Report: NV's Wealthiest Tend to be Older, Married

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - A new analysis of Nevada's wealthiest finds that upper-crest households are diverse, but tend to be older, married, and homeowners.

The report commissioned by Nevada State Bank and released this week says that Nevada has about 76,200 households with a net worth of $1 million or more.

Nevada has a slightly lower proportion of high net worth households than the country overall. About 7.4 percent of Nevada households fall in the category, while that rate is 7.6 percent nationwide.

Most of the wealthy household members are between 55 and 64 years old, and about 68 percent are married. That's much higher than the general population, where 45 percent are married.

More than 85 percent of those wealthy households live in homes they own.