Henderson, Nevada - Las Vegas

 

 

Henderson is one of Clark County, Nevada’s suburbs, that shares boundaries with the Las Vegas metropolitan area. It was incorporated as a city in 1953, after supplying the country’s World War II needs for magnesium. Since its humble war time roots, Henderson's population has grown to 176,048. Prime real estate in Henderson features some of the best views of the Las Vegas Strip, and houses in Henderson have easy access to water sports and activities due to the city’s proximity to Lake Mead. It was also ranked by Prevention magazine in 2007 as the “sixth best walking city in America”, and ranked 20th by Money Magazine in 2006 as “one of the top 100 places to live in USA”.

Henderson at a Glance

 

Housing
Henderson consists of 94.5 square miles, with a total of 71,428 houses, of which 66,541 of these are occupied, 46,948 of them being owner-occupied. The majority of the houses were built around 1995-1998, with varying architectural designs. Most of the houses occupied by owners have an average of 6 rooms while the average number of bedrooms is 3. Apartments on the other hand, have an average of 4 rooms and 2 bedrooms. These properties start at around $184,216 and go as high as $387,360, with a median house sales price of about $295,000. Per square foot, the average price is $159.
Neighbourhoods
The most popular neighbourhoods in Henderson include Green Valley North, Green Valley South, Green Valley Ranch, Seven Hills and Valley View.
Shopping/Entertainment
Henderson is accessible through 4 major highways – Boulder Highway (Nevada State Route 582), Lake Mead Parkway (Nevada State Route 564) and Interstates 215 and 515. It is also home to the 2nd largest number of investment banks in the USA. Even though the Las Vegas Strip is less than 5 miles away, Henderson still has its own share of shopping malls, movie theatres, and casino resorts, such as Fiesta-Henderson Hotel Casino and Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company, .
Parks & Recreation
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy world-class facilities at either the Black Mountain Golf & Country Club or the Tuscany Golf Club. The city also offers residents numerous choices to explore the outdoors with water sports, wildlife observation, picnicking, hiking and camping.
Medical Facilities/Schools
Clark County School District provides public education for elementary and secondary level students. Henderson has 29 elementary schools, 9 middle schools and 9 high schools. Colleges include Touro University Nevada, Nevada State College, University of Southern Nevada and National University Henderson Campus.