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Known as the "entertainment capital of the world," Las Vegas, Nevada is the place for vacationing, gambling, shopping, and dining. Las Vegas is credited with being the largest American city founded in the 20th century and her population boom has spread to outlining states such as Arizona as well.

In 2005, the City of Las Vegas boasted a population of 545,147 and the metropolitan area consists of 1.6 million people and is one of the fastest growing areas in the United States, averaging 11.5% each year since 1996. So what makes this region so popular? No state income tax in Nevada is a benefit, and the per capita personal income is $32,963, which sets the national average. In 2006, Forbes magazine rated Phoenix, Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada number two and three respectively for the best cities to get a job. So, what are their major industries?

  • Tourism by far is the hottest job market affecting dining, conventions, retail shopping and entertainment.
  • Construction is booming in Las Vegas and Arizona as Californians and others seek affordable housing, a hot job market, and warmer climate.
  • Business services are growing and investment capital is too in the internet software and e-commerce companies.

But there are other things to do besides work in Las Vegas and nearby parts of northwest Arizona. Both states are homes to many beautiful lakes, mountains, and deserts offering year-round fun. So, if you can take the heat, warm up to the thought of great career opportunities in the Las Vegas, Nevada/northwest Arizona area.

For more information on colleges and universities in Nevada, explore our Nevada state page.



Las Vegas, Nevada (NV) Colleges and Universities

Note: This list also contains online schools that accept students from this state.
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