Henderson, Nebraska

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Henderson, Nebraska
City
Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson.  The majority of the city's residents are descended from 35 Mennonite families who settled the area in 1874.[1]
Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson. The majority of the city's residents are descended from 35 Mennonite families who settled the area in 1874.[1]
Location of Henderson, Nebraska
Location of Henderson, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°46′45″N 97°48′43″W / 40.77917°N 97.81194°W / 40.77917; -97.81194Coordinates: 40°46′45″N 97°48′43″W / 40.77917°N 97.81194°W / 40.77917; -97.81194
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyYork
Area[2]
 • Total0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,719 ft (524 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total991
 • Estimate (2013[4])998
 • Density1,769.6/sq mi (683.2/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code68371
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-22080
GNIS feature ID0829928[5]
 
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Henderson, Nebraska
City
Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson.  The majority of the city's residents are descended from 35 Mennonite families who settled the area in 1874.[1]
Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson. The majority of the city's residents are descended from 35 Mennonite families who settled the area in 1874.[1]
Location of Henderson, Nebraska
Location of Henderson, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°46′45″N 97°48′43″W / 40.77917°N 97.81194°W / 40.77917; -97.81194Coordinates: 40°46′45″N 97°48′43″W / 40.77917°N 97.81194°W / 40.77917; -97.81194
CountryUnited States
StateNebraska
CountyYork
Area[2]
 • Total0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,719 ft (524 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total991
 • Estimate (2013[4])998
 • Density1,769.6/sq mi (683.2/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code68371
Area code(s)402
FIPS code31-22080
GNIS feature ID0829928[5]

Henderson is a city in York County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 991 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Henderson was platted in 1887 when the Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point.[6] It was named for David Henderson, a pioneer settler.[7][8] Henderson was incorporated in 1899.[9]

Geography[edit]

Henderson is at 40°46′45″N 97°48′43″W / 40.77917°N 97.81194°W / 40.77917; -97.81194 (40.779044, -97.811913).[10]

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.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1900208
191039188.0%
192048524.0%
1930480−1.0%
19404953.1%
19505368.3%
196073036.2%
197090123.4%
19801,07219.0%
1990999−6.8%
2000986−1.3%
20109910.5%
Est. 20139980.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
2013 Estimate[4]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] 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.

2000 census[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bamesberger, William. "Henderson--York County". Nebraska... Our Towns. Retrieved 2013-10-04.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  4. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Henderson, York County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Sedgwick, Theron E. (1921). York County, Nebraska and Its People: Together with a Condensed History of the State. S.J. Clarke. p. 473. 
  8. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 154. 
  9. ^ Burr, George L. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 142. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 16, 2013.