Pahrump, Nevada Homes For Sale
In Pahrump, Nevada, homes for sale are affordable with much larger lots than in the Las Vegas Valley. Unincorporated Pahrump, NV is a small city in Nye County, just outside of Clark County. The population from the 2020 census is 44,738.
Pahrump is located east of Death Valley and west of Las Vegas on the backside of Mt. Charleston. The distance between Las Vegas and Pahrump is about 60 minutes. With only an hour between Pahrump and Las Vegas, there are many benefits.
Living in Pahrump, NV is a great way to enjoy a smaller town living style. Being an hour from the Entertainment Capital of the World gives you a “big city” when desired.
Many Pahrump homes for sale are sold to residents who commute to Las Vegas for work. Continuous growth adds to the small business opportunities and provides more conveniences for residents.
Housing In Pahrump, Nevada
Homes for sale in Pahrump, NV cost about 20-30% less than the Vegas Valley. The best part is that lot sizes are mostly 1/2 -1 acre. Prices range from the mid $100Ks to about $1 million.
One-story ranch-style houses are typical, and custom homes for sale with private wells are abundant. Houses for sale in Pahrump vary. You’ll find farms or ranches with acreage.
Pahrump is an up-and-coming market for new construction homes by national home builders. There are a few Las Vegas builders that are building tracts in Pahrump. The lower land prices give homebuyers an excellent value per square foot compared to the Las Vegas Valley.
In the past, brand new construction home builders in Pahrump were small general contractors and small local builders. These companies would have floorplans and possibly a model home for you to choose from.
You would get to choose all the finishing touches, and they would build your home on their lot or yours. This method of custom home building is still available.
National Home Builders In Pahrump, Nevada
Since Las Vegas’ vacant land is filling in, making the distance between the cities closer. In the last 10 years, national home builders have taken notice of Pahrump, Nevada.
Homes for sale on large lots are a great selling point, especially now that national builders build developments on smaller lots. Among new residents moving to Pahrump, houses built closer together are very desirable.
A great feature about these new developments is that they are usually gated and nicely landscaped. Living in custom homes means that your neighbors have no CCR’s to regulate how their property is used or maintained.
Builders and Realtors
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Businesses In Pahrump, Nevada
With many farms and ranches in the area, Farmer’s markets are extremely popular. All-terrain vehicles are abundant as both work and pleasure vehicles.
There are government offices, post offices, and courts. Pahrump has Indian reservation fireworks and cigarettes stores. Every bank you can name in Nevada has an office there.
Pahrump. Nevada often has events at Spring Mountain Motor Sports Ranch. The Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch is a membership private race track with driving schools and exotic car rentals.
As a Nevada town, gaming is big business. Tourists visit Pahrump. Companies that cater to casinos and hotels are located in Pahrump or commute. Brothels are legal in Nye County. Pahrump is a bit Bachelor Party and Las Vegas Convention-goers destination.
Unbelievably, there are three small craft airports in Pahrump. Two are public airports, and the third is in Calvada Meadows, which is a private community.
Residents can land their planes and taxi to a hanger on their own property. With an association fee starting at $300, this may be a great choice if you commute.
Medical In Pahrump
The opening of Desert View Hospital in 2018 was a welcome addition to medical services in Pahrump. Many doctors from Las Vegas work in an office 1-2 days a week.
Southwest Medical Group has mobile clinics for mammograms and testing. There is a VA Administration satellite office in Pahrump and a 1 million square foot hospital in Las Vegas.
There are “Flights For Life” available for emergencies and ambulances that take patients into Las Vegas for trauma cases. Desert View Hospital is open 24 hours and has a very caring staff.
Animals and Youth Sports In Pahrump, NV
Youth Sports teams in Pahrump often compete with Las Vegas teams. When our daughter played AYSO Soccer, the leagues from Pahrump, Laughlin, Mountain’s Edge, and Las Vegas competed. I am ashamed to say but Pahrump beat us all the time.
The Nye County Parks and Recreation Department maintains and builds parks. Their staff facilitates sports leagues. Link here to Parks and Rec Sports for more information. The dedication and close-knit atmosphere of Pahrump united the kids year after year.
There are 3 pet shelters in Pahrump. During the pandemic, we wanted a cat and after weeks of trying to get one, we called Pahrump. The very next day we picked up our rescue kitty, Raider, for 1/2 the price of the Las Vegas Animal Shelter.
The Pahrump area has livestock and critters all over the county. With cooler temperatures, trees, critters, and farms, Pahrump is a pretty nice place.
Schools and Great Basin College
Schools in Pahrump, NV are part of the Nye County School District. Only 14.2% of houses in Pahrump had children under 18 in the 2000 census.
Pahrump High School classrooms are doing double duty by having Great Basin College classes held in them every afternoon. The demand for a college has finally been fulfilled. The whole town got involved to make Great Basin College a reality
Some evening classes are also held as a brand new 14,000 sq. ft. campus is built. Their busiest classes currently are in technology, and they have a 72 desk computer lab for students to use.
Interactive Video is commonly used in their 6 locations throughout the state. Live tutoring is offered in Math and English, and there’s always Skype Tutoring or E-mail.
Great Basin College offers AA and BA Degree levels of instruction. Classes provided are mostly Career and Technology education, as well as many academic area basics.
Interesting Facts About Pahrump, NV
In 1960, the only telephone in Pahrump was the one at the general store. In 1976, Highway 160 opened. It was the first road fully-paved road to go directly from Las Vegas to Pahrump. A 1979 Nye County law made it illegal to advertise in any language except English and has never been repealed.
Fireworks are legal in Nye County, and so is prostitution. Technically, with no zoning in Nye County, a brothel can open across the street from your home. Seeing this as a potential problem, business licensing regulates that loophole.
Nye County is one of 7 counties in Nevada with an active brothel. The brothels and their employees must register with the county sheriff and receive weekly testing and monthly medical check-ups.
Nevada has had legal brothels since the old mining days of the 1800s. The 1970 Nevada Legislative Session was when licensing and taxing prostitution was made law.
Climate In The Pahrump Valley
The coldest month is January, with an average high of 57.4, and the average low temperature is 27 degrees. The average rainfall is 4.72 inches, with an average of 0.6 inches of snow a year.
Besides a public water system, many homes in Pahrump choose to have private wells dug on their property that provides their water. A minuscule cost for water definitely makes ranching and farming a more desirable lifestyle.
Weather in Pahrump is primarily moderate temperatures and a minimal amount of nights below freezing. A lack of freezing nights enables quite a few farms and ranches to thrive in the area. The growing season is quite long, helping to keep the weekly Farmer’s Markets in Southern Nevada filled with food.
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