Henning, TN


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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.

When you are in Henning, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.38% of Henning’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Henning is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Henning who work in office and administrative support (16.21%), sales jobs (8.28%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.93%).

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!) Henning 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. Henning has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Henning than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Henning may be for you.

The population of Henning has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 2.22% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Henning in 2010 was $14,267, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,068 for a family of four. Henning also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.56% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Henning is a somewhat 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 Irish, German, Scandinavian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Henning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and African languages.

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