Henderson, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Henderson, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Henderson had a population of 6,460 as of July 1, 2015. Henderson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 35.4431 and longitude -88.6566 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the City of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 446 feet.

The City of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2404682) 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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Henderson: Dayton, Henderson City, Henderson Station, Hendersons Station.

City of Henderson, TN Boundary Map

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Henderson, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,460
Population in Households 5,203
Population in Familes 4,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,257
Population Density1 824
Diversity Index2 39
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,083
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,393
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,107 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 975 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $126,178
Average Home Value $152,484
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,585
Average Household Income $48,442
Per Capita Income $17,914
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.39%
Households 0.39% 0.43%
Families 0.5% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.

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Henderson, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 90 79th
Population Density1 # 117 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 78 82nd
Median Household Income # 213 50th
Per Capita Income # 323 25th

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