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Compare city quality of life facts and figures for two of the best places to retire in Nevada.

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Nevada Cities
blank Reno Henderson 99-City Avg
City Type
City Type Mountains, Lakes & Rivers, College Town, Casinos Mountains, Casinos na
Population (2016 est.)
Population (Current) 245,255 292,969 78,040
Population (1990) 133,850 64,942 49,272
Land Area (sq mi) 103 108 36
Persons Per Square Mile 2,381 2,713 2,151
Home Prices
2018 $402,063 $358,327 $419,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '18) 33.0% 81.8% 76.0%
Annual Appreciation ('17 to '18) 9.2% 11.8% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '18) 1.8% 3.8% 3.8%
Big City Prices ('18) $370,000 $295,000 $340,000
Bargain Index 88% 98% 101%
Big City Sacramento Las Vegas na
Monthly Rent $1,421 $1,415 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 19.0 17.0 19.0
Cost of Living (2018)
Cost of Living 105% 101% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Good Days 243 136 72%
Moderate Days 115 204 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 5 24 3%
Unhealthy Days 1 1 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 2 0 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 22% 49% 36%
Threatened 1% 0% 2%
Impaired 77% 51% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 38 30 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 0 miles 0 miles 72 miles
City Reno Henderson na
Recreation
National Parks 0 4 7
National Campgrounds 103 13 26
State Parks 6 3 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 7 7 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 1,059 2,223 346
2015 1,056 1,696 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 0% 31% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 35 40 37
White 74.2% 76.9% 80.7%
Black or African American 2.9% 5.1% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 1.3% 0.7% 0.8%
Asian 6.3% 7.2% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.7% 0.6% 0.2%
Other Race 10.5% 4.8% 4.4%
Multiple Races 4.2% 4.8% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 24.3% 14.9% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $59,794 $78,435 $69,596
Occupied Housing 89% 89% 83%
Vacant Housing 11% 11% 17%
Home Ownership 48% 66% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.10 3.00 2.90
Taxes (2018)
Local and State 8.1% 8.1% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 106 days 106 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Temperate & Dry Warm & Dry Temperate & Humid
January Low Temp 22 F 38 F 27 F
July High Temp 91 F 99 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 8 in 6 in 35 in
Elevation 4,410 ft 2,450 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Lower Moderate
Earthquake 70% 20% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 0 10
Flood High Very High Very High
Tornado Very Low Very Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk No Risk
Wildfire High Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2017)
Violent Crimes 63 21 40
Property Crimes 408 229 397
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 5,600 2,557 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 493 2,921 1,253
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