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Workforce reductions hit Nevada amid recession
Monday, Nov. 30, 2009
It’s no secret that Nevada has more workers in the hospitality and food service industries than any other state.
Default in decline, a foreclosures snapshot
A comparison of the numbers from 2008 and 2009
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009
Percentage of residences, including condo units and town homes, that had a default filed with the county between Oct. 1 and Nov. 19. This is commonly the first step of the foreclosure process.
Nevada construction employment takes dive in recession
Monday, Nov. 23, 2009
In September, the construction industry, because of job losses, accounted for the smallest share of Nevada's workforce it has claimed since 1993.
Clark County gaming
September 2004 to September 2009
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009
Clark County gaming
Clark County weather, air quality since Oct. 1
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009
Clark County weather
'Density' of Las Vegas-area crime in October
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009
The map below shows the "density" of reported crimes during October within Metro Police's jurisdiction.
Percentage of valley residences in foreclosure
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009
Percentage of residences, including condo units and townhomes, for which an auction notice was received or that were repossessed, Sept. 1 to Oct. 25.
Clark County gaming: August 2004 - August 2009
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009
Clark Country Gaming: August 2004 - August 2009
Clark County weather since Sept. 1
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009
Clark County weather
'Density' of Las Vegas' violent and property crime
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009
The map below shows the “density” of reported crimes during September within Metro Police’s jurisdiction (Las Vegas and unincorporated Clark County).

Percentage of valley homes in foreclosure
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009
Percentage of residences, including condos and townhomes, for which an auction notice was received or that were repossessed, Aug. 1 to Sept. 25.
Clark County gaming win over five years
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009
Clark County Gaming
Recent Clark County weather measurements
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009
Clark County weather
Las Vegas area crime snapshot for August
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009
The map below shows the "density" of reported crimes during August within Metro Police's jurisdiction.
Recent foreclosures: Auction notices on homes
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009
Percentage of single-family homes for which an auction notice was received or that were repossessed, July 1 to Aug. 21.
How the TSA compensates lost or damaged goods at McCarran
Monday, Aug. 24, 2009
The charts below show the details of lost or damaged property claims leveled against the Transportation Security Administration.
Gaming win at Clark County casinos
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009
Clark County Gaming Snapshot
Clark County weather snapshot
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009
A look at weather in Clark County.
A look at voter turnout by state
Monday, Aug. 10, 2009
A look at voter turnout by state
The 'density' of Las Vegas area crime
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009
The map below shows the “density” of reported burglaries, robberies, larcenies and motor vehicle thefts from June 1 to July 30 within Metro Police's jurisdiction.
Housing affordability and minimum-wage earners
Monday, Aug. 3, 2009
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that 2.2 million of the 75 million hourly workers in the U.S. earn minimum wage and that roughly 1 in 6 U.S. Workers are employed part time.

Real estate: Price per square foot, foreclosures
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
An analysis of recent Las Vegas area real estate numbers.
Unemployment benefits in each state
Monday, July 27, 2009
Maximum weekly unemployment benefit allowed in each state, with a label for the average weekly payout in each state.
Clark County gaming snapshot, 2004-2009
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Clark County Gaming Snapshot
Valley residents support more than 100 animal medical care facilities
Monday, July 20, 2009
The cost of keeping pets healthy rose more than 2 1/2 times as fast as consumer prices in general over the past 10 years.
Clark County weather snapshot
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
A look at the temperatures, ozone levels and winds this summer in Las Vegas.
A look at airfares
Monday, July 13, 2009
A look at airfares in Las Vegas.
Auto sales slumping in Clark County
Monday, July 6, 2009
Figures from TransUnion, one of the nation's largest credit reporting bureaus, show that Nevadans carry the highest average balance on auto loans in the nation.
Hunting licenses in Nevada
Monday, June 22, 2009
Hunting licenses in Nevada
Nevada No. 2 in 18- to 64-year-olds without health insurance
Monday, June 15, 2009
Percentage in each state, age 18 to 64, without health insurance coverage of any kind in 2008.
Comparing home sale prices with a year earlier
Monday, June 8, 2009
The maps below show median sale prices for single-family homes in each valley ZIP code from March 1 to May 31 of this year, and how they compare to prices during the same period in 2008.
Where recent out-of-state homebuyers are based
Monday, June 1, 2009
Although most sales in the local real estate market in 2009 have been short sales or foreclosure properties, movement in the market isn't being propelled solely by bargain-hunting investors.
Demographic changes in Clark County
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Clark County’s population has grown by more than one-third since 2000, though that rapid growth waned in 2008.
Vacant business addresses on the rise
Monday, May 18, 2009
Nearly 13 percent of all business addresses in Clark County had been empty for at least three months straight in March.
Have long-term vacancies increased more in your neighborhood than in others?
Monday, May 11, 2009
Long-vacant residences are on the rise in the Las Vegas Valley.
Nevada aircraft collisions with animals
Monday, May 4, 2009
Last month the FAA released records detailing about 100,000 reported wildlife collisions with aircraft in the United States since 1990.
Low turnout for primary vote
Monday, April 20, 2009
Residents of Clark County’s cities turned out sparingly in most precincts for the primary vote on April 7. About 1 in 10 residents who could vote cast a ballot.
A history of unemployment in Nevada
Monday, April 13, 2009
Although initial unemployment insurance claims have dropped from a high of nearly 9,000 per week in January, they’re still about 50 percent higher than in the same week last year.
Housing collapse evident in falling tax appraisal values
Monday, April 6, 2009
This map shows the average change in tax appraisal value between the close of rolls for fiscal 2009-10 and the previous year for single family homes in the valley, by ZIP code.
Do you know where your power comes from?
Monday, March 30, 2009
A breakdown of where energy generated in Nevada and the United States comes from.
Doctors scarce in Las Vegas compared to other areas
Monday, March 23, 2009
For the number of people who live in and around Las Vegas, we're woefully short on doctors and health care workers in general.
Foreclosure sales have home market feeling down
Monday, March 16, 2009
When Nevadans started to realize they were at the epicenter of a full-blown foreclosure crisis in 2007, riding a rising wave of loan defaults that eventually turned into auctions and bank repossessions, they didn't really understand what was in store for the real estate market.
Home loans: What a difference two years make
Monday, March 9, 2009
This map shows the difference in loan volume between a boom year (2005) and a bust year (2007).
Home vacancy rates growing in Nevada
Monday, March 2, 2009
Roughly 1 in 23 residential addresses in Clark County (4.31%) were listed as vacant by the postal service at the end of 2008.

Nevada's aging population not as old as other states
Monday, Feb. 23, 2009
Nevada has been following a national trend — aging populations.
What’s the holdup at the airport?
Monday, Feb. 16, 2009
Vegas air travelers had about a 1 in 5 chance of arriving at McCarran or another destination at least 15 minutes late in 2008.
Unemployment in Nevada
A look at the past 10 years of joblessness in Nevada
Monday, Feb. 2, 2009
The Sun charts Nevada's unemployment, once comparatively lower than the rest of the nation but up to the fifth highest rate in 2008.
Metro-reported auto thefts
Monday, Sept. 8, 2008
Auto thefts reported in Metro's jurisdiction have been on the decline for two years.
Growth-related jobs nose-dive
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008
Job losses began to mount in many Nevada business sectors two years ago. Residential construction led the way, with a loss of 10,000 for specialty contractors and 2,300 for homebuilders.
Country legend tries something not so new
Monday, Aug. 28, 2000
When: 8 p.m. Saturday

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