Henderson, Nebraska

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Henderson, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Henderson Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Henderson Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 14% Henderson Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 17% Henderson People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Henderson, Nebraska

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
College Educated Adults 7 7
Median Family Income 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 8
Working at Home 6 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 6 4
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2

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Henderson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County York
Standard Zip Codes 68371
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.779
Longitude -97.811

Henderson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AURORA
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Station GENEVA
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
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Henderson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 986 100%
Male 452 45.8%
Female 534 54.2%
Under 18 197 20%
18+ 789 80%
65+ 351 35.6%
Median Age 50.4
Average Family Size 2.67
White 981 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Henderson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 999
Growth 13
Growth % 1.3%

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 61.4%
Dutch 14.7%
US/American 5%
Irish 2.6%
English 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
European 2.1%
Pennsylvania German 1.9%
Finnish 1.1%
Swedish 1%
German Russian 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Henderson 986 $43,333
Aurora 4,225 $43,884
Bradshaw 336 $40,000
Grafton 152 $36,250
Hampton 439 $46,563
McCool Junction 385 $45,417
Sutton 1,447 $42,273

Henderson Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(402) 723-4512
Emergency Service: Yes

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Henderson High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 127 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.1

Henderson Colleges

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