Welcome to Mesquite Nevada.
What Mesquite NV. is like for active adults looking to retire.
Mesquite is an extremely popular retirement town in southeastern Nevada, almost in Arizona and Utah. Mesquite was originally settled by Mormons as a farming community in the Virgin River Valley. Casinos arrived here in the 1970's. The town markets itself as a low key alternative to Las Vegas. The population increased over 80% between 2000 and 2009 (to about 18,000). The median age is 39, a few years higher than the Nevada average. The picture above is of the Conestoga Golf Course.
Where to Live & Real Estate Values.
There are many golf courses and retirement communities in or around Mesquite.
According to City-Data.com, home prices averaged about $190,000 in late 2014, Zillow reports the median sale price to be lower at $180,250 in mid-2015. There are many active adult communities from which to choose. Search all Mesquite, NV. properties at www.mesquite-realestate.
What is special about this retirement community?
Very popular retirement town with many places to live. Nice Nevada climate. Several casinos and resort golf courses. Mesquite is in the process of building the largest non professional sports venue in the country,the Mesquite Sports and Event Complex. This is a big deal which will provide additional activities. The town has a recreation complex and several parks. Mesquite is considered to be a very walkable community when compared to other towns. Everything you want to know about Mesquite, NV.
What kinds of people like retiring here.
Active adults who like living in the outdoors and who are a bit adventurous. Also, people attracted to life in 55+ and active adult communities will find many great alternatives in Mesquite NV. It has a small town feel and very little traffic. Saint George is 30 minutes away and of course Las Vegas is only a little over an hour. There are 4 state parks close by for exploring.
Local economy is driven by
Tourism, gambling, construction, retirees fuel the Mesquite NV economy. It is expected the new health center and sports
center will provide new employment in healthcare and sports management.
Some of the things Mesquite has to offer.
Climate and Physical Environment.
Mesquite is in the southeastern corner of Nevada, close to Arizona and Utah. It is a hot, desert environment with nearby mountains. Average January temperatures are in the 40's to 50's, average July temperature is in the high 80's. Yearly stats.
Restaurants & Cultural Scene.
The casinos and resorts provide most of the local culture Some of the resaurants in Mesquite.
Crime, very little.
The crime rate in Mesquite is about half the national average.
The Mesa View Regional Medical Center is a new facility that is very close to the new Sun City Mesquite. It is a comprehensive center accepting most insurances. They are on target to open a 3rd floor as Sun City grows. Las Vegas is about 80 miles away.
Interstate 15 runs through town on its way from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles. St. George is the nearest airport (40 miles), although Mesquite has a general aviation airport. There is a shuttle 3 times/day to and from the various hotels to the airport in Las Vegas. It is very reasonable.