Las Vegas has the 2118th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 4.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Las Vegas is part of the Santa Fe metro area. Unemployment in the Santa Fe area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Santa Fe has the 240th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Las Vegas is below average at $43,670, and the median cost of a home in Las Vegas is $112,700, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Las Vegas hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 77% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Las Vegas. 79% of Las Vegas workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Las Vegas spend an average of 13 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.