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The City of Henderson had a population of 188 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 41.14 and longitude -95.431 in Mills County. The formal boundaries for the City of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mills County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

The City of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2394348) 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 Township of Anderson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mills 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, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 188
Population in Households 188
Population in Familes 154
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 878
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $122,727
Average Home Value $197,500


Median Household Income $48,059
Average Household Income $59,541
Per Capita Income $24,361
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.11%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   0.03%
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, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 723 29th
Population Density1 # 373 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 549 46th
Median Household Income # 668 34th
Per Capita Income # 739 27th

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