Henderson, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Henderson, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Henderson had a population of 189 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 41.1406 and longitude -95.4311 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.

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


Total Population 189
Population in Households 189
Population in Familes 153
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 883
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,863
Average Household Income $64,808
Per Capita Income $26,375


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $136,538
Average Home Value $197,541


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 53
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 0.26% 0.42%
Households 0.16% 0.27%
Families 1.73% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   3.44%

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, 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 # 715 29th
Population Density # 372 63rd
Diversity Index # 655 36th
Median Household Income # 625 38th
Per Capita Income # 723 29th

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