These Are The 10 Best Neighborhoods In Henderson For 2018


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Henderson are the best of the best.

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Do you like your neighborhood? Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors? No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Henderson, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.

Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Henderson neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?

Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Henderson are the best. If you’re in one of the places we’re about to highlight, odds are you know you’ve got it made.

Here are the best neighborhoods in Henderson for 2018:

  1. Green Valley Ranch
  2. Westgate
  3. Paradise Hills
  4. Lake Las Vegas
  5. Green Valley South
  6. Anthem
  7. Foothills
  8. River Mountain
  9. Green Valley North
  10. Mccullough Hills

Read on to see how we determined the places around Henderson that deserve a little bragging rights.

Or, if you’re thinking of moving to elsewhere in Nevada check out the best places in Nevada overall or the worst neighborhoods in Henderson.

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How do you determine the best neighborhoods in Henderson for 2018?

In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Henderson, we had to determine what criteria defines a ‘best’.

Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • High incomes
  • Low unemployment rates
  • Low crime
  • High home prices
  • High population densities (A proxy for things to do)

We limited the analysis to neighborhoods with over 1,000 people.

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 22 in each category, where 1 was the best.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the ‘Best City Neighborhood In Henderson.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Green Valley Ranch.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Henderson has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.

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1. Green Valley Ranch

Population: 16,110
Median Income: $87,081
Median Home Value: $272,060

2. Westgate

Population: 21,472
Median Income: $82,729
Median Home Value: $266,938

3. Paradise Hills

Population: 11,079
Median Income: $87,308
Median Home Value: $220,700

4. Lake Las Vegas

Population: 2,052
Median Income: $87,331
Median Home Value: $338,100

5. Green Valley South

Population: 23,232
Median Income: $81,239
Median Home Value: $202,932

6. Anthem

Population: 20,193
Median Income: $89,231
Median Home Value: $379,765

7. Foothills

Population: 5,938
Median Income: $66,972
Median Home Value: $208,450

8. River Mountain

Population: 11,411
Median Income: $69,680
Median Home Value: $174,790

9. Green Valley North

Population: 37,428
Median Income: $64,507
Median Home Value: $173,856

10. Mccullough Hills

Population: 12,974
Median Income: $64,125
Median Home Value: $216,543

Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of Henderson

If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Henderson where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.

If you’re curious, here are the worst places in Henderson:

  1. Valley View
  2. Whitney Ranch
  3. Pittman

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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods In Henderson

Neighborhood Rank Population Home Prices Crimes Per 100k Unemployment Rate
Green Valley Ranch 1 16,110 $272,060 1,263 6.3%
Westgate 2 21,472 $266,938 1,345 5.2%
Paradise Hills 3 11,079 $220,700 1,864 5.3%
Lake Las Vegas 4 2,052 $338,100 837 3.8%
Green Valley South 5 23,232 $202,932 1,668 6.8%
Anthem 6 20,193 $379,765 837 3.5%
Foothills 7 5,938 $208,450 1,996 10.4%
River Mountain 8 11,411 $174,790 2,191 6.8%
Green Valley North 9 37,428 $173,856 2,091 7.3%
Mccullough Hills 10 12,974 $216,543 1,854 6.7%
Macdonald Ranch 11 13,329 $296,291 877 4.0%
Calico Ridge 12 1,138 $289,700 837 3.2%
West Henderson 13 6,585 $202,850 1,902 7.9%
Midway 14 2,425 $127,100 2,624 11.3%
Mission Hills 15 4,578 $201,000 1,929 7.7%
Townsite 16 5,419 $91,850 2,992 10.6%
Highland Hills 17 10,115 $141,600 2,461 7.2%
Black Mountain 18 6,573 $163,800 2,127 7.5%
Gibson Springs 19 12,874 $170,089 2,187 5.8%
Pittman 20 9,484 $124,378 2,555 8.7%
Whitney Ranch 21 11,158 $118,900 2,685 8.6%
Valley View 22 13,304 $111,783 2,816 9.6%

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