NV (299k out of 2.11M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clark County, NV is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 18.7% of the children was living in poverty in Clark County, NV. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 757 in Clark County, NV. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 4.58 per 100,000 population.

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88.3% of the population of Clark County, NV has health coverage, with 46.5% on employee plans, 16.8% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 2.28% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Nevada was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see 1757 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.46% decrease from the previous year (1820 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1571 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 486 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Nevada, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,757 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clark County, NV

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see an average of 1,757 patients per year. This represents a 3.46% decrease from the previous year (1,820 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clark County, NV in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Nevada across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 21.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.7%
Uninsured
46.5%
Employer Coverage
16.8%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
2.28%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clark County, NV declined by 0.253% from 11.7% to 11.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clark County, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 48.9 in Clark County, NV.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 27.3% in Clark County, NV.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13% in Clark County, NV.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Clark County, NV.

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