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(Las Vegas, NV) — How are we doing?  We’re doing better than you might think.  The Las Vegas Perspective releases it’s annual market profile and the results are positive.

The population is growing again, during 2013 increasing to 2.06 million people at the highest growth rate since 2007.  Report author Jeremy Aguero of Applied Analysis says people say they’re moving here for two primary reasons either to find jobs or retire .

The Las Vegas Perspective survey indicates 38 percent of those responding believe they are better off financially than there were a year ago.

Looking to the future 46 percent of residents expect the southern Nevada economy to expand in the next 12 months.

This is the 34th annual edition of the Las Vegas Perspective.

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