Activity flourishes in Summerlin, part of metropolitan Las Vegas. Its population is greater than nearby Summerlin South and the neighborhood offers a greater selection of services. Summerlin is a family-centric place with centrally-located grocery stores and conveniences. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Summerlin South and Capri At The Vistas.
Food, Libations and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. W Charleston Blvd. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is W Lake Mead Blvd. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Shizen Japanese Restaurant and have cocktails afterward at Double Diamond Food & Spirit. There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Summerlin area, including bagels, barbecue, pizza and deli snacks. Stop in at Edge Of Town Bar & Grill for a quick beer or head to Bilbo's Bar & Grill for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like P F Chang's China Bistro and Bj's Restaurant & Brewhouse are to be found in the neighborhood.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of Summerlin's nearby health clubs. Options include Embrace Med Spa and Crystal Mirage Pool & Spa Svc.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Summerlin, check out the Yelp page.
Summerlin residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on kitchen staples. Las Vegas and San Pedro Store on N Rancho Dr. are just a couple of options in the area. Geneva Manufacturing is the primary specialty food location in the Summerlin area. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of Honey Dew Flowers, a neighborhood bakery on N Rainbow Blvd., or head to Leopold's Bakery, a sweet spot which is also in the area. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Smoothie King and Whole Foods Market.
Summerlin has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Happy Dollar and Lasvegas. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Hallmark Gold Crown and Tuesday Morning. Area shopping malls are Decatur Meadows Ctr and Hualapai Commons.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
The schools near the apartments in Summerlin are Cimarron Memorial High School, Walter Johnson Junior High School and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
State-Sponsored Charter district offers seven elementary schools, five middle schools and seven high schools. In terms of student enrollment numbers, Clark County School District is larger than State-Sponsored Charter district. The student-teacher ratio in both districts, however, is comparable. Clark County School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the State-Sponsored Charter district.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Summerlin has about the same average living cost as other metro areas in Las Vegas, such as Summerlin South. A household in Summerlin spends about $86.6K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison Summerlin South's expenditures come to about $83.4K/year.
Summerlin is similar to Summerlin South in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 35, compared to a median age of 33 in Summerlin South. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.77 inhabitants per household in Summerlin and 2.59 in Summerlin South. By the percentage of households with children in Summerlin and Summerlin South, they are the same, each at 34%.
Reflective of Summerlin South's, the average household income in Summerlin is $131.3K. In terms of education, however, fewer residents of Summerlin South have earned a master's degree than those in Summerlin.