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The Village of Henderson had a population of 243 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 41.0239 and longitude -90.3536 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 817 feet.

The Village of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2398487) 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 Village of Henderson is located within Township of Henderson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox 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, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 243
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 211
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 916
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $113,636
Average Home Value $143,333


Median Household Income $65,692
Average Household Income $74,302
Per Capita Income $30,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.2% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 1152 16th
Population Density1 # 809 41st
Diversity Index2 # 1013 26th
Median Household Income # 280 80th
Per Capita Income # 339 75th

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