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Henderson Nevada Economic and Demographic Overview 2013

COMMUNITY A Place to Call Home Home to approximately 270,000 people, Henderson is the largest Parks and Recreation amenities are abundant in Henderson, with full-service city in Nevada, directly providing residents with fire, a park located within a mile of most residents and recreation police, paramedic, ambulance, sewer and water services. The and aquatic facilities conveniently located throughout the city. city maintains one of the lowest employee-to-resident ratios in Henderson continues to receive recognition for providing premier Southern Nevada, along with one of the lowest city property tax parks and trails within walking distance for its residents. rates. The city continues a tradition of firsts, being home to the first The city officially incorporated in 1953, after emerging during municipal building in Nevada to earn the Leadership in Energy World War II as a manufacturing source for magnesium. and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification – the North Henderson, Nevada has been named in MONEY Magazine's Community Police Station. The building features a number of annual "Best Places to Live" profile that acknowledged the city efficiencies including a renewable energy system that will offset for premier parks and trails, master planned communities and approximately 35% of the facility’s energy use. economic opportunities. Recognized for providing excellent public services, the City's Police, Fire and ambulance services, In 2011, Forbes ranked the City of Henderson as America's second Parks and Recreation, and Building and Fire Safety Departments safest city. The Forbes ranking is based on Henderson's ability are nationally accredited. to deliver programs and services that foster a safe community. Forbes also credits the City of Henderson for having a relatively The City of Henderson provides residents and businesses alike an high median income and low poverty rate. exceptional quality of life with outstanding recreational amenities and educational opportunities. The Henderson community Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to providing provides a diverse experience with an expansive mixture of major quality public service while striving towards the highest level of shopping malls, movie theater complexes, restaurants, and hotel/ efficiency; creating a premier quality of life for those residents casino resorts offering a variety of leisure time activities. and businesses that choose Henderson as A Place to Call Home. Henderson, the second largest city in Nevada, is known for excellence. In our most recent Community Assessment Survey, 96% of residents reported they are satisfied with the quality of life in Henderson. Eight out of 10 residents responding to the same survey felt a sense of community in Henderson. 4 4 cityofhenderson.com


Henderson Nevada Economic and Demographic Overview 2013
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