Henderson County, TX

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2020 Population
81,969
1.11% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44
0.228% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
17%
0.574% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,469
4.46% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$120,700
11.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
31,848
1.15% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Henderson County, TX had a population of 82k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $49,469. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Henderson County, TX grew from 81,070 to 81,969, a 1.11% increase and its median household income grew from $47,355 to $49,469, a 4.46% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henderson County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.3%), White (Hispanic) (10.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.49%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.74%).

None of the households in Henderson County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.6% of the residents in Henderson County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Henderson County, TX are Trinity Valley Community College (225308) (1,245 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Henderson County, TX was $120,700, and the homeownership rate was 76.2%.

Most people in Henderson County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Henderson County, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Henderson County, TX is home to a population of 82k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.74% of Henderson County, TX residents were born outside of the country (3.89k people).

In 2020, there were 7.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (63.4k people) in Henderson County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.29k White (Hispanic) and 4.79k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.6%
2020 Citizenship
96.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.6% of Henderson County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Henderson County, TX was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Henderson County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    63.4k ± 377
  2. White (Hispanic)
    8.29k ± 465
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.79k ± 391
13.1%
Hispanic Population
10.7k people

In 2020, there were 7.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (63.4k people) in Henderson County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.29k White (Hispanic) and 4.79k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.1% of the people in Henderson County, TX are hispanic (10.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Henderson County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,484,512 ± 36,982 people
  2. India
    279,123 ± 12,908 people
  3. El Salvador
    219,615 ± 11,461 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,484,512 Texas residents, followed by India with 279,123 and El Salvador with 219,615.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.74%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.89k people
4.78%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.88k people

As of 2020, 4.74% of Henderson County, TX residents (3.89k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henderson County, TX was 4.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,735 ± 316
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,032 ± 261
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    812 ± 301

Henderson County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Henderson County, TX employs 31.8k people. The largest industries in Henderson County, TX are Retail Trade (4,057 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,990 people), and Construction (3,380 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,316), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,000), and Transportation & Warehousing ($46,154).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,589. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

31.8k
2020 Value
± 1,422
−1.15%
1 Year decline
± 6.08%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Henderson County, TX declined at a rate of −1.15%, from 32.2k employees to 31.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henderson County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,838 people), Management Occupations (3,125 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,051 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henderson County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

31.8k
2020 Value
± 1,422
−1.15%
1 Year decline
± 6.08%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Henderson County, TX declined at a rate of −1.15%, from 32.2k employees to 31.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henderson County, TX, are Retail Trade (4,057 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,990 people), and Construction (3,380 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Henderson County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Henderson County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,236
Median earning men ± $2,343
$27,027
Median earning women ± $2,316

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,239), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,611), and Information ($52,773).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($43,508), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,007), and Public Administration ($37,460).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 438
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 320
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 297
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $304k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $212k
    Manufacturing
  3. $89.7k
    Retail Trade

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $292B, followed by Gasoline ($210B) and Fuel oils ($178B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.36T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.5T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
90.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.36T. This is expected to increase 90.9% to $4.5T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $78.1B, followed by California with $76.4B and Michigan and $74.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Henderson County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 79.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.727%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Henderson County, TX awarded 1,245 degrees. The student population of Henderson County, TX in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,129 male students and 3,471 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Henderson County, TX are White (671 and 54.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (261 and 21.2%), Black or African American (162 and 13.1%), and Unknown (80 and 6.48%).

The largest universities in Henderson County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Trinity Valley Community College (225308) (1,245 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Henderson County, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (608 and 48.8%), Registered Nursing (118 and 9.48%), and Surgical Technologist (105 and 8.43%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 5,600 students enrolled in Henderson County, TX, 38% men and 62% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,061 records, of which 66% were women and 34% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 608 degree-majors awarded
  2. 118 degree-majors awarded
  3. 25 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Henderson County, TX was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 608 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Henderson County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,245 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Trinity Valley Community College (225308) with 1,245 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 424 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Henderson County, TX, which is 0.516 times less than the 821 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 671 degrees mean that there were 2.57 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 261 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,170) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($3,750) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,777) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.35% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.35% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (5.56M), Some college (5.02M), and Bachelors Degree (3.9M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Henderson County, TX was $120,700 in 2020, which is 0.525 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $108,500 to $120,700, a 11.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Henderson County, TX is 76.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Henderson County, TX have an average commute time of 31.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Henderson County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Henderson County, TX is $49,469. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Henderson County, TX was Census Tract 9509.03 with a value of $61,289, followed by Census Tract 9506.01 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $56,231 and $56,025.

In 2021, 13.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Henderson County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.2%.

Property

$120,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,558
$24,118
Median Property Taxes
±$1,159

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Henderson County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Henderson County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.2%
Homeownership
2020
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.2% of the housing units in Henderson County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Henderson County, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9509.03
  2. Census Tract 9506.01
  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henderson County, TX was Census Tract 9509.03 with a value of $61,289, followed by Census Tract 9506.01 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $56,231 and $56,025.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Henderson County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,469
Median Household Income
± $2,488
31.6k
Number of Households
± 1,365

In 2020, the median household income of the 31.6k households in Henderson County, TX grew to $49,469 from the previous year's value of $47,355.

The following chart displays the households in Henderson County, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henderson County, TX is from Texas.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2020, the income inequality in Texas was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.1%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.75%)

In 2020, 81.1% of workers in Henderson County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who worked at home (5.75%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

31.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henderson County, TX have a longer commute time (31.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 7.25% of the workforce in Henderson County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Henderson County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Henderson County, TX have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 13.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Henderson County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.2%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henderson County, TX (13.7k out of 80.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Henderson County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 30.3% of the children was living in poverty in Henderson County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 340 in Henderson County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 88.7 per 100,000 population.

The graph shows the trend in the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population.

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81.4% of the population of Henderson County, TX has health coverage, with 31.6% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 17.6% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.96% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Henderson County, TX see 3292 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.51% increase from the previous year (3243 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2853 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1760 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,292 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henderson County, TX

Primary care physicians in Henderson County, TX see an average of 3,292 patients per year. This represents a 1.51% increase from the previous year (3,243 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Henderson County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 22% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

18.6%
Uninsured
31.6%
Employer Coverage
17.4%
Medicaid
17.6%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.96%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henderson County, TX grew by 3.89% from 17.9% to 18.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Henderson County, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 70.1 in Henderson County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.6% in Henderson County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 22.3% in Henderson County, TX.

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