Henderson County is located in northwest Kentucky. The County Seat is Henderson and the largest city is Henderson. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hendersonky.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 46,467 and the 2010 census population was 46,250. The land area is 436.67 square miles and there are 105.9 persons per square mile.
89.5% of the population is White, 8% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 85% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $99,400, there are 18,787 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,746, the median household income is $41,940, and 17.7% of the persons in Henderson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,321. Retail sales (in $1000) were $662,033, and sales per capita were $14,659. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.1%.
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