Henderson, Illinois

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Henderson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles S of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Knox
P.O. Box Zip Codes 61439
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.025
Longitude -90.356

Henderson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station GALVA
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Henderson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 319 100%
Male 161 50.5%
Female 158 49.5%
Under 18 50 15.7%
18+ 269 84.3%
65+ 53 16.6%
Median Age 47.3
Average Family Size 2.6
White 310 97.2%
African-American 3 0.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.9%

Estimated Henderson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 305
Growth -14
Growth % -4.4%

Henderson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 23.1%
German 20.2%
Swedish 14%
US/American 9.5%
English 6.6%
Scotch-Irish 6.2%
French (except Basque) 6.2%
Dutch 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
European 1.2%
Norwegian 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Belgian 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Henderson 319 $39,583
East Galesburg 839 $44,750
Galesburg 33,706 $41,796
North Henderson 187 $42,500
Oneida 752 $46,250
Rio 240 $40,750
Wataga 857 $41,786
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