Henderson County, Tennessee Population 2024

27,955

Henderson County, Tennessee's estimated 2024 population is 27,955 with a growth rate of 0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henderson County, Tennessee is the 54th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 population was 27,794 and has seen a growth of 0.58% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,020130.05%
202828,007130.05%
202727,994130.05%
202627,981130.05%
202527,968130.05%
202427,955130.05%
202327,942130.05%
202227,929130.05%
202127,916890.32%
202027,827-223-0.8%
201928,0501260.45%
201827,924560.2%
201727,86880.03%
201627,860-232-0.83%
201528,092-15-0.05%
201428,107500.18%
201328,057-37-0.13%
201228,094460.16%
201128,0482540.91%
201027,794
199021,8444542.12%
198021,3904,09923.71%
197017,2911,1767.3%
196016,115-1,058-6.16%
195017,173-2,047-10.65%
194019,2201,5658.86%
193017,655-781-4.24%
192018,4361,4068.26%
191017,030-1,087-6%
190018,1171,78110.9%
189016,336-1,094-6.28%
188017,4303,21322.6%
187014,217-274-1.89%
186014,4911,32710.08%
185013,1641,28910.85%
184011,8753,12735.75%
18308,748-19,272-68.78%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.05% (13)
County Website
Henderson County
County Seat
2010 Population
27,794
Area
520 mi²
Density
54 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.58% (161)
Founded
1821

Henderson County, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24,58488.29%
Black or African American2,2708.15%
Two or more races6762.43%
Other race2160.78%
Native American400.14%
Asian370.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander220.08%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Henderson County, Tennessee Population by Race

Henderson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2024

Henderson County, Tennessee Median Age

40.7

Total

38.6

Male

43.5

Female

Henderson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 21,470 adults, (5,144 of whom are seniors) in Henderson County, Tennessee.

Henderson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female14,11650.69%
Male13,72949.31%

Henderson County, Tennessee Population by Age

Henderson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,7372.5671.328.7
Married5,2823.2282.217.8
Non Family3,7921.2362.137.9
Female1,0513.4851.248.8
Male6123.4268.331.7
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Henderson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Henderson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henderson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Henderson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,609

Average Earnings

$47,934

Average Male

$34,813

Average Female

Henderson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henderson County, Tennessee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Henderson County, Tennessee Language

98.59% of Henderson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

Henderson County, Tennessee Language

Henderson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White23,7344,07017.15%
Black2,19529713.53%
Multiple65625138.26%
Hispanic66624336.49%
Native4040100%
Islander2222100%
Other156159.62%
showing: 7 rows

18.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.92%

Male Poverty Rate

21.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Tennessee is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Tennessee is Other, with 9.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.74%.

Henderson County, Tennessee Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.17%
High School20.24%
Some College12.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
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Henderson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed52.37%
Male Unemployed24.1%
Female Employed7.73%
Male Employed2.86%
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Henderson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henderson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Henderson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Henderson County, Tennessee 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 County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Henderson County, Tennessee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,677

Number of Veterans

1,568

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

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Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

count

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Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Henderson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Henderson County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.6%

Born in Henderson County, Tennessee

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Henderson County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 79.6% having been born in Tennessee. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Henderson County, Tennessee Place of Birth

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