|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Henderson is 27,716. Henderson, Kentucky is the 1,405th largest city in the US.
Henderson is located entirely in Henderson County.
The peak population of Henderson was in 2010, when its population was 28,757. In 2010, Henderson was the 1,246th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,405th largest city in the US. Henderson is currently 3.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
Henderson has grown 0.9% since the 2000. Henderson, Kentucky's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Henderson has a population density of 1,879.4 people per square mile.
|1400||West Melbourne, Florida||27,830||170.8%|
|1406||Dodge City, Kansas||27,690||9.6%|
|1407||Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin||27,646||19.6%|
|1408||Millville, New Jersey||27,638||3.0%|
|1409||New London, Connecticut||27,635||5.5%|
The total voting age population of Henderson, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,729. The voting age population is 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.6% of the residents of Henderson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Henderson are 83.2% White, 10.4% Black, 3.9% Two or more races, 1.6% Other, 0.6% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Henderson, 22.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.2%. On a per-household basis, 16.5% of families are below the poverty line in Henderson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.2% of Henderson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.6% of Henderson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.6% have a bachelor's degree and 7.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Henderson residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Henderson is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Henderson, 10.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Henderson is $39,887.
In Henderson, 49.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.8% of housing units in Henderson.
Of all the housing units in Henderson, 11.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Henderson, 11.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Henderson is $685.
In Henderson, 71.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.