Henderson is a large city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 320,189 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 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 (13.22%), office and administrative support (12.25%), and management occupations (11.26%).
One thing noticeable about Henderson, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Henderson is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Henderson a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Henderson is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
Henderson is one of the most car-oriented large cities in America. A full 87.17% 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 33.36% 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 2018 was $39,990, which is wealthy relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,960 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 16.81% 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.