Nevada on the move

 

Note: This article is a sidebar to this issue's feature story.

Rank in growth among states since 1960: First

Number of new residents per month: 4,000-6,000

Percentage of state-owned land by the federal government: 87

Percentage of U.S. gold mined there: 60

Percentage of Nevada workers employed in the service industry: 44

Percentage of Nevada workers employed in the building industry: 8