South Las Vegas's family-friendly vibe is supported by shopping opportunities, such as malls, that require little travel time and less headache, because they are right in town. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Summerlin South and Capri At The Vistas.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
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Wine and dine yourself in South Las Vegas with dinner at Aranya Thai Bistro and drinks at Velvet Lions Gentlemens Club. The cuisine offerings in South Las Vegas are as follows: beer and ale, greek food products, bagels, deli snacks and beer and ale. If drinks are on the agenda, there are more than a dozen to choose from, such as Rain In The Desert, Petrossian and Rok Vegas Nightclub. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Benihana and P F Chang's China Bistro are both located in the neighborhood.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of South Las Vegas's nearby health clubs. Options include Good Body's Fitness Ctr and Lvac.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in South Las Vegas, browse the Yelp page.
Shopping Options and Nearby Conveniences
South Las Vegas has a number of grocery stores, including Optimum Food Corp and Asian Seafood Market. The stores are located on S Eastern Ave. South Las Vegas has one specialty market in the area, La Farmacia Natural. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Donut Hut is in the neighborhood on E Desert Inn Rd. and Real Donuts is located on W Charleston Blvd.. Furthermore, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Smoothie King and Ampm.
For greater selection and value when shopping, South Las Vegas has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Hugo Boss Factory Outlet and L'eggs Hanes Bali Playtex Otlt. To give you a sense of the retail shopping, Guadalupano 99 Plus and Finest Luggage are only a few of the many retailers located in South Las Vegas. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping malls, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Nearby School Information
Some of the schools near the apartments in South Las Vegas are Ed W Clark High School, James Cashman Middle School and Rex Bell Elementary School. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options near the apartments for rent, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
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.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
With an average household expenditure of $86.6K/year, South Las Vegas's cost of living is not unlike other urban areas in Las Vegas, such as Summerlin South, which reports a total of $83.4K/year.
South Las Vegas is similar to Summerlin South in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 36, compared to a median age of 33 in Summerlin South. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.77 inhabitants per household in South Las Vegas and 2.59 in Summerlin South. By the percentage of households with children in South Las Vegas and Summerlin South, they are the same, each at 33%.
In terms of average income, South Las Vegas, with an average household income of $131.3K, is not unlike Summerlin South. In terms of education, more people living in South Las Vegas hold a master's degree than those in Summerlin South.