Nellis AFB, NevadaNellis AFB is a town located in Clark County, Nevada. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 8,896.
This "town" is actually Nellis Air Force Base.
As of the census of 2000, there are 8,896 people, 2,873 households, and 2,146 families residing in the town. The population density is 1,118.8/km² (2,895.9/mi²). There are 3,040 housing units at an average density of 382.3/km² (989.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 68.46% White, 14.34% African American, 1.37% Native American, 4.97% Asian, 0.73% Pacific Islander, 4.90% from other races, and 5.23% from two or more races. 11.72% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,873 households out of which 52.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% are married couples living together, 7.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% are non-families. 17.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 1.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.91 and the average family size is 3.36.
In the town the population is spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 19.7% from 18 to 24, 38.5% from 25 to 44, 7.1% from 45 to 64, and 1.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 24 years. For every 100 females there are 117.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 124.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $33,118, and the median income for a family is $34,307. Males have a median income of $25,551 versus $19,210 for females. The per capita income for the town is $13,601. 11.1% of the population and 10.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.4% are under the age of 18 and 16.1% are 65 or older.