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Henning, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Henning is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Otter Tail County at latitude 46.323 and longitude -95.442. Otter Tail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,434 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Henning, but most people and references simply refer to it as Henning, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Henning indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Henning (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Henning: City of Henning.

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Henning, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 781
Population in Households 746
Population in Familes 541
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 234
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 438 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $73,925
Average Home Value $107,930


Median Household Income $29,709
Average Household Income $40,151
Per Capita Income $18,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.62% -0.47%
Households -0.59% -0.34%
Families 0.0% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   3.69%
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.


Henning, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henning to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 401 56th
Population Density1 # 672 26th
Diversity Index2 # 654 28th
Median Household Income # 894 1st
Per Capita Income # 869 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.