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High desert living… Better than you thought!
There is no two ways about it, Northeastern Nevada is a snapshot of small town America. With the region’s largest city coming in at just over 20,000 people, it’s no surprise that our communities maintain a more traditional feel than what many may be used to. With that said, there are many benefits to living within this region. For example, whether you’re looking for a forty acre parcel off the beaten path, an executive home in the wealthiest community in Nevada, or something in between, you’ll not only find it in Northeastern Nevada but you’ll likely find it at an affordable price. Once settled, you will quickly realize that these are close knit-communities where your neighbors wave and have a genuine concern for your well-being. There are multiple options for education with smaller schools and a favorable student to teacher ratio. Further, if you are tired of crowds, crime, high costs of living, and mind numbing traffic – Northeastern Nevada could be your escape!
Nevada has been categorized as a land of “Unparalleled Contrasts,” and the northeastern region of the State certainly epitomizes that. From the low basin Black Rock Playa in Humboldt County to the 13,000 foot Wheeler Peak outside of Baker, the Northeast region of the State offers a multitude of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Not an outdoorsman? We’ve got you covered. Northeastern Nevada is steeped in rich history and as such, offers multiple museum and heritage center options from the Western Folklife Center to the Nevada Northern Railway Museum. Interested in more modern entertainment? The resorts in West Wendover offer a constant line up of world class entertainers from comedians like Larry the Cable Guy to chart topping musicians like Aaron Lewis. Whether you’re looking for the darkest skies in the continental United States or the brightest lights on the High Desert, you will find them in Northeastern Nevada.
Northeastern Nevada’s culture is primarily steeped in elements of the American West. From Native Americans to the Great Basin Buckaroos, from Basque sheep herders to hard rock miners, Northeastern Nevadans are born out of a spirit of rugged independence, self-reliance, and hard work with an appreciation for unique craftsmanship, artwork, music, and poetry.
You’ll be hard pressed to find a region with more recreational activities than Northeastern Nevada. Millions of acres of public land lay just outside your back door where your family can enjoy camping, hunting, prospecting, fishing, heli-skiing, boating, star-gazing, mountain biking, geocaching, kayaking, and so much more.
Interested in something a little closer to town? Whether you’re looking to take in a play at the historic Eureka Opera House or catch one of your favorite 80’s rockers in West Wendover – we’ve got something for you.
Are you a parent who wants to see their children engaged in a learning environment that is safe and secure while preparing them for college and a career? We’re no different; our many school districts throughout the region work hard to ensure our students are equipped with the tools they will need to succeed in the real world. Further, our local community college has programs that provide you or your children with the most sought after skill sets needed in today’s workforce.
Northeastern Nevada unemployment rates are extremely low compared to the national average, yet our economic output is continually on the rise. What does this mean? We simply have more jobs than we have people. In addition, our mining industry impacts the region in such a way that our average wage in Northeastern Nevada is anywhere from 25% to nearly double that of rest of the state. The good news is, we need everyone from truck drivers to chemical engineers – if you’re looking for a new start, Northeastern Nevada could very well be the place for you.
Family Relocation Toolkit
Thinking about moving to Northeastern Nevada? Our Family Relocation Toolkit has been provided to allow quick access to basic information that families might need as they relocate to one of our communities.