Paradise, NV

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2022 Population
189,733
0.0627% 1-year decline
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.5
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
16.8%
2.36% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,224
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$333,800
18.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
94,013
0.115% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Paradise, NV had a population of 190k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $55,224. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Paradise, NV declined from 189,852 to 189,733, a −0.0627% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,085 to $55,224, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Paradise, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (35.5%), Other (Hispanic) (16.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), and White (Hispanic) (9.16%).

None of the households in Paradise, 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.

86.1% of the residents in Paradise, NV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Paradise, NV are University of Nevada-Las Vegas (6,357 degrees awarded in 2022), United Education Institute-Las Vegas (528 degrees), and Advanced Training Institute (480 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Paradise, NV was $333,800, and the homeownership rate was 39.7%.

Most people in Paradise, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Paradise, NV was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Paradise, NV is home to a population of 190k people, from which 86.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 26.7% of Paradise, NV residents were born outside of the country (50.7k people).

In 2022, there were 2.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.4k people) in Paradise, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.6k Other (Hispanic) and 22.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.1%
2022 Citizenship
85.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86.1% of Paradise, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Paradise, NV was 85.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Paradise, NV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    67.4k ± 2.74k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    30.6k ± 2.2k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    22.3k ± 2.31k
34.7%
Hispanic Population
65.9k people

In 2022, there were 2.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.4k people) in Paradise, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.6k Other (Hispanic) and 22.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

34.7% of the people in Paradise, NV are hispanic (65.9k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    221,001 ± 11,123 people
  2. Philippines
    91,834 ± 7,329 people
  3. El Salvador
    23,902 ± 3,781 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 221,001 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 91,834 and El Salvador with 23,902.

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Foreign-Born Population

26.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
50.7k people
27.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
52.2k people

As of 2022, 26.7% of Paradise, NV residents (50.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Paradise, NV was 27.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,999 ± 345
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,644 ± 386
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,715 ± 292

Paradise, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Paradise, NV employs 94k people. The largest industries in Paradise, NV are Accommodation & Food Services (18,624 people), Retail Trade (11,711 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (8,150 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,080), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($97,900), and Utilities ($86,950).

Males in Nevada have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,632. The income inequality in Nevada (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

94k
2022 Value
± 2,626
0.115%
1 Year growth
± 3.86%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Paradise, NV grew at a rate of 0.115%, from 93.9k employees to 94k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paradise, NV, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (12,081 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,722 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (9,689 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paradise, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

94k
2022 Value
± 2,626
0.115%
1 Year growth
± 3.86%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Paradise, NV grew at a rate of 0.115%, from 93.9k employees to 94k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paradise, NV, are Accommodation & Food Services (18,624 people), Retail Trade (11,711 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (8,150 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paradise, NV, though some of these residents may live in Paradise, 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

$39,233
Median earning men ± $1,638
$34,087
Median earning women ± $817

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($72,995), Wholesale Trade ($56,791), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,899).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,819), Construction ($50,363), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,699).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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5.19%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.53M people employed in Nevada. This represents a 5.19% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 21.2%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nevada went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.05%).

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.

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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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Education

In 2022, universities in Paradise, NV awarded 8,570 degrees. The student population of Paradise, NV in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 14,662 male students and 19,230 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Paradise, NV are White (2,615 and 31.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,458 and 29.7%), Asian (1,122 and 13.5%), and Two or More Races (768 and 9.26%).

The largest universities in Paradise, NV by number of degrees awarded are University of Nevada-Las Vegas (6,357 and 74.2%), United Education Institute-Las Vegas (528 and 6.16%), and Advanced Training Institute (480 and 5.6%).

The most popular majors in Paradise, NV are General Hospitality Management (521 and 6.08%), General Psychology (422 and 4.92%), and Medical Assistant (376 and 4.39%).

The median tuition cost in Paradise, NV for a public four year colleges is $8,159 for in-state students and $24,701 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Paradise, NV, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 38.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 33,892 (43.3% men and 56.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 33,892 students enrolled in Paradise, NV, 43.3% men and 56.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 10,818 records, of which 60% were women and 40% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 462 degrees awarded
  2. 412 degrees awarded
  3. 330 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Paradise, NV was General Hospitality Management with 462 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,357 degrees awarded
  2. 528 degrees awarded
  3. 480 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Nevada-Las Vegas with 6,357 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,451 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Paradise, NV, which is 0.674 times less than the 5,119 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,615 degrees mean that there were 1.06 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,458 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 2-year ($16,520) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($788) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.34% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (710k), Some college (606k), and Bachelors Degree (392k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Paradise, NV was $333,800 in 2022, which is 1.18 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $282,600 to $333,800, a 18.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Paradise, NV is 39.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Paradise, NV have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Paradise, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Paradise, NV is $55,224. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Paradise, NV was Census Tract 28.37 with a value of $112,833, followed by Census Tract 53.19 and Census Tract 53.22, with respective values of $111,342 and $105,217.

Property

$333,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,613
$30,468
Median Property Taxes
±$1,283

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 Paradise, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

39.7%
Homeownership
2022
71.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 39.7% of the housing units in Paradise, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 40%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 28.37
  2. Census Tract 53.19
  3. Census Tract 53.22

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paradise, NV was Census Tract 28.37 with a value of $112,833, followed by Census Tract 53.19 and Census Tract 53.22, with respective values of $111,342 and $105,217.

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

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Household Income

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$55,224
Median Household Income
± $2,002
76.8k
Number of Households
± 2,245

In 2022, the median household income of the 76.8k households in Paradise, NV grew to $55,224 from the previous year's value of $50,085.

The following chart displays the households in Paradise, 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 Paradise, NV is from Nevada.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2022, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.556% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.9%)

In 2022, 69.5% of workers in Paradise, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.4%) and those who worked at home (7.9%).

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paradise, NV have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.04% of the workforce in Paradise, 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 Paradise, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Paradise, NV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paradise, NV (31.5k out of 187k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Paradise, NV is Hispanic, followed by White 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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Health

85.9% of the population of Paradise, NV has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 2.04% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see 1760 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.171% increase from the previous year (1757 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1593 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 445 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,760 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clark County, NV

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see an average of 1,760 patients per year. This represents a 0.171% increase from the previous year (1,757 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.2% under 18 years, 24.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.1%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
20.7%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
2.04%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paradise, NV declined by 1.51% from 14.3% to 14.1%.

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