Nevada is booming, but not everyone is feeling the gains Jack Healy, New York Times · February 22, 2020 at 9:41 am The signs of Nevada’s resurgent economy are everywhere in this community outside Las Vegas, the fastest-growing city in one of the country’s fastest-growing states. New housing developments are spilling up the mountainsides, filled with families and retirees fleeing California and the East Coast for sunshine, cheaper land and lower taxes. Warehouses are sprouting beside a huge new practice facility for the Las Vegas Raiders football team — another set of California transplants. Even the names on new apartments and Spanish-tiled subdivisions mirror the optimism of a state on a hot streak after years of a plodding economic recovery: Elysian. Inspirada. “It’s a boomtown,” said Ivonne Hernandez, 28, who was in high school when her family lost their home in the housing crash.