Enterprise, Nevada

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Enterprise, Nevada
Unincorporated town
Enterprise in the distance, as seen from the foothills of neighboring Southern Highlands
Enterprise in the distance, as seen from the foothills of neighboring Southern Highlands
Location of Enterprise in Clark County, Nevada
Location of Enterprise in Clark County, Nevada
Coordinates: 36°1′53″N 115°11′53″W / 36.03139°N 115.19806°W / 36.03139; -115.19806
ENTERPRISE NEVADA Latitude and Longitude:

36°1′53″N 115°11′53″W / 36.03139°N 115.19806°W / 36.03139; -115.19806
Country United States
State Nevada
County Clark
Area
 • Total 46.51 sq mi (120.5 km2)
 • Land 46.51 sq mi (120.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,552 ft (778 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 108,481
 • Density 2,332.3/sq mi (900.5/km2)
Time zone PST ( UTC-8)
 • Summer ( DST) PDT ( UTC-7)
FIPS code 32-23770
GNIS feature ID 1867345
Website Enterprise Town Advisory Board

Enterprise is an unincorporated town and census-designated place and part of Las Vegas Township in Clark County, Nevada, United States, south of Las Vegas. The population was 108,481 at the 2010 census, [1] up from 14,676 at the 2000 census. [2] As an unincorporated town, it is governed by the Clark County Commission with input from the Enterprise Town Advisory Board. Enterprise was formed in December 1996. [3]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the census-designated place (CDP) of Enterprise (which may not coincide exactly with the town boundaries) has a total area of 46.51 square miles (120.5 km2). Enterprise is the location of the Mountain's Edge planned community.

Government

Federally, all of Enterprise falls within Nevada's 3rd Congressional District, which is represented by Jacky Rosen, a Democrat. Several State Senators represent parts of the area, including Republicans Becky Harris (District 9) and Michael Roberson (District 21), and Democrat Aaron Ford (District 11). Significant portions of Enterprise are represented in the Assembly by Democrats Jason Frierson (District 8), Justin Watkins (District 35) and Sandra Jauregui (District 41). [4]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 14,676
2010 108,481 639.2%
source: [5]

As of the census [6] of 2010, there were 108,481 people, 39,848 households, and 25,834 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,332.3 people per square mile (900.5/km²). There were 49,563 housing units. The racial makeup of the CDP was 56.3% White, 8.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 21.2% Asian, 0.9% Pacific Islander, 6.8% from other races, and 6.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.3%. Non-Hispanic Whites were 48.1%.

There were 39,848 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the CDP, the age distribution was 24.4% under the age of 18 and 6.2% was 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.5 years.

The median income for a household in the CDP between 2007-2011 was $75,688.

The affluent Southern Highlands area, which borders Enterprise to the south, has an average household income of $100,207 and an average household net worth of $579,866. [7]

Economy

Allegiant Air has its corporate headquarters in Enterprise. [8] [9] The Silverton and the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa are the only casino resorts located in Enterprise. Town Square Las Vegas, previously the location of the Vacation Village hotel and casino, is another major attraction that falls within the boundaries.

Schools

The Clark County School District serves Enterprise. There are also several private schools in the area.

  • Charles and Phyllis Frias Elementary School
  • Aldeane Comito Ries Elementary School
  • Evelyn Stuckey Elementary School
  • Louis Wiener Junior Elementary School
  • Charlotte Hill Elementary School
  • Beverly S. Mathis Elementary School
  • Carolyn S. Reedom Elementary School
  • William V. Wright Elementary School
  • Mark L. Fine Elementary School
  • Tony Alamo Elementary School
  • Judith D. Steele Elementary School
  • Wayne Tanaka Elementary School
  • Lois and Terry Tarkanian Middle School
  • Lawrence and Heidi Cannarelli Middle School
  • Wilbur and Theresa Faiss Middle School
  • Desert Oasis High School
  • Sierra Vista High School
  • Southern Highlands Preparatory School

Notable people

This is an incomplete list of notable residents in the Enterprise area.


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