City of Henderson

Established

1953

Population

307,928

Businesses

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Henderson is consistently recognized as a premier destination to live, work, and play. In fact, MONEY Magazine ranked Henderson as one of America’s Top 100 best places to live and WalletHub.com rated Henderson as one of the best cities in the U.S. to start a business.

The City of Henderson is the home base for three of the most renowned man-made attractions – the neon Las Vegas Strip, the engineering marvel of the Hoover Dam, and the tranquil beauty of Lake Mead. As a vibrant and inviting residential and business community, Henderson offers an abundance of cultural events, special attractions, miles of trails and open spaces, and outstanding recreational facilities, as well as renowned resorts, restaurants, and shopping. Additionally, Henderson is the only full-service city in Southern Nevada, meaning that the City has dedicated police, fire, water, and sewer services to more efficiently serve its residents.

Quick Facts


MissionProvide services and resources that enhance the quality of life to those who live, learn, work, and play in our city.

Employees: 1,991

Business Development: Economic Development and Tourism

Website: cityofhenderson.com

City Leadership


Debra March, Mayor

Gerri Schroder, Councilwoman Ward I

Dan K. Shaw, Councilwoman Ward II

John F. Marz, Councilman Ward III

Dan H. Stewart, Councilman Ward IV

Economic Development


Henderson’s Economic Development and Tourism Division works closely and confidentially with businesses considering relocation or expansion projects within the Las Vegas Valley. The economic development officers serve as a key member of your team ensuring creative and unique solutions to each business’ needs.

Henderson has taken a personal hands-on approach to provide assistance such as introductions to employment and training providers, community leaders and business contacts, identifying potential incentive programs, site and community tours, providing economic or demographic information, confidential real estate searches, and facilitating meetings with regulatory agencies.

 

Resident Profile

$68.2K

Average Income

154,501

Workforce

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Average Age

83.5%

Public School Graduation Rate

Companies that call Henderson Home