Jean, Nevada 89019
What’s It Like To Live In Jean Nevada?
Jean, Nevada part of the Clark County School District and the Las Vegas Clark County Library District. Besides a post office, Jean has a fire station, a small courthouse and a small airstrip. In the past 7 years, Jean was purchased by the Terrible’s Corporation who expanded a truckstop on the west side of the freeway.
The mailing address zip code for Jean, Nevada, is 89019. There is a United States Post Office at 18500 Las Vegas Blvd. It is open weekdays 8 AM to 4 PM and is closed for lunch. Jean is a business town with very few houses – currently.
Homes for Sale in Jean can be found on our “Search homes for sale by zip code page.” The zip code is shared with Sandy Valley and Goodsprings. The 2020 Census said that Jean, Nevada has the population of 2158 with 12% living at the Jean Conservation Camp. The rest are on ranch-type of properties.
Located only 32 miles south of downtown Las Vegas along Interstate 15, Jean is just past I-15’s newer tourist attraction 7 Magic Mountains. Not only is Jean a truck stop for travelers but it has become part of a Las Vegas sight-seeing trip.
The valley surrounding Jean is a fun zone for paintball, ATV tours, and gliders. You might want to check out the Seven Magic Mountains. Since Jean is a trucking destination, you may want to pick up some food or check the gas prices while driving by.
Last year a joint venture with MGM to build a timeshare resort was discussed. More recently, making the Gold Strike a non-gaming hotel was under consideration. They currently offer free parking and there are gas stations and truck stops on both sides of I-15 in Jean.
The Future of The State Line Hotels
Jean, Nevada is the town north of Primm at the California-Nevada border. Primm, Nevada features the Buffalo Bill Hotel and Casino and roller coaster and Whiskey Pete’s Hotel and Casino, and the Primm Resort and Prizm Outlet Mall.
Starting in 2018-2019, Primm’s businesses and hotels were in trouble. By 2019, the outlet mall was mostly closed. After the pandemic, there were a few open businesses. We will see what the future holds because exciting changes are coming!
Recent Changes In Jean, Nevada
A Clark County Planning meeting in February of 2022 changed the future of Jean, Nevada. MGM Grand Bought the Gold Strike and Nevada Landing in 2005 and entered into an agreement with American Nevada Corporation. American Nevada Corporation developed Green Valley, Green Valley Ranch, Seven Hills and Aliante to name a few of their developments.
Later the Herbst family bought the Gold Strike Hotel and Casino turning it into Terrible’s Hotel and Casino. They made a truck stop and basically owned Jean, Nevada.
The pandemic closed the Terrible’s Hotel and Casino and it hasn’t reopened. Apparently, the Herbst Family has had a contingent contract with Tolles Development Co. out of Reno and waiting commission zoning approval.
On February 16, 2022, the commissioners approved their plans for a large industrial park. Building the 1.9 million square foot warehouse and distribution center will cover 140 acres along I-15.
Primm has hotel rooms for all those truckers who will need a place to stay when they arrive at night. Employment opportunities will occur for residents of Sandy Valley, Goodsprings, and Sloan.
Housing Near Jean
We’ve seen 4 properties for sale in Jean, Nevada in the last year. Because properties include a lot of land and homes are probably self-contained, expect to pay at least $300 a square foot.
Prices depend on the amount of land the property has. We expect Las Vegas housing expansion growth to start near Jean within the next 5 years.
The road on the west side of Jean leads and connects to Goodsprings, Nevada, the home of the historic Pioneer Saloon. It’s also the road to Sandy Valley, Nevada. See pages with available home searches with the map below. With less severe weather and wide-open spaces, living there would be great!
Custom Homes With Land
The term “horse property” does not necessarily mean it will have horse amenities. It can just have wide-open spaces.
In the Las Vegas Valley, rural estates were re-zoned as Rural Neighborhood Preservation areas. These areas remain rustic with no sidewalks, dim lighting, and large lots.
The Las Vegas Valley is still a place where you can build a custom home on your own land or in a community. There’s still a bit of wild west all over Southern Nevada.
Where do you want to live? Give us a call and let’s brainstorm and talk. We know and sell property in 16 cities surrounding Las Vegas.
Employment Near Jean, Nevada
Besides businesses along the I-15 corridor and Primm, Jean residents have many options for employment. In any of the nearby cities, there are gaming options, retail, tourist adventures, or the nearby Conservation Camp. Las Vegas and Henderson residents also drive to Jean to go to work.
The Jean Conservation Camp has a 24-hour staff of 18 people. The facility was built in 1988 and continues to house a minimum of 240 minimum-security female offenders for the State of Nevada.
While at the camp, the inmates can pursue a GED or attend parenting, self-help, or horticulture classes. Jobs and training are also offered, and many take pride in their firefighting abilities.
Jean Conservation Camp coordinates with the Department of Transportation to perform highway clean-up and conservation projects. They are also available for fire fighting during the fire season in the mountains with the Nevada Division of Forestry.
Climate of Jean
Jean, NV has an elevation of 2761 ft. which allows the area to be slightly cooler than most of Las Vegas. Jean has an average July temperature of 102 degrees. Compared to Las Vegas, the rainfall is higher at 5.8 inches, and the average snowfall is 0.2 inches.
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Jean, Nevada will be a great place to live in the future. It’s not there yet for the masses, but it will be within the next 15-20 years.
Jean’s proximity to Las Vegas gives it a very bright future. Consider looking at Sandy Valley and Goodsprings- both are very close to Jean and utilities are available.
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