Local Governments Exaggerate Growth

New census data says Southern Nevada local governments have exaggerated their growth to the tune of about three years worth of our current growth rate.

The Las Vegas Review Journal reports the story…

The Census Bureau says the Metro area hit 1.866-million last June 30, vs. local government estimates (passed up to the State Demographer before becoming “official”) that had us at just under 2-million. The difference is more than six percent, equal to three years of our current pace of 2% annual growth.

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Nevada Population Growth Slows

Although you’ll still hear about how our top-ranked population growth requires more and more government, Nevada’s growth has slowed.

New Census Bureau estimates say seven states have growth rates faster than Nevada’s.

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Water Usage – and Population? – Down in 2008

The Las Vegas Review Journal reports a 4% decrease in water consumption for southern Nevada so far this year – and a possible decrease in our official population as well.

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