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Henderson, Iowa
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Location of Henderson, Iowa
Location of Henderson, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°8′21″N 95°25′53″W / 41.13917°N 95.43139°W / 41.13917; -95.43139Coordinates: 41°8′21″N 95°25′53″W / 41.13917°N 95.43139°W / 41.13917; -95.43139
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Mills
Area
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,043 ft (318 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 144
 • Density 678.1/sq mi (261.82/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51541
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-35715
GNIS feature ID 0457393

Henderson is a city in Mills County, Iowa, United States. The population was 144 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Henderson was platted in 1880.

Geography

Henderson is located at 41°8′21″N 95°25′53″W / 41.13917°N 95.43139°W / 41.13917; -95.43139 (41.139095, -95.431300).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1890 201 —    
1900 244 +21.4%
1910 240 −1.6%
1920 232 −3.3%
1930 237 +2.2%
1940 217 −8.4%
1950 208 −4.1%
1960 191 −8.2%
1970 211 +10.5%
1980 236 +11.8%
1990 206 −12.7%
2000 171 −17.0%
2010 185 +8.2%
2020 144 −22.2%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
HendersonIowaPopPlot
The population of Henderson, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 185 people, 74 households, and 46 families living in the city. The population density was 881.0 inhabitants per square mile (340.2/km2). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 390.5 per square mile (150.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 74 households, of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.8% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 40.9 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

Education

The community is within the East Mills Community School District.

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