Henderson County, Kentucky Population 2018

Henderson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 45,928 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henderson County, Kentucky is the 22nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201746,2523240.71%
201745,928-316-0.68%
201646,244-121-0.26%
201546,365-16-0.03%
201446,381370.08%
201346,344-78-0.17%
201246,422950.21%
201146,327670.14%
201046,2603,2167.47%
199043,0442,1955.37%
198040,8494,81813.37%
197036,0312,5127.49%
196033,5192,8049.13%
195030,7153,69513.68%
194027,0207252.76%
193026,295-1,314-4.76%
192027,609-1,743-5.94%
191029,352-3,555-10.80%
190032,9073,37111.41%
189029,5365,02120.48%
188024,5156,05832.82%
187018,4574,19529.41%
186014,2622,09117.18%
185012,1712,62327.47%
18409,5482,88943.38%
18306,65994516.54%
18205,7141,01121.50%
18104,7033,235220.37%
18001,4680.00%

Henderson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,907
Black or African American3,339
Two or More Races1,305
Some Other Race451
Asian180
American Indian and Alaska Native70

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Henderson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Henderson County, Kentucky Median Age

40.4


Total

39.1


Male

41.9


Female

Henderson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 35,491 adults, (7,463 of whom are seniors) in Henderson County, Kentucky.

Henderson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

23,843

51.55%

Male

22,409

48.45%

Henderson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Henderson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Henderson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All61.9%38.1%
Male56.8%43.2%
Non Family49%51%
Female38%62%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7192.461.9
Married8,6272.9979.1
Non Family6,4021.1549
Female2,5453.2638
Male1,1453.1456.8

2.98

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Henderson County, Kentucky Households

Henderson County, Kentucky Education

Henderson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4354.50%
9th to 12th Grade2,9289.18%
High School Graduate11,39835.74%
Some College7,58023.77%
Associates Degree3,19110.01%
Bachelors Degree2,9789.34%
Graduate Degree2,3827.47%

Henderson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,57224,8795,058
Black2,3331,984198
Hispanic51223623
Multiple Races26720941
Other Race20913315
Asian14013721
Native American593919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.20%.

Henderson County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,718$36,933$25,663
Less Than High School$16,949$18,393$15,417
High School Grad$25,294$31,852$19,161
Some College$33,324$40,923$25,783
Bachelors Degree$45,000$54,097$36,510
Graduate Degree$51,440$71,635$45,907

$31,718

Average Earnings

$36,933

Average Male

$25,663

Average Female

Henderson County, Kentucky Language

Henderson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Henderson County, Kentucky Language

97.36% of Henderson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Henderson County, Kentucky Poverty

Henderson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,4217,01017.78%
Black3,23288127.26%
Multiple1,25164851.80%
Hispanic1,08114713.60%
Other4446815.32%
Native622133.87%

19.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.51%

Male Poverty Rate

20.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 51.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 13.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.00%.

Henderson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.22%
High School17.21%
Some College12.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

Henderson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.42%
Male Unemployed23.95%
Female Employed9.30%
Male Employed7.99%

Henderson County, Kentucky Income

Henderson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,458$57,443
Families$56,053$69,242
Married Families$68,326$81,525
Non Families$23,713$32,534

Henderson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Henderson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Henderson County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Henderson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans by War

2,885

Number of Veterans

2,764

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,284
First Gulf War590
Second Gulf War410
Korea206
World War II165

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74931
35 to 54754
75+581
55 to 64511
18 to 34108

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5538.00%
Black2479.09%
Other4518.75%
2 or More215.05%
Indian1932.20%
Hispanic111.69%

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, Kentucky Employment Status

Henderson County, Kentucky Employment by Age

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Henderson County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Henderson County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Henderson2879428841470.16%
Corydon717702-15-2.09%
Robards515509-6-1.17%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990