Overview of East Las Vegas
Rent an apartment in East Las Vegas, NV, and you will enjoy living in a lovely desert community nestled against the scenic McCullough Range of mountains.
East Las Vegas lies east of the Las Vegas Expressway (I-515/U.S. Highway 95), south of Desert Inn Road and roughly along Warm Springs Road. The community
is adjacent to Henderson, and includes the unincorporated town of Whitney, which was named one of the best places to retire by Money magazine in 2007. The magazine said of Whitney, “While just five miles from The Strip, (Whitney) is a little bit of city and little bit of desert, mixed with retirement luxury.” Although named a great place for retirees, the community is popular with 30- and 40-somethings, about half of them married and many with families.
East Las Vegas is close to other popular Las Vegas neighborhoods, including Paradise and Winchester
East Las Vegas Lifestyle and Entertainment
East Las Vegas offers views of both the picturesque McCullough Range and the bright lights of the Las Vegas Skyline. And its lifestyle has a similar diversity. Your home is in a serene desert oasis filled with all that the suburbs offer. Family friendly dining, local shopping and entertainment. A local casino resort offers the gaming experience close to home. Yet, if you want something different, you’re just a short drive from the excitement of the famed Strip.
A big draw in East Las Vegas is Horseman’s Park. This equestrian’s dream hosts a number of equestrian events and community programs each year. These include rodeos, breed shows, competitions, and training among other things. Participants have use of a 2,800-seat rodeo arena, a cutting arena, two practice arenas, corrals and livestock pens, wash racks, picnic area, stables with 320 stalls and RV parking.
Other parks in East Las Vegas offer typical family-centered activities and venues. These include Ferron Park, Maslow County Park, East Las Vegas Park, Desert Inn Park and New Silver Bowl Park.
Other local attractions include the Desert Wetlands Park, a 2,900 acre preserve, and Sam Boyd Stadium, home of UNLV sports teams and site of other events like concerts.
The East Las Vegas Rental Market
The East Las Vegas rental market has a selection of apartments that will appeal to retirees, singles and families. Monthly rents are a bit more affordable than in other neighborhoods. For instance, you can rent a one-bedroom apartment home for between $450 and $650 a month. Two-bedroom units range from $750 to $875. Prices will vary depending on amenities. Commuters can expect to spend 20 to 25 minutes on the road to work.
East Las Vegas Resources
East Las Vegas is an unincorporated area in Clark County. The Clark County Commission serves as the local government. The unincorporated town of Whitney is part of East Las Vegas. Whitney’s five member advisory board works with the County Commission. Visit Clark County government for more information. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District serves the community with the Whitney branch on East Tropicana Ave.
East Las Vegas Zip Codes
Zip codes serving the East Las Vegas, NV neighborhood include: 89121 and 89122.