Henderson, Louisiana

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Population in 2014: 1,722 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.5%
 
Males: 926  (53.8%)
Females: 796  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Louisiana median age:  36.5 years

Zip codes: 70517.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,485 (it was $21,295 in 2000)
Henderson:

$31,485
LA:

$45,146

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,769 (it was $13,907 in 2000)

Henderson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,380 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Henderson:

$84,380
LA:

$158,000

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $101,150; Detached houses: $123,079; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,992; Mobile homes: $47,947

Median gross rent in 2016: $767.

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  • Races in Henderson, LA (2016)

    Henderson races chart
    • 1,09250.6%White alone
    • 45120.9%Hispanic
    • 32315.0%Asian alone
    • 1928.9%Black alone
    • 813.8%Two or more races
    • 241.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Henderson: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (19.5%), French Canadian (14.8%), American (4.9%), Cajun (3.9%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 1.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,029 people per square mile   (low).

Henderson,LA real estate house value index trend

Henderson, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Henderson:

  • High school or higher: 52.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henderson town:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

476 residents are foreign born (14.8% Latin America, 7.1% Asia).

This town:

22.1%
Louisiana:

4.0%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Henderson, Louisiana as of November 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Henderson to the number of sex offenders is 2,157 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $227 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $226 (0.3%)

Henderson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (15.7 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (40.2 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (218.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Cecilia, LA (1.9 miles ), Breaux Bridge, LA (2.6 miles ), Parks, LA (2.7 miles ), Catahoula, LA (2.9 miles ), Arnaudville, LA (3.2 miles ), St. Martinville, LA (3.7 miles ), Carencro, LA (3.9 miles ), Leonville, LA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 30.32 N, Longitude: 91.79 W

Area code: 337

Henderson household income distribution Henderson home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Louisiana:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Henderson, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Henderson town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 12.3 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henderson-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 196.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 421.8 miles away from Henderson center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 274.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.9 miles away from Henderson center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 341.6 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 St. Martin Parish (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Henderson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Henderson:

  • SPECTRUM HOSPITAL OF BREAUX BRIDGE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA)
  • ST MARTIN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA)
  • GENESIS BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA)
  • ST AGNES HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA)
  • ST AGNES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA)
  • RUBY DRIVE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA)
  • CARING HANDS HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SAINT MARTINVILLE, LA)

Amtrak station near Henderson:

  • 15 miles: LAFAYETTE (133 E. GRANT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 16 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 17 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 17 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 39 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 40 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 41 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Nicholls State University (about 70 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)

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Notable locations in Henderson: Henderson Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Henderson Police Department (B), Henderson Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Henderson include: Henderson Bible Church (A), Our Lady of Mercy Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Portage (A). Display/hide its location on the map

St. Martin Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.3%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.9% for Black residents, 35.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.0% for American Indian residents, 63.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Henderson, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Henderson (2011 data):

  • Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company: Henderson Branch at State Highway 352, branch established on 1968/07/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $246.0 mil, Deposits: $214.6 mil, headquarters in Breaux Bridge, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.3
Louisiana average:

12.0

Henderson travel time to work - commute Henderson mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Henderson town (based on St. Martin Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,81312
Evangelical Protestant1,32213
Other3183
Black Protestant2512
Mainline Protestant1231
None21,333-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
St. Martin Parish:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
St. Martin Parish:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
St. Martin Parish:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Martin Parish:

31.9%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Henderson:

46.6%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Henderson:

39.6%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Henderson:

22.3%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Henderson:

13.6%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Henderson:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Henderson:

31.2%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Henderson:

50.8%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Henderson, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$6,367$10,9152$1,850
Judicial and Legal 1$100$1,2000$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$14,066$28,1320$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,900
Parks and Recreation 1$1,433$17,1960$0
Totals for Government 15$21,966$17,5733$3,750

Henderson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $78,000 ($45.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($31.36)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($18.00)
    Welfare - Other: $23,000 ($13.36)
    Health Services - Other: $23,000 ($13.36)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($12.78)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($8.13)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($5.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($4.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $25,000 ($14.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $107,000 ($62.14)

Henderson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($31.36)
    All Other: $4,000 ($2.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($2.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($21.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $62,000 ($36.00)
    General Support: $21,000 ($12.20)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $62,000 ($36.00)
    Public Utilities: $45,000 ($26.13)
    NEC: $28,000 ($16.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $9,000 ($5.23)
    Property: $6,000 ($3.48)
    Individual Income: $1,000 ($0.58)

Henderson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($48.78)

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  2.64% ($32,286 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.79% ($30,123)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.36% ($30,091)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  2.47% ($31,382 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.65% ($28,108)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.36% ($38,303)

Strongest AM radio stations in Henderson:

  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPEL (1420 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henderson:

  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKF (89.3 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Henderson:

  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KDCG-LP (Channel 22; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: ACADIANA CABLE ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • KZUP-CA (Channel 19; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRL-CA (Channel 21; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • Henderson, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:0
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents189
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons37
  • Fatalities138
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents334
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents23
See more detailed statistics of Henderson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 1,442m4,731ftTotal length
  • $160,000Total costs
  • 120,160Total average daily traffic
  • 20,916Total average daily truck traffic
  • 72,096Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Henderson)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Hall La Hwy 347 (Lat: 30.313806 Lon: -91.789000), Call Sign: KMK201
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/1996, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002Registrant: Henderson, Town Of, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517-0595, Phone: (502) 826-2421
  • Henderson Landing Ne (Lat: 30.326861 Lon: -91.788444), Call Sign: KDY496, Licensee ID: L00008706
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9400 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2002, Expiration Date: 09/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2003, Certifier: Marc CoventryRegistrant: Chevron Usa Inc, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HENDERSON, Off Interstate 10 Near Henderson (Lat: 30.321583 Lon: -91.805944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.9 m, Overall height: 150.6 m, Call Sign: WMN577
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2013, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • HENDERSON, 1102 Irma Street And Highway 352 Route 5 (Lat: 30.313528 Lon: -91.804806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.3 m, Overall height: 90.5 m, Call Sign: WMQ948
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • HENDERSON, Irma Dr Patin Rd (Lat: 30.313528 Lon: -91.803722), Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WMV856
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2005Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2092, Fax: (972) 733-8141, Email:

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

HENDERSON NINA WATER SYSTEM INC (Address: 1394 HENDERSON HWY , Population served: 4,230, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (25%)

Businesses in Henderson, LA

  • Popeyes: 1

Henderson compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Henderson on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #26 (70517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 (70517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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