Las Vegas, New Mexico Census Data & Community Profile

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Las Vegas GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Las Vegas, NM
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Las Vegas, NM was 14,565.

Las Vegas Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Las Vegas was 6,914, which represents 47.5 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Las Vegas, NM
There are an estimated 2,043 married men in the town. 38.5 percent of men over 15 years old in Las Vegas are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Las Vegas is 7,651 which is 52.5 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Las Vegas, New Mexico
There are an estimated 2,079 married women in the community. 34.2 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Las Vegas, NM
The median age of people living in Las Vegas, NM was 34 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Las Vegas was 969. There were 10,723 people above the age of 18, which represents 73.6 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 12.8 percent of the population (1,871) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Las Vegas, NM
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Las Vegas, NM was 13,844.

White Population in Las Vegas, NM
The estimated White population in the Las Vegas community is 7,895, which is 54.2 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Las Vegas, New Mexico
The estimated Black/African American population is 144, which is 1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Las Vegas, NM
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Las Vegas, NM was 285.

Asian Population in Las Vegas, New Mexico
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 89.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Las Vegas, NM
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Las Vegas was an estimated 14.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 5,417, while those of “two or more races” was 721 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Las Vegas community was 12,080, or 82.9 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Las Vegas, NM
The household population number in Las Vegas was 13,833.

Group Quarters Population in Las Vegas, NM
Group Quarters population in the community was 732.

Average Household Size in Las Vegas, NM
The average household size in Las Vegas is 2.48 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.08 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Las Vegas, NM
At the time of the last census survey, there were 6,366 total housing units in Las Vegas.

The number of occupied housing units was 5,588, or 87.8 of the total units in town. Of these, 3,554 were owner-occupied (63.6), and 2,034 were renter-occupied (36.4, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 778 vacant homes in Las Vegas at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Las Vegas, New Mexico
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 2,507, with a median value in dollars of 87,100.

Monthly Owner Costs in Las Vegas, NM
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $763 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Las Vegas, average costs per month were $260 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 6,635 people in the community had a high school degree, or 75.9 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Las Vegas, New Mexico
2,046 people in Las Vegas also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 23.4 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Las Vegas, NM
The number of Civilian Veterans in Las Vegas was 1,367, or 12.8 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Las Vegas, NM
In 2000, there were 3,465 people in Las Vegas, NM listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Las Vegas, NM
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 8,526 people in Las Vegas who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 62.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Las Vegas, New Mexico
There were 5,985 in the labor force in Las Vegas at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 53.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Las Vegas was 16.6 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Las Vegas, NM
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $24,214. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Las Vegas, NM
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $29,797. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Las Vegas, New Mexico
Per capita income in Las Vegas in the last full census was 12,619. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Las Vegas numbered 861, or 24.3 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Las Vegas, NM
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 3,873, or 27.8 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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