Henderson, NV

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Population

302,535

3.26% growth

Median Age

43.1


Median Household Income

$69,667

2.16% growth

Poverty Rate

9.11%


Number of Employees

143,812

10.9% growth

Median Property Value

$311,200

6.9% growth

About

In 2017, Henderson, NV had a population of 303k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $69,667. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Henderson, NV grew from 292,977 to 302,535, a 3.26% increase and its median household income grew from $68,191 to $69,667, a 2.16% increase.

The population of Henderson, NV is 64.9% White Alone, 14.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 10.5% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Henderson, NV speak a non-English language, and 95.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Henderson, NV are Roseman University of Health Sciences (591 degrees awarded in 2016), Nevada State College (420 degrees), and Touro University Nevada (356 degrees).

The median property value in Henderson, NV is $311,200, and the homeownership rate is 64.3%. Most people in Henderson, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Henderson, NV is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Henderson, NV employs 144k people. The largest industries in Henderson, NV are Retail Trade (17,484 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,462 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (15,387 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($84,474), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($77,449), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,042).

Median household income in Henderson, NV is $69,667. Males in Henderson, NV have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,105. The income inequality in Henderson, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,667

2017 value

± $2,460

2.16%

1 Year Growth

± 5.4%

Households in Henderson, NV have a median annual income of $69,667, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,191 in 2016, which represents a 2.16% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,702

Average Male Salary

± $1,796

$46,105

Average Female Salary

± $1,467

In 2017, full-time male employees in Henderson, NV made 1.25 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $51,153 ± $1,475

  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $46,378 ± $21,841

  3. Asian

    $44,523 ± $3,115

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Henderson, NV workers was White. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henderson, NV is from Nevada.

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

0.451

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nevada in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Nevada across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 57.15

  2. Census Tract 53.48

  3. Census Tract 53.59

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henderson, NV was Census Tract 57.15 with a value of $118,660, followed by Census Tract 53.48 and Census Tract 53.59, with respective values of $101,645 and $93,808.

The following map shows all of the places in Henderson, NV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henderson, NV (25.8k out of 283k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    16,848 ± 1,075

  2. Hispanic

    5,052 ± 663

  3. Black

    3,485 ± 509

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Henderson, NV is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

144k

2017 Value

± 6,622

10.9%

1 Year growth

± 6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Henderson, NV grew at a rate of 10.9%, from 130k employees to 144k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henderson, NV, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (9,735 people), Retail Sales Workers Except Cashiers (5,511 people), and Other Personal Care & Service Workers Except Personal Appearance, Baggage Porters, Concierges, & Child Care Workers (4,993 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henderson, NV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Henderson, NV, by number of employees, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (9,735 people), Retail Sales Workers Except Cashiers (5,511 people), and Other Personal Care & Service Workers Except Personal Appearance, Baggage Porters, Concierges, & Child Care Workers (4,993 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Henderson, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as First-Line Supervisors of Personal Care & Service Workers (6.33 times higher than expected), Baggage Porters & Concierges, & Tour & Travel Guides (4.31 times), and First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other (4.27 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Henderson, NV, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($90,135), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($87,791), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($81,621).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

144k

2017 Value

± 6,622

10.9%

1 Year growth

± 6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Henderson, NV grew at a rate of 10.9%, from 130k employees to 144k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henderson, NV, are Retail Trade (17,484 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,462 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (15,387 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Henderson, NV, though some of these residents may live in Henderson, NV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Henderson, NV, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (17,484 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (15,462 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (15,387 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Henderson, NV has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (4.04 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.59 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Henderson, NV, by median earnings, are Utilities ($84,474), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($77,449), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,042).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $16B

  2. $8.39B

  3. $6.48B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $16B, followed by Mixed freight with $8.39B and Coal-n.e.c. and $6.48B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Nevada products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$75B

2015 Value

$113B

Projected 2045 Value

51.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Nevada trade was $75B. This is expected to increase 51.3% to $113B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Nevada trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Nevada to other states, or from other states to Nevada.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $19.2B

  2. $6.44B

  3. $3.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $19.2B, followed by Utah with $6.44B and Arizona and $3.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Nevada shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.8% of the population of Henderson, NV has health coverage, with 52.8% on employee plans, 9.89% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.7% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Henderson, NV was $6,714 in 2014. This is a 7% increase from the previous year ($6,275).

Primary care physicians in Henderson, NV see 1764 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.858% increase from the previous year (1749 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1632 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 536 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Lyon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1764 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Nevada see an average of 1764 patients per year. This represents a 0.858% increase from the previous year (1749 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,714

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,417

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,484

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,796

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Nevada (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 7%, from $6,275 to $6,714.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.16%

Uninsured

52.8%

Employer Coverage

9.89%

Medicaid

16.5%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

1.7%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henderson, NV grew by 18.1% from 6.07% to 7.16%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Henderson, NV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 12.4% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Nye County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Nevada, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Nevada by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Henderson, NV is home to a population of 303k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.9% of Henderson, NV residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Henderson, NV is composed of 196k White Alone residents (64.9%), 44.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (14.7%), 31.7k Asian Alone residents (10.5%), 18.6k Black or African American Alone residents (6.14%), 9.76k Two or More Races residents (3.23%), 875 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.289%), 703 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.232%), and 152 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0502%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Henderson, NV are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.1

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Henderson, NV was 43.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Henderson, NV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Henderson, NV residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 11.9% of Henderson, NV residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henderson, NV was 11.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    228,269 ± 11,275 people

  2. Philippines

    98,465 ± 7,576 people

  3. El Salvador

    29,845 ± 4,220 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Henderson, NV was Mexico, the natal country of 228,269 Henderson, NV residents, followed by Philippines with 98,465 and El Salvador with 29,845.

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Citizenship

95.9%

2017 Citizenship

96.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.9% of Henderson, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Henderson, NV was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    196k ± 7.6k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    44.5k ± 7.11k

  3. Asian Alone

    31.7k ± 5k

In 2017, there were 4.41 times more White Alone residents (196k people) in Henderson, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.5k Hispanic or Latino and 31.7k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Henderson, NV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Henderson, NV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.5%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Henderson, NV was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Henderson, NV are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    8,751 ± 1,470

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    3,901 ± 1,056

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,770 ± 1,210

Henderson, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Henderson, NV awarded 2,177 degrees. The student population of Henderson, NV is skewed towards women, with 2,878 male students and 5,443 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Henderson, NV are White (1,013 and 46.7%), followed by Asian (370 and 17%), Hispanic or Latino (322 and 14.8%), and Black or African American (179 and 8.25%).

The largest universities in Henderson, NV by number of degrees awarded are Roseman University of Health Sciences (591 and 27.1%), Nevada State College (420 and 19.3%), and Touro University Nevada (356 and 16.4%).

The most popular majors in Henderson, NV are Registered Nursing (364 and 16.7%), Pharmacy (239 and 11%), and General Cosmetology (201 and 9.23%).

The median tuition costs in Henderson, NV are $33,188 for private four year colleges, and $4,403 and $15,516 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 54 degrees awarded

  2. 364 degrees awarded

  3. 77 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Henderson, NV was General Business Administration & Management with 54 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Henderson, NV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 591 degrees awarded

  2. 420 degrees awarded

  3. 356 degrees awarded

$4,403

Median In-State Public

$33,188

Median Private

In 2016, the Henderson, NV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Roseman University of Health Sciences with 591 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

712

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,465

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 712 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Henderson, NV, which is 0.486 times less than the 1,465 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Henderson, NV by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,013 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    370 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    322 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Henderson, NV were to White students. These 1,013 degrees mean that there were 2.74 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 370 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Henderson, NV was $311,200 in 2017, which is 1.43 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $291,100 to $311,200, a 6.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Henderson, NV is 64.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Henderson, NV have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Henderson, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$69,667

Median Household Income

± $2,460

116k

Number of Households

± 5,392

In 2017, the median household income of the 116k households in Henderson, NV grew to $69,667 from the previous year's value of $68,191.

The following chart displays the households in Henderson, NV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$311,200

2017 Median

± $9,432

$291,100

2016 Median

± $7,068

In 2017, the median property value in Henderson, NV grew to to $311,200 from the previous year's value of $291,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Henderson, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Henderson, NV the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Henderson, NV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Henderson, NV the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.3%

2017 Homeownership

64.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.3% of the housing units in Henderson, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Henderson, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Henderson, NV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Henderson, NV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henderson, NV have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.937% of the workforce in Henderson, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    6.82%

  3. Carpooled

    5.98%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Henderson, NV was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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