Henderson, Tennessee

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Population in 2019: 6,357 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.1%
 
Males: 2,981  (46.9%)
Females: 3,376  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

27.8 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 38340.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,648 (it was $32,648 in 2000)
Henderson:

$40,648
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,057 (it was $16,735 in 2000)

Henderson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,447 (it was $75,200 in 2000)
Henderson:

$125,447
TN:

$191,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $169,485; detached houses: $169,025

Median gross rent in 2019: $655.

March 2019 cost of living index in Henderson: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.3%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.7% for Black residents, 70.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 65.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Henderson, TN (2019)
    • 4,61172.0%White alone
    • 1,26019.7%Black alone
    • 2383.7%Hispanic
    • 1933.0%Two or more races
    • 811.3%Asian alone
    • 60.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Henderson, Tennessee as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Henderson is 206 to 1.


Crime rates in Henderson by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(32.6)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(32.6)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
2
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(45.5)
1
(16.0)
6
(95.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(65.2)
1
(15.9)
4
(62.8)
4
(61.7)
1
(15.5)
2
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
3
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(244.4)
26
(413.4)
24
(376.5)
44
(678.7)
22
(341.3)
23
(361.3)
26
(408.6)
21
(328.3)
20
(306.4)
22
(335.4)
24
(363.8)
34
(516.0)
26
(417.1)
33
(522.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(651.7)
38
(604.1)
39
(611.9)
44
(678.7)
84
(1,303)
56
(879.7)
73
(1,147)
60
(938.1)
45
(689.3)
36
(548.9)
41
(621.5)
37
(561.5)
16
(256.7)
16
(253.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
189
(3,079)
179
(2,846)
187
(2,934)
164
(2,530)
161
(2,498)
118
(1,854)
74
(1,163)
93
(1,454)
87
(1,333)
72
(1,098)
48
(727.6)
98
(1,487)
86
(1,380)
78
(1,235)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(81.5)
16
(254.4)
4
(62.8)
8
(123.4)
5
(77.6)
5
(78.5)
3
(47.1)
4
(62.5)
10
(153.2)
5
(76.2)
4
(60.6)
3
(45.5)
10
(160.4)
10
(158.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
1
(15.9)
1
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index335.0308.4259.3325.2295.1255.1224.9216.4188.9155.5154.8277.0182.2269.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Henderson, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 16 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Tennessee average:

2.59
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Henderson, TN City Guides:

Ancestries: African (23.1%), American (13.4%), Irish (10.6%), English (8.4%), European (8.2%), German (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 462 feet

Land area: 5.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,112 people per square mile   (low).

Henderson, Tennessee map

133 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.4% North America, 0.2% Africa).

This city:

2.1%
Tennessee:

5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,024 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $777 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (16.5 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (78.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (445.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

West Chester, TN (2.0 miles ),
Finger, TN (2.5 miles ),
Pinson, TN (2.7 miles ),
East Chester, TN (2.9 miles ),
Silerton, TN (3.4 miles),
Medon, TN (3.6 miles),
Enville, TN (3.6 miles ),
Luray, TN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 88.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,986 (+31.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,145 (53.6%)

Area code: 731

Distribution of median household income in Henderson, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Henderson, TN in 2019
Henderson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2005: 115 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2006: 45 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2018: 21 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2019: 23 buildings, average cost: $125,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Henderson, TN residents
Average permit cost in Henderson, TN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Historical population in Henderson, TN
Historical housing units in Henderson, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +555 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in Henderson, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.4%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.4%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Henderson, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Henderson, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Henderson, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.0. This is better than average.

City:

58.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/17/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Henderson city center killed 6 people and injured 106 people and caused $10 million in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henderson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 307% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 129.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Henderson center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from Henderson center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Henderson 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 Chester County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Henderson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Henderson:

  • CHESTER COUNTY NURSING HOME (412 JUANITA DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Henderson:

  • DAVITA SOUTH JACKSON (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; JACKSON, TN)
  • LAURELWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JACKSON, TN)
  • (CLOSED) CLOVERDALE TRACE HC AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JACKSON, TN)
  • JACKSON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JACKSON, TN)
  • MISSION CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JACKSON, TN)
  • COUNTRY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; JACKSON, TN)
  • PROCARE SUPPORT SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; JACKSON, TN)

College/University in Henderson:

  • Freed-Hardeman University (Full-time enrollment: 1,742; Location: 158 E Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fhu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:

  • Jackson State Community College (about 17 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 21 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Bethel University (about 49 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 54 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 60 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 64 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • University of North Alabama (about 71 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)

Public high school in Henderson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Henderson:

See full list of schools located in Henderson

Library in Henderson:

  • CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,915; Location: 1012 EAST MAIN; 22,158 books; 553 audio materials; 1,399 video materials; 32 state licensed databases)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Love and Truth Church located on the 45 bypass is an awesome spirit-filled home church that has changed my life.If you're looking for God and can't find him,come here.Just give it a chance.I did and it was the best thing that I have done in a long time.They have a wonderful praise band and a great place for the kids and teens.My daughter is in fusion and they rock the house with praise for the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords.In God's Grace.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Henderson: Henderson Industrial Park (A), Chester County Fire Department Headquarters (B), Henderson Fire Department Station 2 (C), Henderson City Hall (D), Chester County Nursing Home (E), Chester County Courthouse (F), Henderson Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Henderson include: Cool Springs Baptist Church (A), First Pentecostal Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Henderson Church of Christ (D), Sanford Hill Baptist Church (E), Henderson First Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Henderson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Henderson include: Memorial Park (1), Dixie Youth Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: College Inn (278 North Church Avenue Ofc), College Inn Motel (278 North Church Avenue Ofc), Americana Inn (550 Sanford Street).

Courts: Chester County - County Court Clerk (133 East Main Street), Chester County - General Sessions Circuit Court Clerk- Circuit Court C (133 East Main Street).

Birthplace of: Dorsey B. Hardeman - Texas politician, Jack Dalton (baseball) - Baseball player, Eddy Arnold - musician.

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

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

HENDERSON WATER DEPT. (Population served: 8,752, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2013)
CHICKASAW ST PARK LAKE LAJOIE GROUP CAMP (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.5%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Henderson in 2010:

  • 1,087 people in college/university student housing
  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Henderson in 2000:

  • 935 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 136 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Henderson (2011 data):

  • Clayton Bank and Trust: Old Main Office Branch, East Branch, North Henderson Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2011/11/16: Bank assets: $628.8 mil, Deposits: $500.3 mil, headquarters in Knoxville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Clayton Bancorp, Inc
  • Chester County Bank: at Main And Franklin Streets, East Main Branch, Henderson Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $62.6 mil, Deposits: $54.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Chester County Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Peoples Bank: Henderson Branch at 573 East Main Street, branch established on 1999/12/24. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $74.8 mil, Deposits: $68.0 mil, headquarters in Sardis, TN, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Jackson Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Henderson Branch at 611 North Church Street, branch established on 1998/05/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Decatur County Bank: West Tennessee Bank, A Division Of at 1007 U. S. Highway 45 North, branch established on 2010/07/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $90.2 mil, Deposits: $77.5 mil, headquarters in Decaturville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Decatur Bancshares, Inc
  • First State Bank: First State Mortgage - Henderson Lpo at 102 South Cason, branch established on 2006/02/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Henderson:

Marital status in Henderson, TN
  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Henderson:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Henderson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Henderson, TN (based on Chester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,83730
Mainline Protestant8699
Black Protestant8487
Other1763
None8,401-
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: 5
Chester County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Chester County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chester County:

13.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.4%
Tennessee:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Henderson:

42.8%
Tennessee:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Henderson:

24.6%
Tennessee:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.3%
Tennessee:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Henderson:

6.9
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Henderson:

34.8%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

52.1%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Henderson:

80.5%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Henderson, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$60,056$51,4770$0
Water Supply 11$32,521$35,4770$0
Gas Supply 9$26,225$34,9670$0
Solid Waste Management 6$15,793$31,5860$0
Streets and Highways 6$22,781$45,5620$0
Other Government Administration 4$10,843$32,5290$0
Firefighters 4$17,965$53,8950$0
Other and Unallocable 3$11,228$44,9124$8,050
Sewerage 2$8,357$50,1420$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,451
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,933
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$4,071
Totals for Government 59$205,769$41,85110$17,505

Henderson government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $373,000 ($58.68)
    Gas Utilities: $330,000 ($51.91)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($21.87)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,673,000 ($263.17)
    Regular Highways: $950,000 ($149.44)
    Water Utilities: $818,000 ($128.68)
    Police Protection: $617,000 ($97.06)
    Sewerage: $349,000 ($54.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($34.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $184,000 ($28.94)
    General Public Buildings: $105,000 ($16.52)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($16.05)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($8.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $43,000 ($6.76)
    Health - Other: $38,000 ($5.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($3.93)
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000 ($2.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000 ($2.20)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($1.42)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($5.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $190,000 ($29.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $364,000 ($57.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $221,000 ($34.76)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($5.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($3.15)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($2.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,562,000 ($245.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($7.55)

Henderson government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $654,000 ($102.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $483,000 ($75.98)
    Other: $410,000 ($64.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $270,000 ($42.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $260,000 ($40.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $185,000 ($29.10)
    Interest Earnings: $82,000 ($12.90)
    Sale of Property: $26,000 ($4.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($0.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,076,000 ($326.57)
    Water Utilities: $1,164,000 ($183.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $541,000 ($85.10)
    Other: $390,000 ($61.35)
    Highways: $195,000 ($30.67)
  • Tax - Property: $1,377,000 ($216.61)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $207,000 ($32.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $127,000 ($19.98)
    Public Utility License: $64,000 ($10.07)
    Other License: $39,000 ($6.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000 ($4.25)

Henderson government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,797,000 ($1069.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,801,000 ($912.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $996,000 ($156.68)

Henderson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,010,000 ($473.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $595,000 ($93.60)

6.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,642 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

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 Madison County, TN  2.05% ($44,690 average AGI)
from McNairy County, TN  0.69% ($31,158)
from Henderson County, TN  0.62% ($35,824)


6.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

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 Madison County, TN  2.11% ($33,291 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TN  0.63% ($37,714)
to McNairy County, TN  0.63% ($30,000)
Businesses in Henderson, TN
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Henderson:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJAK (1460 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: JAMES E. WOLFE, JR.)
  • WDTM (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMER, TN; Owner: RADIO STATION WDTM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henderson:

  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WFHC (91.5 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WFKX (95.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WIGH (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWS-FM (101.5 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: RADIOCORP OF JACKSON, INC.)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)
  • WMOD (96.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: WMOD, INC.)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Henderson:

  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJT (Channel 11; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: WEST TENNESSEE PUBLIC TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W46CG (Channel 46; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Henderson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Henderson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 69Number of bridges
  • 820ft / 250mTotal length
  • $23,691,000Total costs
  • 295,180Total average daily traffic
  • 23,129Total average daily truck traffic
  • 426,400Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Henderson, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 232000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Henderson, TN

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 64. The highest number of fires - 96 took place in 2010, and the least - 25 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Henderson, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.1%), and Structure Fires (39.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Henderson, TN
    • 44941.1%Outside Fires
    • 43239.6%Structure Fires
    • 17916.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 322.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Henderson, TN
Most common first names in Henderson, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9473.5 years
Mary9280.9 years
John8776.7 years
William8672.5 years
Robert6776.6 years
Willie4177.1 years
Joe3177.0 years
Charles2368.7 years
Thomas2376.9 years
Ruth2282.1 years
Most common last names in Henderson, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9676.0 years
Johnson5076.6 years
Jones4673.2 years
Davis4076.0 years
Ross3476.2 years
Thomas2677.1 years
Morris2677.3 years
Moore2575.0 years
Plunk2574.2 years
Young2376.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Henderson, TN
  • 73.5%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Henderson, TN
  • 62.0%Electricity
  • 38.0%Utility gas


Henderson compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Henderson on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
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