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Encyclopedia > North Las Vegas, Nevada

North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 115,488, with a United States Census Bureau estimate of 176,635 as of 2005, and a Clark County estimate of 202,520 as of July 1, 2006 [1]. Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

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History

Sky Haven Airport (later, North Las Vegas Airport) is established on December 1, 1941. December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ...


Incorporated as a city on May 16, 1946. May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (137th in leap years). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


Geography

North Las Vegas is located at 36°13′43″N, 115°8′48″W (36.228511, -115.146593)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias NV county maps by Bumm13. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 203.3 km² (78.5 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 115,488 people, 34,018 households, and 27,112 families residing in the city. The population density was 568.0/km² (1,471.0/mi²). There were 36,600 housing units at an average density of 180.0/km² (466.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.93% White, 19.02% African American, 0.82% Native American, 3.24% Asian, 0.53% Pacific Islander, 15.78% from other races, and 4.68% from two or more races. 37.61% was Hispanic or Latino, of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 34,018 households out of which 47.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% were non-families. 13.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.36 and the average family size was 3.67. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 33.9% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $46,057, and the median income for a family was $46,540. Males had a median income of $32,205 versus $25,836 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,023. About 11.8% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Transportation

North Las Vegas is probably best known, besides being part of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, for being near, but not the home of, of Nellis Air Force Base. For other uses around the city, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... Map showing the locations of Nellis AFB and the NTTR Nellis Air Force Base (IATA: LSV, ICAO: KLSV) is a United States Air Force base, in Clark County, Nevada, on the northeast side of Las Vegas. ...


The city also has a municipal / commercial airport facility, North Las Vegas Airport. Scenic Airlines, a regional airline and sightseeing airline, maintains its hub here. North Las Vegas Airport (IATA: VGT, ICAO: KVGT) is an airport located in North Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The airport has 3 runways and is know locally as Northtown. ... Early Scenic Airways timetable, note the Fly over the colorful West inscription Scenic Airlines is an American airline which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... Regional airlines are a type of airline service that is intended to feed a larger airline or larger aircraft. ... A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ...


See also

  • North Las Vegas Fire Department
  • North Las Vegas Police Department
  • gangs of las vegas

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