Henderson is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,722 people and just one neighborhood, Henderson is the 178th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Henderson is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.02% of the Henderson workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Henderson is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Henderson who work in food service (12.78%), office and administrative support (11.85%) and maintenance occupations (9.52%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Henderson is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Henderson has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Henderson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Henderson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Henderson may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Henderson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.