Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Proximity to hospitals is a significant factor in selecting the right senior community for you or your loved one. The top hospitals in Henderson include Henderson Hospital, St Rose Dominican Hospitals - Rose De Lima Campus, and Saint Rose Dominican Hospitals - Siena Campus. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Henderson which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Cost of Living
Cost of living is a big influence when choosing which care option is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Henderson is about 19.2% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Henderson is $1,286 and the median price for a home for Henderson is around $266,043. The cost of living index for Henderson is around 127.5 where a rating of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is costlier than said average. Henderson has a grocery price index of about 97.1.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
Climate and weather is a major influence in selecting which city is the best fit for your loved one. Henderson has a hot desert type of climate. Monthly, Henderson receives about 2 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally happens in August with an average of 3 inches in a month. For snowfall, Henderson gets on average 0.20 inches of snow per year. On average, the air quality index rating in Henderson is about 67.8. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating reaches its peak during the month of December at approximately 104.0. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated unhealthy for sensitive groups. This means that persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma should avoid prolonged outdoor exposure and exertion. In the summer, the average temperature in Henderson is about 90F. The low summer temperature falls to about 73F in June. The summer high temperature is at around 106F in July. In the winter months, the average temperature in Henderson dips to about 49F. The peak winter temperature will rise to approximately 65F in the month of February. The low winter temperature will rise to approximately 35 F in the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Henderson is around 14%. The average humidity levels peak during the month of January at roughly 25%.
Demographics and Values
In terms of crime, Henderson has 1.9 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 18.6 property crimes per 1000 residents. In terms of education, 11.8% have a graduate degree, 31.7% have a college degree, and 26.3% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. The median age of Henderson is 42 years old. In Henderson, 30.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 13.0% are over the age of 60, 8.7% are over the age of 70, and 3.6% are over the age of 80. Racially, the population of Henderson is 5.4% black, 4.2% other or not specified, 0.4% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 8.0% Asian, 0.4% Native American, 77.2% white, 15.6% Hispanic, and 4.3% mixed race. Out of the total population of Henderson, 9.1% live in poverty, 12.1% have some form of disability, 8.8% do not have health insurance, and 62.4% participate in the labor force. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Henderson, out of the total population 0.3% practice Judaism, 0.9% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Henderson 19.1% practice Catholicism, 6.6% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, and 4.7% practice another Christian faith. In Henderson, 63.2% are nonbelievers. In the previous presidential election, 52.4% voted Democrat, 5.8% voted for a third party candidate, and 41.7% voted Republican in Clark county. In Henderson, 10.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Henderson is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Henderson has a population density of 1,115 people per square mile. The current population of Henderson is growing at a rate of 0.036%. Currently, the population of Henderson consists of 302,539 people.
An overview of Nevada
There are 46 general hospitals and 45 health centers that provide care for 3,097,672 Nevada residents. Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, and And Renown South Meadows Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Nevada is ranked 46th in the nation. The state of Nevada has a cost of living index of 108.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 108.3 and a housing index rating of 121.8. Overall, Nevada ranks 37th out of all states in quality of life and 31st in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 38 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Nevada ranks 9th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 48% of Nevada residents voted Democrat and 46% voted Republican. Thirty-one percent of Nevada residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 1,392 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-10%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Nevada there are 48 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 34F. The average high winter temperature is around 69F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 8F in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Nevada is around 72F. The average high summer temperature is around 110F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 37F in the month of June. On average, the state receives 0.72 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of January at around 2.95 inches. On average, Nevada has an air quality index rating of around 41.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 68.8 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Nevada is around 38%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 70%. While residents of Nevada mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nevada can include earthquakes (moderate), floods, and and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Nevada
The state of Nevada has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of white and yellow violets, spiny hopsage, creosote bush, and littleleaf horsebrush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the sheep, the eagles, the owls, or the wolves. The state animal of Nevada is the the sheep.