Henderson County, North Carolina Population 2022

Henderson County, North Carolina's estimated population is 120,168 with a growth rate of 0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henderson County, North Carolina is the 27th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 106,891 and has seen a growth of 12.42% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18405,1290.00%
18506,8531,72433.61%
186010,4483,59552.46%
18707,706-2,742-26.24%
188010,2812,57533.42%
189012,5892,30822.45%
190014,1041,51512.03%
191016,2622,15815.30%
192018,2481,98612.21%
193023,4045,15628.26%
194026,0492,64511.30%
195030,9214,87218.70%
196036,1635,24216.95%
197042,8046,64118.36%
198058,58015,77636.86%
199069,28510,70518.27%
2010106,89137,60654.28%
2011107,3704790.45%
2012107,7683980.37%
2013108,8791,1111.03%
2014110,2581,3791.27%
2015111,8471,5891.44%
2016113,5831,7361.55%
2017115,2161,6331.44%
2018116,5001,2841.11%
2019117,4179170.79%
2020118,3349170.78%
2021119,2519170.77%
2022120,1689170.77%
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Henderson County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White105,33990.58%
Black or African American4,1683.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native3230.28%
Asian1,6181.39%
Some Other Race2,0041.72%
Two or More Races2,8462.45%
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Henderson County, North Carolina Population by Race

Henderson County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Henderson County, North Carolina Median Age

47.6


Total

46.1


Male

48.8


Female

Henderson County, North Carolina Adults

There are 94,189 adults, (30,025 of whom are seniors) in Henderson County, North Carolina.

Henderson County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

60,551

52.07%

Male

55,747

47.93%

Henderson County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Henderson County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All74.2%25.8%
Male66.3%33.7%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female54.4%45.6%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,7152.3174.2
Married27,1122.8185.4
Male1,5963.0466.3
Female4,7403.0154.4
Non Family16,2671.262.1

2.78

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Henderson County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8293.26%
9th to 12th Grade4,5985.30%
High School Graduate22,36125.78%
Some College20,14823.23%
Associates Degree9,45910.90%
Bachelors Degree17,36920.02%
Graduate Degree9,98311.51%
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Henderson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henderson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,1481,059430
White75,64770,80125,565
2+ Races1,2471,087211
Black2,6402,211419
Other Race1,056679137
Hispanic6,0584,037783
Native American22322217

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 99.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.46%.

Henderson County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,928$40,446$30,366
Less Than 9th Grade$20,714$22,350$16,314
High School Graduate$29,563$33,908$24,982
Some College$34,094$42,550$27,362
Bachelors Degree$43,114$50,772$37,570
Graduate Degree$56,135$71,483$50,089

$34,928

Average Earnings

$40,446

Average Male

$30,366

Average Female

Henderson County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henderson County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Henderson County, North Carolina Language

90.21% of Henderson County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 9.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.42% of the population.

Henderson County, North Carolina Language

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2,84695433.52%
Hispanic11,6342,72623.43%
Black3,96373318.50%
White95,4328,1718.56%
Asian1,6181187.29%
Native32210.31%
Other592NaN%

10.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.81%

Male Poverty Rate

12.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 33.52% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.93%.

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.14%
High School10.58%
Some College7.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Henderson County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.46%
Male Unemployed25.20%
Female Employed6.97%
Female Unemployed21.86%

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

Henderson County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,928$74,949
Families$71,966$87,341
Married Families$79,852$96,444
Non Families$33,879$46,510
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Income by Household Type

Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Henderson County, North Carolina Marital Status

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8,822

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,138
First Gulf War1,268
Vietnam3,920
Korea755
World War II345

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34641
35 to 541,196
55 to 641,142
65 to 742,980
75+2,863

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,1389.39%
Black2126.72%
Asian221.78%
Other Race33025.84%
2+ Races1207.60%
Hispanic2293.14%

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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4.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Henderson County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Henderson County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.56%

Born in Henderson County, North Carolina

93.22%

Native Born

6.78%

Foreign Born

3.68%

Non Citizen

3.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.22% of Henderson County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 47.56% having been born in North Carolina. 3.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Henderson County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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