North Las Vegas : Nevada

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What it's Like to Retire in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas is located, as might be expected, north of Las Vegas.  For more details about this community and the area see our review of Las Vegas.  There are some active adult communitieshere, see North Las Vegas Active Communities link at right.  Picture of Aliante Golf Club courtesy of Wikipedia and Meridethmyers.


Where to Retire in North Las Vegas and Home Prices

According to, the median sale price was $143,200 in mid-2013; puts the median sale price just under $140,000 for the same period.


What is special about North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S.  It offers many recreational activities and is only 15 minutes from the glamour of the Las Vegas Strip.


What is not special about North Las Vegas

Crime rate is high;  winter temperature can be cool.


Who will like retirement in North Las Vegas

Retirees who enjoy living in a growing city, and close to all Las Vegas has to offer.


Local economy is driven by

Construction, tourism, manufacturing


Climate and Physical Environment

North Las Vegas is located in the Mojave Desert with an arid climate and is one of the driest places in the U.S.  Summers are hot with the average July temperature 92 degrees, the average January temperature is 47 degrees.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

North Las Vegas is only a few minutes away from the glimmer of Las Vegas all the cultural activities offered there.



The crime rate in North Las Vegas is high.


Medical facilities

North Vista Hospital



Amtrak is 5 miles away in Las Vegas; McCarran International Airport is 15 miles away.


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  • State: NV
  • Environment: Urban,Mountain,Desert,
  • City Population: 100,001+
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 121+ (very high)
  • State Sales Tax: No
  • State Income Tax: Yes
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