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Henderson Community College Demographics & Diversity

Henderson, Kentucky

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Henderson Community College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 17% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Henderson Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 83%
Black 9%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 184% more female students than male students enrolled at Henderson Community College with a gender ratio of 74% women to 26% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Henderson Community College has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Henderson Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 26%
Women 74%
Enrollment by gender for Henderson Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 347
Women 984

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Henderson Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Henderson Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,398 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 41%
Part time Undergrads 55.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156851 IPEDS survey data for Henderson Community College.