Henning is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 916 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Henning is the 306th largest community in Tennessee.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Henning is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 51.88% of the Henning workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Henning is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Henning who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (9.02%), food service (8.65%), and office and administrative support (7.89%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Henning has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Henning a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Henning is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.26 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Henning ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 1.13% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Henning in 2010 was $12,858, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $51,432 for a family of four. Henning also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.14% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Henning is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Henning home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Henning residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Henning include African, Irish, Scandinavian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Henning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and African languages.