Statewide Claims to Fame

Henderson is 7th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Households

Henderson is 9th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Housing units

Henderson is 11th in Kentucky out of 77 other cities in Current population (2012)

Henderson is 15th in Kentucky out of 76 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Henderson is 15th in Kentucky out of 77 other cities in Retail sales

Henderson is 18th in Kentucky out of 67 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Henderson is 18th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Size in square miles

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Henderson Rank Kentucky US
Current population (2012) 28,911 11th 4,380,415 313,914,040
Size in square miles 15.3 18th 39,486.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,879.4 27th 109.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Henderson Rank Kentucky US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 32nd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.3% 45th 23.2% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.7% 32nd 14.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Henderson Rank Kentucky US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 83.0% 46th 81.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.9% 54th 20.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Henderson Rank Kentucky US
Race - White 84.5% 56th 88.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.6% 23rd 8.1% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 41st 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 72nd 1.3% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 68th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 40th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.3% 53rd 3.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.4% 55th 85.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Henderson Rank Kentucky US
Female residents 53.0% 25th 50.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.3% 68th 3.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Henderson Rank Kentucky US
Housing units 13,171 9th 1,932,599 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 26.7% 42nd 17.8% 25.9%
Households 12,365 7th 1,681,085 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.3% 38th 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $96,900 60th $118,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 74th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Henderson Rank Kentucky US
Income per capita $20,901 46th $23,033 $27,915
Income per household $34,412 58th $42,248 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.1% 45th 18.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Henderson Rank Kentucky US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,062 15th 337,600 27,092,908
Retail sales $581,315 15th $50,405,925 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $21,034 42nd $11,843 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $52,866 18th $6,300,866 $613,795,732

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