Nevada: Boom and Bust

December 23rd, 2010
in News, Background

The New York Times:  Nevada population grew by 35% from 2000 to 2010.  Nevada was the boom capital of the country — which explains the census report — until the economy collapsed in 2007.

Follow up:

People started moving out, chasing jobs or escaping a house market with the highest foreclosure rate in the country. Unemployment here is now 14.3 percent, the highest in the country.

“People come for the good jobs and the good life, and if that’s no longer here, they are gone,” said David F. Damore, an associate professor of political science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. “People are just moving out.”  Read more.....

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