Henderson, NV Profile: Facts & Data


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Henderson, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of Henderson is the 2nd largest city in Nevada with a population of 298,927 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Henderson, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 298,927
Population in Households 297,885
Population in Familes 241,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,042
Population Density2 2,856
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $65,580
Average Household Income $88,824
Per Capita Income $34,570


Total Housing Units 127,201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73,238 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 42,310 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,653 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $292,046
Average Home Value $355,025


Total Households 115,548
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 77,204
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.84% 1.95%
Households 1.63% 1.82%
Families 1.55% 1.76%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Henderson, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density # 9 94th
Diversity Index # 36 73rd
Median Household Income # 35 74th
Per Capita Income # 33 76th

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