According to the most recent Henderson County Kentucky demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Henderson County shows it has a Population 2021 of 45,102 which is the third most populous of all other counties in the greater Henderson County region. The county with the highest population in the area is Vanderburgh County which shows a population of 179,695 (approximately 4.0 times bigger). Figure 3 uses the Henderson County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Henderson County Kentucky shows a decline of 1,148 (2%).
The total Henderson County Kentucky greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Henderson County depicts it has a Population Change of -2.5% which is in the mid range of other counties in the greater region.
Looking at the Henderson County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Henderson County Kentucky shows it has 103 people per square mile which is the third most people per square mile of all other counties in the greater Henderson County region. The next higher as measured by population density is Warrick County 59.9% larger with population density of 165. The county with the highest population density in the area is Vanderburgh County which depicts a people per square mile of 770 ( very much bigger). Figure 6 provides Henderson County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Henderson County depicts it has a Median Age of 41.0 which is in the mid range of other counties in the local area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is McLean County which shows an age of 43.8 (6.8% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Henderson County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Henderson County Kentucky has the smallest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 12.7% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Henderson County Kentucky Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Henderson County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 2.8% which is the third most Hispanic Population of all other counties in the greater Henderson County region.
Henderson County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Henderson County has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 7% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Henderson County households. Henderson County shows it has a Family Size of 3.1 which is less than most other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Webster County which depicts an average family size of 3.4 (10.4% larger).
Looking at Henderson County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Henderson County shows it has a Married-couple family of 77% which is less than most other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is McLean County which shows a husband and wife family percent of 87% (12.1% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Henderson County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 7.2% which is is the uppermost of the counties in the greater Henderson County region.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Henderson County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Henderson County depicts it has a Total Single People of 45% which is in the center range of other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Vanderburgh County which shows a percent single of 53% (18.8% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Henderson County is about 11.8% smaller. Also, compared with the state of Kentucky, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Henderson County is about 9.7% smaller.
Henderson County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 4% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 27% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 26% of the total and is ranked #1.
Henderson County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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