Henderson, Nebraska facts for kids
Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson. The majority of the city's residents are descended from 35 Mennonite families who settled the area in 1874.
Location of Henderson, Nebraska
|• Total||0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)|
|• Land||0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,719 ft (524 m)|
|• Estimate (2013)||998|
|• Density||1,769.6/sq mi (683.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0829928|
Henderson was platted in 1887 when the Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for David Henderson, a pioneer settler. Henderson was incorporated in 1899.
Henderson is at(40.779044, -97.811913).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 991 people, 433 households, and 290 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,769.6 inhabitants per square mile (683.2/km2). There were 481 housing units at an average density of 858.9 per square mile (331.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 433 households of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.0% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.66.
The median age in the city was 52.8 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 32.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.4% male and 54.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 986 people, 417 households, and 293 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,791.4 people per square mile (692.2/km²). There were 453 housing units at an average density of 823.0 per square mile (318.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.49% White, 0.20% Native American and 0.30% Asian.
There were 417 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.67.
In the city, the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 18.3% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 35.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.5 males.
As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $37,321, and the median income for a family was $43,333. Males had a median income of $31,950 versus $20,288 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,689. About 3.1% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.
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