Henderson County KY Information


Henderson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,973
Population in Households 45,808
Population in Familes 36,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,165
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 19,120
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 12,645
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,905 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,215 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,564 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $111,842
Average Home Value $146,663


Median Household Income $42,243
Average Household Income $57,219
Per Capita Income $23,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.24%
Households 0.35% 0.31%
Families 0.14% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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 County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 22 83rd
Population Density1 # 26 79th
Diversity Index2 # 22 82nd
Median Household Income # 37 70th
Per Capita Income # 22 83rd

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