Essay Las Vegas

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The City That Never Sleeps Have you ever wondered what it is like to live in Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world, a gambling mecca for millions every year? What could it possibly be like for a person to live in a city known as "Sin City," where the only thing hotter than the bright lights is the sun. According to lasvegasnevada.gov over 600,000 people live in Las Vegas now, which is triple what it was just twenty years ago. It is a city built as a railroad town that has turned into one of the most well known cities in the world. Las Vegas is not just a tourist destination, but a great place to live. With countless job opportunities, strong economy, beautiful weather and state of the art education, Las Vegas is…show more content…
According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the tourism industry's economic impact was thirty six billion dollars in 2005. Since so much money is made in the tourism industry, the local Las Vegas government has been trying to attract more commercial businesses. With no state individual or corporate income tax, Las Vegas has been able to get these much needed commercial industries to come to Las Vegas and stabilize its economy. Housing prices are now at or slightly above the median price nationwide, and as of late, the housing industry has become a buyer's market according to the lasvegasnevada.gov website. With such a strong economy and affordable housing, Las Vegas is a very good place to make a living. Las Vegas is such a great place to live because of the superb weather. Las Vegas has a typical desert climate, with hot summers, mild winters, year long sunshine and very little rainfall. Some may complain that it is too hot to live in Las Vegas over the summer. The high temperatures in the months of July and August normally exceed one hundred degrees, but as my Las Vegas local Daniel Rogalski can tell you, it's really not that bad: "Las Vegas is hot over the summer, but it's not that bad. We have very little humidity and I would much rather be in Las Vegas when it is one hundred and five degrees than be in Florida with high humidity when it is

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