Gabbs is an unincorporated town in Nye County, Nevada, United States. The population was 269 at the 2010 census and is the northernmost community of Greater Las Vegas.
Gabbs is located at 38°51′59″N 117°55′32″W / 38.86639°N 117.92556°W / 38.86639; -117.92556 (38.866469, -117.925512).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 269 people, 121 households, and 78 families residing in the census-designated place (CDP) of Gabbs. The population density was 122.3 people per square mile (46.4/km²). There were 183 housing units at an average density of 83.2 per square mile (31.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.4% White, 5.6% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.7% some other race, and 5.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.5% of the population.
There were 121 households out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were headed by married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22, and the average family size was 2.78.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 17.0% from 25 to 44, 36.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.1 years. For every 100 females, there were 116.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.2 males.
For the period 2007-2011, the estimated median annual income for a household in the CDP was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $26,346. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,630. About 28.1% of families and 21.8% of the population were below the poverty line.