ABOUT NORTH LAS VEGAS: As one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in Nevada, North Las Vegas is a melting pot of desert valleys, panoramic vistas and dynamic development. Many people are surprised to learn that the city is actually separate from Las Vegas, with an entirely new set of attractions and appeal all its own. North Las Vegas is located within the Mojave Desert in the southwestern United States. It sits northeast of Las Vegas and is Nevada's 4th largest city. The median home cost in North Las Vegas is $259,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been in the double digits and often contain some of the highest appreciating zip codes in the whole valley.