Bandana soon became a thriving cattle-shipping point, and application for a post office was made under the name Kleberg in honor of Robert Justus Kleberg. Senate took place at Alice's Precinct 13 where 202 ballots were cast in alphabetical order and all just at the close of polling in favor of Johnson.
Several major highways pass through the business district of the town, including U. The city has a vibrant downtown historic district, with many buildings dating to before the American Civil War.The city has 19 historical markers, including homes dating from the 1880s, churches, and colleges.There were 6,400 households of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families.20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.After the Civil War, the International and Great Northern Railroad crossed through Rusk County but bypassed Henderson.
In 1874, the Henderson and Overton Branch Railroad Company built a stretch of railroad connecting Henderson to the tracks running through Overton.The songs recorded, which were contributed by Tejano and Mexican composers became very popular through jukeboxes placed in restaurants, cantinas or any other establishment that would have them, and the then very scarce Spanish language radio programs. The racial makeup of the city was 77.44% White, 0.86% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.75% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 17.92% from other races, and 2.41% from two or more races.Hispanic or Latino of any race were 78.05% of the population.The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.39. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.Age distribution was 30.3% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median household income was ,365, and the median family income was ,276.I am surprised that no one here has mentioned that Fahrin Jaffer has numerous criminal convictions for fraud, theft, impaired driving, dangerous driving, etc.