Henderson, Minnesota

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Henderson, Minnesota

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High Points

Henderson strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 14% Henderson Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Henderson, Minnesota

Comparing Henderson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 8
Age of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 2
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Rents 7 7
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Henderson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Sibley
Standard Zip Codes 56044
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.528
Longitude -93.907

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 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
Distance 35 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
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Henderson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 910 100%
Male 446 49%
Female 464 51%
Under 18 254 27.9%
18+ 656 72.1%
65+ 122 13.4%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.21
White 884 97.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.7%
Other 11 1.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 46 5.1%

Estimated Henderson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 936
Growth 26
Growth % 2.9%

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
German 60.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
Irish 8.6%
Norwegian 5.7%
US/American 4%
Swedish 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Italian 1.4%
English 1.3%
Polish 0.9%
European 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Henderson 910 $49,091
Arlington 2,048 $49,231
Belle Plaine 3,789 $59,539
Green Isle 334 $51,964
Le Center 2,240 $47,143
Le Sueur 3,922 $53,362
St. Peter 9,747 $51,157
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Henderson High Schools (2004)

210 MAIN ST.
A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 102 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

Henderson Colleges

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