Henderson, NV

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2021 Population
311,250
0.418% 1-year growth
US Senator
N/ACatherine Cortez Masto
Democratic Party
US Senator
N/AJacky Rosen
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
42.3
1.63% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
7.66%
3.86% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$79,611
5.54% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$365,900
7.27% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
143,960
1.76% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Henderson, NV had a population of 311k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $79,611. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Henderson, NV grew from 309,955 to 311,250, a 0.418% increase and its median household income grew from $75,430 to $79,611, a 5.54% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henderson, NV are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.89%), White (Hispanic) (8.54%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.83%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.82%).

None of the households in Henderson, NV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.6% of the residents in Henderson, NV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Henderson, NV are Nevada State College (780 degrees awarded in 2021), Roseman University of Health Sciences (621 degrees), and Touro University Nevada (452 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Henderson, NV was $365,900, and the homeownership rate was 64.6%.

Most people in Henderson, NV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Henderson, NV was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Henderson, NV is home to a population of 311k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2021, 13.8% of Henderson, NV residents were born outside of the country (43k people).

In 2021, there were 6.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (188k people) in Henderson, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 26.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.6%
2021 Citizenship
95.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 95.6% of Henderson, NV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Henderson, NV was 95.7%, 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)
    188k ± 3.31k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    27.7k ± 2.16k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    26.6k ± 2.11k
18.6%
Hispanic Population
58k people

In 2021, there were 6.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (188k people) in Henderson, NV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 26.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.6% of the people in Henderson, NV are hispanic (58k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    221,991 ± 11,140 people
  2. Philippines
    91,215 ± 7,304 people
  3. El Salvador
    24,288 ± 3,811 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nevada was Mexico, the natal country of 221,991 Nevada residents, followed by Philippines with 91,215 and El Salvador with 24,288.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
43k people
13.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
42.3k people

As of 2021, 13.8% of Henderson, NV residents (43k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henderson, NV was 13.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,290 ± 801
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,346 ± 802
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,052 ± 588

Henderson, NV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Henderson, NV employs 144k people. The largest industries in Henderson, NV are Retail Trade (15,609 people), Accommodation & Food Services (14,855 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (14,591 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($90,518), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,074), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,292).

Males in Nevada have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,817. The income inequality in Nevada (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

144k
2021 Value
± 3,166
1.76%
1 Year growth
± 3.12%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Henderson, NV grew at a rate of 1.76%, from 141k employees to 144k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henderson, NV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,224 people), Sales & Related Occupations (18,008 people), and Management Occupations (16,948 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henderson, NV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

144k
2021 Value
± 3,166
1.76%
1 Year growth
± 3.12%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Henderson, NV grew at a rate of 1.76%, from 141k employees to 144k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henderson, NV, are Retail Trade (15,609 people), Accommodation & Food Services (14,855 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (14,591 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$55,636
Median earning men ± $2,042
$40,992
Median earning women ± $1,465

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($85,938), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,398), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,359).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($57,213), Information ($48,466), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,301).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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. $10.9B
  2. $8.73B
  3. $4.86B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.9B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($8.73B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($4.86B).

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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$72.2B
2020 Value in Nevada
$145B
Projected 2050 Value in Nevada
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Nevada trade was $72.2B. This is expected to increase 101% to $145B by 2050.

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. $15.3B
  2. $3.28B
  3. $2.59B

In 2020, the top outbound Nevada domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $15.3B, followed by Texas with $3.28B and Utah and $2.59B.

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

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Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing the state of Nevada. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nevada

N/ACatherine Cortez Masto
Senator from Nevada3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
N/AJacky Rosen
Senator from Nevada1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are the senators currently representing Nevada.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Nevada over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Nevada

Nevada is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Nevada have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Henderson, NV awarded 2,125 degrees. The student population of Henderson, NV in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 3,350 male students and 8,080 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Henderson, NV are White (780 and 36.8%), followed by Asian (469 and 22.2%), Hispanic or Latino (435 and 20.5%), and Black or African American (150 and 7.09%).

The largest universities in Henderson, NV by number of degrees awarded are Nevada State College (780 and 36.7%), Roseman University of Health Sciences (621 and 29.2%), and Touro University Nevada (452 and 21.3%).

The most popular majors in Henderson, NV are Registered Nursing (687 and 32.3%), Pharmacy (210 and 9.88%), and Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy. (128 and 6.02%).

The median tuition costs in Henderson, NV are $23,099 for private four year colleges, and $5,400 and $18,765 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2021 in Henderson, NV, the percentage of applicants admitted was 79%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 35.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 11,430 (29.3% men and 70.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 11,430 students enrolled in Henderson, NV, 29.3% men and 70.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 3,472 records, of which 76.9% were women and 23.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 687 degrees awarded
  2. 105 degrees awarded
  3. 62 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Henderson, NV was Registered Nursing with 687 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

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 780 degrees awarded
  2. 621 degrees awarded
  3. 452 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nevada State College with 780 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2021, 621 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Henderson, NV, which is 0.413 times less than the 1,504 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 780 degrees mean that there were 1.66 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 469 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($23,099) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,449) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.16% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (697k), Some college (600k), and Bachelors Degree (380k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Henderson, NV was $365,900 in 2021, which is 1.49 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $341,100 to $365,900, a 7.27% increase. The homeownership rate in Henderson, NV is 64.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Henderson, NV have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Henderson, NV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Henderson, NV is $79,611. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Henderson, NV was Census Tract 57.15 with a value of $171,367, followed by Census Tract 53.56 and Census Tract 54.37, with respective values of $148,667 and $143,125.

Property

$365,900
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,742
$78,349
Median Property Taxes
±$2,144

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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 $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Henderson, NV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

64.6%
Homeownership
2021
70.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 64.6% of the housing units in Henderson, NV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.3%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Henderson, NV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 57.15
  2. Census Tract 53.56
  3. Census Tract 54.37

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henderson, NV was Census Tract 57.15 with a value of $171,367, followed by Census Tract 53.56 and Census Tract 54.37, with respective values of $148,667 and $143,125.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$79,611
Median Household Income
± $1,973
121k
Number of Households
± 2,865

In 2021, the median household income of the 121k households in Henderson, NV grew to $79,611 from the previous year's value of $75,430.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henderson, NV is from Nevada.
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Nevada
0.448
2020 Wage GINI in Nevada

In 2021, the income inequality in Nevada was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.248% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.2%)
  3. Carpooled (7.22%)

In 2021, 77.8% of workers in Henderson, NV drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.2%) and those who carpooled to work (7.22%).

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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Commute Time

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henderson, NV have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.7% of the workforce in Henderson, NV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.66% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henderson, NV (23.7k out of 309k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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93.4% of the population of Henderson, NV has health coverage, with 51.8% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 2.25% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see 1760 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.171% increase from the previous year (1757 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1593 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 445 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,760 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clark County, NV

Primary care physicians in Clark County, NV see an average of 1,760 patients per year. This represents a 0.171% increase from the previous year (1,757 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.6% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.63%
Uninsured
51.8%
Employer Coverage
10.1%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
2.25%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henderson, NV grew by 3.84% from 6.38% to 6.63%.

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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