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Laughlin is in Clark County, in the Las Vegas metro area.

The latitude of Laughlin is 35.167N. The longitude is -114.572W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 558 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,076.


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Median household income
Local
$36,885
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Laughlin demographic reports
Laughlin is on the Colorado River.
Camels were used here for a brief period in the 1850s as military beasts of burden.
Laughlin received national attention for a2002 gunfight between rival motorcycle gangs, in a crowded casino; three people died.
Filming location for:
· 2007 movie, "Into the Wild"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Laughlin River Stampede Rodeo - March 29-April 1, 2007
  • Colorado River Bluegrass Festival - Feb. 9-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Laughlin web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bid Bend State Park, Grapevine Canyon
Historic sites and museums: American Heroes Museum
Record high: The state's highest temperature on record was reported here on June 29, 1994, at 125 degrees

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Laughlin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Las Vegas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 89029 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Laughlin residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Laughlin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Laughlin was $21,097, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Laughlin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Laughlin festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Laughlin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $556.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,155.


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Libraries in Laughlin include Laughlin Library ... View libraries

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Clark County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Laughlin political report.

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The average commute time for Laughlin workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Laughlin include Avi Resort & Casino, Edgewater Hotel & Casino, Flamingo Hilton Laughlin, Golden Nugget Laughlin, Harrahs Hotel & Casino Laughlin, Ramada Express Hotel & Casino, River Palms Resort & Casino.

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