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Henderson County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 79,290 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 73,277 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,538
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,010
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 23,036
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,472 (it was 5,768 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

36%

Land area: 874 sq. mi.

Water area: 74.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 91 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Henderson County: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.3%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Henderson County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 38,839  (49.0%)
Females: 40,451  (51.0%)
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Henderson County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Henderson County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,493 ($32,533 in 1999)

This county:

$38493
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $583 (lower quartile is $446, upper quartile is $692)
This county:

$583
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,500 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Henderson:

$90,500
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,400 - $166,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,097
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $380

Institutionalized population: 911

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 258
  • Burglaries: 477
  • Thefts: 559
  • Auto thefts: 112

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 251
  • Burglaries: 451
  • Thefts: 523
  • Auto thefts: 135
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 111 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2001: 94 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2002: 127 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2003: 135 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2004: 139 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2007: 114 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2010: 60 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2011: 56 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2012: 142 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2013: 67 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2014: 68 buildings, average cost: $166,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,491 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $957 (1.1%)

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 2013: 22.5%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 36.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.4% for American Indian residents, 42.6% for other race residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.5%
Henderson County:

22.5%
Texas:

17.5%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 34.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.8% for American Indian residents, 40.1% for other race residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 44 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henderson County is $425 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $559 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cedar Creek Lake, Athens, La Rue-Poynor, Gun Barrel City, Tool, Malakoff, Chandler, Seven Points, Trinidad, Berryville.

Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Erath County , Marion County, Georgia , Kaufman County , Terrell County, Georgia , Toombs County, Georgia , Navarro County , Shelby County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,412
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,814 (28% naturalized citizens)

Henderson County:

3.8%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 621
  • 1990 to 1994: 731
  • 1985 to 1989: 440
  • 1980 to 1984: 431
  • 1975 to 1979: 213
  • 1970 to 1974: 155
  • 1970 to 1974: 56
  • 1965 to 1969: 167

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,647
  • One, attached: 269
  • Two: 319
  • 3 or 4: 350
  • 5 to 9: 434
  • 10 to 19: 232
  • 20 or more: 451
  • Mobile homes: 11,748
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 485

Housing units in Henderson County with a mortgage: 6,178 (156 second mortgage, 297 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,781

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Henderson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,143122
Catholic8,5604
Mainline Protestant3,93623
Black Protestant8486
Other5633
None38,482-
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: 13
Henderson County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Henderson County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Henderson County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Henderson County:

Average size of farms: 190 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,037
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $236.96
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,293
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.84%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.53%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,933
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.82%
Corn for grain: 13 harvested acres
Vegetables: 230 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 355 acres

Earthquake activity:

Henderson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 288.0 miles away from Henderson County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 201.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 294.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 460.6 miles away from Henderson County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 297.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • TexasHurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 7, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3294): September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasWildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 1, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3284): March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 3, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1709): June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1606): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3261): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3216): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasLoss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 1, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3171): February 1, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 1, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3142): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3113): September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasSevere Storm, Thunderstorms, Incident Period: December 20, 1991 to January 14, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-930): December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-930, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (72%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Pakistan (1%)

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

  • United States or American (26%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Henderson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,538 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 4,779 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 42 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 369 (1%)
  • Other means: 335 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 858 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 623 people in nursing homes
  • 243 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 181 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 39 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 545 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 366 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 306 people in college/university student housing
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,121.

8.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.60% relocated from other counties in Texas ($28,860 average AGI)
1.56% relocated from other states ($6,795 average AGI)
Henderson County:

1.56%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Smith County, TX  1.09% ($32,746 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.09% ($30,694)
from Dallas County, TX  1.01% ($41,413)
from Van Zandt County, TX  0.34% ($31,500)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.32% ($33,494)
from Anderson County, TX  0.28% ($31,725)
from Collin County, TX  0.19% ($55,063)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.51% relocated to other counties in Texas ($30,531 average AGI)
1.40% relocated to other states ($5,812 average AGI)
Henderson County:

1.40%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Smith County, TX  1.26% ($33,124 average AGI)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.86% ($30,416)
to Dallas County, TX  0.86% ($72,005)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.36% ($29,573)
to Van Zandt County, TX  0.32% ($34,266)
to Anderson County, TX  0.26% ($25,185)
to Collin County, TX  0.20% ($45,960)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Henderson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Henderson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Henderson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.3%
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: 15,698 (13,099 aged, 2,599 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,893 (15%)

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, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1632)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1216)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (805)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (660)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (558)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (534)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (527)
  • Congestive heart failure (409)
  • Unspecified dementia (320)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (249)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.26
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10618.31
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 147.760
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57957.42

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1220.990
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1187.250
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21.82
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68.74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.75

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 52.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 187.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 112.2
  • Suffocation - 39.3
  • Other - 35.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 77,290
  • In family households: 66,096 (15,374 male householders, 6,238 female householders)
    16,513 spouses, 20,254 children (18,084 natural, 549 adopted, 1,621 stepchildren), 2,884 grandchildren, 686 brothers or sisters, 665 parents, 924 other relatives, 1,907 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,194 (4,397 male householders (3,602 living alone)), 5,011 female householders (4,333 living alone)), 1,786 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,242 (911 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 10,537 2-persons, 4,453 3-persons, 3,577 4-persons, 1,799 5-persons, 748 6-persons, 498 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,935 1-person, 1,267 2-persons, 135 3-persons, 49 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

11,538 married couples with children.
3,837 single-parent households (981 men, 2,856 women).

92.5% of residents of Henderson County speak English at home.
6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $339,081,000 ($4282 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,637,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $163,593,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $90,993,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $484,000
Federal grants: $75,421,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,741,000 ($12,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,848,000 ($199,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,511,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $24,037,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,638,000

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

Births: 4,968
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,830
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +534
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,159
Here:

+77 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Henderson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 210.58 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 789
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,170
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,856
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,670
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,516
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,706
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,722
  • 1940 to 1949: 908
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,238
Rooms in houses/apartments in Henderson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 78
  • 2 rooms: 459
  • 3 rooms: 1,343
  • 4 rooms: 4,356
  • 5 rooms: 6,951
  • 6 rooms: 5,183
  • 7 rooms: 2,669
  • 8 rooms: 1,188
  • 9+ rooms: 809
  • 1 room: 169
  • 2 rooms: 393
  • 3 rooms: 895
  • 4 rooms: 1,715
  • 5 rooms: 1,506
  • 6 rooms: 600
  • 7 rooms: 356
  • 8 rooms: 106
  • 9+ rooms: 28
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Henderson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 145
  • 1 bedroom: 1,180
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,257
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,160
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,955
  • 5+ bedrooms: 339
  • no bedroom: 203
  • 1 bedroom: 1,186
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,340
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,834
  • 4 bedrooms: 185
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Cars and other vehicles available in Henderson County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 837
  • 1 vehicle: 7,094
  • 2 vehicles: 10,725
  • 3 vehicles: 3,296
  • 4 vehicles: 877
  • 5+ vehicles: 207
  • no vehicle: 844
  • 1 vehicle: 2,653
  • 2 vehicles: 1,813
  • 3 vehicles: 370
  • 4 vehicles: 62
  • 5+ vehicles: 26

56% of Henderson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Texas.

Henderson County:

55.9%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 54309
  • Northeast: 1126
  • Midwest: 4587
  • South: 7153
  • West: 2942

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $61,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Henderson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.7%)
  • Utility gas (12.7%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (63.8%)
  • Utility gas (17.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 398
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 248
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 207
Here:

9.7%
Texas:

15.4%

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 2004:

  • Construction - Corrections - Other: $758,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,002,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,162,000
    Regular Highways: $3,312,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,813,000
    Financial Administration: $1,304,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,028,000
    General - Other: $542,000
    Parks & Recreation: $334,000
    Corrections - Other: $319,000
    Solid Waste Management: $212,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $155,000
    Libraries: $149,000
    Health Services - Other: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $328,000
    Police Protection: $189,000
    Central Staff: $60,000
    General - Other: $34,000
    Judicial: $21,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,811,000

Henderson County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,190,000
    Parks & Recreation: $238,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $486,000
    Interest Earnings: $255,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $470,000
    Highways: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,204,000
    NEC: $1,865,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $571,000

Henderson County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,514,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,610,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,127,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,998,000

Henderson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,179,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $607,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,865
  • Number of aged recipients: 202
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,663
  • Number of recipients under 18: 258
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,219
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 388
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 739
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 814
Henderson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

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 2003
(Based on 14 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED108$83,9441,027$99,9921,422$119,257192$25,5160$0608$131,018
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$43,250136$76,096207$94,80730$41,0000$044$97,364
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$84,143385$55,930820$87,841146$21,4931$1,600,00095$88,095
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$69,667106$88,123519$89,87715$44,2670$057$85,175
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$97,00031$123,61363$107,9684$37,5000$012$143,583
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED217$107,23580$124,62555$111,255
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$102,42231$145,54810$103,300
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$101,6672$117,5003$77,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$94,2505$111,0003$92,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$72,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Henderson County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James74471.6 years
William58174.0 years
John55174.9 years
Mary51778.8 years
Robert42471.7 years
Charles30672.0 years
George23976.0 years
Willie23877.3 years
Dorothy20275.1 years
Thomas18375.0 years
Most common last names in Henderson County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith36775.7 years
Johnson22574.0 years
Jones22275.0 years
Williams21674.8 years
Brown20875.5 years
Davis19973.3 years
Miller16374.4 years
Harris14175.5 years
Thompson12177.1 years
Walker12073.7 years
Businesses in Henderson County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La Quinta1
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture3
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone2Lowe's1
Best Western2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Blockbuster2McDonald's3
Burger King1Nike6
CVS2Office Depot1
Chevrolet3Payless1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
ColorTyme1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In4
Dairy Queen3Sears2
Dennys1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza1Subway10
FedEx9Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell3
Goodwill7True Value1
H&R Block3U-Haul9
Holiday Inn1UPS7
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
KFC2Walmart2

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