Las Vegas Population: Why So High?

By Ji Hee Choi and Victor Juarez

Las Vegas is a very popular city, mainly known for being Sin City; a city dedicated to gambling and partying. Tourists from all over the world come to visit and enjoy the entertainments that is brought by the city of Las Vegas. In recent years, along with the popularity of tourists, the population of people living in this city has increased.

Las Vegas on Google Timelapse

Over the past few decades, Las Vegas grew both in population and establishments. As illustrated by Google Timelapse, the changes in the city over the years are physically noticeable.

Dating back to 1984, much of the land in Las Vegas was bare and untouched. Throughout the years, the advancement of businesses, buildings, and entertainment have brought attention for people to move to the city.

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