4 Cities Near Las Vegas to Buy or Rent in this Year


Nearly 675,000 people call the desert paradise of Las Vegas, Nevada home. With the Las Vegas Strip, countless casinos, and nightlife, as well as stunning natural beauty, it is no wonder the city is so popular. 

Even though there are many neighborhoods to live in Las Vegas, buying or renting in the city may not be the right fit for you. Thankfully, there are many cities nearby that may meet your budget and needs, and keep you within commuting distance. 

We’ve rounded up a list of 4 cities near Las Vegas to consider buying or renting in this year. Keep reading to learn more. Who knows – you might just decide to call one of them home. 

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#1: Sunrise Manor, NV

Miles from Las Vegas: 7
Population: 198,000
Median home sale price: $360,000 
Walk Score: 36
Bike Score: 39
Transit Score: 48

Sunrise Manor is located on the eastern edge of the Las Vegas Valley. Situated just seven miles from Downtown Las Vegas, Sunrise Manor is set in a beautiful desert landscape with a great view of Frenchman Mountain.

This welcoming community is a popular choice for residents because of its affordable housing, great public schools, and amenities like the Sunrise Vista Golf Course and Shadow Rock Park. Although it is a quieter area than Las Vegas, it is just a hop, skip, and jump away from the city’s excitement and the infamous Strip.

Homes for sale in Sunrise Manor, NV
Apartments for rent in Sunrise Manor, NV

#2: Spring Valley, NV

Miles from Las Vegas: 10
Population: 219,000
Median home sale price: $420,000 
Average 1-bed rent: $2,105 
Walk Score: 44
Bike Score: 38
Transit Score: 43

If you’re looking for a place to live in the Las Vegas Valley that affords you many opportunities to have fun and enjoy the outdoors, you should consider Spring Valley. You’ll be able to practice your golf swing at Spanish Trail Country Club, make a splash at Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas, perform an ollie at Desert Breeze Skate Park, skate at the Las Vegas Ice Center, and score deals at Rainbow Springs Shopping Center. Plus, if you love hiking and scenic views, you’ll be happy to know that the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is nearby.

Lastly, Spring Valley is very convenient to the 215 and I-15 and McCarran International Airport, so commuting and traveling are a breeze.

Homes for sale in Spring Valley, NV
Apartments for rent in Spring Valley, NV

#3: Enterprise, NV

Miles from Las Vegas: 15
Population: 215,000
Median home sale price: $510,000 
Average 1-bed rent: $1,641 
Walk Score: 25
Transit Score: 36

The city of Enterprise is a beautiful desert community located southwest of the busy city of Las Vegas.

This city is perfect for those who love outdoor recreation and exploration. Red Rock Canyon, with its famous red rocks, is great for hiking, rock climbing, and scenic drives. Also, Sloan Canyon, which is east of Enterprise, has historic Native American petroglyphs, scenic hiking trails, and active wildlife.

Homes for sale in Enterprise, NV
Apartments for rent in Enterprise, NV

#4: Henderson, NV

Miles from Las Vegas: 16
Population: 310,000
Median home sale price: $488,000 
Average 1-bed rent: $1,724 
Walk Score: 30
Bike Score: 25
Transit Score: 44

Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada and Las Vegas. The city was developed in the 1940s as a master-planned community and was named after U.S. Senator John P. Henderson.

Henderson residents have easy access to many natural areas to explore. The River Mountains Loop Trail is a scenic 34-mile-long nature trail with great views of wildlife and the Mojave Desert. The Green Valley Ranch and Sunset Hotel & Casino are just two of the casinos in Henderson. The Bird Viewing Preserve and Water Reclamation Facility is also a great place to see thousands of migratory waterfowl and resident desert birds.

Homes for sale in Henderson, NV
Apartments for rent in Henderson, NV


Methodology: All cities must have a population of more than 50,000 and be less than 50 miles away from Las Vegas. Median home sale price data from the Redfin Data Center during August 2022. Average rental data from Rent.com during August 2022. Walk Score, Bike Score, and Transit Score from Walkscore.com during August 2022. Population data sourced from the United States Census Bureau.


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