Henderson, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 1,771 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.7%
 
Males: 963  (54.4%)
Females: 808  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70517.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,232 (it was $21,295 in 2000)
Henderson:

$28,232
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,178 (it was $13,907 in 2000)

Henderson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,134 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Henderson:

$80,134
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,774; detached houses: $125,075; townhouses or other attached units: $134,197; mobile homes: $47,445

Median gross rent in 2017: $768.

March 2019 cost of living index in Henderson: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.7%
(29.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.4% for Black residents, 32.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.5% for American Indian residents, 72.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Henderson, LA (2017)
    • 1,07456.7%White alone
    • 43923.2%Hispanic
    • 1638.6%Black alone
    • 1568.2%Asian alone
    • 552.9%Two or more races
    • 181.0%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Henderson, Louisiana as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Henderson is 1,079 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: French (17.1%), French Canadian (14.9%), Cajun (7.6%), American (6.0%), Irish (2.0%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 1.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,058 people per square mile   (low).

Henderson, Louisiana map

346 residents are foreign born (14.0% Latin America, 8.1% Asia).

This town:

18.3%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $211 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $219 (0.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Henderson, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Henderson, LA in 2017
Henderson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in Henderson, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.0%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.8%)
  • Food (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Henderson, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Henderson, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Henderson, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.1. This is better than average.

City:

53.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3

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 Henderson 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 the city 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Henderson:

Marital status in Henderson, LA
  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Henderson:

  • High school or higher: 54.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
Louisiana:

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

14.4%
Louisiana:

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
Police Protection - Officers 6$14,066$28,1320$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,433$17,1960$0
Judicial and Legal 1$100$1,2000$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,900
Totals for Government 15$21,966$17,5733$3,750

Henderson government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $350,000 ($197.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $531,000 ($299.83)
    Central Staff Services: $144,000 ($81.31)
    Financial Administration: $140,000 ($79.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($74.53)
    Sewerage: $106,000 ($59.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($23.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($10.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($33.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $154,000 ($86.96)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($8.47)

Henderson government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $200,000 ($112.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $156,000 ($88.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($8.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $705,000 ($398.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($14.12)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $326,000 ($184.08)
    Sewerage: $143,000 ($80.75)
    Other: $33,000 ($18.63)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($6.21)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $93,000 ($52.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $57,000 ($32.19)
    Other License: $29,000 ($16.37)
    Property: $6,000 ($3.39)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($1.69)

Henderson government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,464,000 ($826.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,426,000 ($805.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($22.02)

Henderson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,596,000 ($901.19)

6.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  2.77% ($40,891 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.85% ($31,061)
from St. Landry Parish, LA  0.48% ($44,630)


6.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  2.78% ($41,740 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.73% ($30,745)
to St. Landry Parish, LA  0.45% ($36,534)

Businesses in Henderson, LA

  • Popeyes: 1

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 count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count6714
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10113
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2402
  • Fatalities7424
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16321
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents995
See more detailed statistics of Henderson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 3,005ft / 916mTotal length
  • $727,000Total costs
  • 234,160Total average daily traffic
  • 48,409Total average daily truck traffic
  • 165,594Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Henderson, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Henderson, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Hall La Hwy 347 (Lat: 30.313806 Lon: -91.789000), Call Sign: KMK201,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/1996, Expiration Date: 03/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2002, Expiration Date: 09/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2003, Certifier: Marc Coventry, Registrant: 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:

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  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2013, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: 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, Grant Date: 03/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2017, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • HENDERSON, Irma Dr Patin Rd (Lat: 30.313528 Lon: -91.803722), Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WMV856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2005, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2092, Fax: (972) 733-8141, Email:

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of reported fires - 74 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Henderson, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (38.0%), and Outside Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Henderson, LA
    • 14638.0%Structure Fires
    • 12432.3%Outside Fires
    • 10226.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 123.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Henderson, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Henderson, LA
  • 74.9%Electricity
  • 23.6%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Henderson, LA
  • 82.0%Electricity
  • 18.0%Utility gas


Henderson compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students 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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