Henderson, Illinois Population 2024

253

Henderson is a city located in Knox County Illinois. Henderson has a 2024 population of 253. Henderson is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 263 in 2020.

The average household income in Henderson is $61,503 with a poverty rate of 29.92%. The median age in Henderson is 36 years: 21.1 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Henderson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Henderson was:

  • White: 83.46%
  • Two or more races: 9.45%
  • Black or African American: 5.91%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
953.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.8% (-10)
The current population of Henderson, Illinois is 253 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 263.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21283.46%
Two or more races249.45%
Black or African American155.91%
Other race31.18%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Henderson Population by Race

Henderson Population Pyramid 2024

Henderson Median Age

36

Total

21.1

Male

45.5

Female

Henderson Adults

There are 168 adults, (60 of whom are seniors) in Henderson.

Henderson Age Dependency

135.2

Age Dependency Ratio

55.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

79.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson Sex Ratio

Female10842.52%
Male14657.48%

Henderson Population by Age

Henderson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1082.357525
Non Family461.176337
Married422.8197.62.4
Female174.2947.152.9
Male331000

3.19

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Henderson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1410.14%
Associates Degree2518.12%
Bachelors Degree1913.77%
Graduate Degree32.17%
High School Graduate4230.43%
Less Than 9th Grade107.25%
Some College2518.12%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Henderson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henderson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12511022
2+ Races1140
Hispanic1030
Black200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.6%.

Henderson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$68,438$0$68,750
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$30,417$0
Overall$33,750$64,375$23,750
Some College$56,250$76,250$0

$33,750

Average Earnings

$64,375

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Henderson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henderson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Henderson Language

95.32% of Henderson residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.68% of the population.

Henderson Language

Henderson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1985829.29%
Black1515100%
Other33100%
Hispanic4037.5%

29.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.04%

Male Poverty Rate

17.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson is Hispanic, with 7.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

Henderson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.17%
Some College20%
High School4.76%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Henderson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed14.89%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed71.43%
Female Employed4.44%

Henderson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henderson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$65,833$76,029
Households$55,000$61,503
Married Families$89,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,250$41,696

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Henderson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Henderson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Henderson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Henderson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

15

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam6
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War1
World War II1
Korea0

Henderson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 547
65 to 746
18 to 341
75+1
55 to 640

Henderson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White159.87%

Henderson Veterans by Race

Henderson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Henderson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Henderson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.8%

Born in Henderson

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Henderson residents were born in the United States, with 74.8% having been born in Illinois. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Henderson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029241-3-1.23%
2028244-2-0.81%
2027246-2-0.81%
2026248-3-1.2%
2025251-2-0.79%
2024253-3-1.17%
2023256-1-0.39%
2022257-4-1.53%
2021261-2-0.76%
2020263197.79%
2019244-2-0.81%
2018246-3-1.2%
2017249-1-0.4%
2016250-2-0.79%
2015252-3-1.18%
201425500%
2013255-1-0.39%
2012256-2-0.78%
2011258-1-0.39%
201025900%

Henderson Population by Year