Henderson, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Henderson, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Henderson had a population of 999 as of July 1, 2016. Henderson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 40.7789 and longitude -97.8115 in York County. The formal boundaries for the City of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,719 feet.

The City of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2394349) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Henderson is located within Henderson Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of York County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Henderson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Henderson, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 999
Population in Households 954
Population in Familes 782
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 1,784
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 430
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $120,859


Median Household Income $44,957
Average Household Income $67,222
Per Capita Income $29,261
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.12%
Households -0.11% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Henderson, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 115 80th
Population Density1 # 59 90th
Diversity Index2 # 302 47th
Median Household Income # 374 36th
Per Capita Income # 154 74th

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