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Henderson, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Henderson had a population of 1,808 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Henderson is located at latitude 30.3158 and longitude -91.8008 in St. Martin Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Henderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. St. Martin Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Henderson (GNIS ID: 2405817) 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 Parish Governing Authority District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Martin Parish.

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: Henderson Landing, New Henderson Landing.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,808
Population in Households 1,808
Population in Familes 1,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 980
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 634
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 446
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $79,511
Average Home Value $119,118
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,383
Average Household Income $49,258
Per Capita Income $17,381
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.21%
Households 1.1% 1.08%
Families 1.36% 0.92%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   0.62%
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, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henderson to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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 # 217 54th
Population Density1 # 156 67th
Diversity Index2 # 144 70th
Median Household Income # 328 31st
Per Capita Income # 390 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.