Living in Reno, NV

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Reno SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Reno, NV Crime Report

7,689
Total Crimes
3,047.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.64%
Above National Average

Reno, NV Cost Of Living

110
Reno's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Reno, Nevada Info Snack

Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada. It is in Northern Nevada, approximately 22 miles (35 km) 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 (now known as Caesars Entertainment Corporation). 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 (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. It is named after Jesse L. Reno.
Population
242,633
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
14.4%
Median Home
$299,700
Median Income
$54,916
Median Rent
$967

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Rankings for Reno in Nevada

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3

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4

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5

Cold Springs, NV
Population 9,168

6

Lemmon Valley, NV
Population 5,469

7

Sparks, NV
Population 98,524

8

Sun Valley, NV
Population 20,683

9

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Population 2,005

Map Of Reno, NV

Population over time in Reno

Year Population % Change
2017 242,633 1.2%
2016 239,732 1.1%
2015 237,121 1.3%
2014 234,161 1.3%
2013 231,103 1.2%
2012 228,442 0.9%
2011 226,305 1.2%
2010 223,558 1.2%
2009 220,996 -
Crime/100k Reno NV USA
Violent Crime 648.3 541.1 368.9
Murder 2.4 6.7 5.0
Robbery 120.1 127.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 456.9 330.4 246.8
Property Crime 2398.7 2438.2 2199.5
Burglary 425.2 584.7 376.0
Larceny 1557.4 1461.2 1594.6
Car Theft 416.1 392.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Reno

White
61.1% (148,350)
African American
2.5% (6,141)
American Indian
0.9% (2,129)
Asian
6.4% (15,415)
Hawaiian
0.8% (1,846)
Other
0.3% (625)
Two Or More
3.4% (8,300)
Hispanic
24.7% (59,827)
Race Reno NV USA
White 61.1% 49.9% 61.1%
African American 2.5% 8.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 6.4% 7.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 3.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 24.7% 28.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Reno, Nevada

Less than $10,000
5.8% (1,417,347)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.3% (1,043,495)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (2,458,633)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (2,589,960)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.7% (3,575,279)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (4,589,810)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (2,956,202)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.4% (3,256,904)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (1,201,824)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (1,173,840)
Income Reno NV USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 6.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.3% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 9.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.7% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 19.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 13.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.4% 14.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 4.7% 7.0%

Gender in Reno

Female
49.5% (120,166)
Male
50.5% (122,466)
Gender Reno NV USA
Female 49.5% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 50.5% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Reno for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (14,557)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (16,984)
High School / GED
22.0% (53,379)
Some College
25.0% (60,658)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (19,410)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (48,526)
Master's Degree
8.0% (19,410)
Professional Degree
2.0% (4,852)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (4,852)
Education Reno NV USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 26.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

2 Reviews & Comments About Reno

Overall User Rating
2.5
/5

HomeSnacks User

Loads of schools both public and private, with more in the works. Big events year-round, averaging one biggie per month, ranging from hot air balloon races, rodeo, air races, food fests, nearby Burning Man, parades for numerous reasons, a growing art scene,....there's just so much going on lately. Plus the casinos. All this and a decent sized river coursing downtown that hosts kayak contests. A construction boom is in progress.

Watch out for the poorly maintained roads, impatient tail riding drivers, and extreme temperatures; summer is very hot and winter is bone chilling cold with a lot of snow possible. Rain, hail, high winds, drought, avalanches flooding, wildfires, it has it all.

The sheer number of special events and stuff to do in a city this size is pretty amazing.


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.

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