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Henderson, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Henderson had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 139
Daytime Population: Workers 1
Daytime Population: Residents 73
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 74
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 139
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,111
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $44,542
Average Household Income $56,317
Per Capita Income $19,302


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $217,857
Average Home Value $204,310


Total Households 41
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.68% -0.14%
Households -0.97% 0.0%
Families 0.96% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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, 2017 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 # 467 10th
Population Density # 283 46th
Diversity Index # 62 88th
Median Household Income # 464 11th
Per Capita Income # 496 4th

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