Total Labor Force (2018)


Total Population


Population Rank Among States


American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student


Rank Among States


U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)


Rank Among States

43rd (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Governor’s Workforce Development Board (Nevada)

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*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

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Year-over Annual Job Growth
Year-over Average Wage Growth
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Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (12.0% Nevada | 12.0% National)
High school (28.0% Nevada | 27.1% National)
Some college/Associate Degree (34.0% Nevada | 28.9% National)
Bachelor's degree or greater (26.0% Nevada | 32.0% National)

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Nevada Job Connect

Contact the new call center hotline with your general questions at (800) 603-9671, from M-F, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call DETR phone lines at (775) 684-0350 & (702) 486-0350 for specific claims scenario questions. For information on IRS stimulus payments visit DETRJobConnect photo

Latest state data shows employment in Nevada is down 4,900 jobs over the month but up 10,600 over the year, a growth rate of 0.8 percent. Initial claims are nearly six times the previous high set in December 2008. See release here: DETRJobConnect photo

The new call center is now answering a newly established general question toll-free hotline: (800) 603-9671. Operation hours are of M-F, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Staff will assist claimants with general questions related to the unemployment insurance filing process. DETRJobConnect photo

WEB NOTICE: Please note: the unemployment website did not and has not crashed. The system is slowing down to accommodate the ongoing vast number of initial claims and weekly claims while initializing steps related to the federal CARES Act. DETRJobConnect photo

NOTICE TO CLAIMANTS: Claimants instructed to provide information to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation regarding their claim, can mail it to the two locations as noted below. Information dropped off in person cannot be accepted. DETRJobConnect photo

WEB UPDATE NOTE: The Unemployment Insurance (UI) Site, has not crashed.

For the optimal webpage navigation and function - supported web browsers include, but are not limited to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge
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Nevada Workforce Connections

The new Employ NV Business Hub is about to be #OpenForBusinesses inside the @LVCCLD Sahara West Library. Virtual ribbon cutting is tomorrow 10/21! The hub will help employers connect to free resources avail thru the public workforce development system. @DetrNevada @NevadaDBI OneStopCareerNV photo

Join us for the VIRTUAL grand opening of the new Employ NV Business Hub inside the @LVCCLD's Sahara West Library. We can’t wait to be “Open for Businesses” & help local employers recover & grow. RSVP➡️
@NevadaDBI @DetrNevada @JobConnectLV
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Thank you for recognizing Irene! We think she's pretty awesome, too! #HispanicHeritageMonth #WorkforceConnections #people #partnerships #possibilities
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Governor's Office for New Americans @Nevada_ONA
On the last day of #HispanicHeritageMonth, we shine the spotlight on former Assemblywoman and current Deputy Director of NV Workforce Connections, @BustamanteAdams. She has been a trailblazer throughout her career & has paved the way for the Hispanic community in our state.

A sneak peek inside the new #EmployNVBusinessHub opening inside the @LVCCLD’s Sahara West Library next week!

The hub will help local employers recover & grow by connecting them to free resources available thru the public workforce development system:
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‼️NEWS ALERT‼️from the #Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development:

The PETS grant makes $20 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds available to provide operational support to small businesses, nonprofits & chambers. More:

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