Henderson has the 2103rd largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Henderson is part of the Longview metro area. Unemployment in the Longview area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Longview has the 173rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Henderson is below average at $40,530, and the median cost of a home in Henderson is $114,000, which is below the national average. 13% of workers in Henderson hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 81% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Henderson. 86% of Henderson workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Henderson spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.