Henderson County, Kentucky Population 2019

Henderson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 45,989 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henderson County, Kentucky is the 23rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201845,591-398-0.87%
201745,989-312-0.67%
201646,301-98-0.21%
201546,399-8-0.02%
201446,407380.08%
201346,369-72-0.16%
201246,4411010.22%
201146,340800.17%
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%

How Many People Live in Henderson County, Kentucky?

45,989

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

Henderson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

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

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

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 Education

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 native american people with a rate of 32.20%.

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 non-English language spoken by the largest group 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%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.22%
High School17.21%
Some College12.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%
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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Henderson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans

2,885

Number of Veterans

2,764

Male Veterans

121

Female Veterans

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

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

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson County, Kentucky Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.07%

Born in Kentucky

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.58% of Henderson County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 65.07% having been born in Kentucky. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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