Las Vegas, Nevada
Commonly know as Sin City, Las Vegas is considered the Entertainment Capital of the World, attracting tourists and residents to the famous Las Vegas Strip for gambling, entertainment and attractions. Las Vegas is often referred to as an oasis as it is located in the middle of the Mojave Desert.
Tourism, gaming and conventions drive the economy of Las Vegas with retail and dining rounding out the city's decadent culture. However, Las Vegas also offers residents a quality of life and the best of both worlds.
With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, neighborhoods in Las Vegas are alive with community activities, parks, schools, churches, grocery stores, malls and sports leagues.
Las Vegas is a convenient 45 minutes to Mt. Charleston for snow skiing in the winter, and hiking in the summer. Lake Mead, offering swimming, boating and other water recreation is just 45 minutes east of town. Golf is also prevalent, with golf courses in neighborhoods throughout the city.
Las Vegas Apartments
Employment and housing are abundant in Las Vegas and the cost of living is below the national average. A one bedroom apartment will run an average of $575.
Neighborhoods in Las Vegas
The areas near the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), near the Strip and in popular Spring Valley, offer residents apartments for rent at affordable prices. The closer to the Strip, however, the more expensive the apartments become. There are also plenty of apartments for rent in Northwest Las Vegas, The Lakes area and Summerlin as well as in other neighborhoods and suburbs around the city such as Desert Shores, Centennial Hills, Northwest Las Vegas, Green Valley, Henderson and Nellis Air Force Base.