Vegas data trends: more jobs, expensive houses

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Unemployment: The unemployment rate for Las Vegas-Paradise (9.8%) fell by 1.9 percentage points over the past year, better than the country as a whole.

Leisure and Hospitality jobs increased 2.7% YoY.

Housing prices in Las Vegas-Paradise rose by 8.3 percent over the past year, better than the country as a whole.
You can view much such trends from different cities on metrotrends.org

source: http://datatools.metrotrends.org/charts/metrodata/Dashboard/v2/index.cfm?metro=29820