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Where is Reno, NV?

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Reno is a city found in Nevada, The United States Of America. It is located 39.53 latitude and -119.81 longitude and it is situated at elevation 1380 meters above sea level.

Reno has a population of 225,221 making it the 3rd biggest city in Nevada. It operates on the PDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Las Vegas.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Nevada
Population 225,221
Elevation 1,380 m over sea level
Time Zone PDT
Longitude -119.813800
Latitude 39.529630

nevada description

Nestled at the base of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains, Reno bills itself as "The Biggest Little City in the World". Reno, Nevada is famous for its many casinos, hotels and special events. Reno is a great base for all kinds of outdoor adventures, from climbing the mountains, to camping, fishing and boating in the Truckee Meadows region.

  • Reno is considered the Bowling Capital of the world and is home to the National Bowling Stadium. The only one of its kind, the stadium cost $50 million and attracts 100,000 bowlers over six months for national tournaments.
  • Reno has been known as the "divorce capital of the world," because of its lenient divorce laws. Divorces are awarded in as little as two weeks.
  • Reno Nevada is the birthplace of the world famous Harrah’s hotel chain, the largest brand name in casinos on the planet.

reno attractions

Reno blends big city gaming and entertainment with a strong Western spirit all its own. Beyond its many world-class casinos, the Biggest Little City is also home to wonderful farmers' markets, great restaurants, and the annual Great Reno Balloon Race, a big draw for both tourists and locals every September.

  • Circus Circus Reno
    The casino and resort of Circus Circus Reno is a uniquely family oriented enterprise with very affordable rates. Guests enjoy a Midway of carnival games and attractions, free circus shows with acrobats and animal acts, and several arcades and restaurants situated about the property. Circus Circus even has a 'Doggie Hotel' for the furry family members!
  • Peppermill Reno
    The Peppermill Resort Casino Reno is an experience of upscale luxury and pampering for a truly distinctive Reno, Nevada vacation. The Peppermill is famous for its luxurious accommodations and details such as custom-made mattresses. Its themed two-story penthouses include the Roman Opulence and Safari Suites with 5,000 square feet of extravagant furnishings, custom artwork and loads of luxuries.
  • Harrah's Reno
    Harrah's began in Reno at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Harrah's Reno is a world-renowned casino inviting tourists from across the seven continents of the world. Headline entertainment, themed parties, night clubs, 24/7 gaming, and a pampering day spa are all part of this Reno resort experience.


Reno has a population of around 234161, of which 118331 (50%) are male and 115830 (49%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Reno is 36.88, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 0.98 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Reno's 234161 residents, around 224845 (96.00%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 78.30% of the population. Of the remaining population, 6440 are black/African Americans (2.80%), 2173 are native Americans (0.90%), 15302 are asians (6.50%), 1869 are pacific islanders (0.80%), 15664 are other (6.70%).

The median income of households in Reno is $47012.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 8.20% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Reno, NV Zipcodes

The city of Reno has 14 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 89431, 89433, 89439, 89501, 89502, 89503, 89506, 89508, 89509, 89511, 89512, 89519, 89521, 89523.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.