Best Place to Raise Kids in Nevada: Moapa Valley
Nearby city: Las Vegas
Median family income: $73,166
Avg. school math score: 73.42 (State avg.: 64.78)
Avg. school reading score: 69.09 (State avg.: 69.31)
Nestled on the edge of Lake Mead, the Moapa Valley is a sliver of green amid a vast desert. The valley hosts the communities of Overton, Logandale, Glendale, and Moapa. Kids enjoy such annual events as the Clark County Fair & Rodeo and the Pomegranate Festival. This is Moapa Valley’s second trip in a row to the rankings.
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