Henderson, NV : What you need to know

As Nevada's second-largest city, Henderson is home to several fun attractions and activities, which helped it earn a spot on our list of Top 10 Spring Break Destinations for Families in 2012. The city, located less than 20 miles from both Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam, also includes several colleges and universities, state-of-the-art health-care facilities, and an influx of master-planned neighborhoods focusing on open space and amenities.


Henderson, NV City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 271725
Latest Population Increase 97.67
Median age 40.9
Median Household Income $271725
Median Home Price $219400
GreatSchools Rating
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Henderson
14.2 °C
Humidity : 71%
Wind : 11.3 km/h
18 °C
Monday
22 °C
Tuesday
18 °C
Wednesday

Henderson, NV Rankings

Henderson , Real Estate

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Henderson, NV Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 48.5%
  Population Women 51.5%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Henderson

 
296% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Henderson

Median Population

Median age 40.9
Age 18 Over 78.3
Age 21 Over 75.2
Age 62 Over 20.5
Age 65 Over 16.9

Race

  Ethnicity White 78.5%
  Ethnicity Black 5.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 7.4%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 15.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 3.6%

Economics

  Median Household Income 63120
  Median Home Price 219400
  Homes Owned 38.3
  Homes Rent 61.7
  Median Property Rent 1144

Language

  English Only 82.1
  English Other 17.9
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 23.3 MINUTES
in Henderson

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Henderson

Commute Types

  Walked 1.4
  Worked at Home 4.3
  Public Transportation 1.4
  Other Means 1.9
  Drove Alone 82.3
  Carpooled 8.8

28/100
WALK SCORE
for Henderson