100 Biggest Cities In Nevada For 2020

Using the latest Census data, we detail the 100 biggest cities in Nevada. You can all see a comprehensive list of all 64 cities and places in Nevada.

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We all love the biggest cities that the Silver State has to offer. You know the places like Las Vegas and Henderson which make all the headlines.

But there are a bunch of other great large cities in Nevada that don't get as much love.

We're going to change that right now.

Using the most recent Census data, we can tell you about all the places in Nevada with a focus on the biggest. We update the data each year and this is our fourth time doing this.

You can click here to see a full table of the full of the 100 biggest cities in Nevada, along with every other place over 1,000 people big. It is sortable by clicking on the headers.

Read on below to see more on the biggest cities. Or for more reading on places to live in Nevada, check out:

How We Determined The Largest Cities In Nevada

We've been ranking and dissecting cities in the Silver State for over 4 years now -- making this actually the fourth time we've run the numbers. We always use the best data, the US Census. In this case, that means we are using the 2013-2017 American Community Survey.

It what is probably the most simple analysis we run each year, we ranked every place in Nevada from biggest to smallest. The biggest city this year? That would be Las Vegas.

The smallest? Schurz, although there are places smaller than 1,000 people not listed here, so keep that in mind as we take a look at the top ten.

Las Vegas, NV
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Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Population: 626,637
Population 2010: 579,786
Growth: 8.1%
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Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. The Las Vegas Valley as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada.

Review Of Las Vegas by HomeSnacks User

Overall Las Vegas is a great city to live in. The crime is a problem in certain areas. You have to always keep an eye out on everything, but I feel like thats a great thing to do no matter what city youre in. The schools are over crowded and the district is desperate for teachers. The weather is great, its hot but there are very few natural disasters that will wipe anything out here.

Honestly if you live her you dont go onto the strip much. There are locals casinos that have buffets and give discounts, so,any people spend time there. Theyve got movie theaters, bowling alleys, some have malls next to them. I would avoid the strip. Its a huge tourist trap and very hard to navigate. Youll be stuck in traffic forever.

Henderson, NV
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Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Population: 291,346
Population 2010: 249,250
Growth: 16.9%
More on Henderson: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Henderson, officially the City of Henderson, is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, about 16 miles southeast of Las Vegas. It is the second-largest city in Nevada, after Las Vegas, with an estimated population of 292,969 in 2016. The city is part of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, which spans the entire Las Vegas Valley. Henderson occupies the southeastern end of the valley, at an elevation of approximately 1,330 feet.

Review Of Henderson by HomeSnacks User

I love visiting Henderson with my family. There are so many choices for shopping and dining. It is near the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas, but since it is on the outskirts, it is chill.

Favorite Henderson places for lunch include The Cheesecake Factory at Green Valley and In-N-Out burger on Eastern. Pick up designer cupcakes at The Cupcakery also on Eastern. Grab your healthy food choices at Trader Joes on Eastern. For clothing, teens love Rapsodielle on Stephanie Street across from the old Toys R Us.

Reno, NV
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Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Population: 242,633
Population 2010: 220,996
Growth: 9.8%
More on Reno: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada. It is in Northern Nevada, approximately 22 miles from Lake Tahoe. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is famous for its hotels and casinos and as the birthplace of Harrah's Entertainment. It is the county seat of Washoe County, in the northwestern part of the state. The city sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. It is named after Jesse L. Reno.

Review Of Reno by HomeSnacks User

Literally one of the worst places I've ever been in my life.

A m**h-infested hellhole with gambling. Tattoo parlor on every corner. Crime seems pretty ridiculous. The weather is always terrible.

North Las Vegas, NV
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Rank Last Year: 5 (Up 1)
Population: 236,986
Population 2010: 203,951
Growth: 16.2%
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North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, in the Las Vegas Valley. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 216,961, with an estimated population of 249,180 in 2017. The city was incorporated on May 16, 1946. It is in the Las Vegas-Paradise, NV MSA and is the fourth largest city in the state of Nevada.

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Rank Last Year: 4 (Down 1)
Population: 233,689
Population 2010: 218,013
Growth: 7.2%
More on Paradise: Homes For Sale | Data

Coordinates: 36455N 115729W 36.08194; -115.12472

Spring Valley, NV
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Rank Last Year: 7 (Up 1)
Population: 199,722
Population 2010: 170,626
Growth: 17.1%
More on Spring Valley: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Review Of Spring Valley by HomeSnacks User

Minimal from what I have experienced in the last 10 years I've lived here. Schools are pretty bad, but safe in my area. Love the location and proximity of the Famous Las Vegas strip and LAS airport as well as the shopping malls and supermarkets. I think the housing prices have gotten a little out of control, but recently seem to be coming back down to earth.

The terrible schools, from elementary to the lack of universities and colleges available in the city and state as a whole. The drive in theater, although located in North Las Vegas, it's still one ofmy favorite places to go. Town Square is a favorite with the family because you have everything there, but a car dealership. Can be pricey to hangout for drinks and food, but that's why happy hour exist I suppose. I guess the size of the homes for the money that's being ask for is pretty sad and disappointing. I also hate that the schools provide so little to the student athletes and the parents are responsible for so much that it feels like I'm paying them for my child to participate.

Sunrise Manor, NV
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Rank Last Year: 6 (Down 1)
Population: 192,934
Population 2010: 194,258
Growth: -0.7%
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Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Population: 164,314
Population 2010: 99,544
Growth: 65.1%
More on Enterprise: Homes For Sale | Data

Sparks, NV
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Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Population: 98,524
Population 2010: 87,301
Growth: 12.9%
More on Sparks: PhotosHomes For Sale | Data

Sparks is a city in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. It was founded in 1904 and incorporated on March 15, 1905, and is located just east of Reno. The 2010 U.S. Census Bureau population count was 90,264. It is the fifth most populous city in Nevada. It is named after the late Nevada Governor John Sparks, a member of the Silver Party.

Carson City, NV
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Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
Population: 54,467
Population 2010: 55,375
Growth: -1.6%
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Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,274. The majority of the population of the town lives in Eagle Valley, on the eastern edge of the Carson Range, a branch of the Sierra Nevada, about 30 miles south of Reno. The town originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864 and for much of its history was a hub for the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, although the tracks were removed in the 1950s. Prior to 1969, Carson City was the county seat of Ormsby County. In 1969, the county was abolished, and its territory merged with Carson City to form the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City. With the consolidation, the city limits today extend west across the Sierra Nevada to the California state line in the middle of Lake Tahoe. Like other independent cities in the United States, it is treated as a county-equivalent for census purposes.

Now on to numbers 11-100 Biggest in Nevada

We hope that you find the big city, or really any city, that's right for you. Below is a list of the rest of the biggest cities along with every other place in Nevada.

Have fun snacking around in the Silver State!

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Detailed List Of The Biggest Cities In Nevada

Rank City Current Population 2010 Growth
1 Las Vegas 626,637 579,786 8.1%
2 Henderson 291,346 249,250 16.9%
3 Reno 242,633 220,996 9.8%
4 North Las Vegas 236,986 203,951 16.2%
5 Paradise 233,689 218,013 7.2%
6 Spring Valley 199,722 170,626 17.1%
7 Sunrise Manor 192,934 194,258 -0.7%
8 Enterprise 164,314 99,544 65.1%
9 Sparks 98,524 87,301 12.9%
10 Carson City 54,467 55,375 -1.6%
11 Whitney 43,072 35,723 20.6%
12 Pahrump 36,174 36,091 0.2%
13 Winchester 28,331 27,194 4.2%
14 Summerlin South 27,506 21,816 26.1%
15 Sun Valley 20,683 18,824 9.9%
16 Elko 20,247 17,784 13.8%
17 Fernley 19,573 18,378 6.5%
18 Mesquite 17,904 14,608 22.6%
19 Spanish Springs 16,241 14,747 10.1%
20 Boulder City 15,680 15,399 1.8%
21 Spring Creek 13,805 13,482 2.4%
22 Gardnerville Ranchos 11,274 11,857 -4.9%
23 Dayton 9,508 9,828 -3.3%
24 Cold Springs 9,168 9,204 -0.4%
25 Incline Village 8,491 8,594 -1.2%
26 Fallon 8,330 8,560 -2.7%
27 Winnemucca 7,798 7,142 9.2%
28 Laughlin 7,502 6,926 8.3%
29 Moapa Valley 6,843 6,213 10.1%
30 Gardnerville 6,148 5,636 9.1%
31 Johnson Lane 6,065 6,781 -10.6%
32 Indian Hills 6,054 5,568 8.7%
33 Lemmon Valley 5,469 5,155 6.1%
34 Silver Springs 4,514 5,045 -10.5%
35 West Wendover 4,320 4,424 -2.4%
36 Ely 4,063 4,192 -3.1%
37 Nellis Afb 3,342 4,206 -20.5%
38 Battle Mountain 3,317 3,807 -12.9%
39 Minden 3,239 3,010 7.6%
40 Yerington 3,103 3,209 -3.3%
41 Washoe Valley 2,651 3,190 -16.9%
42 Hawthorne 2,613 3,640 -28.2%
43 Tonopah 2,211 2,930 -24.5%
44 Kingsbury 2,122 2,004 5.9%
45 Carlin 2,023 2,657 -23.9%
46 Mogul 2,005 1,571 27.6%
47 Stagecoach 1,961 1,717 14.2%
48 Sandy Valley 1,831 1,039 76.2%
49 Lovelock 1,806 2,139 -15.6%
50 Jackpot 1,551 1,045 48.4%
51 Topaz Ranch Estates 1,545 1,626 -5.0%
52 East Valley 1,487 1,807 -17.7%
53 Smith Valley 1,463 1,303 12.3%
54 Golden Valley 1,393 1,577 -11.7%
55 Verdi 1,368 1,371 -0.2%
56 Ruhenstroth 1,280 984 30.1%
57 Alamo 1,199 1,256 -4.5%
58 Pioche 1,189 798 49.0%
59 Mcgill 1,180 1,714 -31.2%
60 Owyhee 1,177 1,120 5.1%
61 Wells 1,150 1,441 -20.2%
62 Caliente 1,135 883 28.5%
63 Bunkerville 1,122 1,214 -7.6%
64 Schurz 1,075 461 133.2%

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