Posts Tagged: nevada

McCarran Traffic Hits New Heights in July

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July statistics from McCarran International Airport show a new record for passengers arriving or departing from the Las Vegas metro area. With more than 4.4 million people passing through the airport, McCarran posted a 2.3% increase over July 2017. Year to date traffic is up an even healthier 2.9% compared to the same point in… Read more »

Nevada Adds 9,500 Jobs in July

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According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) July 2018 economic report, overall job growth increased to nearly 46,000 jobs year-over-year. At 3.4 percent growth, this is the largest increase since June 2017. Thirty-four states had over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment in July. Nevada was tied for the second-highest percentage gain with… Read more »

Las Vegas Tourism Stats Trend Down in June

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The latest compilation of tourism statistics has been released by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. As reported previously on our blog, both gaming revenue and airport traffic posted gains in June. Convention attendance was also up by 2.9 percent over the same month a year ago. The rest of the picture isn’t as rosy,… Read more »

Spirit Leapfrogs United in June McCarran Traffic

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New statistics from McCarran International Airport point to another month of healthy gains in passenger volumes. June saw more than 4.3 million arriving and departing passengers, a 2.8% gain from the same month in 2017. At the halfway point for 2018, traffic is up 3.1% compared to 2017. International visitation continues to show strong improvements… Read more »

Nevada Gaming Win Up 3% for Fiscal Year

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $933,003,709 for the month of June 2018. This amounts to a 4.17% increase compared to June 2017, when licensees reported a gaming win of $895,695,131. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018), gaming win has increased 3.21%. In Southern Nevada, the… Read more »

Nevada Unemployment Hits 4.7% in June

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According to the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) June 2018 economic report, job growth was 2.8 percent, well above the national rate of 1.6 percent. June marks the 90th straight month of year-over-year job gains in Nevada, with job growth continuing to hover near 40,000 jobs per month on a year-over-year basis. Manufacturing, construction,… Read more »

Southern Nevada Housing Prices Dip Slightly in june

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A housing market report released today by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) reported that the median price for existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada through its Multiple Listing Service (MLS) during June was $290,000. That’s down 1.7 percent from the previous month, but up 12.7 percent from $257,373 in June of 2017. The… Read more »

Nevada Posts Strong Gaming Win in May

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $1,044,079,556 for the month of May 2018. This amounts to a 5.29% increase compared to May 2017, when licensees reported a gaming win of $991,594,550. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018), gaming win has increased 3.14%. In Southern Nevada, the… Read more »

Job Growth Steady, Unemployment Down in May

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According to Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) May 2018 economic report, job growth was 2.8 percent in May, well above the national rate of 1.6 percent, as 37,600 unadjusted jobs were added from the same month a year ago. 2017 data shows Nevada has regained the title of the fastest growing private sector in the United States, with the addition of 38,600 jobs relative to 2016,… Read more »

Most of Nevada Posts Big Gaming Win in April

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $953,698,753 for the month of April 2018. This amounts to a 7.57% increase compared to April 2017, when licensees reported a gaming win of $886,561,704. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018), gaming win has increased 2.91%. In Southern Nevada, the… Read more »