Henderson, KY
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Living in Henderson


Henderson is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 28,432 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Henderson is the tenth largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities, Henderson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Henderson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Henderson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Henderson who work in office and administrative support (11.60%), sales jobs (10.97%), and management occupations (7.16%).

In terms of college education, Henderson is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.29% of adults 25 and older in Henderson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Henderson in 2010 was $23,364, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,456 for a family of four. However, Henderson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Henderson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Henderson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Henderson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Henderson include German, Irish, English, French, and African.

The most common language spoken in Henderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.