North Las Vegas, NV

Highlights Percentage of African American residents: 20.1% African American households make $17,679 less than white households Percentage of African American homeowners: 39% Percentage of New African American residents: 7% Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedInShare 3. North Las Vegas, NV Population: 226,860 Back in the 1930s, when the Las Vegas strip of casinos and hotels were being built, African Americans were allowed to work in these establishments but were barred from gambling or attending the shows. In response, they built their own hotels and casinos west of town – most notably the Moulin Rouge Hotel, which became the first…

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