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Population in 2012: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 

Males: 87  (48.0%)
Females: 95  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  40.9 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 51541

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,211 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Henderson:

$30,211
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,446

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,212 (it was $61,100 in 2000)
Henderson:

$50,212
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,037; Detached houses: $61,037
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  • White alone - 184 (99.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Henderson: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (16.8%), Irish (13.9%), English (11.6%), Dutch (6.9%), United States (5.8%), Danish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/18/1893

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 814 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Henderson:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 24.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henderson city:

  • Never married: 10.8%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Henderson, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Henderson to the number of sex offenders is 182 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $920 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.7%)

Henderson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (23.8 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (31.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (404.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Macedonia, IA (1.9 miles ), Carson, IA (2.6 miles ), Emerson, IA (2.9 miles ), Hastings, IA (2.9 miles ), Silver City, IA (3.3 miles ), Treynor, IA (3.3 miles ), Oakland, IA (3.4 miles ), Malvern, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 95.43 W

Area code: 712

Henderson household income distribution Henderson home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-6.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)


Average climate in Henderson, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 188% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Henderson city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 27.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henderson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from Henderson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mills County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Henderson:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - RED OAK (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, about 14 miles away; RED OAK, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Henderson, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 22 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,574)
  • Bellevue University (about 26 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 29 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Creighton University (about 29 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 30 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 32 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 62 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)

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Notable locations in Henderson: Farmer Service Company Co-op Elevator (A), Henderson Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Henderson include: United Methodist Church (A), Henderson Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Mills County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.9. This is about average.
City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.9. This is about average. There were 59 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.34. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.158
U.S.:

0.572
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 15.7. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

14.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.2%

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Henderson compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Henderson travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Henderson city (based on Mills County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.85%
Here45.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents27.4%21.0%10.6%8.9%8.1%
Congregations40.0%4.0%8.0%4.0%8.0%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents7.5%4.8%4.6%2.8%4.4%
Congregations4.0%4.0%4.0%4.0%20.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Mills County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mills County:

7.4%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,050
Water Supply 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,250

Henderson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($131.87)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($54.95)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($54.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($49.45)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($38.46)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($32.97)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($16.48)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($10.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($5.49)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $20,000 ($109.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($87.91)

Henderson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,000 ($54.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($43.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($27.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($71.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($76.92)
    General Support: $2,000 ($10.99)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($126.37)
    Total General Sales: $8,000 ($43.96)

Henderson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($846.15)

8.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.66%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pottawattamie County, IA  1.96% ($36,077 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NE  1.60% ($46,294)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.98% ($57,385)


7.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pottawattamie County, IA  1.88% ($32,737 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  1.22% ($40,484)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.61% ($48,594)

Strongest AM radio stations in Henderson:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henderson:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSI (95.3 FM; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • K299AK (107.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: BAER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Henderson:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KKAZ-CA (Channel 24; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Sean M Monahan, 1/2 West Of Us Hwy 59 And Applewood Rd. Mills County Iowa (Lat: 41.159528 Lon: -95.414972), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 19129 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8009445526, Bmauer@interstatecom.Com, 404 HOWLAND STREET
  • Robert Mauer, 1/2 West Of Us Hwy 59 And Applewood Rd. Mills County Iowa (Lat: 41.159528 Lon: -95.414972), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 19129 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8009445526, Bmauer@interstatecom.Com, 404 HOWLAND STREET
  • Robert Mauer, 1/2 West Of Us Hwy 59 And Applewood Rd. Mills County Iowa (Lat: 41.159528 Lon: -95.414972), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 19129 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8009445526, Bmauer@interstatecom.Com, 404 HOWLAND STREET
  • Robert Mauer, 1/2 West Of Us Hwy 59 And Applewood Rd. Mills County Iowa (Lat: 41.159528 Lon: -95.414972), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 19129 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8009445526, Bmauer@interstatecom.Com, 404 HOWLAND STREET
  • Robert Mauer, 1/2 West Of Us Hwy 59 And Applewood Rd. Mills County Iowa (Lat: 41.159528 Lon: -95.414972), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 19129 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8009445526, Bmauer@interstatecom.Com, 404 HOWLAND STREET
  • Robert Mauer, 1/2 Mile West Of Us Hwy 59 & Applewood Rd., Mills County, Iowa (Lat: 41.159528 Lon: -95.414972), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 19129 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8009445526, Bmauer@interstatecom.Com, 404 HOWLAND STREET
  • Robert Mauer, 1/2 West Of Us Hwy 59 And Applewood Rd. Mills County Iowa (Lat: 41.159528 Lon: -95.414972), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 19129 m, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8009445526, Bmauer@interstatecom.Com, 404 HOWLAND STREET

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W0LEC, Licensee ID: L00776666
    Grant Date: 12/10/2003, Expiration Date: 01/04/2014
    Registrant: Kermit G Lauridsen, 501 Myrtle St, Henderson, IA 51541


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