For population 25 years and over in Henderson:
For population 15 years and over in Henderson town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $922 (0.5%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+78.8%).
Average climate in Henderson, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Henderson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.38. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.28. This is worse than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 15.7. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.9. This is about average. There were 59 monitors within city limits.
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.
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Henderson compared to Maryland state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Henderson town (based on Caroline County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Henderson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Henderson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Henderson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Henderson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,810 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,539 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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