Nevada at a Glance
Nevada is the 7th most extensive and 35th most populous U.S. state with over 2,839,099 people, over three-quarters of whom live in Clark County. The median age of Nevadans is 36.3 years old. Median household income as of 2014 in Nevada was $69,475.
Nevada is located in the American west, and is known as the “silver state”. It is largely a desert state, bordered to the west by California, to the north by Oregon and Idaho, and the east by Utah and Arizona. the capital of Nevada is Carson City, and the largest city by a wide margin is Las Vegas.
Nevada Jobs & Economy
Nevada’s economy is focused on a few key industries: tourism, mining, and cattle ranching. Unsurprisingly, several of the most popular occupations in the state are gaming-related, such as gaming supervisors, gaming service workers, and gaming dealers.
Nevada Unemployment Rate
As of 2014, Nebraska’s unemployment rate is among the lowest in the country at 2.9%, well below the national average of 5.6%.