Henderson, NV
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Henderson is a large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 302,539 people and 65 constituent neighborhoods, Henderson is the second largest community in Nevada.

Henderson home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nevada, but Henderson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities, Henderson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Henderson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Henderson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Henderson who work in office and administrative support (13.88%), sales jobs (13.30%), and management occupations (10.51%).

Henderson is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Henderson. This makes Henderson a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Henderson presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

Henderson is one of the most car-oriented large cities in America. A full 87.69% of people drive their car alone to work each day. If you like to drive, you'll love it. And you better. Because walking to work is just not a viable option for most people who live in Henderson. Highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers are part of the common Henderson landscape.

The overall education level of Henderson citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.72% of adults in Henderson have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Henderson in 2010 was $35,985, which is wealthy relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,940 for a family of four. However, Henderson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Henderson is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Henderson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Henderson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Henderson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Henderson include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Henderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.