Review of Minden, Nevada

Northern Nevada
Star Rating - 3/16/2008
We moved from Southern California (suburbs of LA) almost 3 years ago to get away from the bad traffic and too many people. We thought Northern Nevada was the perfect place to go for wide open spaces, great outdoor recreation and a better quality of life. But oh yea, we still had to have jobs. Not ready to retire just yet.

The lifestyle here IS wonderful. Walk outside your back yard into the hills/mountsins; hiking all year round (even in the snow); ATV'ing; skiing . . . you name it.

The economy here is really bad right now . . . .unemployment is up to over 5%. Housing is expensive, since all us Californians have moved in, and has now slumped greatly. Utilities and groceries are expensive..

Bottom line: unless you're ready to retire, Minden is NOT IT!
Karen | Johnson Lane, NV
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Utilities are NOT expensive. Electric, propane, natural gas, and water are ALL below average for the entire area except for water/sewer being high in Carson City. Every other town and rural area including Minden is well below average. TV, mobile phone, and internet are all available at nation wide rates so nobody can call any of those high or low. I actually got FACTS on rates form the utility companies either directly from their sites or in writing and factored in fees and taxes.
jon | Pueblo, CO | Report Abuse
- 6/30/2019
Saint Minden, Nevada
Moved here to escape traffic and stress UNBELIEVABLE VIEWS! Love the people and quality ...
Dennis | Johnson Lane, NV | No Replies

- 7/8/2006
great place to live but expensive
The Carson Valley is a beautiful place to live. Lake Tahoe 20 min. away. Snow skiing 20 mi...
Erica | Minden, NV | No Replies

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