Business and Market Intelligence

In Henderson your enterprise is supported by demographic and market assets that facilitate success.

Population

A diverse and growing population providing the foundation to flourish:

  • Population: 314,232
  • Population growth rate: 1.8%
  • Population diversity: 65.3
    • Caucasian, African American, Hispanic,
    • Asian American and Multi-racial
  • Population within 50-minute radius: One million

Economy

A robust economy with the vitality to produce the highest per capita income in the state:

Businesses:

  • Total businesses: 8,357
  • Total employees: 98,174

Sector and occupational percentages:

  • Finance/insurance/real estate services: 12%
  • Healthcare: 8.3%
  • 67% white collar employment
  • 17% services employment
  • 16% blue collar employment

Median household income: $74,146  (19% higher than the U.S. average)

Workforce

Welder

A workforce with potent age and educational advantages, and an outflow that represents significant opportunity:

Age:

  • 41.2 median age
  • 41.7% ages 25 to 54
    • Prime productivity
  • 44% ages 20 to 38
    • Leading innovation
  • 20% ages 3 to 20
    • Tomorrow’s workforce

Education:

  • 92.6% High school degree or higher
    • (Higher than Las Vegas, Reno, Los Angeles and Phoenix)
  • 43% Associate degree or higher

Outflow:

  • 34,000+
    • (132,271 employed residents, 98,174 employed in Henderson)

Quality of Life

aerial view of area

Housing:

  • 134,838 housing units
  • 59% owner occupied
  • 32% renter occupied
  • 9% vacant
  • $349,890 median home value
  • 19.7% percent of income for mortgage
  • HAI: 125

Education:

  • Henderson public school system a member of the Clark County School District, the 5th largest school district in the U.S.
  • 29 elementary schools
  • 9 middle schools
  • 6 public high schools and 3 private high schools
  • 9 area colleges and universities

Recreation:

  • 180 miles pedestrian/biking trails
  • 64 parks / 1,306 acres parkland
  • 64 tennis courts
  • 105 athletic fields
  • 10 pools and aquatic facilities
  • 13 golf courses
    • Public, semi-private and private
  • Dual-rink ice facility for pro and public play

Location

Private airplane

Located on the southern edge of the Las Vegas Valley just 16 miles from downtown Las Vegas, Henderson provides strategic proximity to Southwest markets.

Reach:

  • One million population within 50-mile radius
  • 27 million+ people and 1 million+ businesses within a 5-hour drive
  • Los Angeles ports in a one-day turnaround
  • 10 major cities within a one-day drive

Transit:

  • Henderson Executive Airport
  • McCarran International Airport
    • Over $25 billion annually in goods shipped domestically and internationally
  • I-15 corridor, U.S. Route 93 and I-11, which interchanges with I-215 and Nevada Route 564.

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