Henderson, Kentucky

Population 28,849

Henderson is located in Henderson County, KY. The population is 28,849, making Henderson the largest city in Henderson County.

There are 12 public schools in Henderson with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Henderson is moderate , and there are 95 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Henderson is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Henderson property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Henderson include Union Township, Spottsville and Pigeon Township.

Henderson Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 15%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17%

Crime Rate

7.12% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 338
  • Violent Crimes: 229
  • Robbery: 32
  • Burglary: 395
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

64.74% Higher than national avg.
  • 95 offenders in Henderson
  • 32.93 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

190 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 20
  • Superfunds: 10
  • Tanks & Spills: 160


Moderate 3.9%
  • Kentucky unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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12 Public Schools view public schools

There are 12 K-12 public schools in Henderson, KY and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Henderson's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
1 Private School

Holy Name Of Jesus Catholic School

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95 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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23 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Henderson, KY issued 23 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 23 permits, 12 were issued for single family homes and 11 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Henderson, KY issued 48 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 48 permits, 38 were issued for single family homes and 10 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $580
  • 1 Bedroom: $663
  • 2 Bedrooms: $823
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,077
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,243

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Environmental Hazards

190 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Henderson, KY has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Henderson, KY is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.56 Average
    Henderson, KY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.73°
  • February 36.47°
  • March 48.03°
  • April 58.02°
  • May 67.31°
  • June 76.31°
  • July 79.15°
  • August 77.06°
  • September 70.62°
  • October 58°
  • November 46.62°
  • December 35.33°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Henderson, KY

Henderson, KY has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Henderson, KY has no risk of hurricanes.
Henderson, KY has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Henderson, KY has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Henderson, KY: $34,793


Unemployment in Henderson is 3.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.58%
White Collar - 52.42%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Steven L. Beshear
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell
  • Sen. Rand Paul

City Representatives

  • Ed Whitfield

Neighborhood Info

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