Henderson, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Henderson, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Henderson Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Shiawassee County at latitude 43.0876 and longitude -84.1921. Shiawassee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.

The formal official name is the Henderson Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Henderson, Michigan.

The U5 Census Class Code for Henderson indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Henderson Census Designated Place, MI Boundary Map


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Henderson, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 424
Population in Households 424
Population in Familes 365
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 118
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $92,803
Average Home Value $100,000


Median Household Income $47,172
Average Household Income $59,441
Per Capita Income $23,133
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.44% 0.42%
Households 1.76% 0.59%
Families 2.7% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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, 2014 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 # 561 19th
Population Density1 # 654 6th
Diversity Index2 # 651 6th
Median Household Income # 248 64th
Per Capita Income # 284 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.