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Henderson, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Henderson had a population of 187 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 187
Daytime Population: Workers 42
Daytime Population: Residents 98
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 140
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 187
Population in Familes 153
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 873
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $48,617
Average Household Income $61,561
Per Capita Income $24,984


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 $126,923
Average Home Value $183,750


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 53
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% -0.11%
Households 0.0% -0.27%
Families 1.97% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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, 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 # 720 29th
Population Density # 375 63rd
Diversity Index # 688 31st
Median Household Income # 726 28th
Per Capita Income # 729 28th

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