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People

Total Population 1,696
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 8.9%
Employed Population 16+ 861
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 31.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.6%
Median Earnings25+ $19,914
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,023
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,412

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,750
% Above Poverty Level 68.7%
% Below Poverty Level 31.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $704
Median House Value $77,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.1%
US/American 0%
English 0.4%
Irish 2.9%

Henderson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NE of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles W of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Martin
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 70517
Phone Area Codes 337
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.313
Longitude -91.79

Henderson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LAFAYETTE REG AP
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 62 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 62.1 inches
Station NEW IBERIA
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 91 F
Oct Temp 59 to 80 F
Annual Precip 60.8 inches
Station BRUSLY 2 W
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 62.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Henderson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Butte Larose (70517)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arnaudville 1,238 $46,442
Breaux Bridge 8,232 $44,871
Broussard 9,041 $71,702
Lafayette 123,528 $63,120
Parks 587 $42,813
St. Martinville 6,109 $33,957
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