Get free access to our world class MLS search tools, save your favorite listings, create saved searches & much more!

Henderson Nevada in Top 20 Safe Cities of 2012

Posted by Mastura Zaini-Roberts on Sunday, August 4th, 2013 at 4:27pm.

 

Living in Henderson Nevada

Las Vegas Strip View


 

 

 

 

The results from the FBI crime statistics are in, and Henderson Nevada made the 2012 list of the top 20 safest cities to live in the United States. Statistics took into account the size of the population vs the number of violent crimes, including rape and murder.

Ironically, in 2008 Henderson also made the Forbes top 10 list for the most boring cities to live in. Read the Details Here 

As a resident of Henderson, I am delighted with safe, and "boring" is just fine with me. Especially when in 12 minutes I can be at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, which is about as un-boring as you can get.  And it's only 20 minutes to downtown and Fremont Street with its electric light canopy, live bands and street musicians. 

Yet truthfully, Henderson is a wonderful place to live and really not boring at all. There are beautiful tree lined neighborhoods, at least a dozen fabulous championship golf courses, several resort style casinos, loads of parks, hiking trails, biking trails, several open air amphitheatres, some amazing gourmet restaurants, great shopping, and of course the Lake Mead Recreation Area with its plethora of boating, water sports and fishing. No one would mistake it for Mayberry RFD. And the prices of homes for sale in Las Vegas and Henderson are very similar.

But I think any time you are located right next to a mecca of entertainment and night life like Las Vegas, almost any other city would look comparatively dull. It would be like putting Katherine Heigl next to Catherine Zeta Jones. On her own, Katherine Heigl is beautiful and charming and totally a traffic stopper. But next to Catherine Zeta Jones, the guys will notice Zeta Jones first every time. 

Still, everyone loves the "Girl Next Door." Henderson is like Katherine Heigl, and everyone that lives here, loves her.

Mastura Roberts
(702) 919-5400
offers@greatlasvegashomes.com

Team Leader, The Tonnesen Team
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Nevada
3185 St Rose Pkwy #100 Henderson, NV 89052

With over 30 years of experience helping families call Las Vegas "home!"



Related Blog Posts

Freddie Says Housing Will Help to Stop Recession, Here's How

Housing led the way into the last recession, now Freddie Mac's economists are suggesting it might help stave off the next one or at least modify its severity.  In its August Forecast, the company says a deteriorating global economy and on-going US trade disputes with multiple countries has led to a...

Is There Really a Shadow Inventory?

Is there really a shadow inventory in the Las Vegas real estate market? If so, when will these properties be released to the market? What will happen to prices when/if it happens? As real estate agents, these are questions we are asked almost every day, and a number of buyers have stated they are waiting until prices...

Just Sold Henderson Nevada Home - 3125 Whispering Canyon Court

Marcell Appelgren a member of the #1 Team Tonnesen Team at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Nevada Properties has closed on another Beautiful Henderson Home in the desirable Seven Hills Community nestled in South of Las Vegas. The process started a year ago when Graham and Laura moved to Las Vegas from North Caroli...

Get 3.5% Paid Toward Your Closing Costs!

If you have been thinking about buying a home in Las Vegas in the next five weeks, Fannie Mae might pay 3.5% of your closing costs! This spring, in an effort to move some of the foreclosure inventory in its portfolio quickly, Fannie Mae is offering a special closing cost incentive for owner/occupants who go to contract...

Just Sold 59 Garibaldi Way Henderson, Nevada 89011

Wei Chen-Goldman, one of the very experienced agents on the #1 Tonnesen Team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties has closed on another beautiful Las Vegas home in the desirable area of Lake Las Vegas. A very happy couple with 3 children from Minnesota purchased for their future retirement home. The...

Leave a Comment

Have a Question?

Contact Us

Follow Us