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Population in 2012: 28,911 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 

Males: 13,496  (46.7%)
Females: 15,415  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  38.3 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42420.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,779 (it was $30,427 in 2000)
Henderson:

$33,779
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,472

Henderson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,036 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Henderson:

$96,036
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,391; Detached houses: $119,094; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,948; In 2-unit structures: $116,726; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $83,808; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $69,557; Mobile homes: $26,683; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,753

Median gross rent in 2012: $578.

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  • White alone - 23,822 (82.9%)
  • Black alone - 3,347 (11.7%)
  • Two or more races - 592 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 607 (2.1%)
  • Other race alone - 141 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 126 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 93 (0.3%)

Races in Henderson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Henderson: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.7%), United States (16.6%), Irish (12.2%), English (9.5%), French (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/21/1840

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 15.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,932 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Henderson:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henderson city:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

324 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Henderson, Kentucky as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Henderson to the number of sex offenders is 1,205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,137 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (9.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (103.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (277.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spottsville, KY (2.5 miles) , Hebbardsville-Robards, KY (3.0 miles) , Corydon, KY (3.1 miles ), Evansville, IN (3.2 miles ), Robards, KY (3.4 miles ), Newburgh, IN (3.5 miles ), Melody Hill, IN (3.7 miles ), Waverly, KY (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2001: 87 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2003: 70 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2005: 94 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2007: 67 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.84 N, Longitude: 87.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,946 (+10.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,454 (62.3%)

Area code: 270

Henderson household income distribution Henderson home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Henderson by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1010
per 100,000 3.60.03.50.0
Rapes 1031016
per 100,000 35.710.734.555.3
Robberies 2381434
per 100,000 82.228.648.3117.5
Assaults 15123623
per 100,000 53.642.9124.379.5
Burglaries 174174174142
per 100,000 621.8621.9600.9490.9
Thefts 838828702651
per 100,000 2994.62959.52424.42250.6
Auto thefts 34434648
per 100,000 121.5153.7158.9165.9
Arson 2011
per 100,000 7.10.03.53.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 247.2202.4228.4236.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Henderson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 72 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Henderson, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,195 (+4.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Henderson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Henderson city center injured 8 people and caused $7 million in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F3 tornado 5.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henderson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.1 miles away from Henderson center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from Henderson center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Darrell A. Posey - Anthropologist, Husband E. Kimmel - Admiral, Charles D. Barrett - Soilder, Gary L. Littrell - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Joey Goebel - Punk rock singer, Luther Skaggs, Jr. - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Stephen Bardo - Basketball player, Stovepipe Johnson - Confederate Army colonel, Rosa Henderson - Vaudeville, Alan Hays - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Henderson: Gary Lee Littrell, Luther, Jr. Skaggs.


Hospitals/medical centers in Henderson:

  • GARDENSIDE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 70 N GARDENMILE ROAD)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 201 KLUTEY PARK PLAZA)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 110 SECOND STREET)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1305 N ELM ST)
  • ST ANTHONY'S HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 2410 SOUTH GREEN STREET)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF HENDERSON (Nursing Home, 2500 NORTH ELM ST.)
  • REDBANKS (Nursing Home, 851 KIMSEY LANE)
  • REDBANKS NH ICF (Nursing Home, 851 KIMSEY LANE)

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Airports and heliports located in Henderson:


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Colleges/Universities in Henderson:

  • Henderson Community College (Full-time enrollment: 787; Location: 2660 S Green St; Public; Website: www.hencc.kctcs.edu)
  • Pat Wilsons Beauty College (FT enrollment: 53; Location: 326 N Main; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:

  • University of Evansville (about 10 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 11 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 13 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 29 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • Vincennes University (about 59 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 81 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • John A Logan College (about 83 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)

Public high school in Henderson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Henderson:

Private elementary/middle school in Henderson:

  • HOLY NAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 513; Location: 628 2ND ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Henderson:

  • HENDERSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,873,145; Location: 101 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 96,189 books; 8,772 audio materials; 9,079 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 153 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Spottsville Elementary and A.B. Chandler Elementary were left off of the public schools list in Henderson.

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Notable locations in Henderson: Methodist Hospital Ambulance Service Union County (A), Henderson Fire Department Station 2 (B), Henderson Fire Department Station 4 (C), Henderson Fire Department Station 3 (D), Henderson Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Henderson: Chapel Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Fairmont Cemetery (1), Fernwood Cemetery (2), Mount Zion Cemetery (3), Saint Louis Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Scenic Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Sugar Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Henderson include: Atkinson Park (1), John James Audubon State Park (2), Audubon Mill Park (3), Barrett Stadium (4), Sunset Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Henderson County Tourism (101 North Water Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Henderson Downtown Motel (425 North Green Street) (1), Holiday Motel (1759 South Green Street) (2), Henderson/Evansville Super 8 Motel (2030 Us Highway 41 N) (3), Sleep Inn Henderson (2224 US 41 North) (4), A Super 8 Motel of Henderson (USHighway 41 North) (5), Comfort Inn (2820 USHighway 41 North) (6), Henderson Hotel (601 Washington Street) (7), Sugar Creek Inn (2077 USHighway 41 North) (8), Double Dukes Saloon (2044 USHighway 41 North) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Kentucky State - Administrative Office Of The Courts- Family Court (5 North Main Street) (1), Kentucky State - Administrative Office Of The Courts- Circuit Court C (5 North Main Street) (2), Kentucky State - Administrative Office Of The Courts- District Court C (5 North Main Street) (3), Kentucky State - Administrative Office of the Courts- Court Designated Wo (5 North Main Street) (4), Kentucky State - Administrative Office Of The Courts- Circuit Court J (5 North Main Street) (5), Kentucky State - Administrative Office Of The Courts- District Court Judge Division 1 A (5 North Main Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.3. This is about average.
City:

38.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.158
U.S.:

0.572
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.42. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.42
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.0. This is about average. There were 59 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.10719

Drinking water stations with addresses in Henderson and their reported violations in the past:

HENDERSON MUNICIPAL WATER & SEWER (Population served: 27313, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2000)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ELLIS PARK RACE COURSE (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-1998)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and MAY-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-01-1994), St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-1994), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-1995), St Public Notif issued (MAY-29-1995), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-1998)
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
TROCADERO PLAZA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Henderson that have no violations reported:

  • HENDERSON COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 20143, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 91.3% for American Indian residents, 46.2% for other race residents, 33.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Henderson, KY

People in group quarters in Henderson in 2010:

  • 544 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 262 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 132 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 111 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 64 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Henderson in 2000:

  • 359 people in nursing homes
  • 316 people in state prisons
  • 97 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Henderson compared to Kentucky state average:

Henderson, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with branches in Henderson (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Henderson North Branch, Zion Road Branch, Henderson South Branch, Henderson Downtown Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Ohio Valley Financial Group: Old Orchard Branch, at 140 North Main Street, Eastgate Branch. Info updated 2008/01/29: Bank assets: $242.5 mil, Deposits: $190.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ohio Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • Independence Bank of Kentucky: Liberty Square Branch, Zion Road Branch, Barret Boulevard Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,133.6 mil, Deposits: $949.3 mil, headquarters in Owensboro, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Independence Bancshares, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: 301 Second Street Branch at 301 Second Street, branch established on 1998/12/12; U.S. 60 East Branch at 2011 U.S. 60 East, branch established on 1981/08/10. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • The Bank of Henderson Inc.: Barret Branch at 2003 Stapp Drive, branch established on 2008/07/22; The Bank Of Henderson Inc. at 208 North Main Street, branch established on 2000/02/22. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $75.3 mil, Deposits: $56.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Old Orchard Branch at 501 Barret Boulevard, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Henderson, Kentucky:

  • Ramada Inn, 2044 US 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420 , Phone: (270) 826-6600, Fax: (270) 826-3055
  • Gilmore Inn, 601 Washington St, Henderson, KY 42420 , Phone: (270) 827-9898, Fax: (270) 212-0239
  • Holiday Motel, 1759 S GRN St, Henderson, KY 42420 , Phone: (270) 827-2577
  • Comfort Inn, 2820 US 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420 , Phone: (270) 827-8191, Fax: (270) 827-3424
  • Sugar Creek Inn, 2072 US 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420 , Phone: (270) 827-0127
  • Henderson Downtown Motel, 425 N GRN St, Henderson, KY 42420 , Phone: (270) 877-2577
  • Super 8 Henderson, 2030 Us Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY 42420 , Phone: (270) 827-5611, Fax: (270) 827-5615
  • John James Audubon State Park, 3100 US Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY 42419 , Phone: (270) 826-2247
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Henderson, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Henderson travel time to work - commute


Henderson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Henderson city (based on Henderson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.76%
Here65.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents57.3%15.3%13.2%1.9%1.9%
Congregations44.4%3.2%17.5%3.2%3.2%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.4%1.4%1.1%1.1%5.3%
Congregations3.2%4.8%1.6%1.6%17.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Henderson County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Henderson County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Henderson County:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

30.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 25$75,544$36,2610$0
Other Government Administration 13$39,549$36,5070$0
Judicial and Legal 2$10,756$64,5360$0
Police Protection - Officers 57$187,583$39,4910$0
Police - Other 8$20,220$30,3306$4,858
Firefighters 57$199,701$42,0420$0
Fire - Other 2$6,131$36,7860$0
Streets and Highways 18$48,267$32,1780$0
Welfare 2$6,277$37,6620$0
Solid Waste Management 18$41,935$27,9570$0
Parks and Recreation 13$32,484$29,9852$1,736
Housing and Community Development(Local) 32$143,168$53,6885$4,047
Water Supply 78$286,084$44,0135$4,510
Electric Power 57$260,827$54,9113$2,342
Gas Supply 27$80,964$35,9840$0
Transit 10$32,716$39,2591$956
Other and Unallocable 44$135,335$36,9100$0
Totals for Government 463$1,607,541$41,66422$18,449

Henderson government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,141,000 ($74.05)
    Air Transportation: $1,420,000 ($49.12)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $28,993,000 ($1002.84)
    Electric Utilities: $23,319,000 ($806.58)
    Sewerage: $6,656,000 ($230.22)
    Police Protection: $5,550,000 ($191.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,474,000 ($189.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,628,000 ($160.08)
    Water Utilities: $4,342,000 ($150.19)
    Regular Highways: $3,984,000 ($137.80)
    Central Staff Services: $2,389,000 ($82.63)
    Financial Administration: $1,991,000 ($68.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,425,000 ($49.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $507,000 ($17.54)
    Air Transportation: $93,000 ($3.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $926,000 ($32.03)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Electric Utilities: $3,671,000 ($126.98)
    Gas Utilities: $3,013,000 ($104.22)
    Water Utilities: $206,000 ($7.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $83,000 ($2.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $914,000 ($31.61)
    Police Protection: $815,000 ($28.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $235,000 ($8.13)
    Regular Highways: $176,000 ($6.09)
    Gas Utilities: $166,000 ($5.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $114,000 ($3.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($2.18)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($1.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,040,000 ($796.93)

Henderson government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,582,000 ($262.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,488,000 ($51.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,224,000 ($42.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $273,000 ($9.44)
    Air Transportation: $220,000 ($7.61)
    All Other: $81,000 ($2.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $4,019,000 ($139.01)
    Air Transportation: $1,363,000 ($47.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,208,000 ($41.78)
    All Other: $111,000 ($3.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,211,000 ($76.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,528,000 ($52.85)
    Interest Earnings: $1,253,000 ($43.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $217,000 ($7.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $89,000 ($3.08)
    Sale of Property: $52,000 ($1.80)
    Rents: $32,000 ($1.11)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $29,861,000 ($1032.86)
    Electric Utilities: $26,325,000 ($910.55)
    Water Utilities: $5,468,000 ($189.13)
    Transit Utilities: $35,000 ($1.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,235,000 ($77.31)
    Highways: $420,000 ($14.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $381,000 ($13.18)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $4,533,000 ($156.79)
    Property: $4,501,000 ($155.68)
    Individual Income: $1,416,000 ($48.98)
    Corporation Net Income: $582,000 ($20.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $521,000 ($18.02)
    Other License: $139,000 ($4.81)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $36,000 ($1.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $22,000 ($0.76)
    NEC: $5,000 ($0.17)

Henderson government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,646,000 ($437.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,601,000 ($435.85)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,751,000 ($406.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,771,000 ($234.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,875,000 ($203.21)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $850,000 ($29.40)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $927,000 ($32.06)

Henderson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,516,000 ($1159.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,082,000 ($452.49)

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Vanderburgh County, IN  0.93% ($30,417 average AGI)
from Union County, KY  0.54% ($33,736)
from Webster County, KY  0.51% ($38,200)


6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Vanderburgh County, IN  1.22% ($33,490 average AGI)
to Daviess County, KY  0.41% ($35,319)
to Union County, KY  0.40% ($29,206)

Strongest AM radio stations in Henderson:

  • WSON (860 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: HENRY G. LACKEY)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WEOA (1400 AM; 1 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WGAB (1180 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURGH, IN; Owner: NEWBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WSWI (820 AM; daytime; 0 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: UNIV OF SOUTHERN IN BOARD OF TRUSTEE)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henderson:

  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDKS (106.1 FM; NEWBURGH, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKPB (89.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJLT (105.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBGW (101.5 FM; FORT BRANCH, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WUEV (91.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE)
  • WYFX (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Henderson:

  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W56DN (Channel 56; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN-LP (Channel 63; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIKY-LP (Channel 5; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJPS-LP (Channel 4; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKOH (Channel 31; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W23BV (Channel 23; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: BETHEL SANITARIUM)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Henderson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $728,000
Total average daily traffic: 87,011
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,050

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Henderson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 164 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Henderson, KY)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Henderson)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Henderson)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$92,70497$68,072269$88,19520$54,1475$460,32483$55,7494$53,893
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$42,5573$32,06316$117,7372$11,9600$04$71,5001$38,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$75,59332$85,74789$86,86321$36,4500$011$59,71812$42,277
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$88,0946$101,48541$101,2183$67,5300$02$81,4500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$59,4102$57,3408$77,4640$00$01$28,0001$14,540

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.00, 0206.01, 0206.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$167,0278$127,101
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$79,1903$133,043
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$81,0002$117,180
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.00, 0206.01, 0206.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Henderson


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Henderson, KY

Most common first names in Henderson, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary43779.6 years
James42471.2 years
William35573.4 years
John25174.4 years
Charles20671.7 years
Robert18771.0 years
George15775.2 years
Thomas12471.2 years
Dorothy11575.7 years
Margaret10578.1 years
Most common last names in Henderson, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams13776.6 years
Stone11772.1 years
Smith11074.7 years
Wilson9775.6 years
Jones9677.6 years
Gibson9273.7 years
Brown8475.8 years
Johnson8373.5 years
Duncan7775.3 years
Griffin6676.4 years
Businesses in Henderson, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike1
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ramada1
Dennys1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sears1
GNC2Sleep Inn1
Goodwill1Subway4
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1T-Mobile1
Haworth1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Jones New York2UPS6
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Henderson, KY


Henderson on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gregory G. Hortin (14)
  • Gregory Gene Hortin (9)
  • Michael Thompson (3)
  • Jack Bowman (2)
  • Rick Darrel Anderson (1)
  • Randall Holley (1)
  • Timothy Scott Miller (1)
  • Jeffery Allen Morris (1)
  • Jamison Bart Heistand (1)
  • Donnie J. Duke (1)

Total of 40 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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