Poverty in Boulder City, Nevada

What is the poverty rate in Boulder City, Nevada?
The poverty rate in Boulder City is 11.1%. One out of every 9 residents of Boulder City lives in poverty.

How many people in Boulder City, Nevada live in poverty?
1,688 of 15,248 Boulder City residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Boulder City compare to the rest of Nevada?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Nevada is 14.2%, meaning Boulder City has a meaningfully lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Nevada.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Boulder City, Nevada Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

12,823

9.8% 10.3% 81.9%

Hispanic

1,380

14.6% 22.2% 8.8%

What's the Poverty Rate in Boulder City, Nevada By Race?

9.8% of White residents of Boulder City, Nevada live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Boulder City, Nevada is the same as than the national average. 1,253 of 12,823 white Nevadans live below the poverty line. Approximately 81.9% of the total population of Boulder City, Nevada are white.

14.6% of Hispanic residents of Boulder City, Nevada live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Boulder City, Nevada is dramatically lower than the national average of 22.2%. 201 of 1,380 hispanic Nevadans live below the poverty line. Approximately 8.8% of the total population of Boulder City, Nevada are hispanic.

Boulder City, Nevada Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Boulder City, Nevada?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Boulder City, Nevada is 10.1%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Boulder City, Nevada is 12.0%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Boulder City, Nevada

Female residents of Boulder City, Nevada are moderately(18%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

776 of 7,671 males in Boulder City live below the poverty line.

912 of 7,577 females in Boulder City live below the poverty line.

Boulder City, Nevada Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Boulder City can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Boulder City, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 11.5%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Boulder City, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 10.6%.

Poverty for younger ages in Boulder City is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Boulder City, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 23.6%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Boulder City, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 6.3%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Boulder City can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Boulder City, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 7.2%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Boulder City, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 8.5%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Boulder City, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 22.4%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Boulder City, Nevada have a Poverty Rate of 8.2%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Boulder City, Nevada Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Boulder City, Nevada?

Boulder City, Nevada Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Boulder City, Nevada Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

26.3%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

7.1%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

5.9%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

11.8%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

7.4%

75 to 84 Years Old

12.4%

Over 85 Years Old

18.9%

Boulder City, Nevada Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Boulder City, Nevada born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Boulder City, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States is 11.3%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Boulder City, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 7.4%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Boulder City, Nevada born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Boulder City, Nevada who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 14,464 residents of Boulder City, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States, 1,630 (11.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 58 (7.4%) of 784 residents of Boulder City, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Boulder City, Nevada

The poverty rate in Boulder City is 11.1%.
Boulder City is in Clark County.
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City Poverty Rate
Boulder City 11.1%
Bunkerville 6.3%
Enterprise 8.2%
Henderson 9.1%
Las Vegas 16.2%
Laughlin 18.4%
Mesquite 11.4%
Moapa Town 10.6%
Moapa Valley 5.4%
Nellis AFB 14.4%
North Las Vegas 15.1%
Paradise 17.3%
Sandy Valley 15.3%
Spring Valley 13.3%
Summerlin South 7.2%
Sunrise Manor 22.1%
Whitney 15.4%
Winchester 19.6%

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