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Henderson County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2016: 46,624 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 44,829 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,111
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,132
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,176
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,462 (it was 5,919 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

31%

Land area: 440 sq. mi.

Water area: 27.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 106 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Henderson County: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.4%), Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Henderson County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Some other race alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years
Males: 22,552  (48.4%)
Females: 24,072  (51.6%)
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Henderson County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Henderson County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,346 ($35,892 in 1999)

This county:

$43,346
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $514 (lower quartile is $391, upper quartile is $615)
This county:

$514
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $122,051 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Henderson:

$122,051
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,047 - $184,750

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $160,857
Here:

$160,857
State:

$185,270

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,837
Here:

$111,837
State:

$180,051

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $58,233
Here:

$58,233
State:

$156,371

Mobile homes: $40,653
Here:

$40,653
State:

$53,080
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,006
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $339

Institutionalized population: 806
Henderson County, KY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 119 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2008: 74 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2009: 55 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2013: 62 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $237,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,177 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $863 (0.8%)

Henderson County household income distribution in 2009 Henderson County home values distribution Henderson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.8%
Henderson County:

18.8%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for American Indian residents, 27.7% for other race residents, 51.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.3 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 41.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.9 years old, Black residents: 42.1 years old, American Indian residents: 59.8 years old, Asian residents: 33.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.8 years old, Other race residents: 19.6 years old)

Area name: Evansville, IN-KY HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henderson County is $437 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $543 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $670 a month.

Cities in this county include: Henderson, Spottsville, Hebbardsville-Robards, Corydon, Robards.

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

2012 air pollution in Henderson County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 17.3 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Lancaster County, Virginia , Livingston County , Nicholas County , Spencer County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,374
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 623 (50.5% naturalized citizens)

Henderson County:

1.3%
Whole state:

3.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 45
  • 2000 to 2009: 214
  • 1990 to 1999: 139
  • 1980 to 1989: 123
  • 1970 to 1979: 46
  • Before 1970: 139
Note: State values scaled to Henderson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.7%

Henderson County marital status for males Henderson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,553
  • One, attached: 356
  • Two: 1,118
  • 3 or 4: 1,280
  • 5 to 9: 1,272
  • 10 to 19: 367
  • 20 to 49: 279
  • 50 or more: 481
  • Mobile homes: 1,924

Housing units in Henderson County with a mortgage: 7,141 (192 second mortgage, 1,012 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,401

Here:

63.6% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Henderson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,33146
Mainline Protestant4,43415
Catholic4,2882
Other3362
Black Protestant2442
None19,617-
Henderson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Henderson County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Henderson County:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Henderson County:

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

30.9%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Henderson County:

Average size of farms: 366 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $98,849
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $193.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.21%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 44.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $71,794
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.95%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $117,150
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.18%
Corn for grain: 47577 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2355 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 90203 harvested acres
Vegetables: 183 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 35 acres

Earthquake activity:

Henderson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from Henderson County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the county 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 116.6 miles away from Henderson County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1802: October 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1802, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1523: June 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1471: June 03, 2003, FEMA Id: 1471, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2002 to May 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1414: May 07, 2002, FEMA Id: 1414, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Tornadoes, Severe Storms, Torrential Rains And Flash Flooding, Incident Period: January 03, 2000 to January 04, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1310: January 10, 2000, FEMA Id: 1310, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flash Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Argentina (16%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • El Salvador (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Haiti (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Henderson County (%):

  • American (24%)
  • German (14%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Welsh (1%)

Henderson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,309 (83.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,897 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 160 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 183 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 335 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 701 (3.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Henderson County, Kentucky in 2000:

  • 359 people in nursing homes
  • 316 people in state prisons
  • 97 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in Henderson County, Kentucky in 2010:

  • 544 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 262 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 132 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 111 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 64 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,526.

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.92% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($15,950 average AGI)
2.78% relocated from other states ($18,306 average AGI)
Henderson County:

2.78%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Vanderburgh County, IN  0.97% ($29,823 average AGI)
from Union County, KY  0.50% ($29,333)
from Webster County, KY  0.32% ($48,222)
from Daviess County, KY  0.28% ($31,146)
from Hopkins County, KY  0.28% ($39,809)
from Warrick County, IN  0.18% ($36,226)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.09% ($28,438)


4.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.82% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($12,706 average AGI)
2.76% relocated to other states ($23,623 average AGI)
Henderson County:

2.76%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.93% ($30,777 average AGI)
to Union County, KY  0.33% ($26,929)
to Webster County, KY  0.28% ($35,229)
to Daviess County, KY  0.26% ($38,674)
to Warrick County, IN  0.23% ($31,974)
to Hopkins County, KY  0.20% ($30,152)
to Fayette County, KY  0.13% ($37,136)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Henderson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Henderson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Henderson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henderson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henderson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,857 (6,029 aged, 1,828 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 857 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Henderson County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (739)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (572)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (487)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (357)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (242)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (233)
  • Congestive heart failure (193)
  • Unspecified dementia (193)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (168)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (134)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,140
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 460
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,630

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,323
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 873
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 82.6
  • Other - 63.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,624
  • In family households: 37,709 (6,228 male householders, 6,109 female householders)
    8,574 spouses, 13,230 children (12,050 natural, 278 adopted, 897 stepchildren), 1,336 grandchildren, 236 brothers or sisters, 511 parents, 569 other relatives, 892 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,682 (2,957 male householders (2,538 living alone)), 3,612 female householders (3,143 living alone)), 1,082 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,226

Size of family households: 6,143 2-persons, 2,720 3-persons, 2,137 4-persons, 944 5-persons, 260 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,683 1-person, 797 2-persons, 85 3-persons.

5,599 married couples with children.
3,829 single-parent households (1,029 men, 2,800 women).

97.4% of residents of Henderson speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $239,953,000 ($5,282 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,386,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $112,741,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $59,314,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,065,000
Federal grants: $51,048,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,849,000 ($3,537,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,936,000 ($301,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $605,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,389,000
Federal Government insurance: $42,364,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,144
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,292
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +116
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -171
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Henderson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.17 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 61
  • 2010 to 2013: 357
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,706
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,768
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,826
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,869
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,105
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,517
  • 1940 to 1949: 934
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,251
Note: State values scaled to Henderson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Henderson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henderson County population
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 152
  • 4 rooms: 1,099
  • 5 rooms: 2,353
  • 6 rooms: 2,774
  • 7 rooms: 2,147
  • 8 rooms: 1,283
  • 9+ rooms: 1,715
  • 1 room: 272
  • 2 rooms: 368
  • 3 rooms: 1,443
  • 4 rooms: 2,156
  • 5 rooms: 1,648
  • 6 rooms: 746
  • 7 rooms: 437
  • 8 rooms: 179
  • 9+ rooms: 106
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Henderson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henderson County population
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 121
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,380
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,504
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,018
  • 5+ bedrooms: 488
  • no bedroom: 282
  • 1 bedroom: 1,895
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,273
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,506
  • 4 bedrooms: 369
  • 5+ bedrooms: 32
Cars and other vehicles available in Henderson County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henderson County population
  • no vehicle: 193
  • 1 vehicle: 2,914
  • 2 vehicles: 4,873
  • 3 vehicles: 2,638
  • 4 vehicles: 598
  • 5+ vehicles: 345
  • no vehicle: 1,474
  • 1 vehicle: 3,590
  • 2 vehicles: 1,914
  • 3 vehicles: 238
  • 4 vehicles: 89
  • 5+ vehicles: 43

84% of Henderson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Kentucky.

Henderson County:

84.0%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,962
  • Other state: 15,887
  • Northeast: 457
  • Midwest: 11,447
  • South: 3,059
  • West: 971

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Henderson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.4%)
  • Utility gas (44.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Electricity (64.7%)
  • Utility gas (30.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 617
Here:

12.7%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 226
Here:

9.2%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 269
Here:

17.1%
Kentucky:

17.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Henderson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $295,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $3,421,000
    General - Other: $2,614,000
    Regular Highways: $2,436,000
    Police Protection: $1,241,000
    Central Staff Services: $944,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $574,000
    Financial Administration: $413,000
    General Public Buildings: $365,000
    Health - Other: $308,000
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $44,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,889,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $139,000
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
    Financial Administration: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $221,000
    Corrections - Other: $72,000
    General - Other: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,717,000

Henderson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $177,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $696,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,374,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,406,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,187,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,800,000
    Highways: $1,038,000
    Education: $26,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,768,000
    NEC: $271,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $224,000
    Other License: $97,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $88,000

Henderson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $411,802,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $410,160,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,420,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,805,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,642,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $615,000

Henderson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,315,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $410,160,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,520
  • Number of aged recipients: 88
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,432
  • Number of recipients under 18: 299
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,012
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 209
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 566
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 665
Henderson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Henderson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED135$103,326249$95,6061,006$111,74475$33,6678$562,875130$68,19225$38,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$61,83313$72,61564$125,5477$32,4290$05$66,4004$62,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$94,97661$81,262340$102,02657$38,9820$014$62,50036$55,361
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$105,87527$110,778151$115,44410$62,4000$06$99,3333$65,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$67,8333$51,66736$133,8890$00$02$36,5001$21,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$140,73726$142,231
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$139,11113$153,308
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$121,7509$123,111
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$139,0002$189,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$247,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Henderson County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James49171.4 years
Mary47879.3 years
William39473.3 years
John28374.1 years
Charles22671.6 years
Robert21671.0 years
George17875.7 years
Thomas14071.8 years
Dorothy12974.9 years
Margaret12177.6 years
Most common last names in Henderson County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams14076.3 years
Stone12871.5 years
Smith12474.2 years
Wilson10975.5 years
Jones10577.1 years
Gibson9774.3 years
Brown9075.5 years
Duncan8975.9 years
Johnson8873.6 years
Griffin8377.0 years
Businesses in Henderson County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike1
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx4Sleep Inn1
Ford1Subway4
GNC2Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Haworth1UPS6
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Jones New York2Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kmart1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1