What you need to know about Henderson, NV

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.

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Homes Owned 62.02%
62.02% Complete
Homes Rented 37.98%
37.98% Complete

Real Estate

In Henderson, Nevada

Ready to move to Henderson? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Henderson.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Henderson, Nevada

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Henderson rates.

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


In Henderson, Nevada

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Henderson.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Henderson, Nevada

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Henderson.


Bachelor’s Degree 31%
31% Complete
Graduated High School 93%
93% Complete

Henderson, NV's Livability Rankings

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