Hendersonville, North Carolina Population 2020

14,503

Hendersonville is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 14,503, it is the 69th largest city in North Carolina and the 2353rd largest city in the United States. Hendersonville is currently growing at a rate of 1.38% annually and its population has increased by 10.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,137 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Hendersonville has a population density of 1,993 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hendersonville is $54,599 with a poverty rate of 15.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $844 per month, and the median house value is $175,000. The median age in Hendersonville is 52.9 years, 47.8 years for males, and 54.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 72.1 males.

Hendersonville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hendersonville was:

  • White: 86.32%
  • Black or African American: 6.50%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Other race: 2.70%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hendersonville, North Carolina is 14,503, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,107.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,137.

Hendersonville, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,92086.32%
Black or African American8976.50%
Two or More Races3792.74%
Some Other Race3732.70%
Asian2401.74%

Hendersonville Population Pyramid 2020

Hendersonville Median Age

52.9


Total

47.8


Male

54.9


Female

Hendersonville Adults

There are 11,771 adults, (4,552 of whom are seniors) in Hendersonville.

Hendersonville Age Dependency

91.3

Age Dependency Ratio

63.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hendersonville Sex Ratio

Female

8,024

58.11%

Male

5,785

41.89%

Hendersonville Households and Families

Hendersonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hendersonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.4%30.6%
All43.6%56.4%
Non Family34%66%
Female24.8%75.2%
Male14.2%85.8%

43.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2941.8243.6
Non Family4,0741.0834
Married2,2652.6769.4
Female8282.9724.8
Male1273.0114.2

2.73

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hendersonville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4694.37%
9th to 12th Grade5154.80%
High School Graduate2,29621.39%
Some College2,59524.18%
Associates Degree1,08210.08%
Bachelors Degree2,37222.10%
Graduate Degree1,40413.08%

Hendersonville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2388,7073,498
Black740542124
Hispanic57335691
Asian1619037
Other Race12770
Multiple Races545426

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 48.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,256$40,008$30,177
Less Than High School$18,615$19,216$
High School Grad$26,806$32,500$24,861
Some College$31,861$40,329$27,261
Bachelors Degree$44,435$60,337$34,440
Graduate Degree$45,965$$45,088

$33,256

Average Earnings

$40,008

Average Male

$30,177

Average Female

Hendersonville Language

Hendersonville Language by Age

Hendersonville Language

89.76% of Hendersonville residents speak only English, while 10.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.41% of the population.

Hendersonville Poverty

Hendersonville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7301,30412.15%
Multiple37928474.93%
Hispanic1,20821317.63%
Black86218421.35%
Asian240229.17%
Other357215.88%

15.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.95%

Male Poverty Rate

14.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hendersonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hendersonville is Multiple, with 74.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hendersonville is Other, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.56%
High School18.80%
Some College13.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.91%
Female Unemployed14.63%
Female Employed11.19%
Male Employed9.48%

Hendersonville Income

Hendersonville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,412$54,599
Families$61,864$78,541
Married Families$73,079-
Non Families$24,317$35,531

Hendersonville Marital Status

Hendersonville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hendersonville Married by Age and Sex

Hendersonville 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.

Hendersonville Marital Status by Race

Hendersonville Veterans

1,100

Number of Veterans

1,028

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam410
World War II157
Korea157
First Gulf War138
Second Gulf War106
Age Group Veterans
75+479
65 to 74275
35 to 54167
55 to 64131
18 to 3448
Name Veterans % of Total
White9959.48%
Black8910.79%
Hispanic739.10%
2 or More1621.92%

$Hendersonville Veterans by Education

11.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hendersonville Employment Status

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hendersonville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

39.89%

Born in North Carolina

93.16%

Native Born

6.84%

Foreign Born

4.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.16% of Hendersonville residents were born in the United States, with 39.89% having been born in North Carolina. 4.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,5031981.38%
201914,3051981.40%
201814,1071451.04%
201713,9621981.44%
201613,764830.61%
201513,6812011.49%
201413,4801471.10%
201313,3331240.94%
201213,209410.31%
201113,168360.27%
201013,1322,7122.34%
200010,4203,1363.65%
19907,2844220.60%
19806,8624190.63%
19706,4435320.87%
19605,911-192-0.32%
19506,1037221.27%
19405,3813110.60%
19305,0701,3503.14%
19203,7209022.82%
19102,8180.00%