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 1,002 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Henderson, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,002
Daytime Population: Workers 500
Daytime Population: Residents 530
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 957
Population in Familes 783
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 1,789
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $44,593
Average Household Income $68,654
Per Capita Income $29,981


Total Housing Units 482 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $103,846
Average Home Value $122,156


Total Households 434
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.08%
Households 0.03% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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, 2017 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 # 112 81st
Population Density # 57 90th
Diversity Index # 309 47th
Median Household Income # 415 29th
Per Capita Income # 191 67th

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