Bracken is a suburban community in Las Vegas and home to about 6,300 people who mostly work in services, food service and retail professions. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Southwest Las Vegas and South Las Vegas.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Bracken's cost of living is about 35% lower than in nearby Southwest Las Vegas. On average a household in Bracken spends $56.6K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Southwest Las Vegas, which come to around $86.6K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of Southwest Las Vegas is distinct from Bracken for multiple reasons. In Bracken the median age is 21, while in Southwest Las Vegas it's 38. In Bracken, the average household size is 1.91 people, and it's 2.77 people in Southwest Las Vegas. Of households in Bracken and Southwest Las Vegas, 18% and 31% have children, respectively.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Bracken is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Las Vegas Blvd. S and W Flamingo Rd., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Bracken.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Bracken with dinner at Koi Restaurant & Lounge and drinks at Rain In The Desert. Break out of your comfort zone and try a new type of food or stick with your favorites in Bracken. It has a wide variety of food offerings, like sandwiches, beer and ale, pizza, deli snacks and barbecue. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Petrossian and Rok Vegas Nightclub. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wing Street and Coco's Bakery Restaurant. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Relaxed Fitness and Tapout Research & Devmnt Ctr.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Bracken spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Bracken. To name a few, Kosher Gourmet and Bellissimo are both located on Las Vegas Blvd. S. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Fantasy Wedding Cakes is in the neighborhood on W Tropicana Ave. and Pastry Shop is located on Las Vegas Blvd. S. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Ampm too.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Bracken has department and factory-outlet stores, such as M Arciano and Buggs & Rudy Discount Corp. To give you a sense of the retail shopping, Le Journal and Le Memoires are only a few of the many retailers located in Bracken.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Bracken are Burk Horizon Southwest Sunset High School, James Cashman Middle School and Joseph E Thiriot Elementary School. Remember, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent will likely determine what schools your children are able to attend. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word.
State-Sponsored Charter district offers seven elementary schools, five middle schools and seven high schools. In terms of student enrollment numbers, State-Sponsored Charter district and Clark County School District are comparable. Clark County School District, however, provides a student-teacher ratio of 21-to-1, which is better than the district of State-Sponsored Charter district. Clark County School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the State-Sponsored Charter district.