Henderson County, Tennessee Population 2021

Henderson County, Tennessee's estimated population is 28,385 with a growth rate of 0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henderson County, Tennessee is the 53rd largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 27,788 and has seen a growth of 2.15% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,3851340.47%
202028,2511340.48%
201928,1171340.48%
201827,9831320.47%
201727,851-4-0.01%
201627,855-223-0.79%
201528,078-15-0.05%
201428,093510.18%
201328,042-40-0.14%
201228,082430.15%
201128,0392510.90%
201027,7885,94427.21%
199021,8444542.12%
198021,3904,09923.71%
197017,2911,1767.30%
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%
191017,030-1,087-6.00%
190018,1171,78110.90%
189016,336-1,094-6.28%
188017,4303,21322.60%
187014,217-274-1.89%
186014,4911,32710.08%
185013,1641,28910.85%
184011,8753,12735.75%
18308,7480.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.47% (134)
County Website
Founded
1821
County Seat
2010 Population
27,788
Growth Since 2010
2.15% (597)
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Henderson County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,09189.68%
Black or African American2,1927.84%
Two or More Races6062.17%
Asian350.13%
Some Other Race310.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.08%
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Henderson County, Tennessee Population by Race

Henderson County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Henderson County, Tennessee Median Age

41.5


Total

40.2


Male

43.4


Female

Henderson County, Tennessee Adults

There are 21,589 adults, (5,019 of whom are seniors) in Henderson County, Tennessee.

Henderson County, Tennessee Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

14,256

50.96%

Male

13,721

49.04%

Henderson County, Tennessee Population by Age

Henderson County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henderson County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female55%45%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
All72.8%27.2%
Male76.5%23.5%
Married87.2%12.8%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7112.5872.8
Married5,3963.1587.2
Non Family3,5981.2156.3
Female1,1563.7855
Male5613.3276.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Henderson County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2356.35%
9th to 12th Grade2,12310.92%
High School Graduate8,22642.30%
Some College3,55518.28%
Associates Degree1,5157.79%
Bachelors Degree1,9369.95%
Graduate Degree8594.42%
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Henderson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henderson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,35214,7192,683
Black1,5751,17978
Hispanic3928922
2+ Races94483
Asian34349
Islander2222
Other Race181010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 55.56%.

Henderson County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,926$40,494$27,996
Less Than 9th Grade$25,879$29,665$22,115
High School Graduate$29,400$36,308$23,090
Some College$33,509$44,615$29,899
Bachelors Degree$47,574$58,289$45,250
Graduate Degree$54,331$$54,265

$33,926

Average Earnings

$40,494

Average Male

$27,996

Average Female

Henderson County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henderson County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Henderson County, Tennessee Language

98.25% of Henderson County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Henderson County, Tennessee Language

Henderson County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1703,75915.55%
Black2,10168332.51%
Multiple54937768.67%
Hispanic65234252.45%
Islander2222100.00%
Other31825.81%

18.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.21%

Male Poverty Rate

20.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Tennessee is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Tennessee is White, with 15.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.03%.

Henderson County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School20.97%
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
Some College12.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%

Henderson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.33%
Male Unemployed26.39%
Female Employed8.89%
Male Employed5.41%

Henderson County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henderson County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,305$56,861
Families$56,900$68,117
Married Families$67,240-
Non Families$25,102$32,264
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Income by Household Type

Henderson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Henderson County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Henderson County, Tennessee Marital Status

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1,527

Number of Veterans

1,498

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam596
First Gulf War281
Second Gulf War201
Korea170
World War II2

Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74406
75+352
35 to 54330
55 to 64326
18 to 34113

Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4547.45%
Black733.86%
Hispanic102.30%

Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Henderson County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Henderson County, Tennessee 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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78.74%

Born in Henderson County, Tennessee

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Henderson County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 78.74% having been born in Tennessee. 1.05% 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

  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

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