Statewide Claims to Fame

Henderson is 3rd in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Henderson is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Female residents

Henderson is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Henderson Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 15,320 59th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.5 91st 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,806.9 27th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Henderson Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 38th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.5% 47th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.3% 38th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Henderson Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 71.7% 138th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 13.6% 130th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Henderson Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 30.0% 143rd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 64.0% 3rd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 108th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 116th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 120th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 124th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.4% 68th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 27.9% 143rd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Henderson Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 55.6% 8th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.0% 108th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Henderson Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 7,101 57th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 23.2% 62nd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 5,839 61st 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 45.6% 134th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $106,000 124th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.6 46th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Henderson Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $16,227 136th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $27,142 134th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 33.3% 8th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Henderson Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,603 54th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $499,941 44th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $31,700 25th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $47,463 51st $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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