Henderson, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Henderson, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Henderson had a population of 13,643 as of July 1, 2016. Henderson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 32.1573 and longitude -94.7959 in Rusk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Rusk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 512 feet.

The City of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2410742) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Henderson is located within Henderson Division of Rusk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Henderson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Henderson, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,643
Population in Households 11,223
Population in Familes 9,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,420
Population Density1 1,142
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 4,269
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 2,926
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,713 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,556 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 589 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $117,509
Average Home Value $147,097


Median Household Income $44,427
Average Household Income $63,578
Per Capita Income $25,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.15%
Households -0.37% -0.23%
Families -0.45% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Henderson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 204 88th
Population Density1 # 629 64th
Diversity Index2 # 276 84th
Median Household Income # 862 51st
Per Capita Income # 584 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.