|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Henderson is 14,954. Henderson, North Carolina is the 2,350th largest city in the US.
Henderson is located entirely in Vance County.
The peak population of Henderson was in 1990, when its population was 16,591. In 1990, Henderson was the 1,625th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,350th largest city in the US. Henderson is currently 9.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
Henderson has shrunk 8.5% since the year 2000. Henderson, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Henderson has a population density of 1,806.9 people per square mile.
|2347||Lebanon, New Hampshire||15,005||19.3%|
|2348||Pacific Grove, California||14,988||-3.4%|
|2349||Highland Park, New Jersey||14,968||6.7%|
|2350||Henderson, North Carolina||14,954||-8.5%|
|2352||Metuchen, New Jersey||14,949||15.9%|
|2354||West Park, Florida||14,939||5.0%|
|2355||Fairview, New Jersey||14,924||12.4%|
The total voting age population of Henderson, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,556. The voting age population is 42.4% male and 57.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Henderson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Henderson are 66.7% Black, 25.2% White, 2.5% American Indian, 2.1% Two or more races, 1.8% Other, 1.4% Asian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Henderson, 27.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.8%. On a per-household basis, 21.9% of families are below the poverty line in Henderson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.2% of Henderson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.6% of Henderson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Henderson residents aged 5 and older, 8.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Henderson is 9.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Henderson, 19.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Henderson is $31,408.
In Henderson, 36.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 63.9% of housing units in Henderson.
Of all the housing units in Henderson, 7.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Henderson, 4.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 310 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Henderson is $669.
In Henderson, 67.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.