Henderson, Tennessee Population 2022

6,492
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Henderson is a city located in Chester County Tennessee. Henderson has a 2020 population of 6,492. It is also the county seat of Chester County. Henderson is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually and its population has increased by 2.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,320 in 2010.

The average household income in Henderson is $50,953 with a poverty rate of 25.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $712 per month, and the median house value is $95,200. The median age in Henderson is 27.6 years, 25.9 years for males, and 29.7 years for females.

Henderson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hendersonwas:

  • White: 75.60%
  • Black or African American: 18.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Other race: 1.80%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Henderson, Tennessee is 6,492 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,492.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,320.

Henderson, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,78075.60%
Black or African American1,19318.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.11%
Asian861.36%
Some Other Race1141.80%
Two or More Races1432.26%
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Henderson Population by Race

Henderson Population Pyramid 2022

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Henderson Median Age

29.1


Total

27.8


Male

29.6


Female

Henderson Adults

There are 4,883 adults, (1,001 of whom are seniors) in Henderson.

Henderson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson Sex Ratio

Female

3,257

51.51%

Male

3,066

48.49%

Henderson Population by Age

Henderson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henderson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.5%25.5%
Male66.4%33.6%
All60.2%39.8%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
Female45.2%54.8%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9052.6460.2
Married8173.2374.5
Male1462.9966.4
Female3103.5345.2
Non Family6321.3847.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Henderson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1323.71%
9th to 12th Grade48213.56%
High School Graduate1,11931.49%
Some College78021.95%
Associates Degree1754.92%
Bachelors Degree48413.62%
Graduate Degree38210.75%
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Henderson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henderson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian342623
2+ Races543030
White2,6372,122738
Black77674575
Hispanic5317

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.65%.

Henderson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,816$42,283$32,372
Less Than 9th Grade$26,731$$
High School Graduate$32,950$42,042$17,599
Some College$32,606$41,411$28,844
Bachelors Degree$42,669$43,851$38,953
Graduate Degree$37,045$35,909$45,424

$34,816

Average Earnings

$42,283

Average Male

$32,372

Average Female

Henderson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henderson Language by Age

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Henderson Language

96.95% of Henderson residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Henderson Language

Henderson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic16711468.26%
Multiple1439062.94%
Black1,12140836.40%
Asian651624.62%
White3,51062717.86%
Other114NaN%

25.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.91%

Male Poverty Rate

27.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson is Hispanic, with 68.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.88%.

Henderson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.73%
High School23.28%
Some College26.52%
Bachelors or Greater6.38%

Henderson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.66%
Male Unemployed32.38%
Female Employed16.50%
Female Unemployed58.14%

Henderson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henderson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,722$50,952
Families$49,844$59,303
Married Families$66,122-
Non Families$19,802$32,360
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Income by Household Type

Henderson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson Married by Age and Sex

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Henderson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Henderson Marital Status by Race

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Henderson Marital Status

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300

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War59
Vietnam82
Korea38
World War II

Henderson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3462
35 to 5453
55 to 6443
65 to 7461
75+81

Henderson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2536.65%
Black474.89%
Hispanic44.88%

Henderson Veterans by Race

Henderson Veterans by Education

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4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson Veterans by Education

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41.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson Employment by Age

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Henderson Employment by Race

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Henderson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.63%

Born in Henderson

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.43% of Henderson residents were born in the United States, with 69.63% having been born in Tennessee. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Henderson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,5320.00%
19602,6911590.61%
19703,5818902.90%
19804,4498682.19%
19904,7603110.68%
20005,6709101.76%
20106,3206501.09%
20116,333130.21%
20126,276-57-0.90%
20136,257-19-0.30%
20146,287300.48%
20156,241-46-0.73%
20166,238-3-0.05%
20176,275370.59%
20186,312370.59%
20196,357450.71%
20206,402450.71%
20216,447450.70%
20226,492450.70%

Henderson Population by Year