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Henderson is a town in Jefferson County, in the Watertown-Fort Drum metro area.

The community was named after William Henderson, settler.

The latitude of Henderson is 43.846N. The longitude is -76.182W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,377.


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Median household income
Local
$37,019
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Henderson demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Salisbury Mills
Tryouts were held here for sailing events of the 1976 Olympics.
Well-known residents have included:
· Daniel H. Burnham, architect
Nearby parks & recreation: Southwick Beach State Park, Lakeview Wildlife Management Area
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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14% of Henderson residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Henderson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Henderson was $20,071, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Henderson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Henderson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $893.


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Libraries in Henderson include Henderson Free Library ... View libraries

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Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Henderson political report.

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The average commute time for Henderson workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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