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 2021:83,667More data
Census 2020:82,150More 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 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN HENDERSON COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
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:12,890More data
Berryville town:852More data
Brownsboro city:1,229More data
Caney City town:188More data
Chandler city:3,400More data
Coffee City town:244More data
Enchanted Oaks town:354More data
Eustace city:1,153More data
Frankston town (pt.):28More data
Gun Barrel City city:6,378More data
Log Cabin city:749More data
Mabank town (pt.):1,334More data
Malakoff city:2,219More data
Moore Station city:159More data
Murchison city:523More data
Payne Springs town:750More data
Poynor town:288More data
Seven Points city (pt.):1,361More data
Star Harbor city:501More data
Tool city:2,212More data
Trinidad city:861More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
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
2020:94.02More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:39.89More data
Percent Rural:60.11More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
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
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$43,356More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$3,632,887,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$52,660More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:14.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:22.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:18.3% 
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 - 2021:5.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.2 
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:$37,074,990More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN HENDERSON COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:38.878More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:129.659More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:251.818More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:2.323More data
On-System Subtotal:422.678More data
City Streets:351.292More data
Certified County Roads:826.123More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,177.415More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,600.093More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:155.512More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:398.486More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:505.422More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:4.646More data
On-System Subtotal:1,064.066More data
City Streets:702.584More data
Certified County Roads:1,652.246More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,354.830More data
County Total:3,418.896More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
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»

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.