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Henderson is a town in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,531 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Lafayette Metropolitan Statistical Area.Cajun Palms RV Resort in Henderson was rated in 2017 as the best campsite in Louisiana in a 50-state survey conducted by Msn.com.Also located in the town are Bernard's Apiaries, Inc., a honey factory, and the Henderson Bible Church.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7sqmi, of which, 1.6sqmi of it is land and 0.1sqmi of it (2.89%) is water.DemographicsPer the 2000 census, 49.3% speak English, 37.8% French (including Cajun), and 12.9% Vietnamese.As of the census of 2000, there were 1,531 people, 546 households, and 408 families residing in the town. The population density was 914.8 people per square mile (354.0/km²). There were 596 housing units at an average density of 356.1 per square mile (137.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 72.37% White, 9.93% African American, 0.20% Native American, 16.72% Asian, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.
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