Henderson, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Henderson, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Henderson had a population of 977 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.7797 and longitude -97.8123 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.

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Henderson, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 977
Population in Households 931
Population in Familes 767
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 1,744
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $47,062
Average Household Income $70,864
Per Capita Income $30,872


Total Housing Units 481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $111,029
Average Home Value $114,968


Total Households 424
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 285
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.17% -0.18%
Households -0.25% -0.24%
Families -0.21% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   0.13%

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, 2018 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 # 117 80th
Population Density # 64 89th
Diversity Index # 288 51st
Median Household Income # 382 34th
Per Capita Income # 172 71st

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