Henderson, KY


Highest Appreciating Henderson Neighborhoods Since 2000

Henderson, KY Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Henderson Housing Market Information

With 28,890 people, 12,313 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $100,362, house prices in Henderson are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Henderson, accounting for 56.69% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Henderson include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.68%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 16.33%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 7.18%).

People in Henderson primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Henderson has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Henderson built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Henderson built between 1940-1969 ( 31.63%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 12.71%). There's also some housing in Henderson built before 1939 ( 12.13%).

Henderson Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Henderson have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 10.22%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Henderson house appreciation rate of 0.98%.

Over the last year, Henderson appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Henderson's appreciation rate has been 1.99%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Henderson were at -0.70%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -2.75%.

Notably, Henderson's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Kentucky, our data show that Henderson's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Kentucky.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Henderson differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Henderson - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Henderson real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,068,000 0.2
$802,001 - $1,068,000 0.1
$534,001 - $802,000 0.5
$428,001 - $534,000 0.8
$321,001 - $428,000 2.8
$214,001 - $321,000 8.1
$107,001 - $214,000 33.4
$53,001 - $107,000 35.9
$0 - $53,000 18.2

Average for KY
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
77.352630962147 57.3934837092732

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Henderson Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
29.04% 1.49% 4 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$732 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 49.05
Renters 50.95
Vacant 8.51

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Henderson HOMES
2000 or Newer 12.7
1970 - 1999 43.5
1940 - 1969 31.6
1939 or Older 12.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 56.7
Townhomes 2.0
Small Apt. Buildings 16.3
Apt. Complexes 17.7
Mobile Homes 7.2
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.00
1 Bedroom 15.04
2 Bedrooms 36.13
3 Bedrooms 36.43
4 Bedrooms 8.52
5 or more bedrooms 1.89