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Henderson, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Henderson had a population of 799 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 44.5267 and longitude -93.9097 in Sibley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Sibley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 755 feet.

The City of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2394347) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Henderson: City of Henderson.

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Henderson, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 799
Population in Households 799
Population in Familes 619
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 751
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 348
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 212
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $133,955
Average Home Value $157,319


Median Household Income $55,142
Average Household Income $62,880
Per Capita Income $27,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.64% -1.18%
Households -1.27% -0.94%
Families -1.7% -1.16%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 398 56th
Population Density1 # 380 58th
Diversity Index2 # 576 36th
Median Household Income # 386 57th
Per Capita Income # 455 50th

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