Henderson, TN Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 5,670. Estimated population in 2021: 6,061 (+6.9% change)
Males: 2,611 (46.0%), Females: 3,059 (54.0%)

Chester County

Zip code: 38340

Median resident age: 27.3 years
Median household income: $32,648
Median house value: $78,600

Races in Henderson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.2%)
  • Black (17.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (15.8%), Irish (12.1%), German (6.9%), English (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Scottish (1.4%).

Elevation: 462 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Henderson

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henderson city

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +555 (+10.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Henderson:

  • JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY GEN HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; JACKSON, TN)
  • PATHWAYS OF TENNESSEE, INC (about 17 miles; JACKSON, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-MCNAIRY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SELMER, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Henderson:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 21 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 82 miles; TUPELO, MS; Abbreviation: TUP)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 85 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Henderson:

  • ROBERT SIBLEY (about 21 miles; SELMER, TN; Abbreviation: SZY)
  • FRANKLIN WILKINS (about 24 miles; LEXINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: M52)
  • HUMBOLDT MUNI (about 29 miles; HUMBOLDT, TN; Abbreviation: M53)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Henderson:

  • FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,624; Location: 158 E MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fhu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:

  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 59 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 76 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; FULTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,673)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)

Schools

Public high school in Henderson:

  • CHESTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 681; Location: 552 EAST MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Henderson:

  • CHESTER COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 634 E MAIN ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • EAST CHESTER COUNTY ELEMENTARY (Students: 422; Location: 708 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • CHESTER COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 399; Location: 930 E MAIN ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WEST CHESTER COUNTY ELEMENTARY (Students: 295; Location: 1243 W MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 03)
Private primary/middle school in Henderson:

  • CHRISTIAN LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 16; Location: 412 BARHAM; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Henderson:

  • CHESTER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $51,213; Location: 1012 EAST MAIN STREET; 18,207 books; 223 audio materials; 585 video materials; 1 serial subscriptions)

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