Henderson, Texas Population 2022

13,183
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Henderson is a city located in Rusk County Texas. Henderson has a 2020 population of 13,183. It is also the county seat of Rusk County. Henderson is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -0.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,271 in 2010.

The average household income in Henderson is $62,745 with a poverty rate of 8.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $802 per month, and the median house value is $130,700. 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 Hendersonwas:

  • White: 69.03%
  • Black or African American: 21.11%
  • Two or more races: 5.58%
  • Other race: 3.48%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Henderson, Texas is 13,183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,271.

Henderson, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,07469.03%
Black or African American2,77521.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.13%
Asian880.67%
Some Other Race4573.48%
Two or More Races7345.58%
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Henderson Population by Race

Henderson Population Pyramid 2022

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Henderson Median Age

36


Total

34.9


Male

36.5


Female

Henderson Adults

There are 10,013 adults, (1,966 of whom are seniors) in Henderson.

Henderson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson Sex Ratio

Female

6,099

46.40%

Male

7,046

53.60%

Henderson Population by Age

Henderson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henderson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All65%35%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Female31.1%68.9%
Male26.7%73.3%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9682.6865
Married1,8253.5584.4
Male1163.8626.7
Female8112.7331.1
Non Family1,2161.2362.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Henderson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6517.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,04612.10%
High School Graduate2,73131.59%
Some College1,72920.00%
Associates Degree7789.00%
Bachelors Degree8529.86%
Graduate Degree8589.92%
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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
Asian463223
2+ Races31821294
White5,0794,6341,319
Native American17114
Black1,8141,485221
Hispanic1,48061377
Other Race194108

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Henderson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,738$41,045$26,194
Less Than 9th Grade$22,500$30,116$11,486
High School Graduate$26,875$38,639$15,294
Some College$36,479$45,699$26,982
Bachelors Degree$43,625$71,111$40,938
Graduate Degree$47,549$66,389$39,698

$35,738

Average Earnings

$41,045

Average Male

$26,194

Average Female

Henderson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henderson Language by Age

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Henderson Language

80.40% of Henderson residents speak only English, while 19.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.87% of the population.

Henderson Language

Henderson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,93727013.94%
Hispanic2,26224210.70%
Multiple537325.96%
White5,8813485.92%
OtherNaN%

8.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.25%

Male Poverty Rate

9.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson is Black, with 13.94% 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 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.62%.

Henderson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.29%
High School8.16%
Some College6.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Henderson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.31%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.97%
Female Unemployed63.69%

Henderson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henderson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,964$66,289
Families$57,191$75,695
Married Families$76,968-
Non Families$26,938$41,493
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Income by Household Type

Henderson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

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 45-54.

Henderson Marital Status by Race

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Henderson Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War105
Vietnam210
Korea79
World War II87

Henderson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
35 to 54127
55 to 64141
65 to 74152
75+202

Henderson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4666.62%
Black1567.27%
Other Race82.44%
2+ Races102.43%
Hispanic170.89%

Henderson Veterans by Race

Henderson Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson Veterans by Education

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44.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.8%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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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74.70%

Born in Henderson

89.85%

Native Born

10.15%

Foreign Born

6.34%

Non Citizen

3.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.85% of Henderson residents were born in the United States, with 74.70% having been born in Texas. 6.34% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19302,9320.00%
19406,4373,5058.18%
19506,8333960.60%
19609,6662,8333.53%
197010,1875210.53%
198011,4731,2861.20%
199011,139-334-0.30%
200011,2731340.12%
201013,7122,4391.98%
201113,668-44-0.32%
201213,624-44-0.32%
201313,580-44-0.32%
201413,536-44-0.32%
201513,492-44-0.33%
201613,448-44-0.33%
201713,404-44-0.33%
201813,360-44-0.33%
201913,316-44-0.33%
202013,271-45-0.34%
202113,227-44-0.33%
202213,183-44-0.33%

Henderson Population by Year