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Henderson, NV
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Living in Henderson


Henderson is a large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 317,610 people and 78 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Henderson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Henderson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Henderson who work in sales jobs (12.82%), office and administrative support (12.18%), and management occupations (11.63%).

Also of interest is that Henderson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.51% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

Of the large cities in America, Henderson is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 87.63% of people in Henderson drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in Henderson, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.

The education level of Henderson citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.04% of adults in Henderson have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Henderson in 2018 was $40,796, which is wealthy relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $163,184 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 17.34% 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.