INDICATORS DASHBOARD: Measuring Progress in Southern Nevada

IMPROVE ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS & EDUCATION INDICATORS

1. Median Household Income
      2012       2014
   $54,218 (102% of U.S. Median)    $52,070 (97% of U.S. Median)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 2008-2012 and 2010-2014

2. Median Income by Race/Ethnicity as a Percentage of Regional Median  
  2012 2014
White Alone 104% 106%
Black or African American Alone 75% 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone 97% 87%
Asian Alone 115% 117%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Alone 97% 91%
Some Other Race Alone 84% 82%
Two or More Races 96% 99%
Hispanic or Latino 82% 84%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 2008-2012 and 2010-2014

3. Educational Attainment for Population 25+ by MSA Compared to National Average
  2012 2014
Las Vegas MSA Nationally Las Vegas MSA Nationally
High School Diploma or Higher 84% 86% 84% 84%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 22% 28% 22% 29%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 2008-2012 and 2010-2014

4. Educational Attainment by Race/Ethnicity Compared to Regional Average
  2012 2014
High School Diploma or Higher Bachelor’s Degree or Higher High School Diploma or Higher Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
White Alone 84% 22% 93% 27%
Black or African American Alone 87% 17% 87% 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone 84% 10% 81% 10%
Asian Alone 89% 38% 88% 37%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Alone 89% 14% 87% 15%
Some Other Race Alone 58% 7% 58% 7%
Two or More Races 86% 22% 88% 23%
Hispanic or Latino 59% 8% 62% 9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 2008-2012 and 2010-2014

5. Percentage of Children under 18 in Poverty Compared to National Average
2012 2014
Las Vegas MSA 23.4% 22.96%
Nationally 22% 21.9%
Source: UNLV The Annie E. Cassie Foundation (AECF) Kids Count Data Book

6. Clark County Construction Index (April 2014)
2012 2014
328.16 379.3
Source: UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research

7. Location Quotient for Target Employment Sectors Identified by the CEDS
2012
Health and Medical Services 0.92
Business IT Ecosystems 1.08
Banking 0.65
Source: U.S. Census Bureau County Business Patterns 2012

INVEST IN COMPLETE COMMUNITIES INDICATORS

1. Percentage of People that are Food Insecure Compared to National Average
2012 2014
Clark County 15.7% 14.4%
Nationally 15.9% 15.2%
Source: Feeding America’s annual Map the Meal Gap project

2. Sprawl Index Score Ranked vs. 221 Other MSAs
2014
121.2 (ranked 39 of 221)
Source: Smart Growth America

3. Park Acres per 1,000 Residents Compared to National Standard
2012 2014
Clark County 2.6 acres *
Recommended National Standard 10 acres *
Source: Southern Nevada Strong and National Recreation and Park Association

4. Local Public Safety Agency Response Time
2012 2014
6.9 Mins. (weighted average) 6.5 Mins. (weighted average)
Source: As reported by local fire departments

5. Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents Compared to National Average
2012 2014
Clark County 697 743
National Average (for all counties with populations over 100,000) 293 365.5
Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation

6. Property Crimes per 100,000 Residents Compared to National Average
2012 2014
Clark County 2,966 2,792
National Average (for all counties with populations over 100,000) 2,209 2,591
Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation


INCREASE TRANSPORTATION CHOICE INDICATORS

1. Percent of Population Who Commute to Work by Means Other Than Car, Truck or Van, Compared to National Average
2012 2014
Clark County 10.4% 10.8%
Nationally   13.8% 14%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 2008-2012 and 2010-2014

2. Percent of Households in the Region that Spend 45% or More of Household Income on Housing and Transportation Combined, Compared to the National Average
2012 2014
Clark County 83% 78.3%
Nationally 72% 74%
Source: Center for Neighborhood Technology

3. Pedestrian Injuries per 1,000 Residents Compared to National Average
  2012 2014
Las Vegas MSA Nationally Las Vegas MSA Nationally
Serious Injuries .047 .029 .042 .024
Fatalities .024 .015 .024 .015
Source: Nevada Department of Transportation, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

4. Total Jobs within a 90-Minute Commute via Transit Compared to 100 Largest MSAs
2012 2014
Las Vegas MSA 44% *
100 Largest MSAs Average 30% *
Source: Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program


PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT INDICATORS

1. Percentage of Population That Volunteers Compared to National Average
2012 2014
Las Vegas MSA 16.8% 17.9%
Nationally 26.5% 25.3%
Source: Corporation for National and Community Service

2. Percentage of Registered Voters Who Voted in the Last Presidential Election Compared to National Average
2012 *Will update with 2016 voter data
Clark County (estimated) 65%
Nationally 68.2%
Source: Clark County Election Department, uselectionatlas.org, and Southern Nevada Strong

3. Library Circulation per 1,000 Residents Compared to National Average
2012 2014
Clark County 8,014 8,340
Nationally 9,851 *
Source: Institute of Museum and Library Sciences and Public Libraries Online
* Indicates data unavailable in July 2016