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People

Total Population 1,877
Male Share of the Population 55.5%
Female Share of the Population 44.5%
Senior Citizens 8.4%
Employed Population 16+ 967
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 45.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,809
% Above Poverty Level 74.2%
% Below Poverty Level 25.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.3%
Median Gross Rent $725
Median House Value $76,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.9%
US/American 0%
English 0.5%
Irish 3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 1,267 $41,111
Breaux Bridge 8,286 $42,361
Broussard 9,637 $80,750
Lafayette 124,982 $64,805
Parks 668 $43,068
St. Martinville 6,105 $33,929

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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