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Nevada

State Facts

Minimum Wage$10.50
2-Bedroom Housing Wage$23.70
Number of Renter Households485,147
Number of Renter Households
Below 30% AMI
97,359
Percent of Renter Households
Below 30% AMI
20%
Number of Renter Households
Below 50% AMI
164,120
Percent of Renter Households
Below 50% AMI
34%

Affordable Rent for Low Income Households

Minimum Wage Worker

$546/mo

Household at 30% of Area Median Income

$631/mo

Household at 50% of Area Median Income

$1,051/mo

Fair Market Rent

1-Bedroom Fair Market Rent

$1,007/mo

2-Bedroom Fair Market Rent

$1,232/mo

Working at minimum wage $10.50/hr

Each week you have to work 74 hours

To afford a modest 1 bedroom rental home at Fair Market Rent

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Number of Households
Total 1,130,011 110,307 22,858 809,026 187,820 22,858 9,972 809,026 21,071 18,516 515 661 6,579 2,315 2,003 21,726 1,938 19,253 2,009 1,704 186,116 3,749
Renter 485,147 31,365 9,559 365,779 78,444 9,559 3,135 365,779 5,383 5,703 255 176 2,053 561 550 5,861 524 5,482 646 60 78,384 1,036
Percent Renters 43% 28% 42% 45% 42% 42% 31% 45% 26% 31% 50% 27% 31% 24% 27% 27% 27% 28% 32% 4% 42% 28%
Housing Wage
Zero-Bedroom $16.37 $14.13 $14.15 $16.31 $17.81 $14.15 $12.17 $16.31 $16.40 $15.10 $10.00 $13.46 $13.79 $13.85 $11.10 $14.92 $12.96 $12.54 $11.17 $17.81 $17.81 $12.73
One-Bedroom $19.37 $15.98 $16.40 $19.33 $21.31 $16.40 $14.42 $19.33 $18.96 $17.52 $11.42 $15.38 $16.00 $15.85 $12.69 $15.35 $14.83 $14.35 $12.77 $21.31 $21.31 $14.58
Two-Bedroom $23.70 $20.32 $21.31 $23.38 $26.81 $21.31 $18.33 $23.38 $22.85 $22.73 $15.04 $20.25 $20.75 $20.85 $16.69 $19.12 $19.50 $18.88 $16.81 $26.81 $26.81 $19.17
Three-Bedroom $33.59 $27.74 $30.27 $33.21 $38.08 $30.27 $26.04 $33.21 $32.46 $31.27 $21.02 $28.31 $25.65 $26.73 $23.33 $27.15 $24.10 $24.46 $20.77 $38.08 $38.08 $24.31
Four-Bedroom $40.32 $31.16 $36.46 $40.02 $45.88 $36.46 $31.37 $40.02 $34.46 $32.29 $24.06 $32.38 $28.13 $33.35 $26.69 $32.71 $31.19 $27.21 $26.88 $45.88 $45.88 $30.67
Fair Market Rent
Zero-Bedroom $851 $735 $736 $848 $926 $736 $633 $848 $853 $785 $520 $700 $717 $720 $577 $776 $674 $652 $581 $926 $926 $662
One-Bedroom $1,007 $831 $853 $1,005 $1,108 $853 $750 $1,005 $986 $911 $594 $800 $832 $824 $660 $798 $771 $746 $664 $1,108 $1,108 $758
Two-Bedroom $1,232 $1,057 $1,108 $1,216 $1,394 $1,108 $953 $1,216 $1,188 $1,182 $782 $1,053 $1,079 $1,084 $868 $994 $1,014 $982 $874 $1,394 $1,394 $997
Three-Bedroom $1,746 $1,442 $1,574 $1,727 $1,980 $1,574 $1,354 $1,727 $1,688 $1,626 $1,093 $1,472 $1,334 $1,390 $1,213 $1,412 $1,253 $1,272 $1,080 $1,980 $1,980 $1,264
Four-Bedroom $2,097 $1,620 $1,896 $2,081 $2,386 $1,896 $1,631 $2,081 $1,792 $1,679 $1,251 $1,684 $1,463 $1,734 $1,388 $1,701 $1,622 $1,415 $1,398 $2,386 $2,386 $1,595
Annual Income Needed to Afford
Zero-Bedroom $34,043 $29,382 $29,440 $33,920 $37,040 $29,440 $25,320 $33,920 $34,120 $31,400 $20,800 $28,000 $28,680 $28,800 $23,080 $31,040 $26,960 $26,080 $23,240 $37,040 $37,040 $26,480
One-Bedroom $40,296 $33,241 $34,120 $40,200 $44,320 $34,120 $30,000 $40,200 $39,440 $36,440 $23,760 $32,000 $33,280 $32,960 $26,400 $31,920 $30,840 $29,840 $26,560 $44,320 $44,320 $30,320
Two-Bedroom $49,294 $42,273 $44,320 $48,640 $55,760 $44,320 $38,120 $48,640 $47,520 $47,280 $31,280 $42,120 $43,160 $43,360 $34,720 $39,760 $40,560 $39,280 $34,960 $55,760 $55,760 $39,880
Three-Bedroom $69,860 $57,695 $62,960 $69,080 $79,200 $62,960 $54,160 $69,080 $67,520 $65,040 $43,720 $58,880 $53,360 $55,600 $48,520 $56,480 $50,120 $50,880 $43,200 $79,200 $79,200 $50,560
Four-Bedroom $83,876 $64,814 $75,840 $83,240 $95,440 $75,840 $65,240 $83,240 $71,680 $67,160 $50,040 $67,360 $58,520 $69,360 $55,520 $68,040 $64,880 $56,600 $55,920 $95,440 $95,440 $63,800
Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50 $10.50
Rent Affordable for a Full-Time Worker at Minimum Wage $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546 $546
Work Hours/Week at Minimum Wage
Zero-Bedroom 62 54 54 62 68 54 46 62 62 58 38 51 53 53 42 57 49 48 43 68 68 48
One-Bedroom 74 61 62 74 81 62 55 74 72 67 44 59 61 60 48 58 56 55 49 81 81 56
Two-Bedroom 90 77 81 89 102 81 70 89 87 87 57 77 79 79 64 73 74 72 64 102 102 73
Three-Bedroom 128 106 115 127 145 115 99 127 124 119 80 108 98 102 89 103 92 93 79 145 145 93
Four-Bedroom 154 119 139 152 175 139 119 152 131 123 92 123 107 127 102 125 119 104 102 175 175 117
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Payment
SSI Monthly Payment $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877 $877
Rent affordable to SSI recipient $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263 $263
Income Levels
30% of Area Median Income (AMI) $25,222 $24,359 $23,940 $24,510 $28,950 $23,940 $22,410 $24,510 $25,950 $30,450 $17,520 $32,340 $27,750 $33,690 $21,750 $22,530 $17,190 $18,900 $20,610 $28,950 $28,950 $24,090
50% of Area Median Income (AMI) $42,036 $40,599 $39,900 $40,850 $48,250 $39,900 $37,350 $40,850 $43,250 $50,750 $29,200 $53,900 $46,250 $56,150 $36,250 $37,550 $28,650 $31,500 $34,350 $48,250 $48,250 $40,150
Median Renter Household Income $49,166 $47,020 $49,257 $48,674 $52,310 $49,257 $43,657 $48,674 $53,283 $55,606 $24,099 $58,389 $43,502 $32,059 $38,935 $49,901 $29,027 $34,375 $37,566 $48,096 $52,313 $66,082
Rent Affordable at Different Income Levels
30% of Area Median Income (AMI) $631 $609 $599 $613 $724 $599 $560 $613 $649 $761 $438 $809 $694 $842 $544 $563 $430 $473 $515 $724 $724 $602
50% of Area Median Income (AMI) $1,051 $1,015 $998 $1,021 $1,206 $998 $934 $1,021 $1,081 $1,269 $730 $1,348 $1,156 $1,404 $906 $939 $716 $788 $859 $1,206 $1,206 $1,004
Median Renter Household Income $1,229 $1,176 $1,231 $1,217 $1,308 $1,231 $1,091 $1,217 $1,332 $1,390 $602 $1,460 $1,088 $801 $973 $1,248 $726 $859 $939 $1,202 $1,308 $1,652

Median Wages for Largest Occupations

OccupationTotal EmploymentMedian Hourly Wage
Gambling Dealers13,050$9.24
Waiters and Waitresses27,670$10.80
Bartenders11,060$11.33
Fast Food and Counter Workers29,150$11.66
Cashiers33,900$11.71
Home Health and Personal Care Aides13,470$11.93
Food Preparation Workers11,890$14.42
Retail Salespersons37,440$14.63
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners26,310$14.90
Cooks, Restaurant17,600$15.22
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners15,850$15.28
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand38,200$15.32
Security Guards17,960$15.44
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers12,010$15.45
Stockers and Order Fillers20,620$18.23
Customer Service Representatives30,140$18.63
Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks11,360$18.63
Office Clerks, General27,770$19.16
Construction Laborers11,040$19.16
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers11,640$19.21
All Occupations1,289,190$19.28
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General14,260$19.32
One-Bedroom Housing Wage$19.37
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive14,030$19.43
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks11,500$19.88
Two-Bedroom Housing Wage$23.70
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers12,590$24.79
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers15,030$24.92
Carpenters11,010$30.21
Business Operations Specialists, All Other12,870$31.32
General and Operations Managers30,520$40.28
Managers, All Other13,800$40.30
Registered Nurses24,590$40.37