Henderson County KY Information


Henderson County Subdivisions

Henderson County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,795
Daytime Population: Workers 20,199
Daytime Population: Residents 25,082
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,281
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 45,630
Population in Familes 36,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,165
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $44,692
Average Household Income $60,015
Per Capita Income $24,944


Total Housing Units 20,713 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,998 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,073 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,642 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $116,598
Average Home Value $151,542


Total Households 19,071
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 12,618
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.18%
Households 0.27% 0.25%
Families 0.09% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


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, 2017 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 Density # 25 80th
Diversity Index # 22 81st
Median Household Income # 30 76th
Per Capita Income # 21 83rd

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