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Henderson is a city in Clark County, in the Las Vegas metro area.
The community was named for state Sen. Charles B. Henderson.
The latitude of Henderson is 36.039N. The longitude is -114.981W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,867 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 214,852.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Henderson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Las Vegas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 89012 ZIP code.
15% of Henderson residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Henderson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Henderson was $26,815, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Henderson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Henderson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $779. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,299.
Libraries in Henderson include Gibson Library, Green Valley Library, Malcolm Branch Library, Pittman Branch Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Henderson include KVVU.
Clark County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Henderson political report.
Henderson restaurants taking online reservations include Kennedy, Medici Cafe & Terrace at the Ritz Carlton, Viaggio - Las Vegas ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Henderson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 46 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Henderson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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