Located just over 25 miles southwest of Las Vegas in Boulder City. This city has a population of under 20,000 residents and is one of the two cities in Nevada that discourages gambling and casinos. There are 2 public golf courses and a private golf course with many other amenities including many trails – one following an old railroad that goes through a tunnel. Some of the other features of this city include a BMX bike track, a public pool, racquetball courts, and tennis courts. There is also a small airport which hosts many private planes.
Boulder City was originally populated by workers who came to the area to build the Hoover Dam and needed to live close to the worksite. The government was the first to build housing for these workers who were living by the Colorado River in makeshift tents. Construction of homes didn’t start till the year after construction started on the Hoover Dam.
Businesses are also moving to the area! These businesses are taking advantage of the great tax structure set up in Nevada and no state income tax for their employees. There are also fewer restrictions and rules for employment in Nevada which gives businesses more freedom to grow their products and services.
Boulder City has recently been listed in the top 10 places to retire because of its low cost of living, the lifestyle it offers, and the fact that Nevada has no state income tax. There are many amenities geared toward retirees and with the many active adult communities and 55+ communities in Henderson and Las Vegas, many retirees can relocate to the city and be minutes away from friends and family members
There are currently under 200 homes for sale in Boulder City, NV. The median home price for homes for sale is about $375,000 and the average price per square foot is $238. Almost 75% of the residents are homeowners and the median household income is just under $70,000 annually. Many of the homes have amazing views of Lake Mead and the surrounding mountains.
Boulder City’s zip codes are 89005 and 89006. The 89005 zip code is just under 95% urban and the population continues to slowly increase. The residents and real estate were affected by the real estate market crash a few years ago, but not as severely as the City of Las Vegas. This area of Clark County attracts many retired residents who are a little more financially stable than many of Las Vegas’s transient, temporary residents which keeps the “real estate drama” to a minimum comparatively.
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