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A Comparison Of The Cities In Las Vegas Valley

by Josephine Hogan

Are you thinking of moving to Las Vegas? But aren’t sure where you want to settle down? Then you should know there are several stunning places to choose from, which can make it hard to choose which one is the right place for you. So today we are going to give you some of the basics about each city in the Las Vegas Valley and why each might be a good place for you to live.

1) Centennial Hills

Centennial Hills is located in the northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley as well as close to the Floyd Lamb State Park. But there is so much more than just visiting the state park. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly activities, outdoor recreations, or entertainment options, you are sure to find it all.

Population: 45,680

Median Household Income: $71,867

Median Rent: $985


Echelon At Centennial Hills: https://www.liveatechelon.com/

Avanti Apartments: https://www.securityproperties.com/avanti/

2) North Las Vegas

You can find North Las Vegas at the northern tip of the Las Vegas Valley. This is why you can find North Las Vegas surrounded by mountains and desert valleys. Here you’ll find the headquarters for Bigelow Aerospace as well as many manufacturing, industrial and warehouse distribution companies. You’ll also find the College of Southern Nevada in North Las Vegas.

Population: 230,436

Median Household Income: $53,105

Median Rent: $1,116


Suncrest Townhomes: https://www.liveatsuncresttownhomes.com/

Jardin Gardens: https://www.jardingardens.com/

3)  Downtown

Downtown Las Vegas is the central business district and historic center of Las Vegas. This area is the original townsite and was the gambling district before the Strip. Downtown is located in the center of the Las Vegas Valley as well as being just north of the Las Vegas Strip. Here you will find a variety of hotel and business high rises along with cultural centers. In addition, you’ll find residential and retail developments.

Population: 64,108

Median Household Income: $30,444

Median Rent: $1,107


Towne Terrace: https://www.towneterracelv.com/

Maryland Villas: https://www.marylandvillas.com/

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4) Sunrise Manor

Located on the western base of Frenchman Mountain on the east side of Las Vegas, Sunrise Manor has one of the largest populations in the Las Vegas area. This is the home to the LDS Las Vegas Nevada Temple.  

Population: 192,934

Median Household Income: $41,729

Median Rent: $920


Sunridge Apartment Homes: http://sunridgeapartmenthomes.com/

Avion Luxury Apartments: https://www.avionsunrise.com/

5) S. Summerlin/Lakes

Located on the western edge of the Las Vegas Valley, South Summerlin is next to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It is considered one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the valley and includes The Ridges, a guard-gated community.

Population: 1,024

Median Household Income: $96,422

Median Rent: $1,636


Union Apartments: https://www.union-lv.com/

Red Rock Villas: https://www.redrockvillas.com/

6) Spring Valley

Located two miles west of the Strip, Spring Valley is home to Las Vegas’ Chinatown. Where you’ll find strip malls with ethnic Chinese and other pan-Asian businesses. The predominately pan-Asian, rather than strictly Chinese, Chinatown has gotten national recognition in 2004 as a modern styled Chinatown.

Population: 199,722

Median Household Income: $55,828

Median Rent: $1,233


Spectrum Apartments: https://www.spectrum-aptliving.com/

SW Apartments Homes: https://www.swlasvegas.com/

7) Whitney

Formerly known as East Las Vegas, Whitney is just twenty minutes from the Strip. What once was a ranch, was established as a town in 1931. Whitney is near the Clark County Wetland Park as well as the home to the Sam Boyd Stadium.

Population: 43,072

Median Household Income: $49,925

Median Rent: $1,063


Croix Townhomes: https://www.liveatthecroix.com/?rcstdid=Mg==-YRjTEizZPgM=

Roca Whitney Ranch: https://www.rocawhitneyranch.com/

8) Southwest

While only fifteen minutes from the Strip, Southwest Las Vegas is a great neighborhood for someone looking for a community feel to the area they call home. While the neighborhood is popular with college students and young families, there is also has a high number of family-own restaurants and privately owned businesses.

Population: 490,020

Median Household Income: $55,549

Median Rent: $1,107


Venicia Apartments: https://lasvegasliving.com/properties/venicia/

Fire Skye: https://www.liveatfireskye.com/

9) Henderson

Henderson is located about 16 miles from downtown Las Vegas as well as is in the southeastern end of the Las Vegas Valley. And like many cities in the Las Vegas Valley, you’ll find this area is filled with plenty of things to do. Whether you’re looking for hiking or a concert, you’ll be able to find it here. Henderson has over 37 miles of hiking trails as well as being home to the Henderson Silver Knights AHL Hockey team.

Population: 291,346

Median Household Income: $69,940

Median Rent: $1,226                   


Verona Apartments: https://www.securityproperties.com/verona

Dream Apartment Homes: https://www.dreamhenderson.com/

10) Summerlin

This stunning urban and residential community is at the edge of the Spring Mountains as well as located to the west of the Red Rock Canyon. This neighborhood has both areas within the city limits of Las Vegas while also part of it within unincorporated Clark County. Within the limits of Summerlin, you’ll find more than 230 parks, nine golf courses, and so much more.

Population: 93,053

Median Household Income: $74,907

Median Rent: $1,424


Tuscany Apartments: https://lasvegasliving.com/properties/tuscany/

Altessa Apartments: https://lasvegasliving.com/properties/altessa/

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With so many great neighborhoods to choose from, it can be hard to choose which one is the best. And while we’ve only gone over a few of the amazing qualities of these areas, there are many more reasons to live in each of the places. While you’re here, let us know in the comments what your favorite neighborhood in Las Vegas is.

If you’re looking for a new place to live, then you can find your next dream apartment here. And while you’re on your search for the best place to live, head on over to our post about some surprising facts about renting in the city.

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