Las Vegas serves as the county seat of Clark County, Nevada. Las Vegas lies near the southernmost tip of the state. Las Vegas's area occupies 131.3 square miles. Unincorporated areas of Clark County that surround Las Vegas are often referred to as Las Vegas, creating a Las Vegas metropolitan area.
At the 2000 census, Las Vegas’s population was 478,434 people. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,836,333. Las Vegas’s population density is 4,222.5 people per square mile. Las Vegas has a racial makeup that is 69.86% white, 0.75% American Indians, 4.78% Asian American, 10.36% African Americans, 23.61% are Hispanic, 0.45% Pacific Islanders, 9.75% are from other ethnic backgrounds, while 4.05% are made up of two or more racial groups.
Las Vegas’s median income for a household is $53,000, and the median income for a family is $58,465. Las Vegas’s per capita income is $22,060. In Las Vegas, 6.6% of families and 8.9% of the population live below the poverty line.
Las Vegas’s economy thrives on tourism, gaming, and conventions, which fuel the retail and dining industries. Harrah’s Entertainment and MGM Mirage, the two largest Fortune 500 gaming companies, have their world headquarters in Las Vegas. The technology industry is also present in Las Vegas, including companies such as Bigelow Aerospace, CommPartners, and SkywireMedia.
Las Vegas health insurance and Las Vegas life insurance depend on the medical care Las Vegas citizens receive. Las Vegas medical centers include Mountain View Hospital, County of Clark Hospital, North Vista Hospital, Sunrise Hospital, Montevista Hospital, Kindred Hospital, and Centennial Hills Hospital.
Las Vegas auto insurance and Las Vegas home insurance depend on Las Vegas’s crime rates. Las Vegas’s violent crime rate is 9,158, and the property crime rate is 57,552.
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