Henderson County IL Information


Henderson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,043
Population in Households 6,992
Population in Familes 5,655
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $50,401
Average Household Income $60,937
Per Capita Income $26,587


Total Housing Units 3,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,472 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 592 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 763 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $91,802
Average Home Value $124,150


Total Households 3,064
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,040
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 -0.48% -0.63%
Households -0.33% -0.49%
Families -0.5% -0.61%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   3.82%


Henderson County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois 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 # 92 11th
Population Density # 99 4th
Diversity Index # 95 8th
Median Household Income # 54 48th
Per Capita Income # 56 46th

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