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Reno, NV

Reno is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
242,633
Reno Population7
$
41,888
Median Income6
6.0
%
Unemployment Rate17
 

City Score

 

Population

Reno's aged 15- to 19-years old saw the steapest decline since 2010, falling by 11%, whereas the average population in that segment only declined by 4%

Age

35.6
Median Age7
9.8
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Reno residents are mostly white; however, the city is becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 14.2% since 2010, while the Hispanic community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 18.4%

Race

49.9
%
Nevada Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Reno's high elevation of 4,506 feet leads to milder weather than neighboring cities in Nevada. The temperature drops to 32°F or below 161 days per year with 47% humidity and an average temperature of 47% in July

Weather

14
%
Chance of Rain11
81
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature40

 

Housing

The average home value in Reno increased by 95% since 2010 which is 53% higher than the national average and 2% higher than the state average

Rent

$
1,800
Monthly Average12
52
%
Renters41

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Reno is a very low tax location with no state or local income tax and property tax 43% lower than the national average, but sales tax 20% higher than the national average.

Other

0.64
%
Property Tax21
8.27
%
Sales Tax19
1.8
%
Vehicle Tax21

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)42

 

Employment

Reno has an average employment rate of 94% which is 0% higher than the national average. The largest employers are AMERCO and Caesars Entertainment, Inc.

Income

18.0
%
<$25,0006
10.7
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry17

 

Politics

Reno is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results43

Representatives

Mayor28 Hillary Schieve
Independent
House of Representative28 Mark Amodei
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, is 0.5 miles from the center of Reno, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System - Ioannis A. Lougaris VA Medical Center, is 0.0 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, St. Mary's Regional Medical Center-Reno, is 1.8 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical29 Yes
Decriminalized29 Yes
 

Safety

In Nevada, 32.9% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a significant decrease from 2000 when 47.1% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks30
No
Permit to Purchase Law30

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#64 2020 Best Cities to Retire by U.S. News & World Report31
#64 2020 Best Cities to Retire by Niche32
#87 2020 Best Cities for Families by Niche33
#33 2019 Best Cities to Live by U.S. News & World Report34
#33 2019 Best Cities to Retire by WalletHub35
#45 2019 Best Cities for Healthcare by healthgrades36
 

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