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Henderson, 5 miles southeast of Las Vegas, is the fastest-growing large city in the United States.

Henderson's population has quadrupled since 1990 and is known for its master planned residential communities, progressive business development and outstanding recreational opportunities.

Cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities abound with the outdoor Amphitheater at Liberty Pointe and the nearby Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Henderson, Nevada
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Among the GreatPlacesToRetire.com group of cities, Henderson ranks high in family income, crime and medical care. Henderson ranks low in climate and air quality.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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