Henderson County, North Carolina Population 2019

Henderson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 115,457 with a growth rate of 1.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henderson County, North Carolina is the 26th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018116,7481,2911.12%
2017115,4571,7341.52%
2016113,7231,7971.61%
2015111,9261,6561.50%
2014110,2701,3851.27%
2013108,8851,1171.04%
2012107,7684090.38%
2011107,3594720.44%
2010106,88737,60254.27%
199069,28510,70518.27%
198058,58015,77636.86%
197042,8046,64118.36%
196036,1635,24216.95%
195030,9214,87218.70%
194026,0492,64511.30%
193023,4045,15628.26%
192018,2481,98612.21%
191016,2622,15815.30%
190014,1041,51512.03%
189012,5892,30822.45%
188010,2812,57533.42%
18707,706-2,742-26.24%
186010,4483,59552.46%
18506,8531,72433.61%
18405,1290.00%

Henderson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White101,792
Black or African American3,848
Some Other Race2,800
Two or More Races2,049
Asian1,301
American Indian and Alaska Native280
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander86

Henderson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Henderson County, North Carolina Median Age

46.9


Total

45


Male

48.7


Female

Henderson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 90,252 adults, (27,714 of whom are seniors) in Henderson County, North Carolina.

Henderson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

57,930

51.65%

Male

54,226

48.35%

Henderson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Henderson County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Henderson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Male59.1%40.9%
Female50.7%49.3%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,8042.3272.3
Married25,0312.8785
Non Family16,8891.260.2
Female4,3373.1750.7
Male1,5473.1159.1

2.88

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Henderson County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9533.56%
9th to 12th Grade5,7956.99%
High School Graduate20,43024.63%
Some College20,37924.56%
Associates Degree7,5189.06%
Bachelors Degree16,89420.36%
Graduate Degree8,99210.84%

Henderson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White72,90767,34924,231
Hispanic5,7253,576836
Black2,3641,845219
Other Race1,302984168
Multiple Races880614219
Asian867700415
Native American24023216
Islander4736

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,882$37,233$27,617
Less Than High School$17,757$18,225$16,493
High School Grad$26,422$30,369$21,861
Some College$32,109$40,513$26,993
Bachelors Degree$40,682$50,167$35,373
Graduate Degree$51,742$60,224$48,221

$31,882

Average Earnings

$37,233

Average Male

$27,617

Average Female

Henderson County, North Carolina Language

Henderson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Henderson County, North Carolina Language

90.03% of Henderson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 9.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.72% of the population.

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White92,5768,7819.49%
Hispanic11,1232,60923.46%
Black3,7061,23433.30%
Other2,78647617.09%
Multiple2,03246222.74%
Asian1,29517413.44%
Native27220.74%

11.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.40%

Male Poverty Rate

12.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, North Carolina is Black, with 33.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, North Carolina is Native, with 0.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.89%
High School11.20%
Some College9.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.97%
Male Unemployed26.12%
Female Employed6.13%
Male Employed5.64%

Henderson County, North Carolina Income

Henderson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,454$64,902
Families$62,338$76,895
Married Families$70,821$84,396
Non Families$30,152$41,001

Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Henderson County, North Carolina 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 45-54.

Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans

9,873

Number of Veterans

9,069

Male Veterans

804

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,031
First Gulf War1,667
Korea1,125
Second Gulf War938
World War II678

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,23811.07%
Black29610.64%
Hispanic2403.51%
Indian13251.16%
2 or More1119.56%
Other724.50%
Asian242.53%

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, North Carolina Employment Status

56%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Henderson County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hendersonville13076138407645.84%
Fletcher7190807988912.36%
Mills River673471684346.44%
Flat Rock311633111956.26%
Laurel Park215523171627.52%
Saluda 714706-8-1.12%
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