For population 25 years and over in Henderson:
For population 15 years and over in Henderson city:
93 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $656 (0.5%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.44 N, Longitude: 88.64 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,218 (+19.7%)
Area code: 731
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Henderson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +555 (+10.9%).
Work and jobs in Henderson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Henderson, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Henderson-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 184% 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 below Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller 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 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 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from Henderson center
On 4/30/2003 at 04:56:22, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 14.7 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chester County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dorsey B. Hardeman - Texas politician, Jack Dalton (baseball) - Baseball player, Eddy Arnold - musician.
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.28. This is worse than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 15.7. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 32.7. This is about average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.9. This is about average. There were 59 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.69. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Henderson that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.2%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 43.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Henderson compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Henderson (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Henderson (based on Chester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,030 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,948 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Henderson, TN
Total length: 80 meters (262ft)
Total costs: $5,841,000
Total average daily traffic: 63,480
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,796
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Henderson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Henderson, TN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Henderson)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Henderson)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.