Henderson has the 64th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 11.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Henderson is part of the Las Vegas metro area. Unemployment in the Las Vegas area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Las Vegas has the 38th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Henderson is below average at $42,070, and the median cost of a home in Henderson is $207,500, which is above the national average. 30% of workers in Henderson hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Henderson. 79% of Henderson workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Henderson spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.