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Overview

Introduction to Henderson

Henderson, Nevada is known as a gateway to Southern Nevada and is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the United States. It is located five miles from Las Vegas in Clark County. Its proximity to Las Vegas makes it an ideal resort destination as it is near three of the most famous man-made attractions in the world: the Las Vegas Strip, the Hoover Dam, and Lake Mead. The area has lively casinos, championship golf courses, top-notch meeting facilities, and famous events and attractions that draw thousands of people to the city every year.

Henderson Culture

The city has a multitude of cultural offerings for its residents. The Acacia Demonstration Gardens are located in the City of Henderson’s Acacia Park and provide information and exhibits on water conservation and creative landscaping techniques. City Lights Art Gallery offers visual arts, exhibits, art classes, workshops, special shows, and public school art teaching support. Art a la Cart gives people the opportunity to make crafts in a café setting. The Clark County Museum has a collection of historic homes that replicate crucial periods in the history of the region. The city has a vibrant Farmers Market at two locations. Nature’s Palette Photography is a new addition to the thriving Water Street Arts District. And the Old Town Art Gallery as paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, and glass exhibits.

Henderson Sports and Leisure

Golf is a big part of Henderson life, and golf lovers will find a paradise waiting for them. Black Mountain Golf and Country Club is located 15 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, yet it affords its patrons a feeling of solitude and luxury. It has a well-known golf pro shop, a driving range, putting greens, chipping areas, and tournaments. The Tuscany Golf Club has stunning views of the Southern Nevada Mountains as well as the Las Vegas Strip, and the par 72 course has challenging greens. The Club has lessons available from quality instructors, group outings, a full service restaurant, banquet facilities, a driving range, and a junior golf league.

Henderson Outdoors

There are plenty of places around Henderson to explore the great outdoors. Land, air, and watercraft adventures await residents and visitors alike at places like the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Death Valley, the Valley of Fire, and Red Rock Canyon. Bonnie Springs has horseback riding, a petting zoo, and a recreated western mining town. Calville Bay Marina gives visitors the chance to experience the scenery and wildlife of Lake Mead on a powerboat personal watercraft. Cowboy trail rides are offered in the area around Mt. Charleston. The area has such parks as Grand Canyon National Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, offering visitors sightseeing, picnicking, hiking, camping, wildlife observation, rock climbing, and bike touring.

Henderson at Night

Henderson lights up at night, with all the entertainment of the Las Vegas strip nearby. The city of Henderson itself has many nightlife options, such as Barley’s Casino and Brewing Company, which has handmade wood-fired pizzas and is open 24 hours a day. The Fiesta-Henderson Hotel Casino has a fiesta arcade and an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. The Hyatt Regency Lake Las Vegas Resort has a restaurant with Pacific Rim cuisine, a poolside eatery, and a gourmet coffee bar. The Railroad Pass Hotel and Casino has restaurants, a buffet, and an arcade for kids.

Demographics

People

Total Population277,872
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens17.8%
Employed Population 16+127,124
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married50.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.1%
Median Earnings25+$41,047
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,648
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,132

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,259
% Above Poverty Level90.8%
% Below Poverty Level9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,151
Median House Value$237,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.5%
German14.3%
Irish11%
English8.9%
Italian7.7%
Polish3.3%
French Except Basque2.7%
Scottish2%
Norwegian1.7%
Russian1.4%
Swedish1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Welsh0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Arab0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Greek0.6%
Czech0.5%
African0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Lithuanian0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Finnish0.3%
US/American0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
South African0.1%
Australian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
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Henderson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clark County
Standard Zip Codes89002, 89011, 89012, 89014, 89015, 89052, 89074, 89044
P.O. Box Zip Codes89009, 89016, 89053, 89077
Phone Area Codes702
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude36
Approximate Longitude-114.96

Henderson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBOULDER CITY
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 53 F
Apr Temp53 to 73 F
Jul Temp77 to 99 F
Oct Temp58 to 78 F
Annual Precip6.3 inches
StationSUNRISE MANOR LAS VEGAS
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 60 F
Apr Temp46 to 82 F
Jul Temp68 to 108 F
Oct Temp46 to 85 F
Annual Precip4 inches
StationWILLOW BEACH
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp39 to 64 F
Apr Temp56 to 86 F
Jul Temp79 to 113 F
Oct Temp59 to 89 F
Annual Precip5.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boulder City15,373$67,183
Las Vegas613,295$60,078
North Las Vegas230,436$57,426

Henderson Public Libraries

Henderson District Public Libraries
280 S. GREEN VALLEY PKWY.
Henderson, Nevada
(702) 492-7252

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Henderson Hospitals

Seven Hills Behavioral Institute
(Proprietary)
3021 West Horizon Ridge Parkway
(702) 646-5000
Kindred Hospital At St Rose De Lima Campus
102 E Lake Mead Parkway, Third Floor
Seven Hills Hospital
3005 Horizon Ridge Parkway, Ste 240
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals - Rose De Lima Campus
(Non-profit)
102 East Lake Mead Parkway
(702) 616-5000
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals - Siena Campus
(Non-profit)
3001 Saint Rose Parkway
(702) 616-5000
Horizon Specialty Hospital Of Henderson
(Proprietary)
8550 S Eastern Ave
(702) 382-3155
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Of Henderson
(Proprietary)
10301 Jeffreys Street
(702) 939-9400

Henderson Public Schools

College Of So. Nv Hs South
700 College Dr.
ZIP: 89002
(702) 651-3080
High
Total Enrollment 105
Fay Galloway Elementary School
701 Skyline Rd
ZIP: 89002
(702) 799-8920
Primary
Total Enrollment 691
Foothill High School
800 College Dr.
ZIP: 89002
(702) 799-3500
High
Total Enrollment 2883
Jack & Terry Mannion Middle School
155 E. Paradise Hills Dr.
ZIP: 89002
(702) 799-3020
Middle
Total Enrollment 1523
John Dooley Elementary School
1940 Chickasaw Drive
ZIP: 89002
(702) 799-8060
Primary
Total Enrollment 416
Marlan J. Walker Elementary
850 Scholar St.
ZIP: 89002
(702) 799-0570
Primary
Total Enrollment 628
John Vanderburg Elementary School
2040 Desert Shadow Trail
ZIP: 89012
(702) 799-0540
Primary
Total Enrollment 929
Neil C Twitchell Elementary School
2060 Desert Shadow Trail
ZIP: 89012
(702) 799-6860
Primary
Total Enrollment 984
Estes M Mcdoniel Elementary School
1831 Fox Ridge Dr.
ZIP: 89014
(702) 799-7788
Primary
Total Enrollment 556
Green Valley High School
460 Arroyo Grande Blvd.
ZIP: 89014
(702) 799-0950
High
Total Enrollment 3092
Harriet Treem Elementary School
1698 Patrick Ln.
ZIP: 89014
(702) 799-8760
Primary
Total Enrollment 820
Jim Thorpe Elementary School
1650 Patrick Ln.
ZIP: 89014
(702) 799-0740
Primary
Total Enrollment 848
Nate Mack Elementary School
3170 Laurel Ave.
ZIP: 89014
(702) 799-7760
Primary
Total Enrollment 613
Silver Sands Montessori
1841 Whitney Mesa Drive
ZIP: 89014
(702) 522-6220
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
Thurman White Middle School
1661 Galleria Dr.
ZIP: 89014
(702) 799-0770
Middle
Total Enrollment 1409
B Mahlon Brown Junior High School
307 N. Cannes St.
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-8900
Middle
Total Enrollment 978
Basic High School
400 Palo Verde Dr.
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-8000
High
Total Enrollment 2367
C T Sewell Elementary School
700 E. Lake Mead Dr.
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-8940
Primary
Total Enrollment 833
Edna F Hinman Elementary School
450 Merlayne Dr.
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-8990
Primary
Total Enrollment 647
Gordon Mccaw Elementary School
330 Tin St.
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-8930
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
James E & A Rae Smalley Elementary School
304 E Paradise Hills Dr
ZIP: 89015
(702) 199-8090
Primary
Total Enrollment 878
Lyal Burkholder Junior High School
355 W. Van Wagenen St.
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-8080
Middle
Total Enrollment 747
Pinecrest Academy Of Nevada
1360 S. Boulder Hwy
ZIP: 89015
(702) 409-5049
Primary
Total Enrollment 937
Robert L Taylor Elementary School
144 Westminster Way
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-8950
Primary
Total Enrollment 530
Sue H Morrow Elementary School
1070 Featherwood Ave.
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-3550
Primary
Total Enrollment 734
Ulis Newton Elementary School
571 Greenway Rd.
ZIP: 89015
(702) 799-0500
Primary
Total Enrollment 611
Shirley & Bill Wallin Elementary School
2333 Canyon Retreat Dr
ZIP: 89044
(702) 799-5776
Primary
Total Enrollment 1067
Bob Miller Middle School
2400 Cozy Hill Cir.
ZIP: 89052
(702) 799-2260
Middle
Total Enrollment 1600
Coronado High School
1001 Coronado Center Dr.
ZIP: 89052
(702) 799-6800
High
Total Enrollment 3240
Del E Webb Middle School
2200 Reunion Dr.
ZIP: 89052
(702) 799-1305
Middle
Total Enrollment 1863
Elise L. Wolff Elementary School
1001 Seven Hills Dr.
ZIP: 89052
(702) 799-2230
Primary
Total Enrollment 935
Frank S Lamping Elementary School
2551 Summit Grove Dr.
ZIP: 89052
(702) 799-1330
Primary
Total Enrollment 705
Glen C. Taylor Elementary School
2655 Siena Heights Dr.
ZIP: 89052
(702) 799-6892
Primary
Total Enrollment 961
Liberty High School
2700 Liberty Heights Ave.
ZIP: 89052
(702) 799-2270
High
Total Enrollment 2496
Aggie Roberts Elementary School
227 Charter Oak St
ZIP: 89074
(702) 799-1320
Primary
Total Enrollment 805
Barbara And Hank Greenspun Junior High School
140 N. Valley Verde Dr.
ZIP: 89074
(702) 799-0920
Middle
Total Enrollment 1397
David M Cox Elementary School
280 Clark Drive
ZIP: 89074
(702) 799-5730
Primary
Total Enrollment 625
James Gibson Elementary School
271 Leisure Circle
ZIP: 89074
(702) 799-8730
Primary
Total Enrollment 490
Lorna J Kesterson Elementary School
231 Bailey Island Dr.
ZIP: 89074
(702) 799-6300
Primary
Total Enrollment 653
Nevada State High School
233 N. Stephanie Street
ZIP: 89074
(702) 953-2600
High
Total Enrollment 312
Selma F Bartlett Elementary School
1961 Wigwam Pkwy
ZIP: 89074
(702) 799-5750
Primary
Total Enrollment 682

Henderson Private Schools

Black Mountain Academy & Preschool
107 S Gibson Rd
ZIP: 89012
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 27
Dj's Community Christian Academy
95 S Arroyo Grande Blvd
ZIP: 89012
Elementary
Total Enrollment 50
Foothills Montessori School
1401 Amador Ln
ZIP: 89012
Elementary
Total Enrollment 215
The Achievement Academy
95 S Arroyo Grande Blvd
ZIP: 89012
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 18
Childrens Choice Learning Center
1310 W Warm Springs Rd
ZIP: 89014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Green Valley Christian School
711 N Valle Verde Dr
ZIP: 89014
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 386
Kids R Kids #3 Nv
1640 Patrick Ln
ZIP: 89014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Lake Mead Christian Academy
540 E Lake Mead Pkwy
ZIP: 89015
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 469
Calvary Chapel Green Valley Christian Academy
2615 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
ZIP: 89052
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 134
The Henderson International School
1165 Sandy Ridge Ave
ZIP: 89052
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 345
Green Valley Lutheran Kindergarten
1799 Wigwam Pkwy
ZIP: 89074
Elementary
Total Enrollment 21
Green Valley Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten
2200 Robindale Rd
ZIP: 89074
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Kindercare Learning Center
51 Office Park Dr
ZIP: 89074
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Merryhill School At Green Valley
2150 Windmill Pkwy
ZIP: 89074
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Yeshiva Day School Of Las Vegas
55 N Valle Verde Dr
ZIP: 89074
Elementary
Total Enrollment 47
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