Hendersonville, North Carolina Population 2024

15,569

Hendersonville is a city located in Henderson County North Carolina. Hendersonville has a 2024 population of 15,569. It is also the county seat of Henderson County.Hendersonville is currently growing at a rate of 0.8% annually and its population has increased by 2.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,157 in 2020.

The average household income in Hendersonville is $73,638 with a poverty rate of 16.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hendersonville is 52.2 years, 45.5 years for males, and 55.3 years for females.

Hendersonville Demographics

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

  • White: 83.5%
  • Black or African American: 6.73%
  • Two or more races: 6.46%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.33%
Land Area (mi²)
7.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,139.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.72% (412)
The current population of Hendersonville, North Carolina is 15,569 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,157.

Hendersonville, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,61083.5%
Black or African American1,0176.73%
Two or more races9766.46%
Other race2241.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1681.11%
Native American570.38%
Asian500.33%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Hendersonville Population by Race

Hendersonville Population Pyramid 2024

Hendersonville Median Age

52.2

Total

45.5

Male

55.3

Female

Hendersonville Adults

There are 12,558 adults, (4,647 of whom are seniors) in Hendersonville.

Hendersonville Age Dependency

90.9

Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hendersonville Sex Ratio

Female8,15754.01%
Male6,94545.99%

Hendersonville Population by Age

Hendersonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,6511.9147.552.5
Non Family4,0841.1641.758.3
Married2,6202.6363.236.8
Female7703.1427.972.1
Male1773.435.664.4
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2.7

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hendersonville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hendersonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hendersonville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Hendersonville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,160

Average Earnings

$38,276

Average Male

$31,380

Average Female

Hendersonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hendersonville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hendersonville Language

94.2% of Hendersonville residents speak only English, while 5.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.

Hendersonville Language

Hendersonville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,9261,62613.63%
Multiple96846948.45%
Hispanic1,03440238.88%
Black99017317.47%
Other2196429.22%
Islander1683621.43%
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16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.94%

Male Poverty Rate

18.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hendersonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hendersonville is Multiple, with 48.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hendersonville is White, with 13.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.16%.

Hendersonville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School23.1%
Less Than 9th Grade21.03%
Some College11.37%
Bachelors or Greater6.77%
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Hendersonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed49.02%
Male Unemployed37.76%
Female Employed7.08%
Male Employed4.9%
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Hendersonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hendersonville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hendersonville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hendersonville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Hendersonville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hendersonville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,022

Number of Veterans

959

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

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Hendersonville Veterans by War

count

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Hendersonville Veterans by Age

count

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Hendersonville Veterans by Race

Hendersonville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hendersonville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hendersonville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hendersonville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hendersonville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

43.89%

Born in Hendersonville

95.23%

Native Born

4.77%

Foreign Born

2.21%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.23% of Hendersonville residents were born in the United States, with 43.89% having been born in North Carolina. 2.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hendersonville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,1891240.77%
202816,0651240.78%
202715,9411240.78%
202615,8171240.79%
202515,6931240.8%
202415,5691240.8%
202315,4451240.81%
202215,3211240.82%
202115,197400.26%
202015,1571,0397.36%
201914,118700.5%
201814,0481190.85%
201713,9291911.39%
201613,738770.56%
201513,6611921.43%
201413,4691451.09%
201313,3241240.94%
201213,200390.3%
201113,161370.28%
201013,1242,70425.95%
200010,4203,13643.05%
19907,2844226.15%
19806,8624196.5%
19706,4435329%
19605,911-192-3.15%
19506,10372213.42%
19405,3813116.13%
19305,0701,35036.29%
19203,72090232.01%
19102,818
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Hendersonville Population by Year