Henderson County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:84,511More data
Estimate 2021:83,590 
Census 2020:82,145More data
Census 2010:78,532More data
Census 2000:73,277More data
Population of the County Seat (Athens)
Census 2020:12,857 
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:13,007More data
Berryville town:883More data
Brownsboro city:1,270More data
Caney City town:188More data
Chandler city:3,476More data
Coffee City town:249More data
Enchanted Oaks town:354More data
Eustace city:1,150More data
Frankston town (pt.):27More data
Gun Barrel City city:6,506More data
Log Cabin city:771More data
Mabank town (pt.):1,483More data
Malakoff city:2,243More data
Moore Station city:161More data
Murchison city:523More data
Payne Springs town:750More data
Poynor town:289More data
Seven Points city (pt.):1,389More data
Star Harbor city:509More data
Tool city:2,243More data
Trinidad city:856More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:873.8More data
Water Area:74.7More data
Total Area:948.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:94.01More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:39.89More data
Percent Rural:60.11More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:14.3%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:76.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:6.1%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.5%More data
65 and Older:22.3%More data
85 and Older:2.1%More data
Median Age:43.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$48,594More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$4,065,751,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$50,348More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.7%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$41,265More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,569 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,325 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,208 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$35,618 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.446487More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$10,615,034,012More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$8,264,004,449More data
Total Actual Levy:$37,074,990More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:38.954More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:129.725More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:251.817More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:2.135More data
On-System Subtotal:422.631More data
City Streets:363.737More data
Certified County Roads:821.196More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,184.933More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,607.564More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:155.816More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:402.630More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:505.420More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:4.270More data
On-System Subtotal:1,068.136More data
City Streets:727.474More data
Certified County Roads:1,642.392More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,369.866More data
County Total:3,438.002More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Henderson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Henderson County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Henderson County»

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Airports in Henderson County.
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