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Unincorporated Clark County population surpasses 1 million

Overall population at 2.25 million
Posted: 9:57 AM, Feb 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-27 18:57:40Z
Unincorporated county population above 1 million
Unincorporated county population above 1 million

The population of unincorporated Clark County -- which includes those areas not in any city and the largest part of the Las Vegas valley -- has exceeded 1 million for the first time, according to the County’s Department of Comprehensive Planning.

The unincorporated population is 1,005,212 – up 2 percent from 984,065.

The countywide population is up 2 percent to 2.25 million (rounded up from 2,248,390) from 2.2 million, while the populations of the cities are:

  • 648,224 for the city of Las Vegas, up 1 percent from 640,174 in 2016.
  • 307,928 for the city of Henderson, up 3 percent from 299,279.
  • 249,180 for the city of North Las Vegas, up 1 percent from 244,793.
  • 21,338 for the city of Mesquite, up 5 percent from 20,325.
  • 16,508 for the city of Boulder City, basically flat from 16,570.

The figures were provided by the County’s Department of Comprehensive Planning and are from August 2017.