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Reno, NV

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Reno is best known as “The Biggest Little City in the World,” and its nickname is due in no small part to its famous casinos. It’s also the birthplace of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, and the fourth most populous city in Nevada after Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas. It’s located on a high desert valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the northwestern area of the state.

Apartments in Reno NV

$995-$1490

The Alexander at South Virginia
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

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Hillview Terrace
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$868-$1667

The Vintage At South Meadows
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$920-$1770

Aspen Ridge
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5

$550

$550 studio in Reno-4th Street
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$1295

$1295 One bedroom in Reno-6850 Sharlands Dr.
Beds: 1
Baths: 3

Key City Stats

The average age of Reno, NV is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.04%
  • 6.8%
  • 7.37%
  • Female
  • 7.84%
  • 6.55%
  • 6.17%
$879
is average rent in Reno, NV
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 5.54%
  • 5.66%
  • 6.28%
48.99%
of units are available for rent in Reno
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 5632
  • 470
  • 2060
Getting Around in Reno, NV

The majority of Reno residents—or about 73%—use cars to get around, and Reno is However, there are plenty of public transportation options, most of which are provided by the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County. RTC Ride offers 29 intracity bus routes, RTC Intercity offers commuter buses to Carson City, and RTC Access offers paratransit services for people with disabilities. There’s also an Amtrak station in town that connects to the California Zephyr, which runs from Chicago to San Francisco, and multiple Amtrak Thruway Motorcoaches.

74
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
62
Transit Score®
"Good Transit"
The average commuter time in Reno is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.16%
  • 7.23%
  • 0.79%

Reno's Museums

<p>Reno offers a budding art scene and is home to museums like the Nevada Museum of Art, which is the only American Alliance of Museum (AAM)-accredited museum in the state. Currently housed in a four-story structure designed by architect Will Bruder, the museum&rsquo;s collection revolves around the way humans interact with their environment. It&rsquo;s also home to the National Automobile Museum, which contains a collection of 200 cars in four galleries, and Artown is an ongoing arts festival based in Reno that brings a host of events related to art, music, theater, and dance to the area. &nbsp;</p>

Get Outside!

<p>There are three bodies of water in close proximity to Reno: Lake Tahoe, Pyramid Lake, and the Truckee River. They provide ample opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and windsurfing. The nearby mountains to the west offer a host of year-round activities as well, including hiking, mountain biking, camping, and rock climbing in the summer, as well as downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and snowmobiling in the winter. There are 18 ski resorts in the vicinity, including Northstar California, Sierra-at-Tahoe, Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, Sugar Bowl, Diamond Peak, Heavenly Mountain, and Mount Rose.</p>