Henderson Metro Area

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  2. Henderson Metro Area Statistics
  3. Henderson Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Henderson Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Henderson Metro Area Family Information
  6. Henderson Metro Area Education Information
  7. Henderson Metro Area Business Information
  8. Henderson Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Henderson Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Henderson Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Henderson Metro Area Counties
  12. Henderson Metro Area Cities


Henderson Metro Area Legal Resources

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Henderson Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 42,954
  • Land Area (2000): 656.603 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 42.235 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 18,196

Henderson Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 42,244 48.67%
 Rural, Farm 2,658 3.06%
 Rural, Non-farm 41,892 48.27%

Henderson Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Henderson Metro Area Employment Information

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Henderson Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 20,483 18,803 1,680 8.20% 82
1991 20,529 18,502 2,027 9.87% 99
1992 20,600 18,588 2,013 9.77% 98
1993 19,922 18,141 1,781 8.94% 89
1994 19,647 17,902 1,745 8.88% 89
1995 19,477 17,817 1,660 8.52% 85
1996 19,932 18,305 1,628 8.17% 82
1997 19,959 18,564 1,396 6.99% 70
1998 19,623 18,238 1,384 7.06% 71
1999 20,149 18,705 1,445 7.17% 72
2000 20,240 18,853 1,387 6.85% 68
2001 20,100 18,247 1,853 9.22% 92
2002 20,104 18,096 2,009 9.99% 100
2003 19,924 17,773 2,151 10.80% 108
2004 19,391 17,511 1,880 9.70% 97
2005 19,092 17,451 1,641 8.60% 86
2006 18,834 17,428 1,406 7.46% 75
2007 20,076 18,771 1,306 6.50% 65
2008 20,178 18,467 1,710 8.48% 85
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 20,285 18,769 1,516 7.47% 75
Feb 2008 20,199 18,650 1,549 7.67% 77
Mar 2008 20,214 18,741 1,473 7.29% 73
Apr 2008 20,122 18,556 1,566 7.78% 78
May 2008 20,122 18,484 1,638 8.14% 81
Jun 2008 19,962 18,293 1,669 8.36% 84
Jul 2008 20,081 18,176 1,905 9.49% 95
Aug 2008 20,304 18,228 2,076 10.22% 102
Sep 2008 20,310 18,310 2,000 9.85% 98
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Henderson Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 2,274 12.19%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,318 7.07%
3. Public Administration 982 5.26%
4. Wood Manufacturing 714 3.83%
5. Health Care 696 3.73%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 646 3.46%
7. Educational Services 610 3.27%
8. Repair and Maintenance 608 3.26%
9. Accommodation and Food Services 582 3.12%
10. Machinery Manufacturing 482 2.58%
11. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 480 2.57%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 478 2.56%
13. Department and Other General Stores 462 2.48%
14. Truck Transportation 448 2.40%
15. Apparel Manufacturing 406 2.18%
16. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 402 2.16%
17. Chemical Manufacturing 382 2.05%
18. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 362 1.94%
19. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 360 1.93%
20. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 308 1.65%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 2,568 14.43%
2. Educational Services 1,860 10.45%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,198 6.73%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 1,062 5.97%
5. Public Administration 998 5.61%
6. Social Assistance 816 4.58%
7. Department and Other General Stores 788 4.43%
8. Apparel Manufacturing 698 3.92%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 662 3.72%
10. Chemical Manufacturing 650 3.65%
11. Finance and Insurance 608 3.42%
12. Machinery Manufacturing 346 1.94%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 304 1.71%
14. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 294 1.65%
15. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 286 1.61%
16. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 282 1.58%
17. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 226 1.27%
18. Personal and Laundry Services 220 1.24%
19. Construction 210 1.18%
20. Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing 198 1.11%

Henderson Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 1,462 7.84%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 1,316 7.05%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 1,122 6.01%
4. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 986 5.29%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 828 4.44%
6. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 748 4.01%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 650 3.48%
8. Vehicle Mechanics 572 3.07%
9. Other Management Occupations 532 2.85%
10. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 506 2.71%
11. Other Material Moving Workers 504 2.70%
12. Other Construction Trades 484 2.59%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 446 2.39%
14. Other Office and Admin Support 400 2.14%
15. Carpenters 398 2.13%
16. Construction Laborers 398 2.13%
17. Law Enforcement Workers 366 1.96%
18. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 352 1.89%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 340 1.82%
20. Top Executives 330 1.77%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 1,334 7.49%
2. Secretaries and Admins 1,062 5.97%
3. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,002 5.63%
4. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 806 4.53%
5. Cashiers 788 4.43%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 778 4.37%
7. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 718 4.03%
8. Assemblers and Fabricators 600 3.37%
9. Other Management Occupations 580 3.26%
10. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 564 3.17%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 528 2.97%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 500 2.81%
13. Other Sales and Related Occupations 488 2.74%
14. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 482 2.71%
15. Health Technologists and Technicians 470 2.64%
16. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 464 2.61%
17. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 452 2.54%
18. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 410 2.30%
19. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 398 2.24%
20. Child Care Workers 376 2.11%

Henderson Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 36,326 55.32%
15-35 hours 5,072 7.72%
1-14 hours 1,376 2.10%
No regular hours 22,895 34.86%

Henderson Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,329 3.72%
5 AM-5:29 AM 1,159 3.25%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,675 4.69%
6 AM-6:29 AM 3,754 10.52%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 5,277 14.79%
7 AM-7:29 AM 4,947 13.86%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 6,032 16.90%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,907 8.15%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,298 3.64%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,201 3.37%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 496 1.39%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 342 0.96%
Noon-3:59 PM 2,772 7.77%
4 PM-11:59 PM 2,495 6.99%

Henderson Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,096 3.07%
5-9 4,980 13.96%
10-14 7,761 21.75%
15-19 6,767 18.96%
20-24 4,961 13.90%
25-29 824 2.31%
30-34 3,382 9.48%
35-39 536 1.50%
40-44 452 1.27%
45-59 2,289 6.41%
60-89 1,636 4.58%
At least 90 1,000 2.80%

Henderson Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 62 0.17% 26,327 73.78%
30-44 24 0.07% 4,346 12.18%
45-59 22 0.06% 2,267 6.35%
At least 60 0 0.00% 2,636 7.39%

Henderson Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 12 0.03%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 6,940 19.20%
 Car / truck / van, solo 27,744 76.75%
 Motorcycle 16 0.04%
 Other 380 1.05%
 Public transportation 108 0.30%
 Walked 484 1.34%
 Worked at home 464 1.28%

Henderson Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Henderson Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 32,346 (84,250 people)
Families (2000): 23,320 (71,488 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 7,734
People at same address in 1995: 47,242

Henderson Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 5,401 16.50%
$10,000-$14,999 2,550 7.79%
$15,000-$19,999 2,727 8.33%
$20,000-$24,999 2,752 8.41%
$25,000-$29,999 2,337 7.14%
$30,000-$34,999 2,344 7.16%
$35,000-$39,999 2,290 6.99%
$40,000-$44,999 2,104 6.43%
$45,000-$49,999 1,605 4.90%
$50,000-$59,999 2,497 7.63%
$60,000-$74,999 2,460 7.51%
$75,000-$99,999 1,796 5.49%
$100,000-$124,999 882 2.69%
$125,000-$149,999 276 0.84%
$150,000-$199,999 326 1.00%
$200,000 or more 393 1.20%

Henderson Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,919 24.19%
 Family, 2 people 4,725 29.17%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 514 3.17%
 Family, 3 people 3,112 19.21%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 65 0.40%
 Family, 4 people 2,222 13.72%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 29 0.18%
 Family, 5 people 987 6.09%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 18 0.11%
 Family, 6 people 344 2.12%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 4 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 253 1.56%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 7 0.04%

Henderson Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 25,369 30.28%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 7,160 8.55%
Public Assistance 1,717 2.05%
Retirement 4,977 5.94%
Self Employment 2,843 3.39%
Social Security 9,669 11.54%
Supplemental Security 2,662 3.18%
Wage / Salary 24,580 29.34%
Other 4,807 5.74%

Henderson Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 8,846 57.13%
 With children under 18 6,639 42.87%

Henderson Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,446 8.02%
 Married 18,287 59.96%
 Never Married 8,784 28.80%
 Widowed 983 3.22%

Henderson Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,492 9.64%
 Married 19,171 52.93%
 Never Married 8,716 24.06%
 Widowed 4,843 13.37%

Henderson Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Henderson Metro Area Education Information

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Henderson Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 7,372 11.64%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 13,554 21.40%
 High school diploma or equivalent 22,046 34.80%
 Some college, no degree 10,812 17.07%
 Associate degree 3,389 5.35%
 Bachelors degree 4,360 6.88%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,809 2.86%

Henderson Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,662 3.87% 446 1.04% 2,108 4.91%
Kindergarten 1,420 3.31% 86 0.20% 1,506 3.51%
Grades 1-4 5,738 13.36% 347 0.81% 6,085 14.17%
Grades 5-8 5,048 11.75% 341 0.79% 5,389 12.55%
Grades 9-12 4,074 9.48% 144 0.34% 4,218 9.82%
Undergrad college 2,245 5.23% 296 0.69% 2,541 5.92%
Graduate or professional school 106 0.25% 48 0.11% 154 0.36%
Total 20,293 47.24% 1,708 3.98% 22,001 51.22%

Henderson Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Henderson Metro Area Business Information

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Henderson Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2001 737 703
2002 586 625
2003 60 61
2004 76 78

Henderson Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Henderson Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Henderson Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 67,979 79.65%
 Below Poverty Level 17,371 20.35%

Henderson Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Henderson Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 67
Henderson Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Henderson Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Henderson Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 6,525 15.19%
10-19 Years 6,257 14.57%
20-29 Years 5,713 13.30%
30-39 Years 6,110 14.22%
40-49 Years 6,293 14.65%
50-59 Years 4,876 11.35%
60-69 Years 3,352 7.80%
70-79 Years 2,547 5.93%
80-89 Years 1,092 2.54%
90+ Years 189 0.44%

Henderson Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 20,306 47.27%
 Female 22,648 52.73%

Henderson Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 African-American 20,604 47.97%
 Caucasian 19,894 46.31%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,957 4.56%
 Multiracial 232 0.54%
 Asian 163 0.38%
 Amerindian 76 0.18%
 Other Race 19 0.04%
 Pacific Islander 9 0.02%

Henderson Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 13,561 47.07%
2. English 5,285 18.34%
3. Irish 2,703 9.38%
4. German 1,839 6.38%
5. Scotch Irish 1,130 3.92%
6. African 738 2.56%
7. Scottish 604 2.10%
8. Dutch 496 1.72%
9. Italian 446 1.55%
10. European 284 0.99%

Henderson Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 75,935 94.21%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 3,914 4.86%
3. French 230 0.29%
4. German 118 0.15%
5. Chinese 112 0.14%
6. Korean 92 0.11%
7. Japanese 50 0.06%
8. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 30 0.04%
9. Arabic 30 0.04%
10. African 30 0.04%

Henderson Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 83,876 96.64%
 Naturalized immigrant 518 0.60%
 Not a citizen 2,400 2.77%

Henderson Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Henderson Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Henderson Metro Area Counties

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Henderson Metro Area Cities

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