Henderson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 13,529 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Henderson is the 178th largest community in Texas.
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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Henderson who work in office and administrative support (12.73%), sales jobs (8.85%), and management occupations (7.85%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Henderson rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.94% of adults 25 and older in Henderson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Henderson in 2010 was $21,074, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,296 for a family of four. However, Henderson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Henderson is a very 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. Henderson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Henderson include Irish, German, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Henderson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.