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 2016:79,901More data
Estimate 2015:79,416 
Estimate 2014:79,196 
Estimate 2013:78,600 
Estimate 2012:78,951 
Estimate 2011:78,692 
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:12,811More data
Berryville town:1,015More data
Brownsboro city:1,080More data
Caney City town:220More data
Chandler city:2,988More data
Coffee City town:281More data
Enchanted Oaks town:336More data
Eustace city:990More data
Frankston town (pt.):19More data
Gun Barrel City city:6,006More data
Log Cabin city:720More data
Mabank town (pt.):814More data
Malakoff city:2,316More data
Moore Station city:199More data
Murchison city:595More data
Payne Springs town:771More data
Poynor town:305More data
Seven Points city (pt.):1,386More data
Star Harbor city:460More data
Tool city:2,277More data
Trinidad city:877More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:873.8More data
Water Area:74.6More data
Total Area:948.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:89.88More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:39.89More data
Percent Rural:60.11More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:12.2%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.6%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:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:78.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.4%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.6%More data
65 and Older:21.6%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:44.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$37,941More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$3,031,557,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$43,425More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:16.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:26.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:82.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:17.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,329More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$33,764 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,281 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$32,081 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$31,645 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:7.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:7.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.477984More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$7,077,511,013More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$5,707,260,093More data
Total Actual Levy:$27,377,075More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:38.959More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:128.955More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:251.945More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:1.635More data
On-System Subtotal:421.494More data
City Streets:346.974More data
Certified County Roads:785.230More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,132.204More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,553.698More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:131.099More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:396.150More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:506.398More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:3.270More data
On-System Subtotal:1,036.917More data
City Streets:693.948More data
Certified County Roads:1,570.460More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,264.408More data
County Total:3,301.325More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Henderson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Henderson County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Henderson County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Henderson County»

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