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COMPARE CITIES FOR Nevada


Your comparison of city quality of life facts and figures for top Nevada retirement cities is provided below. Use the drop down box to make another state comparison.





Nevada Cities
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City Type
City Type Mountains, Lakes & Rivers, College Town, Casinos Mountains, Casinos na
Population (2010)
Population (Current) 225,221 257,729 71,497
Population (1990) 133,850 64,942 48,635
Land Area (sq mi) 103 108 36
Persons Per Square Mile 2,187 2,386 1,979
Home Prices
2014 $285,199 $261,322 $354,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '14) -5.7% 32.6% 43.0%
Annual Appreciation ('13 to '14) 12.1% 7.7% 11.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '14) -0.4% 2.2% 3.0%
Big City Prices ('14) $271,000 $196,000 $251,000
Bargain Index 85% 107% 137%
Big City Sacramento Las Vegas na
Monthly Rent $1,362 $1,428 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 14.1 12.3 17.0
Cost of Living (2014)
Cost of Living 102% 98% 118%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2013)
Good/Moderate Days 99% 96% 98%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 1% 4% 2%
Unhealthy/Very Unhealthy Days 1% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2010)
Good 21% 53% 37%
Threatened 2% 0% 2%
Impaired 77% 47% 60%
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 0 miles 0 miles 80 miles
City Reno Henderson na
Recreation
National Parks 0 3 7
National Campgrounds 103 13 26
State Parks 6 3 11
Medical Care (2009)
Accredited Hospitals 8 5 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2013 687 1,274 295
2012 445 1,155 285
Gain ('12 to '13) 54% 10% 3%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 35 40 37
White 74.2% 76.9% 80.7%
Black or African American 2.9% 5.1% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 1.3% 0.7% 0.8%
Asian 6.3% 7.2% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.7% 0.6% 0.2%
Other Race 10.5% 4.8% 4.4%
Multiple Races 4.2% 4.8% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 24.3% 14.9% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $59,794 $78,435 $69,596
Occupied Housing 89% 89% 83%
Vacant Housing 11% 11% 17%
Home Ownership 48% 66% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.10 3.00 2.90
Taxes (2013)
Local and State 7.9% 7.9% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 104 days 104 days 105 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Temperate & Dry Warm & Dry Temperate & Humid
January Low Temp 22 F 38 F 27 F
July High Temp 91 F 99 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 8 in 6 in 35 in
Elevation 4,410 ft 2,450 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Lower Moderate
Earthquake 70% 20% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 0 10
Flood High Very High Very High
Tornado Very Low Very Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk No Risk
Wildfire High Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2012)
Violent Crimes 65 22 38
Property Crimes 449 245 398
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 5,600 2,557 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 493 2,921 1,253
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