Henderson County, TN

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2022 Population
27,845
0.162% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.7
0.246% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18%
7.82% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,576
7.71% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$139,600
21.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Henderson County, TN had a population of 27.8k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $51,576. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Henderson County, TN grew from 27,800 to 27,845, a 0.162% increase and its median household income grew from $47,885 to $51,576, a 7.71% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henderson County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.15%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.18%), White (Hispanic) (1.78%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.668%).

None of the households in Henderson County, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Henderson County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Henderson County, TN are Elite College of Cosmetology (32 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Henderson County, TN was $139,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Henderson County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Henderson County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Henderson County, TN is home to a population of 27.8k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.24% of Henderson County, TN residents were born outside of the country (345 people).

In 2022, there were 10.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.1k people) in Henderson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 606 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Henderson County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Henderson County, TN was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Henderson County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    24.1k ± 55
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.27k ± 153
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    606 ± 166
2.7%
Hispanic Population
753 people

In 2022, there were 10.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.1k people) in Henderson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 606 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.7% of the people in Henderson County, TN are hispanic (753 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Henderson County, TN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.24%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
345 people
0.759%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
211 people

As of 2022, 1.24% of Henderson County, TN residents (345 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henderson County, TN was 0.759%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    487 ± 122
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    383 ± 203
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    123 ± 64

Henderson County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Henderson County, TN employs 11.6k people. The largest industries in Henderson County, TN are Manufacturing (2,192 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,567 people), and Retail Trade (1,299 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($69,571), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,917), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($63,214).

Occupations

11.6k
2022 Value
± 897
0.381%
1 Year growth
± 10.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Henderson County, TN grew at a rate of 0.381%, from 11.6k employees to 11.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henderson County, TN, are Production Occupations (1,276 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,143 people), and Transportation Occupations (938 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henderson County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.6k
2022 Value
± 897
0.381%
1 Year growth
± 10.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Henderson County, TN grew at a rate of 0.381%, from 11.6k employees to 11.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henderson County, TN, are Manufacturing (2,192 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,567 people), and Retail Trade (1,299 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Henderson County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Henderson County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,396
Median earning men ± $3,123
$32,950
Median earning women ± $3,163

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,500), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,688), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,333).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,673), Wholesale Trade ($46,806), and Public Administration ($40,386).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 209
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 187
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 139
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Henderson County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 81.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.4%), followed by Other (1.09%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Henderson County, TN awarded 32 degrees. The student population of Henderson County, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 58 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Henderson County, TN are White (27 and 84.4%), followed by Black or African American (4 and 12.5%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 3.13%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Henderson County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Elite College of Cosmetology (32 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Henderson County, TN are General Cosmetology (20 and 62.5%) and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (12 and 37.5%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.806% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.744% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.2M), and Bachelors Degree (956k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Henderson County, TN was $139,600 in 2022, which is 0.495 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $115,000 to $139,600, a 21.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Henderson County, TN is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Henderson County, TN have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Henderson County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Henderson County, TN is $51,576. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Henderson County, TN was Census Tract 9750 with a value of $80,348, followed by Census Tract 9754 and Census Tract 9752, with respective values of $50,519 and $49,957.

Property

$139,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,933
$7,652
Median Property Taxes
±$582

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Henderson County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Henderson County, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2022
61.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.3% of the housing units in Henderson County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9750
  2. Census Tract 9754
  3. Census Tract 9752

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henderson County, TN was Census Tract 9750 with a value of $80,348, followed by Census Tract 9754 and Census Tract 9752, with respective values of $50,519 and $49,957.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Henderson County, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,576
Median Household Income
± $3,022
10.7k
Number of Households
± 789

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.7k households in Henderson County, TN grew to $51,576 from the previous year's value of $47,885.

The following chart displays the households in Henderson County, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henderson County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.29%)
  3. Carpooled (4.48%)

In 2022, 84.4% of workers in Henderson County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.29%) and those who carpooled to work (4.48%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henderson County, TN have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.11% of the workforce in Henderson County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Henderson County, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Henderson County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henderson County, TN (4.92k out of 27.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Henderson County, TN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.1% of the population of Henderson County, TN has health coverage, with 35.9% on employee plans, 22.2% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.49% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Henderson County, TN see 4686 patients per year on average, which represents a 17.8% increase from the previous year (3978 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3510 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2005 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,686 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henderson County, TN

Primary care physicians in Henderson County, TN see an average of 4,686 patients per year. This represents a 17.8% increase from the previous year (3,978 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Henderson County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.8% under 18 years, 17.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.9%
Uninsured
35.9%
Employer Coverage
22.2%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.49%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henderson County, TN grew by 10.1% from 10.8% to 11.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Henderson County, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 55.1 in Henderson County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 39.2% in Henderson County, TN.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.7% in Henderson County, TN.

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