Las Vegas, NV Community Information

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Billed as The Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas is where the fun never stops and the tourists never sleep. While the town is known for its flashy casinos, flamboyant night clubs and lavish resorts, the city’s rapid growth is quickly attracting growing families and young professionals alike. Las Vegas is located in the Mojave Desert and sees little rainfall throughout the year.

As one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, Las Vegas real estate continues to expand with new developments and communities. Residents living in Las Vegas can frequent the popular Las Vegas Strip, which includes many popular megaresorts located on the south side of the city and actually extends into the neighboring town of Paradise. Some of these popular megaresorts include the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, the Mirage, Caesars Palace and the Bellagio, to name a few.

Downtown Las Vegas is entirely another story. Inside these resorts, many different artists and inventors are featured daily. The Bellagio has the Gallery of Fine Art and Caesars Palace has Exotic Cars exhibit. Other attractions near the Las Vegas Strip and around the city include over 20 world-class golf courses, the Las Vegas Art Museum and the Nevada State Museum. In a strategic effort to bring tourism back to the downtown area, builders and architects alike created the Freemont Street Experience, a pedestrian mall and attraction with a neon light show underneath a giant canopy.

Homes for every buyer
The median home price in Las Vegas is $269,900, according to HousingTracker.net. From moderately prices condos and single family homes to green eco-friendly and luxury custom dwellings, Las Vegas real estate has something for every buyer.

On the West Side of Las Vegas Valley, new home buyers are flocking to the Summerlin, an award-winning master planned community. With its stunning location near the Red Rock area, residents can enjoy the views and natural landscape of this incredible community. The Summerlin is comprised of over 30 distinct neighborhoods located on over 22,500 acres.

In the northwest area of the city, the newly built residential community of Centennial Hills features 18 acres in the Centennial Hills Park. With kid-friendly climbing walls and slides, this park is a destination haven for families.

Las Vegas is not only great for its warm weather and vivacious nightlife, it’s a wonderful place to raise a family and start a budding career. Buying a home here offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy both the desert and the meadow terrain. So come take part in this rapidly growing city and begin your Las Vegas home search today!

Sources and other information:
http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Resident/default.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las_Vegas_Strip
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las_Vegas,_Nevada
http://www.lasvegasrealestateauthority.com/
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http://www.vegas.com/golf/
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Las Vegas, NV Community Information

Population

1,389,432

Median Age

35.9

Median Household Income

$60,005

Households with Children

45.91%

Median Travel Time to Work

25 minutes

Las Vegas, NV Real Estate Market Information

Homes Owned

57.05%

Homes Rented

36.83%

Homes Vacant

6.12%

Las Vegas, NV School Information

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Community

  • Total Population 1,389,432
  • Total Male Population 704,410
  • Total Female Population 685,022
  • Population change since 2000 2368.17%
  • Median age 35.9
  • Percent of households with children 45.91%
  • Personal Crime risk 147

Transportation

  • Median travel time to work 25 minutes
  • Percent using Public transportation 4.32%
  • Percent Driving/Using Carpool 88.81
  • Percent Using Other transportation 3.80%
  • Percent Working From Home 3.07%

Education Levels

  • Some high school 15.53%
  • High school graduate 30.93%
  • Some college 26.00%
  • Associate degree 7.09%
  • Bachelor's degree 13.54%
  • Graduate degree 6.91%

Occupation

  • Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 0.18%
  • Construction 9.18%
  • Manufacturing 2.79%
  • Wholesale Trade 1.93%
  • Retail Trade 9.26%
  • Finance, insurance and real estate 6.91%
  • Services 3.95%
  • Public administration 3.60%
  • Information 2.13%
  • Professional 10.19%
  • Education 13.10%
  • Arts 31.65%

Income

  • Average household income $74,518
  • Income change since 2000 21.02%

Climate

  • Avg. January high/low temp 57.07 / 31.88
  • Avg. July high/low temp 102.38 / 72.18
  • Annual precipitation 5.96

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