Henderson, Texas


Henderson, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Henderson, Texas
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Henderson, Texas



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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Rusk

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area_total_km2 = 31.1
area_land_km2 = 30.8
area_water_km2 = 0.3
area_total_sq_mi = 12.0
area_land_sq_mi = 11.9
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1

population_as_of = 2005
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population_total = 11,727
population_density_km2 = 365.9
population_density_sq_mi = 947.6

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
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elevation_m = 156
elevation_ft = 512
latd = 32 |latm = 9 |lats = 14 |latNS = N
longd = 94 |longm = 48 |longs = 10 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 75600-75699
area_code = 903
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blank_info = 48-33212GR|2
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Henderson is a city in Rusk County, Texas, United States. The population was 11,273 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Rusk County.GR|6 Henderson is named for James Pinckney Henderson, the first governor of the state of Texas.

Annual events in the city of Henderson include the "Heritage Syrup Festival" in November, celebrating the east Texas tradition of syrup making, and the "East Texas Sacred Harp Convention" in August.

Geography

Henderson is located at coor dms|32|9|14|N|94|48|10|W|city (32.153938, -94.802732).GR|1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.0 square miles (31.1 km²), of which, 11.9 square miles (30.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.92%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 11,273 people, 4,350 households, and 2,971 families residing in the city. The population density was 947.6 people per square mile (365.8/km²). There were 4,831 housing units at an average density of 406.1/sq mi (156.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 68.98% White, 22.34% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 6.80% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.80% of the population.

There were 4,350 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,766, and the median income for a family was $38,095. Males had a median income of $31,285 versus $19,473 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,491.

Education

The City of Henderson is served by the Henderson Independent School District.

Notable natives

*Drew Coleman - current cornerback for the New York Jets
*Joe Delaney - late running back for the Kansas City Chiefs
*Rickey Dudley - former TE Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
*Sandy Duncan - singer and actress
*Ricky Lynn Gregg - singer
*Summer Droit - singer, songwriter, cartoonist
*Mark White - former Governor of Texas

External links

* [http://www.hendersontx.us/ City of Henderson official website]
* [http://texashistory.unt.edu/search/?q=%22United+States+-+Texas+-++Rusk+County+-+Henderson%22&t=dc.coverage Historic materials about Henderson] , hosted by the [http://texashistory.unt.edu/ Portal to Texas History]


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