Henderson, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Henderson, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of Henderson is the 2nd largest city in Nevada with a population of 275,333 as of July 1, 2015. Henderson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 36.0097 and longitude -115.0357 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 104.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,867 feet.

The City of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2410741) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Henderson is located within Las Vegas Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Henderson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Henderson: Basic, Jericho Heights, Midway City, Pittman.

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Henderson, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 275,333
Population in Households 274,292
Population in Familes 219,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,041
Population Density1 2,556
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 107,849
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 72,107
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 119,545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67,168 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 40,681 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,696 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $242,891
Average Home Value $298,646


Median Household Income $63,849
Average Household Income $83,876
Per Capita Income $33,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.36%
Households 1.2% 1.32%
Families 1.07% 1.26%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Henderson, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 99th
Population Density1 # 10 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 45 65th
Median Household Income # 30 78th
Per Capita Income # 31 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.