Henderson, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Henderson, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Henderson had a population of 143 as of July 1, 2016. Henderson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 39.0749 and longitude -75.7661 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caroline County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Town of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2390240) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Henderson is located within District 1, Henderson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caroline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Henderson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Henderson: Melvilles Cross Roads, Melvilles Crossroads, Meredith Crossroads, Merediths Crossing, River Bridge.

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Henderson, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 143
Population in Households 143
Population in Familes 113
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,143
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $216,667
Average Home Value $200,833


Median Household Income $47,650
Average Household Income $55,706
Per Capita Income $18,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.28%
Households -0.74% -0.48%
Families 1.11% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Henderson, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 462 11th
Population Density1 # 279 46th
Diversity Index2 # 61 88th
Median Household Income # 452 13th
Per Capita Income # 497 4th

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