Moving from Chicago, IL to North Las Vegas, NV

What to know about moving from Chicago to North Las Vegas

When planning your moving from Chicago to North Las Vegas, you’ll enjoy a warmer climate year-round and a quieter way of life. While you may be leaving behind the hustle and bustle of a big city of Chicago, there is still plenty to do in the city. Learn more about what to expect on your move from Chicago to North Las Vegas and see how U-Pack can help move your belongings to your new home. 

How the weather in North Las Vegas differs from Chicago

North Las Vegas is located in the Mojave Desert, giving it a desert-like climate that sees lots of sunny days. Summers are very hot with the average temperatures in the upper 100s. But in the winter, you’ll experience a bit of a reprieve (from the desert heat and the Chicago bitter cold) with a very mild season. The city sees nearly 300 sunny days a year with very little rain. North Las Vegas rarely ever sees any snow accumulation.

How do schools compare?

Moving with kids, college-aged young adults or looking for some additional educational opportunities for yourself? You’re in luck. Chicago’s public school system is large and accommodates more than 400,000 students that live in the city, but North Las Vegas also has room for lots of students. In fact, the city is home to five high schools and a number of primary and secondary schools, which educate more than 300,000 students. North Las Vegas is part of the Clark County School District, the fifth largest district in the U.S. The school district is also one of the city’s major employers, providing jobs to more than 35,000 people. 

What the job market is like in North Las Vegas

Manufacturing, technology and warehousing and distribution work dominate the job field in North Las Vegas. Residents also work in e-commerce fulfillment, in state and federal government work and education and healthcare.

Entertainment options in North Las Vegas

While Chicago has an abundance of entertainment options, you can find things to do in North Las Vegas, as well! After all, the city is a suburb of Las Vegas — the Entertainment Capital of the World — but if the Vegas scene isn’t your thing, you could take a trip to the Aliante Nature Discovery Park, the Neon Museum, the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden or Fremont Street for shopping, dining or other amusement activities.

Move to North Las Vegas with U-Pack®

Ready to start planning your move from Chicago to North Las Vegas? U-Pack can help! We are a self-moving service that allows you to save money on your move by doing your own packing, loading and unloading, and we handle all the driving. We offer nationwide service, so we can deliver your things from Chicago right to your North Las Vegas doorstep. Get a free moving quote online, or call us at 844-362-5303844-594-3077.