Henderson County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:82,737More data
Estimate 2018:82,103 
Estimate 2017:80,954 
Estimate 2016:80,062 
Estimate 2015:79,492 
Estimate 2014:79,324 
Estimate 2013:78,669 
Estimate 2012:78,992 
Estimate 2011:78,837 
Census 2010:78,532More data
Census 2000:73,277More data
Population of the County Seat (Athens)
Census 2010:12,710 
Census 2000:11,297 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Athens city:12,753More data
Berryville town:1,064More data
Brownsboro city:1,279More data
Caney City town:220More data
Chandler city:3,180More data
Coffee City town:293More data
Enchanted Oaks town:341More data
Eustace city:1,006More data
Frankston town (pt.):19More data
Gun Barrel City city:6,208More data
Log Cabin city:772More data
Mabank town (pt.):920More data
Malakoff city:2,301More data
Moore Station city:220More data
Murchison city:599More data
Payne Springs town:769More data
Poynor town:306More data
Seven Points city (pt.):1,469More data
Star Harbor city:477More data
Tool city:2,302More data
Trinidad city:870More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:873.8More data
Water Area:74.6More data
Total Area:948.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:89.87More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:39.89More data
Percent Rural:60.11More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:13.1%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:77.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.2%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.5%More data
65 and Older:22.0%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:44.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$39,627More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$3,261,280,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$43,337More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:19.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:83.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,208More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,618 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,329 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$33,764 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,281 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.477984More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$7,646,643,920More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$6,155,328,823More data
Total Actual Levy:$29,522,614More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:38.819More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:128.836More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:251.729More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.646More data
On-System Subtotal:421.030More data
City Streets:341.050More data
Certified County Roads:834.287More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,175.337More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,596.367More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:130.230More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:396.302More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:505.916More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:3.292More data
On-System Subtotal:1,035.740More data
City Streets:682.100More data
Certified County Roads:1,667.795More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,349.895More data
County Total:3,385.635More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Henderson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Henderson County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Henderson County»

Special Districts in Henderson County.
School Districts in Henderson County.
History of City Tax Rates in Henderson County.

Airports in Henderson County.
Hospitals in Henderson County.
Prisons in Henderson County.