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Henderson Nevada Economic and Demographic Overview 2013

DEMOGRAPHICS United States Census Counts The United States Census is conducted every ten years, in years In the apportionment of the U.S. House of Representatives for the ending in zero, to count the population and housing units for 108th Congress, Nevada gained a 4th seat in the House based on the entire United States. Its primary purpose is to provide the the change in the State's population in 2010. Nevada had earned population counts that determine how seats in the U.S. House of it's 3rd seat after the 2000 census. Representatives are apportioned. In 2010 (the most recent federal census), the City of Henderson had experienced extraordinary growth with the population increasing by 82,348 residents since the 2000 census and 192,787 since 1990. Population April 1, 1950-2010 Population April 1, 1950 - 2010 Population Percent Year Population Increase Increase 1950 5,717 - - 1960 12,525 6,808 119% 1970 16,400 3,875 31% 1980 23,376 7,976 49% 1990 64,942 40,566 166% 2000 175,381 110,439 170% 2010 257,729 82,348 44% Source: U.S. Census Bureau. United States Census Counts and Estimates - Henderson 1950 - 2010United States Census Counts - Henderson 1950-2010 300,000 257,729 250,000 200,000 175,381 Population 150,000 100,000 64,942 50,000 23,376 12,525 16,400 5,717 0 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Year Population Source: United States Census Bureau. 14 14 cityofhenderson.com


Henderson Nevada Economic and Demographic Overview 2013
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