North Las Vegas, Nevada

North Las Vegas: A city located in Clark County, Nevada. It is located just north of Las Vegas. North Las Vegas is known for its growing population, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Neon Museum and the SpeedVegas.


North Las Vegas is a city located in the county of Clark in the U.S. state of Nevada. Its population at the 2010 census was 216,961 and a population density of 854 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 260,098 inhabitants.

The city was created 78 years ago in 1945.

North Las Vegas is a city located in southern Nevada, part of the Las Vegas metropolitan area. With a population of around 260,000, it is the fourth largest city in Nevada.

History and Development

North Las Vegas began as a planned residential community in 1946. It experienced rapid growth in the late 20th century as Las Vegas expanded.

Key historical facts:

  • Founded in 1946 and officially incorporated in 1953
  • Growth fueled by development of Nellis Air Force Base in the 1950s
  • Expanded significantly in the 1990s and 2000s
  • Hit hard by 2008 recession with major foreclosures

Economy and Major Industries

The economy today relies heavily on manufacturing, warehousing, transportation, healthcare, and retail. Major employers include:

  • Amazon fulfillment center
  • Sephora distribution center
  • Aliante Casino and Hotel
  • Mitchell Elementary School
  • VA Medical Center

Attractions and Things to Do

Notable attractions include:

  • Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosting NASCAR races
  • Aliante Nature Discovery Park
  • Deer Springs District offering shopping and dining
  • Cannery Casino Hotel with restaurants, bowling, movie theaters
  • City of North Las Vegas Hall of Fame

While more affordable than the Las Vegas strip, North Las Vegas struggles with high unemployment and poverty rates.

North Las Vegas locator map
Location of North Las Vegas on Nevada map.

Quick Facts about North Las Vegas

Population : 260,098 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada (United States)
County : Clark County
Postal code : 89030-89033, 89036, 89081, 89084-89087
Phone Area Codes : 702
Area : 253.97 km2
Official name : North Las Vegas
Altitude : 7,234 feet / 2205 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1946 (78 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 16:50:35 (29th February 2024)
Density : 1,024 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.58% (2010-2020)
North Las Vegas city hall at night  February 2013 image
North Las Vegas city hall at night February 2013
North Las Vegas city hall at night  February 2013 image


North Las Vegas is located at 36°11'56"N 115°7'3"W (36.1988600, -115.1175000).

North Las Vegas map


The population of North Las Vegas increased by 16.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 216,961 - census
2011 218,291 0.61% estimation process
2012 221,856 1.61% estimation process
2013 225,346 1.55% estimation process
2014 228,680 1.46% estimation process
2015 232,537 1.66% estimation process
2016 236,513 1.68% estimation process
2017 240,504 1.66% estimation process
2018 245,349 1.97% estimation process
2019 251,974 2.63% estimation process
2020 260,098 3.12% estimation process

North Las Vegas zip code is 89030. County name: Clark, County fips: 32003

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People born in North Las Vegas (6)

People born in North Las Vegas, including football cornerback and return specialist Gerard Lawson, basketball player Sequoia Holmes, politician Tyrone Thompson, .


  • Donnel Pumphrey (American football player) he was born in 06/12/1994
  • Zach Collins (American basketball player) he was born in 19/11/1997
  • Mat Franco (American talent show winner) he was born in 10/05/1988

Schools in North Las Vegas

College & universities near North Las Vegas, NV

Code Name City ZIP
444592 Expertise Cosmetology Institute Las Vegas (NV) 89106
475325 Milan Institute-Las Vegas Las Vegas (NV) 89106-4031
487375 Arizona College-Las Vegas Las Vegas (NV) 89102-4512
414939 Nevada Career Institute Las Vegas (NV) 89130
181880 Academy of Hair Design-Las Vegas Las Vegas (NV) 89146

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near North Las Vegas, NV

Code Name Address Type
LVS Las Vegas (Downtown), Nevada 200 South Main St. BUS
LAS Las Vegas International Airport, Nevada 5757 Wayne Newton Blvd BUS
LVT Las Vegas, NV 6675 Gilespie Street BUS

Post offices near North Las Vegas

Post Office Name City ZIP
North Las Vega Post Office North Las Vegas (NV) 89030
Downtown Las Vega Post Office Las Vegas (NV) 89101
King Post Office Las Vegas (NV) 89106
Sunr Post Office Las Vegas (NV) 89115
Huntridg Post Office Las Vegas (NV) 89104

Other cities in Clark County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Clark County , NV.

City Name Population Title
Las Vegas 646,790 The twenty-fifth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
Henderson 329,172 The second most populous city in Nevada and the center of the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
Paradise 223,167 Town in Nevada, USA
Sunrise Manor 189,372 Census designated place
Spring Valley 178,395 Village in New York, United States
Whitney 38,585 Art museum in New York City
Winchester 27,978 Nevada township
Mesquite 20,438 City in Nevada
Boulder City 16,207 City in Clark County, Nevada
Laughlin 7,323 Census designated place
Moapa Valley 6,924 City in Nevada, United States of America
Sandy Valley 2,051 City in Nevada, United States of America
Bunkerville 1,303 City in Nevada, United States of America
Moapa Town 1,025 City in Clark County, Nevada, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

North Las Vegas distances to largest Nevada cities