Henderson is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 27,981 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Henderson is the 14th 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Henderson who work in office and administrative support (10.65%), sales jobs (9.58%), and food service (7.06%).
The percentage of adults in Henderson who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.58% of the adults in Henderson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Henderson in 2018 was $24,680, 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 $98,720 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, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Henderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.