Henderson County, Kentucky Population 2018

Henderson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 45,928 with a growth rate of -0.94% 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
201745,928-434-0.94%
201646,3621180.26%
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
White40,972
Black or African American3,347
Two or More Races1,264
Some Other Race538
Asian161
American Indian and Alaska Native80

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Henderson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Henderson County, Kentucky Median Age

40.2


Total

39


Male

41.6


Female

Henderson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 35,560 adults, (7,279 of which are seniors) in Henderson County, Kentucky.

Henderson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

23,882

51.51%

Male

22,480

48.49%

Henderson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Henderson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Henderson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
Male62.2%37.8%
All61.1%38.9%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female34.3%65.7%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,9142.3961.1
Married8,8242.9978
Non Family6,4101.1647.9
Female2,4933.0834.3
Male1,1873.1462.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.39

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 Grade1,4634.58%
9th to 12th Grade2,9259.15%
High School Graduate11,36535.55%
Some College7,51323.50%
Associates Degree3,1279.78%
Bachelors Degree3,26910.23%
Graduate Degree2,3047.21%

Henderson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,63424,9345,207
Black2,3952,052238
Hispanic49721428
Multiple Races24816652
Other Race22214512
Asian11010823
Native American705225

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.71%.

Henderson County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,369$37,346$24,557
Less Than High School$14,955$17,011$
High School Grad$25,400$33,080$17,923
Some College$32,354$41,080$23,861
Bachelors Degree$43,565$52,026$36,600
Graduate Degree$50,625$75,263$44,089

$31,369

Average Earnings

$37,346

Average Male

$24,557

Average Female

Henderson County, Kentucky Language

Henderson County, Kentucky Language by Age

Henderson County, Kentucky Language

97.42% of Henderson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Henderson County, Kentucky Poverty

Henderson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,6866,80517.15%
Black3,08493530.32%
Multiple1,24372858.57%
Other53012824.15%
Hispanic1,02712612.27%
Native712028.17%
Asian16174.35%

19.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.76%

Male Poverty Rate

20.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 58.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Kentucky is Asian, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.95%.

Henderson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.58%
High School16.66%
Some College12.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%

Henderson County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.43%
Male Unemployed34.29%
Female Employed10.77%
Male Employed7.82%

Henderson County, Kentucky Income

Henderson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,630$56,888
Families$54,974$68,456
Married Families$69,103$81,505
Non Families$22,022$32,500

Henderson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Henderson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

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

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans by War

3,095

Number of Veterans

3,016

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,423
First Gulf War557
Second Gulf War358
Korea230
World War II187

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74966
35 to 54783
55 to 64631
75+609
18 to 34106

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7208.50%
Black2609.45%
Other4618.47%
2 or More4411.80%
Indian2535.71%

Henderson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, Kentucky Employment Status

Henderson County, Kentucky Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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