Henderson Information

Henderson Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Henderson, KY

General Henderson Information

State: Kentucky

County: Henderson County

Close cities: Corydon, KY, Waverly, KY, Smith Mills, KY, Spottsville, KY, Graham Hill, KY, Baskett, KY, Robards, KY, Reed, KY, Anthoston, KY, Weaverton, KY

Henderson Population (census data)
Total 27,768 (+0.9% since 2000)
Male 13,102 (47.2%)
Female 14,666 (52.8%)

Population Density: 1,855 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.2 (US Avg is 100)

Henderson Elevation: 400 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1840

Land Area: 15.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,558

Zip Codes: 42420, and 42419.

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Henderson Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (86.7%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.9%)
  • German (11.4%)
  • Irish (9.2%)
  • English (8.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.5%)
  • French (1.4%)

Local Henderson Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: Western Kentucky University, University of Evansville

Henderson School Information

High Schools
Henderson County Senior High School (2424 Zion Road, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)
Middle Schools
Henderson County North Middle School (1707 Second Street, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)
Henderson County South Middle School (800 South Alves Street, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)
Elementary Schools
Bend Gate Elementary School (920 Bend Gate Road, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)
Cairo Elementary School (10694 Highway 41-A, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)
East Heights Elementary School (1776 Adams Lane, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)
Jefferson Elementary School (315 Jackson Street, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)
Niagara Elementary School (13043 Highway 136 E, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)
South Heights Elementary School (1199 Madison Street, Henderson, KY, 42420 - Henderson County District)

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