Henderson, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Henderson, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Henderson Census Designated Place had a population of 430 as of July 1, 2016. Henderson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 43.0876 and longitude -84.1921 in Shiawassee County. The formal boundaries for the Henderson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Shiawassee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.

The Henderson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628666) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Henderson Census Designated Place is located within Township of Rush, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shiawassee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Henderson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Henderson, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 430
Population in Households 430
Population in Familes 369
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $154,825
Average Home Value $151,634


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $63,595
Per Capita Income $24,843
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.2% 0.37%
Households 1.48% 0.46%
Families 1.95% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Henderson, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 560 19th
Population Density1 # 654 6th
Diversity Index2 # 647 7th
Median Household Income # 248 65th
Per Capita Income # 240 65th

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