Desert Shores

You can have a family beach day just minutes from home.
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Overview for Desert Shores, NV

6,826 people live in Desert Shores, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $59,937. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

50 years

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Around Desert Shores, NV

There's plenty to do around Desert Shores, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Some Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Beat Dance Academy, Family and Sports Physical Therapy, and PRSVR Gym.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 1.92 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.95 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.69 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.79 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 4.08 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Desert Shores, NV

Desert Shores has 3,020 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Desert Shores do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,826 people call Desert Shores home. The population density is 9,117.617 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

51.8 / 48.2%

Men vs Women

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25-64 Years


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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Welcome to Desert Shores


Community Highlight

Family-Friendly Beach

You can have a family beach day just minutes from home. The Lagoon at Desert Shores is a hotspot for residents and visitors looking to relax and have a fun beach vacation in their own community.

Peaceful Parks

There are so many peaceful parks in this community. Enjoy Pueblo Park and its play areas, jogging paths, basketball court, exercise station, and more, just minutes from your home. Walk your dog on the jogging path, take your kids to the playground, buy succulent fruit at the weekly farmer’s market, or just enjoy the peaceful views of Bruce Trent Park, minutes from home.

Gorgeous Nature

Nature lovers will not be bored. Gardens and exhibits are just minutes from home, with gorgeous desert and mountain terrain as your backdrop. The Red Rock Conservation Area offers world-famous and nationally loved outdoor adventures for all experience levels. Take the family hiking, biking, climbing, or just savoring the gorgeous views.

Get to Know Desert Shores

About Desert Shores Real Estate

A master-planned, private community located in Northwest Las Vegas, Desert Shores is a dream for those who want to experience a beach vacation inches from their own home. Desert Shores’ real estate consists of approximately 682 acres and is located in zip codes 89128 and 89134. Desert Shores offers distinguished lakefront homes, many of which have private decks and easy access to private boating and fishing on the community’s four man-made lakes.
Residents of Desert Shores can drive approximately 25 minutes to the vibrant entertainment, leisure, shopping, dining, and tourism of the Las Vegas Strip. What’s more, the McCarran International Airport is conveniently located approximately 25 minutes from this community.
Amenities, Parks, and Things to Do at Desert Shores
Desert Shores contains a lagoon pool with a sandy beach and a community clubhouse with a vast array of amenities for all interests and tastes. Members have free access to paddleboats on the lake‒a popular family activity.
Residents can enjoy the Desert Shores Community Center’s seasonal and year-round events and incredible collection of clubs, including bocce, gardening, knitting, line dancing, and wine tasting. Its volleyball and basketball courts, playground, and picnic areas with barbecue grills ensure family members of all ages will not be bored.
Healthy, active living is easy in this community’s long-stretching walking and biking paths, and the views on these paths are worthy of this community’s status as a hot-spot for photographers. Trails in and near Desert Shores include Bonanza Trail (<10 minutes) and Boulder Highway Trail (<20 minutes). Off-street trails and on-street bike lanes offer lots of stopping points with their own relaxing outdoor opportunities.
Regional and nearby parks have something for everyone. Aloha Shores Park is less than 5 minutes away and offers wide open spaces, bocce, horseshoe, tennis courts, volleyball courts, play structures, and picnic areas. Pueblo Park (<10 minutes), Buckskin Basin Park (~5 min), and Doc Romeo Park are great for jogging and enjoying the fresh air.

Schools in Desert Shores

Public schools are run by the Clark County School District. Such schools in and near Desert Shores include Richard H. Bryan Elementary (~5 minutes), Marc Kahre Elementary School (~5 minutes), Cimarron-Memorial High School (~5 minutes), Molasky Junior High School (~5 minutes), and more.
Private and charter schools in and near Desert Shores include The Meadows School (~ 5 minutes), Word of Life Christian Academy: Grades Pre K-12 (~5 minutes), International Christian Academy ICA (~10 minutes), and many more.

Other Benefits of Living in Desert Shores

If you enjoy lakeside views and opportunities for water activities, you will love the convenient access to this community’s four man-made lakes. Moreover, the Desert Shores HOA takes great care of maintaining standards that are fitting of a private boating community and offer exclusive amenities for residents and their guests.
Those with a variety of interests and want gorgeous views and family-fun activities for everyone just minutes from home will not be disappointed in Desert Shores.


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