Henderson, NV
20
How we calculate the Henderson ParkScore® Rating

The ranking for Henderson is based on five characteristics of an effective park system: access, investment, acreage, amenities, and equity.

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Access
59
Acreage
43
Investment
85
Amenities
75
Equity
58
73% of Henderson residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park. National Average 55%

We’re working to ensure that every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America has a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home.

How are the parks distributed?
Henderson residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
75
Adults (20 - 64)
74
Seniors (65+)
68
By Income (%)
High Income
71
Middle Income
74
Low Income
73
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
76
Asian*
69
Black*
73
Hispanic
75
Pacific Islander*
76
White*
72
2 or More Races*
74
Other*
73
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
Park Space per Person by Race/Ethnicity Reactive to City Median
Residents in neighborhoods where most people identify as a person of color have access to 28% less park space per person than those in predominantly white neighborhoods. Any Census-designated race/ethnicity not shown above does not meet the minimum threshold to be displayed.
How do park amenities measure up?
We compared Henderson against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
100
8 per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
40
2.9 per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
30
0.5 per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
100
5 per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
79
2.5 per 10,000 people
Splashpads
100
5.6 per 100,000 people
How much is Henderson investing in parks?
We compared Henderson against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $169 (99%)
  • Other public agencies
    $0 (%)
  • Private organizations
    $0 (%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $2 (1%)
$170
Total Spending Per Capita
  • National Averages, Spending Per Capita:
  • City agency: $83 (85%)
  • Other public agencies: $7 (7%)
  • Private organizations: $5 (5%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours: $3 (3%)
  • TOTAL: $98