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Population in 2012: 144 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.0%
Males: 87  (60.9%)
Females: 57  (39.1%)

Median resident age:  30.0 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21640, 21649.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,927 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Henderson:

$35,927
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,219

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,534 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Henderson:

$120,534
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $158,375; Detached houses: $158,375

Median gross rent in 2012: $692.

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  • White alone - 87 (59.6%)
  • Hispanic - 54 (37.0%)
  • Black alone - 3 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Henderson: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (27.1%), Irish (20.4%), English (19.6%), Polish (7.6%), Italian (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1949

Elevation: 56 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,160 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Henderson:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 24.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henderson town:

  • Never married: 49.3%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.6%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Henderson, Maryland as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Henderson to the number of sex offenders is 72 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $922 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $520 (5.2%)

Henderson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dundalk, MD (41.8 miles , pop. 62,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (48.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (72.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Goldsboro, MD (1.7 miles ), Marydel, MD (1.7 miles) , Templeville, MD (2.1 miles) , Greensboro, MD (2.7 miles ), Hartly, DE (2.7 miles) , Barclay, MD (2.7 miles) , Four Corners, MD (2.8 miles ), Sudlersville, MD (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 75.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 410

Henderson household income distribution Henderson home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+78.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (39%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (46%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (19%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)


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Tornado activity:

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Henderson town center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1971, a category F2 tornado 9.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henderson-area historical earthquake activity is below Maryland state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Henderson center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caroline County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Henderson:

  • CHRISTIANA CARE VISITING NURSE ASSN (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, DE)
  • ENVOY OF DENTON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CADIA REHABILITATION CAPITOL (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DOVER, DE)

Political contributions by individuals in Henderson, MD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:

  • Delaware State University (about 15 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,113)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 33 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 40 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 4,552)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 41 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 5,957)
  • Wilmington University (about 41 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 4,279)
  • University of Delaware (about 42 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 18,469)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 43 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 3,290)

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

 
Caroline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low 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 (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.38. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.38
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
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.28. This is worse than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.28
U.S.:

3.90
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
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
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00528. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00528
U.S.:

0.05221


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.6%
(36.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  3.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Henderson, MD

Henderson compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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


Henderson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Henderson town (based on Caroline County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.06%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention The Wesleyan ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents36.7%32.0%7.0%6.6%3.7%
Congregations47.3%5.5%7.3%12.7%3.6%
NameLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the BrethrenOther
Adherents2.9%2.6%2.4%1.5%4.5%
Congregations1.8%1.8%1.8%3.6%14.5%
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: 7
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Caroline County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Caroline County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Caroline County:

17.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

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 2$100
Totals for Government 0$0 2$100

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($83.33)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($48.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($27.78)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($13.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($13.89)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($13.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($13.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($13.89)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($62.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($97.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($27.78)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($34.72)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($236.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($229.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($131.94)

8.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
Maryland average:

7.95%

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 Anne Arundel County, MD  1.80% ($55,272 average AGI)
from Talbot County, MD  1.48% ($39,817)
from Queen Anne's County, MD  1.09% ($46,450)


7.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,539 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Maryland average:

8.13%

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 Talbot County, MD  1.34% ($41,121 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.97% ($28,655)
to Kent County, DE  0.74% ($32,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Henderson:

  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henderson:

  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Henderson:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Henderson fatal accident list:

Apr 7, 1989 08:58 AM, Md0311, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Nov 23, 1980 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 27 & Brink Rd (Lat: 39.212611 Lon: -77.738333), Call Sign: KYX556
    Assigned Frequencies: 494.412 MHz, 494.712 MHz, 494.712 MHz, 495.337 MHz, 495.337 MHz, 495.362 MHz, 495.362 MHz, 495.387 MHz, 495.387 MHz, 495.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2003, Expiration Date: 02/21/2014
    Registrant: Fcca, 402 11th St. S.E., Gr. Rapids, MN 55744, Phone: (240) 777-2992, Fax: (218) 327-4567, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA3CEG, Licensee ID: L01146064
    Grant Date: 05/01/2006, Expiration Date: 05/15/2016, Certifier: Vernon L Parent
    Registrant: Vernon L Parent, 25575 Goldsboro Rd, Henderson, MD 21640
  • Call Sign: KB3KPG, Licensee ID: L00782008
    Grant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 12/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2004, Certifier: Vincent T Huelkamp
    Registrant: V T Huelskamp, 23741 Solitude Dr, Henderson, MD 21640


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Henderson


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