Monthly Archives: December 2016

Nevada Gaming Win Down 1.47% YOY in November

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $930,424,600 for the month of November 2016. This amounts to a 1.47% decrease compared to November 2015, when licensees reported a gaming win of $944,346,453. However, gaming win has increased 3.55% for the fiscal year (July 1, 2016 through November 30, 2016). Here are the numbers across the state (click… Read more »

Clark County sees 3.4% job growth in Q2

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Wage Growth Also up 2.5% Year Over Year New data from the US Bureau of Labor statistics shows Clark County employment rose by 3.4% between June 2015 and June 2016. This put the county above the national average of 1.5% over the same period and 36th among the 344 largest counties. Clark County came in… Read more »

Personal Income Growth in Nevada Falls Just Behind National Average

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The latest release from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis shows Nevada’s personal income grew by an even 1% in the third quarter. This is just behind the national average of 1.1% growth compared to the second quarter of 2016. Nevada came in 35th place among the states. South Dakota came first with personal income… Read more »

Nevada Q2 GDP Growth Nears Top at 2.3%

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According to the latest release by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Nevada saw a gain of 2.3% in its real gross domestic product (GDP) during the second quarter of 2016. While the accompanying tables list the state ninth in the nation, the reality is closer to a tie for fifth place. Nebraska led the… Read more »

Las Vegas Home Prices and Sales Up in November

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The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) recently reported that Southern Nevada home prices and sales increased year-over-year. The increases beat expectation and seasonal trends heading into the holidays, when prices tend to take a slight dip. GLVAR reported the median price of existing single-family homes sold during November through its Multiple Listing Service… Read more »

Q2 Nevada Job Growth at 3.2% and Sixth Nationwide

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The latest Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages shows Nevada with the sixth fastest growing private sector employment as of the second quarter of 2016, according to the state’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR). Our neighboring states of Idaho, Utah, and Oregon outpaced Nevada’s 3.2% growth rate for the first half of the… Read more »