Henderson Jobs

  • Company Flatbed Truck Driver - CDL-A Required

    Hornady Transportation - Henderson, KY

    Join Our Hornady Family! We have the full package for any driver but the one thing that sets us apart from the rest, we care. We care about our drivers and listen to their needs.

    from Hornady Transportation - 13 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Henderson, KY

    C.R. England is now hiring Dedicated Truck Drivers. C.R. Englands Dedicated division is growing at a rapid pace and we need Company Truck Drivers to fill the need As a Dedicated...

    from C.R. England - 21 days ago
  • Pediatric General Dentist - Part Time

    Kool Smiles - Henderson, KY

    Here at Kool Smiles, our teams don’t just shape smiles – they shape the lives of families every single day. Working at Kool Smiles means being challenged, having fun, and being...

    from Kool Smiles - 2 days ago
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Henderson, Kentucky

Henderson is a city located in Henderson County, along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. It was called "Red Banks" by the native Americans who originally lived and hunted there because of the reddish clay soil on the banks of the river. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 27,373 and the metropolitan population was 342,815. It is part of the Evansville, Indiana metropolitan area. The city has been called home by ornithologist, naturalist, and painter John James Audubon as well as blues legend W.C. Handy. For more than 100 years the city has been home to the Southern Cherokee Nation.

Henderson Economy

More than 30 percent of jobs, and approximately 40 percent of wages, in Henderson County are associated with manufacturing, far in excess of national averages. Among the community's industries today are aluminum production, automotive and appliance parts, plastic injection molding, tool and die making, food processing and processing of recycled materials. It also ranks as one of Kentucky's top three corn and soybean producers. Henderson is also one of the state's leading coal producers, with over 2.8 million tons produced in 2004.

Henderson Careers

Among the most common occupations in Henderson are Sales and office occupations, 25%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Henderson, Kentucky work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Henderson Industries

The leading industries in Henderson, Kentucky are Manufacturing, 24%; Educational, health and social services, 17%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Henderson job listings indicate that the following industries in Henderson are hiring the most workers:

Henderson Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Henderson, Kentucky is $27,178, and the median income of households in Henderson was $30,427.

Average Salaries in Henderson, KY

Henderson, KY


According to our Henderson Trends data, the number of Henderson, Kentucky jobs has increased by 43% since October 2013.
Henderson job trends

Henderson Employment Statistics

Population of Henderson
Total population 27,373
Male 47.19%
Female 52.81%
Median age 37.0
Henderson Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.3%
Median cost of a home $75,900
Median mortgage payment $553
Renter-occupied homes 42.7%
Vacant housing 7.6%
Median monthly rent $402
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,131
Median for all female full-time $22,225
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 37%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 22%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 15%
White 88%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Henderson Commute
Carpool 14.5%
Public transportation 0.9%
Average travel time 18 minutes