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Population (year 2000): 27,373. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,666 (+1.1% change)
Males: 12,916 (47.2%), Females: 14,457 (52.8%)

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Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $30,427 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Henderson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.7%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (19.9%), German (11.4%), Irish (9.2%), English (8.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), French (1.4%).

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Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 15.0 square miles

Henderson,

For population 25 years and over in Henderson

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henderson city

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,195 (+4.6%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Evansville, (10.0 miles pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: KY Louisville, (128.7 miles pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (277.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IN Evansville, (10.0 miles KY (10.8 miles Corydon, KY (11.4 miles Robards, Hill, IN (13.9 miles Melody IN Newburgh, (14.4 miles IN Highland, (14.7 miles KY (16.1 miles Sebree, IN (17.7 miles Darmstadt,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 97 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2000: 70 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2001: 87 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2003: 70 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2005: 94 buildings, average cost: $103,900

Latitude: 37.84 N, Longitude: 87.58 W

Area code: 270


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,952 (+18.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,196 (66.7%)

Average climate in Henderson, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Henderson,

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Henderson city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/15/1955, a category 3 tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Billy Begley - College basketball player (Mississippi St. Bulldogs), Russ Gibson - College basketball player (Campbell Fighting Camels).


Hospital/medical center in Henderson:
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL (1305 N ELM ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Henderson:
  • ST ELIZABETH ANN SETON HOSPITAL INC (about 11 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • ST MARY'S HEALTH CARE SERVICES (about 11 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • DEACONESS HOSPITAL INC (about 12 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Henderson:
  • EVANSVILLE REGIONAL (about 15 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; ID: EVV)
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 30 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; ID: OWB)
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 81 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; ID: HOP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Henderson:
  • HENDERSON CITY-COUNTY (about 8 miles; HENDERSON, KY; ID: EHR)
  • SKYLANE (about 12 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; ID: 3EV)
  • BOONVILLE (about 23 miles; BOONVILLE, IN; ID: I91)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 80 $239,302 $35,895 5 $5,066
Electric Power 54 $222,232 $49,384 2 $1,993
Gas Supply 24 $59,643 $29,821 0 $0
Transit 10 $26,032 $31,238 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 45 $107,368 $28,631 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $17,690 $26,535 7 $4,559
Financial Administration 23 $59,807 $31,203 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $33,301 $30,739 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,382 $50,292 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 56 $168,129 $36,027 0 $0
Firefighters 56 $177,698 $38,078 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,404 $32,424 0 $0
Streets and Highways 20 $45,431 $27,258 0 $0
Welfare 2 $4,900 $29,400 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 18 $38,260 $25,506 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 13 $25,767 $23,784 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 36 $88,613 $29,537 4 $3,899
Totals for Government 462 $1,327,959 $34,492 18 $15,516


Colleges/Universities in Henderson:
  • HENDERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 771; Location: 2660 S GREEN ST; Public)
  • PAT WILSONS BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 16; Location: 326 N MAIN; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 10 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 10 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 7,510)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; FT enrollment: 2,986)
  • VINCENNES UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; VINCENNES, IN; FT enrollment: 6,201)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
Public high school in Henderson:
  • HENDERSON COUNTY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,155; Location: 2424 ZION RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Henderson:
  • HENDERSON COUNTY NORTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 877; Location: 1707 SECOND ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HENDERSON COUNTY SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 690; Location: 800 S ALVES ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 536; Location: 1776 ADAMS LN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BEND GATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 920 BEND GATE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTH HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 1199 MADISON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 315 JACKSON ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NIAGARA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 292; Location: 13043 HWY 136 E; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CAIRO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 10694 HWY 41-A; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CENTRAL LEARNING CENTER ALTERNATIVE SCH (Students: 74; Location: 851 CENTER ST; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Henderson:
  • HOLY NAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 628 SECOND STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BUSY BEES EDUCARE (Students: 114; Location: 469 KLUTEY PARK PLAZA; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HENDERSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 53; Location: 233 WATSON LN PO BOX 344; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Henderson:
  • HENDERSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $873,199; Location: 101 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 84,269 books; 4,072 audio materials; 6,909 video materials; 150 serial subscriptions)

Church in Henderson: Chapel Hill Church (A).

Cemeteries: Fairmont Cemetery (1), Mount Zion Cemetery (2), Saint Louis Cemetery (3), Fernwood Cemetery (4).

Reservoir: Scenic Lake (A).

Creek: Sugar Creek (A).

Parks in Henderson include: Atkinson Park (1), Audubon Memorial State Park (2), Audubon Mill Park (3), Sunset Park (4), Barrett Stadium (5).


Henderson compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Henderson:
  • WSON (860 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: HENRY G. LACKEY)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WEOA (1400 AM; 1 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WGAB (1180 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURGH, IN; Owner: NEWBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSWI (820 AM; daytime; 0 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: UNIV OF SOUTHERN IN BOARD OF TRUSTEE)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henderson:
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDKS (106.1 FM; NEWBURGH, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WJLT (105.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKPB (89.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBGW (101.5 FM; FORT BRANCH, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WUEV (91.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WYFX (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Henderson:
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W56DN (Channel 56; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN-LP (Channel 63; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIKY-LP (Channel 5; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WJPS-LP (Channel 4; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKOH (Channel 31; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W23BV (Channel 23; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: BETHEL SANITARIUM)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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