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Southern Nevada still on road to recovery, economists say (RJ)

While U.S. lawmakers consider a pair of omnibus infrastructure and domestic spending bills, Nevada’s economic recovery continues to hinge on the novel coronavirus and its spread, economists said during a Tuesday economic forecasting event at the Thomas & Mack Center.

https://www.reviewjournal.com/business/southern-nevada-still-on-road-to-recovery-economists-say-2475399/

Here is how Southern Nevada is dealing with growth and the water issue (KTNV)

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — 13 Action News is launching a newsroom-wide initiative called Meadows to Metropolis examining all the impacts of our explosive growth.

It all starts with water. Nothing is more critical.

When 2022 rings in, the federal water shortage declaration will cut our supply by about 7 billion gallons.

https://www.ktnv.com/13-investigates/here-is-how-southern-nevada-is-dealing-with-growth-and-the-water-issue

How Las Vegas grew from desert watering hole to top international destination (KTNV)

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas is a bustling metropolis forged with neon, innovation and a diverse population of more than 2 million people and counting — but it wasn’t always like this.

In the span of fewer than 200 years, Las Vegas has sprouted from a quiet grassland into one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States.

https://www.ktnv.com/news/nevada-growth/how-las-vegas-grew-from-desert-watering-hole-to-top-international-destination

Are we ready for another population boom? (LV Sun)

Clark County has outpaced U.S. population growth since 1930, and it’s not slowing down any time soon.

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2021/jul/26/are-we-ready-for-another-population-boom/

Población en área de Las Vegas podría llegar a los 3 millones rápidamente (Telemundo LV)

LAS VEGAS – Un estudio universitario predice que la población de Las Vegas y sus alrededores seguirá creciendo durante las próximas cuatro décadas.

El Centro de Investigación Empresarial y Económica de la UNLV, publicó un informe el miércoles que proyecta que de los 2.4 millones de residentes actuales, el condado Clark debería crecer a 3 millones en menos de 15 años y llegar a 3.4 millones en 2060.

Población en área de Las Vegas podría llegar a los 3 millones rápidamente

Study: Las Vegas area to reach 3.4 million residents by 2060 (LV Sun)

A university study is predicting the population in and around Las Vegas will continue to boom over the next four decades.

The Center for Business and Economic Research at UNLV released a report on Wednesday projecting that from today’s 2.4 million residents, Clark County should grow to 3 million in less than 15 years and reach 3.4 million by 2060.

The center creates its annual population forecast on behalf of local government planning and transportation agencies.

Center Director Andrew Woods noted the Southern Nevada population count is just a forecast.

But he said it showed a 17% increase in projected population from just four years ago and called it vital to have information for decisions about schools, public safety and health, utilities, affordable housing and water.

“It’s important that our community leaders are making decisions utilizing the most recent data,” Woods said.

https://m.lasvegassun.com/news/2021/jul/22/study-las-vegas-area-to-reach-34-million-residents/

Study: Las Vegas Area to Reach 3.4 Million Residents by 2060 (US News)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A university study is predicting the population in and around Las Vegas will continue to boom over the next four decades.

The Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas released a report on Wednesday projecting that from today’s 2.4 million residents, Clark County should grow to 3 million in less than 15 years and reach 3.4 million by 2060.

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/nevada/articles/2021-07-22/study-las-vegas-area-to-reach-34-million-residents-by-2060

Population to grow by 1 million over next 40 years, UNLV report says (KLAS)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The next 1 million people who will live in Southern Nevada are on their way. They are expected to arrive by the year 2060.

That’s according to a UNLV report that predicts the population will grow from 2.3 million to 3.3 million in less than 40 years.

The 48-page report, released Wednesday by UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), is available to the public

Population to grow by 1 million over next 40 years, UNLV report says