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 271,725
Median Age 41
Median Household Income $63,120
Median Home Price $219,400
Walkscore 28

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Henderson , NV Health and Health Care

Henderson, NV Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.5%
  Female 51.5%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 296
In Henderson , NV

 
11.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Henderson , NV

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 $63,120
  Median Home Price $219,400
  Homes Owned 38.3%
  Homes Rent 61.7%
  Median Property Rent $1,144

Language

  English Only 82.1%
  English Other 17.9%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 23.3 MINUTES
in Henderson , NV

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 , NV