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Henderson, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Henderson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Chester County at latitude 35.4431 and longitude -88.6566. Chester County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 446 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Henderson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Henderson, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Henderson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Henderson, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,420
Population in Households 5,189
Population in Familes 4,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,231
Population Density1 819
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 2,078
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,386
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,121 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 958 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $111,415
Average Home Value $140,254


Median Household Income $39,632
Average Household Income $48,727
Per Capita Income $18,027
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% 0.47%
Households 0.42% 0.51%
Families 0.5% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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, 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, 2014 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 # 91 79th
Population Density1 # 116 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 77 82nd
Median Household Income # 178 59th
Per Capita Income # 288 33rd

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