Paradise, NV

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2020 Population
193,150
17.8% 1-year decline
US Senator
Catherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
Jacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
38.4
4.35% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.8%
3.25% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$48,032
0.58% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$263,400
10% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
97,305
19.3% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Paradise, NV had a population of 193k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $48,032. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Paradise, NV declined from 235,087 to 193,150, a −17.8% decrease and its median household income declined from $48,312 to $48,032, a −0.58% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Paradise, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), White (Hispanic) (16.6%), Other (Hispanic) (15.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.48%).

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.

84.4% of the residents in Paradise, NV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Paradise, NV are University of Nevada-Las Vegas (5,992 degrees awarded in 2020), Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas (468 degrees), and Advanced Training Institute (421 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Paradise, NV was $263,400, and the homeownership rate was 39.4%.

Most people in Paradise, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Paradise, NV was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Paradise, NV is home to a population of 193k people, from which 84.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 28.1% of Paradise, NV residents were born outside of the country (54.2k people).

In 2018, there were 2.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.7k people) in Paradise, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.8k White (Hispanic) and 35.4k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.4%
2020 Citizenship
84.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 84.4% of Paradise, NV residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Paradise, NV was 84.1%, 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)
    93.7k ± 2.36k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    38.8k ± 2.05k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    35.4k ± 2.59k
34.5%
Hispanic Population
80.7k people

In 2018, there were 2.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.7k people) in Paradise, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.8k White (Hispanic) and 35.4k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

34.5% of the people in Paradise, NV are hispanic (80.7k people).

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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

28.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
54.2k people
26.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
63.3k people

As of 2020, 28.1% of Paradise, NV residents (54.2k 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 Paradise, NV was 26.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,325 ± 351
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,188 ± 421
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,729 ± 332

Paradise, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Paradise, NV employs 97.3k people. The largest industries in Paradise, NV are Accommodation & Food Services (21,435 people), Retail Trade (11,552 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (9,053 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,348), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,043), and Utilities ($64,150).

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

97.3k
2020 Value
± 2,693
−19.3%
1 Year decline
± 4.37%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Paradise, NV declined at a rate of −19.3%, from 121k employees to 97.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paradise, NV, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (14,136 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,877 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (10,537 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

97.3k
2020 Value
± 2,693
−19.3%
1 Year decline
± 4.37%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Paradise, NV declined at a rate of −19.3%, from 121k employees to 97.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paradise, NV, are Accommodation & Food Services (21,435 people), Retail Trade (11,552 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (9,053 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

$33,662
Median earning men ± $1,487
$30,514
Median earning women ± $739

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,208), Public Administration ($67,599), and Information ($52,661).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($60,039), Construction ($40,921), and Information ($40,250).

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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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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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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 Paradise, NV awarded 7,459 degrees. The student population of Paradise, NV in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 14,301 male students and 19,269 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Paradise, NV are White (2,534 and 35.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,005 and 28.2%), Asian (1,034 and 14.5%), and Two or More Races (668 and 9.4%).

The largest universities in Paradise, NV by number of degrees awarded are University of Nevada-Las Vegas (5,992 and 80.3%), Pima Medical Institute-Las Vegas (468 and 6.27%), and Advanced Training Institute (421 and 5.64%).

The most popular majors in Paradise, NV are General Hospitality Management (564 and 7.56%), General Psychology (386 and 5.17%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (277 and 3.71%).

The median tuition cost in Paradise, NV for a public four year colleges is $7,747 for in-state students and $23,398 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Paradise, NV, the percentage of applicants admitted was 81%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 41.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 33,570 (42.6% men and 57.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 33,570 students enrolled in Paradise, NV, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 10,312 records, of which 54.8% were women and 45.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 520 degree-majors awarded
  2. 368 degree-majors awarded
  3. 268 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Paradise, NV was General Hospitality Management with 520 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. 5,992 degrees awarded
  2. 468 degrees awarded
  3. 421 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, 3,080 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Paradise, NV, which is 0.703 times less than the 4,379 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 2,534 degrees mean that there were 1.26 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,005 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 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($718) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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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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 Paradise, NV was $263,400 in 2020, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $239,400 to $263,400, a 10% increase. The homeownership rate in Paradise, NV is 39.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Paradise, NV have an average commute time of 22.8 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 $48,032. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Paradise, NV was Census Tract 28.37 with a value of $106,092, followed by Census Tract 17.17 and Census Tract 28.08, with respective values of $100,625 and $100,481.

Property

$263,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,003
$30,391
Median Property Taxes
±$1,398

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

39.4%
Homeownership
2020
71.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 39.4% of the housing units in Paradise, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 39.3%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Paradise, 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 28.37
  2. Census Tract 17.17
  3. Census Tract 28.08

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paradise, NV was Census Tract 28.37 with a value of $106,092, followed by Census Tract 17.17 and Census Tract 28.08, with respective values of $100,625 and $100,481.

The following map shows all of the places in Paradise, 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.
$48,032
Median Household Income
± $1,830
77.2k
Number of Households
± 2,222

In 2020, the median household income of the 77.2k households in Paradise, NV declined from $48,032 from the previous year's value of $48,312.

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.
0.448
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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (71.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11%)
  3. Public Transit (7.24%)

In 2020, 71.5% of workers in Paradise, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11%) and those who used public transit to get to work (7.24%).

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Commute Time

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paradise, NV have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.14% 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 (32k out of 190k 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 Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

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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85.4% of the population of Paradise, NV has health coverage, with 43.2% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.7% 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.

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

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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 20.3% under 18 years, 24.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.5% were men and 49.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

14.6%
Uninsured
43.2%
Employer Coverage
19.7%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.7%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paradise, NV declined by 1.36% from 14.8% to 14.6%.

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

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