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Henderson County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2014: 6,916 (0% urban, 100% rural); it was 8,213 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,291
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,239
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,654
Renter-occupied apartments: 619 (it was 711 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 379 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Henderson County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (28.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.7%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Henderson County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 3,409  (49.3%)
Females: 3,507  (50.7%)
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Henderson County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Henderson County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $49,339 ($36,405 in 1999)

This county:

$49,339
Illinois:

$59,588

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $430 (lower quartile is $365, upper quartile is $509)
This county:

$430
State:

$811


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $90,357 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Henderson:

$90,357
Illinois:

$180,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,575 - $144,660
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $868
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $380

Institutionalized population: 51
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,678 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,235 (1.5%)

Henderson County household income distribution in 2009 Henderson County home values distribution Henderson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.9%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.4%
Henderson County:

9.4%
Illinois:

13.6%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 49 years old
(Males: 49 years old, Females: 49 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 25 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henderson County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $621 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oquawka, Stronghurst, Lomax, Biggsville, Gladstone, Gulf Port, Raritan, Media.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Henderson County: Monmouth Country Club (A), Jacksons Corners (B), Twin Bridges (C), Boston Corners (D), Swan Hills Country Club (E), Henderson Grove Grange (F), Point Pleasant Townhall (G), Greenbush Townhall (H), Abingdon Fire Protection District Station 2 (I), Cameron Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Henderson County include: Fairview Center Church (A), Sugar Tree Grove Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Asbury Cemetery (1), Bond Cemetery (2), Cedar Creek Cemetery (3), Spring Grove Cemetery (4), Holeman Cemetery (5), McMahill Cemetery (6), Roseville Memorial Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Glass Lake (A), Paul Lake (B), Roney Lake (C), Lake Warren (D), Youngquist Lake (E), Clyde Young Lake (F), Little Swan Lake (G), Youngs Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Slug Run (A), Cedar Fork (B), Middle Henderson Creek (C), Duck Creek (D), Little Swan Creek (E), Davids Creek (F), South Henderson Creek (G), Latimer Creek (H), Johns Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Henderson County include: Massasauga Prairie Nature Preserve (1), Spring Grove Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Davis County, Utah , Cambria County, Pennsylvania , Des Moines County, Iowa , Hancock County , Portage County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 278
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 30 (60% naturalized citizens)

Henderson County:

0.4%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 1
  • 1985 to 1989: 9
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 10
Note: State values scaled to Henderson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 32.7%

Henderson County marital status for males Henderson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,191
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 50
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 799
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Henderson County with a mortgage: 999 (83 second mortgage, 77 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 864

Here:

53.6% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Henderson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,76713
Evangelical Protestant4794
Catholic1901
Other1-
None4,894-
Henderson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Henderson County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Henderson County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Henderson County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

27.6%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Henderson County:

Average size of farms: 513 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $151,048
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $276.53
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $116,499
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.67%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $109,419
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.91
Corn for grain: 88092 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 577 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 59567 harvested acres
Vegetables: 750 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 63 acres

Tornado activity:

Henderson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 2795136.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/26/1959, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henderson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.7 miles away from Henderson County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 259.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 264.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from Henderson County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to July 22, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1771: June 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1771, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Flooding, Incident Period: April 18, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1368: May 09, 2001, FEMA Id: 1368, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3161: January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 10, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-438: June 10, 1974, FEMA Id: 438, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 26, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-373: April 26, 1973, FEMA Id: 373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (47%)
  • Thailand (13%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Sweden (7%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Henderson County (%):

  • German (25%)
  • United States or American (23%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (13%)
  • Swedish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Henderson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,069 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 553 (14%)
  • Walked: 90 (2%)
  • Other means: 21 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 211 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Henderson County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,357.

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.10% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($12,863 average AGI)
2.41% relocated from other states ($18,954 average AGI)
Henderson County:

2.41%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Des Moines County, IA  1.17% ($30,676 average AGI)
from Warren County, IL  0.41% ($42,417)
from Knox County, IL  0.34% ($20,000)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.65% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($12,955 average AGI)
3.33% relocated to other states ($20,949 average AGI)
Henderson County:

3.33%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Des Moines County, IA  1.32% ($51,692 average AGI)
to Warren County, IL  0.61% ($27,611)
to Hancock County, IL  0.51% ($28,467)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Births per 1000 population in Henderson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Henderson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Henderson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henderson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henderson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,537 (1,364 aged, 173 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 95 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Henderson County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (143)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (132)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (117)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (77)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (71)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (39)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (30)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (29)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (22)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (22)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 753
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,104
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,280
  • In family households: 6,056 (1,674 male householders, 453 female householders)
    1,729 spouses, 1,772 children (1,615 natural, 56 adopted, 101 stepchildren), 175 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 30 other relatives, 144 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,224 (550 male householders (433 living alone)), 472 female householders (426 living alone)), 202 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 51 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,125 2-persons, 475 3-persons, 330 4-persons, 140 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 859 1-person, 134 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 1 6-persons.

1,397 married couples with children.
341 single-parent households (114 men, 227 women).

97.9% of residents of Henderson County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $49,027,000 ($6,093 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $929,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,455,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,625,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,991,000
Federal grants: $6,324,000
Federal procurement contracts: $481,000 ($34,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,151,000 ($371,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $447,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,806,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,966,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 360
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 471
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -113
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Henderson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.19 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 86
  • 2010 to 2013: 35
  • 2000 to 2009: 267
  • 1990 to 1999: 381
  • 1980 to 1989: 314
  • 1970 to 1979: 848
  • 1960 to 1969: 439
  • 1950 to 1959: 278
  • 1940 to 1949: 130
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,099
Note: State values scaled to Henderson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Henderson County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henderson County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 18
  • 3 rooms: 82
  • 4 rooms: 481
  • 5 rooms: 738
  • 6 rooms: 555
  • 7 rooms: 403
  • 8 rooms: 199
  • 9+ rooms: 178
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 59
  • 4 rooms: 243
  • 5 rooms: 156
  • 6 rooms: 111
  • 7 rooms: 70
  • 8 rooms: 18
  • 9+ rooms: 34
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Henderson County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henderson County population
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 189
  • 2 bedrooms: 918
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,165
  • 4 bedrooms: 331
  • 5+ bedrooms: 49
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 146
  • 2 bedrooms: 307
  • 3 bedrooms: 198
  • 4 bedrooms: 36
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Cars and other vehicles available in Henderson County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henderson County population
  • no vehicle: 83
  • 1 vehicle: 646
  • 2 vehicles: 1,195
  • 3 vehicles: 547
  • 4 vehicles: 118
  • 5+ vehicles: 65
  • no vehicle: 56
  • 1 vehicle: 322
  • 2 vehicles: 245
  • 3 vehicles: 59
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

69% of Henderson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Illinois.

Henderson County:

68.6%
State average:

58.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,220
  • Northeast: 75
  • Midwest: 3,456
  • South: 264
  • West: 132

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $35,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Henderson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.9%)
  • Electricity (4.9%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Utility gas (55.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28.8%)
  • Electricity (11.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.7%)
  • Wood (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 56
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

1.2%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

15.4%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Henderson County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,608,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,152,000
    General - Other: $565,000
    Police Protection: $494,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $393,000
    Financial Administration: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $57,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $32,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
    Central Staff: $5,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,940,000

Henderson County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,230,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $715,000
    General Support: $42,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000
    Interest Earnings: $115,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $776,000
    General Support: $651,000
    Health & Hospitals: $449,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,014,000

Henderson County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $47,000

Henderson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,828,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 103
  • Number of aged recipients: 4
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 99
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 74
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 41
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 45
Henderson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Henderson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Henderson County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6271.2 years
Robert6067.1 years
John5676.4 years
Charles5177.1 years
James4874.6 years
Mary4880.1 years
George3179.3 years
Richard2867.0 years
Harold2575.1 years
Clarence2478.0 years
Most common last names in Henderson County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4376.7 years
Johnson3677.4 years
Olson2274.0 years
Peterson2080.3 years
Anderson2077.8 years
Stevenson1973.6 years
Pence1974.6 years
Cook1871.1 years
Jones1580.2 years
Thompson1470.4 years

Businesses in Henderson County, IL

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