Henderson, Texas Population 2021

13,124
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Henderson is a city located in Rusk County Texas. It is also the county seat of Rusk County. With a 2020 population of 13,124, it is the 202nd largest city in Texas and the 2551st largest city in the United States . Henderson is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -4.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,712 in 2010. Henderson reached it's highest population of 13,737 in 2011. Spanning over 12 miles, Henderson has a population density of 1,098 people per square mile.

The average household income in Henderson is $62,745 with a poverty rate of 10.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $121,600. The median age in Henderson is 34.4 years, 34.9 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Henderson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Henderson was:

  • White: 69.71%
  • Black or African American: 23.43%
  • Other race: 3.50%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Henderson, Texas is 13,124 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,169.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,712.

Henderson, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,22869.71%
Black or African American3,10223.43%
Some Other Race4633.50%
Two or More Races2832.14%
Asian1391.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.17%
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Henderson Population by Race

Henderson Population Pyramid $2021

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Henderson Median Age

34.4


Total

34.9


Male

33.4


Female

Henderson Adults

There are 10,121 adults, (1,856 of whom are seniors) in Henderson.

Henderson Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson Sex Ratio

Female

6,294

47.55%

Male

6,943

52.45%

Henderson Population by Age

Henderson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henderson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All65.6%34.4%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Female43.9%56.1%
Male29.3%70.7%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9172.7465.6
Married1,9003.4784.1
Non Family1,2441.2152.4
Female6263.3243.9
Male1473.6429.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Henderson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6617.85%
9th to 12th Grade1,29915.42%
High School Graduate2,58930.74%
Some College1,93823.01%
Associates Degree6227.39%
Bachelors Degree7899.37%
Graduate Degree5246.22%
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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
White4,6894,119956
Black1,8381,506151
Hispanic1,654650107
Other Race20670
2+ Races13510156
Asian774738
Native American22145

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.35%.

Henderson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,010$32,792$25,202
Less Than 9th Grade$20,476$31,004$12,574
High School Graduate$24,318$29,194$13,036
Some College$32,047$37,571$28,333
Bachelors Degree$42,895$66,250$41,538
Graduate Degree$51,571$81,080$48,000

$31,010

Average Earnings

$32,792

Average Male

$25,202

Average Female

Henderson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henderson Language by Age

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Henderson Language

77.75% of Henderson residents speak only English, while 22.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.88% of the population.

Henderson Language

Henderson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,5855569.96%
Black2,27735815.72%
Hispanic2,3922279.49%
Multiple2012311.44%

10.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.55%

Male Poverty Rate

12.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson is Black, with 15.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson is Hispanic, with 9.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.91%.

Henderson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.72%
High School11.23%
Some College8.30%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%

Henderson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.50%
Female Employed5.73%
Male Employed2.99%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Henderson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henderson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,672$62,745
Families$61,344$75,159
Married Families$77,731-
Non Families$23,117$34,772
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Income by Household Type

Henderson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

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 Over 65, 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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585

Number of Veterans

570

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War107
Korea80
Second Gulf War47
World War II33

Henderson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74169
55 to 64141
75+136
35 to 54121
18 to 3418

Henderson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3985.55%
Black1807.84%
Hispanic180.83%
2+ Races73.26%

Henderson Veterans by Race

Henderson Veterans by Education

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5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson Veterans by Education

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45.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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74.65%

Born in Henderson

89.25%

Native Born

10.75%

Foreign Born

6.82%

Non Citizen

3.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.25% of Henderson residents were born in the United States, with 74.65% having been born in Texas. 6.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Henderson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,124-15-0.11%
202013,139-15-0.11%
201913,154-15-0.11%
201813,169-50-0.38%
201713,219-81-0.61%
201613,300-31-0.23%
201513,331-141-1.05%
201413,472-112-0.82%
201313,584-153-1.11%
201213,7370.00%
201113,737200.15%
201013,7172,4441.98%
200011,2731340.12%
199011,139-334-0.30%
198011,4731,2861.20%
197010,1875210.53%
19609,6662,8333.53%
19506,8333960.60%
19406,4373,5058.18%
19302,9320.00%

Henderson Population by Year