Henderson, NV

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Population

310,374

2.59% growth

Poverty Rate

9.11%


Median Age

41.7


Median Household Income

$72,884

4.62% growth

Number of Employees

147,777

2.76% growth

Median Property Value

$339,900

9.22% growth

About

In 2018, Henderson, NV had a population of 310k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $72,884. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Henderson, NV grew from 302,535 to 310,374, a 2.59% increase and its median household income grew from $69,667 to $72,884, a 4.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henderson, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (63%), White (Hispanic) (10.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.25%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.45%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (4.42%). N/A% of the people in Henderson, NV speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Henderson, NV are Roseman University of Health Sciences (629 degrees awarded in 2017), Touro University Nevada (445 degrees), and Nevada State College (414 degrees).

The median property value in Henderson, NV is $339,900, and the homeownership rate is 64.2%. Most people in Henderson, NV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Henderson, NV is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Henderson, NV employs 148k people. The largest industries in Henderson, NV are Accommodation & Food Services (17,851 people), Retail Trade (14,654 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (13,405 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($81,830), Utilities ($73,426), and Public Administration ($66,490).

Median household income in Henderson, NV is $72,884. Males in Henderson, NV have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,620. The income inequality in Henderson, NV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,884

2018 value

± $4,181

4.62%

1 Year Growth

± 6.44%

Households in Henderson, NV have a median annual income of $72,884, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $69,667 in 2017, which represents a 4.62% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Henderson, NV compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,797

Average Male Salary

± $2,183

$48,620

Average Female Salary

± $1,601

In 2018, full-time male employees in Nevada made 1.29 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Nevada by number of full-time 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

    $55,928 ± $1,734

  2. Asian

    $49,121 ± $4,009

  3. Two or More Races

    $40,361 ± $4,071

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nevada workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Nevada by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

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

0.452

2018 Wage GINI

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.35% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2018 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 53.52

  3. Census Tract 53.50

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henderson, NV was Census Tract 57.15 with a value of $125,151, followed by Census Tract 53.52 and Census Tract 53.50, with respective values of $106,442 and $102,898.

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 13.1%. 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

148k

2018 Value

± 6,750

2.76%

1 Year growth

± 6.37%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Henderson, NV grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 144k employees to 148k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henderson, NV, are Sales & Related Occupations (20,003 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,704 people), and Management Occupations (18,223 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 Sales & Related Occupations (20,003 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,704 people), and Management Occupations (18,223 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Henderson, NV has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.6 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.51 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Henderson, NV, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($101,509), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($95,472), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($91,419).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

148k

2018 Value

± 6,750

2.76%

1 Year growth

± 6.37%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Henderson, NV grew at a rate of 2.76%, from 144k employees to 148k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henderson, NV, are Accommodation & Food Services (17,851 people), Retail Trade (14,654 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (13,405 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 Accommodation & Food Services (17,851 people), Retail Trade (14,654 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (13,405 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Henderson, NV has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.84 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.68 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.83 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Henderson, NV, by median earnings, are Information ($81,830), Utilities ($73,426), and Public Administration ($66,490).

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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. $15.7B

  2. $9.53B

  3. $7.52B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $15.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($9.53B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($7.52B).

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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$82.8B

2020 Value

$113B

Projected 2045 Value

37.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nevada trade was $82.8B. This is expected to increase 37.1% 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. $21.8B

  2. $6.94B

  3. $3.95B

In 2015, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.8B, followed by Utah with $6.94B and Arizona and $3.95B.

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 1809 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.44% decrease from the previous year (1817 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1628 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 573 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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1,809 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see an average of 1,809 patients per year. This represents a 0.44% decrease from the previous year (1,817 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clark County, NV in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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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 310k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.9% of Henderson, NV residents were born outside of the country (36.1k people).

In 2018, there were 5.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (195k people) in Henderson, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.7k White (Hispanic) and 25.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Henderson, NV was 41.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Henderson, NV are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Henderson, NV residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

36.1k people

11.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

34.6k people

As of 2017, 11.9% of Henderson, NV residents (36.1k people) 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

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,941 ± 11,341 people

  2. Philippines

    88,103 ± 7,181 people

  3. El Salvador

    23,596 ± 3,757 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 230,941 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 88,103 and El Salvador with 23,596.

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Citizenship

95.7%

2018 Citizenship

95.9%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 95.7% of Henderson, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Henderson, NV was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Henderson, NV

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    195k ± 6.84k

  2. White (Hispanic)

    32.7k ± 5.36k

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    25.6k ± 3.71k

In 2018, there were 5.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (195k people) in Henderson, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.7k White (Hispanic) and 25.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Henderson, NV as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    7,619 ± 1,165

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    5,287 ± 1,225

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    3,348 ± 848

Henderson, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Henderson, NV awarded 2,280 degrees. The student population of Henderson, NV is skewed towards women, with 2,887 male students and 5,714 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Henderson, NV are White (1,062 and 46.7%), followed by Asian (437 and 19.2%), Hispanic or Latino (304 and 13.4%), and Black or African American (172 and 7.56%).

The largest universities in Henderson, NV by number of degrees awarded are Roseman University of Health Sciences (629 and 27.6%), Touro University Nevada (445 and 19.5%), and Nevada State College (414 and 18.2%).

The most popular majors in Henderson, NV are Registered Nursing (442 and 19.4%), Pharmacy (251 and 11%), and General Cosmetology (182 and 7.98%).

The median tuition costs in Henderson, NV are $33,429 for private four year colleges, and $4,553 and $16,110 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 51 degrees awarded

  2. 442 degrees awarded

  3. 75 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Henderson, NV was General Business Administration & Management with 51 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. 629 degrees awarded

  2. 445 degrees awarded

  3. 414 degrees awarded

$4,553

Median In-State Public

$33,429

Median Private

In 2017, the Henderson, NV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Roseman University of Health Sciences with 629 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

851

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,429

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 851 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Henderson, NV, which is 0.596 times less than the 1,429 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

    1,062 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    437 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    304 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Henderson, NV were to White students. These 1,062 degrees mean that there were 2.43 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 437 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Henderson, NV was $339,900 in 2018, which is 1.48 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $311,200 to $339,900, a 9.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Henderson, NV is 64.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Henderson, NV have an average commute time of 20.4 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.

Housing

Property Value

$339,900

2018 Median

± $7,501

$311,200

2017 Median

± $9,432

In 2018, the median property value in Henderson, NV grew to to $339,900 from the previous year's value of $311,200.

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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Household Income

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$72,884

Median Household Income

± $4,181

121k

Number of Households

± 5,775

In 2018, the median household income of the 121k households in Henderson, NV grew to $72,884 from the previous year's value of $69,667.

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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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

64.2%

2018 Homeownership

64.3%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 64.2% 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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Commute Time

20.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henderson, NV have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.992% 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%

  2. Carpooled

    7.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.38%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Henderson, NV was Drove Alone (83%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.9%) and those who Worked At Home (5.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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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 1 car.

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