Income/capita 15%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 16%
Income per capita$34,447$27,253$29,829
Median household income$64,277$53,094$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,538$68,369$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,930$38,963$35,192
Median earnings male$42,488$33,873$36,919
Median earnings female$31,422$26,928$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%5.9%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%14.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Henderson is 15% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Henderson is 16% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Henderson is 16% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Henderson is 39% lower than the national average

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      Henderson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector5.5%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services15.9%15.4%
      Public administration5.2%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%3.0%
      Education, health & social services10.1%27.2%

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      Las Vegas, NV613,295$50,8828%
      Whitney, NV41,124$48,67512%
      Henderson, NV277,872$64,27716%

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      Plano, TX279,088$85,08554%
      Newark, NJ280,139$33,02540%
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      Greensboro, NC282,177$42,80223%
      Lincoln, NE273,018$51,1268%
      Henderson, NV277,872$64,27716%
      Source: The Henderson, NV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).