Henderson County, North Carolina Population 2018

Henderson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 115,708 with a growth rate of 4.33% 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
2017115,7084,8034.33%
2016110,905-2,853-2.51%
2016113,7581,7831.59%
2015111,9751,6091.46%
2014110,3661,3931.28%
2013108,9731,1361.05%
2012107,8374240.39%
2011107,4135300.50%
2010106,88337,59854.27%
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
White101,051
Black or African American3,488
Some Other Race2,738
Two or More Races2,039
Asian1,257
American Indian and Alaska Native219
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander113

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Henderson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Henderson County, North Carolina Median Age

46.8


Total

44.8


Male

48.6


Female

Henderson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 89,057 adults, (27,172 of which are seniors) in Henderson County, North Carolina.

Henderson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

57,382

51.74%

Male

53,523

48.26%

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
Married84.5%15.5%
All72.7%27.3%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Male56.7%43.3%
Female55.3%44.7%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All46,9852.3372.7
Married24,8832.8684.5
Non Family16,3521.260.6
Female4,1203.2655.3
Male1,6303.3256.7

2.88

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Henderson County, North Carolina Households

Henderson County, North Carolina Education

Henderson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2413.96%
9th to 12th Grade6,0027.34%
High School Graduate21,39626.16%
Some College19,53923.89%
Associates Degree7,3078.93%
Bachelors Degree15,74319.25%
Graduate Degree8,56910.48%

Henderson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White72,23766,17422,653
Hispanic5,4033,211867
Black2,2301,705160
Other Race1,256916162
Asian838692382
Multiple Races796586188
Native American20519962
Islander6250

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.58%.

Henderson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,964$35,693$27,099
Less Than High School$17,729$18,407$15,741
High School Grad$26,204$29,865$21,555
Some College$31,457$40,422$26,015
Bachelors Degree$40,046$46,463$35,866
Graduate Degree$51,555$59,107$47,854

$30,964

Average Earnings

$35,693

Average Male

$27,099

Average Female

Henderson County, North Carolina Language

Henderson County, North Carolina Language by Age

Henderson County, North Carolina Language

90.02% of Henderson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 9.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.95% of the population.

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White91,9429,52010.35%
Hispanic10,7473,14329.25%
Black3,3261,23637.16%
Other2,73160021.97%
Multiple2,02359229.26%
Asian1,25017213.76%
Native21110.47%

13.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.93%

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 37.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, North Carolina is Native, with 0.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.40%.

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.07%
High School11.73%
Some College10.72%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.83%
Female Unemployed23.84%
Female Employed7.10%
Male Employed6.47%

Henderson County, North Carolina Income

Henderson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,138$61,103
Families$59,490$72,063
Married Families$66,447$79,057
Non Families$28,230$38,755

Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

10,166

Number of Veterans

9,509

Male Veterans

657

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,968
First Gulf War1,494
Korea1,297
World War II901
Second Gulf War725

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+3,262
65 to 743,080
55 to 641,871
35 to 541,617
18 to 34336

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,65511.68%
Hispanic2734.15%
Black2198.36%
Indian12159.02%
2 or More1039.13%
Other684.66%

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

5.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, North Carolina Employment Status

Henderson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Henderson County, North Carolina Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990