Henderson Vance County, North Carolina

Henderson: City in Vance County, North Carolina, United States

About

Henderson is a city located in the county of Vance in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,368 and a population density of 697 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,109 inhabitants.

The city was created 16 years ago in 2005.

Henderson Quick Facts

Population : 15,109 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Vance County
Postal code : 27536–27537
Phone Area Codes : 252
Area : 22.06 km2
Named for : Leonard Henderson
Altitude : 505 feet / 154 meters
Capital city : Henderson is capital of Vance County
Establishment : December 12, 2005 (16 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:25:35 (27th September 2022)
Density : 685 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.71% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Henderson is located at 36°19'47"N 78°23'57"W (36.3295900, -78.3991600).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Henderson decreased by 1.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,368 - census
2011 15,355 -0.08% estimation process
2012 15,266 -0.58% estimation process
2013 15,128 -0.91% estimation process
2014 15,095 -0.22% estimation process
2015 15,058 -0.25% estimation process
2016 14,976 -0.55% estimation process
2017 14,868 -0.73% estimation process
2018 14,973 0.7% estimation process
2019 14,911 -0.42% estimation process
2020 15,109 1.31% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,736
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,112
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,269
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,121
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 34.6%
People over 65 (%) : 11.3%
Female persons, % : 52.0%
White only, percent : 95.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 182
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 93.4%

Henderson zip code is 27536. County name: Vance, County fips: 37181

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $731,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,462
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,500+
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,288
2015-2019 Households : 1,822
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.22
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 96.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,025
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,766
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 24,271
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,987
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $179,138
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $72,201
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 543
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 316
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 183
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 82
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 453
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 516
2010 population per square mile : 3,832.5
2010 land area in square miles : 1.60
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $890,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $4,000+
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,500+
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,880
2015-2019 Households : 7,677
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.82
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.8%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 691,222
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,731
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 280,149
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,834
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $157,835
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $90,561
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,559
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,473
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 780
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 458
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,898
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 143
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,216
2010 population per square mile : 3,578.9
2010 land area in square miles : 6.00
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $87,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $971
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $359
2015-2019 median gross rent : $666
2015-2019 Households : 6,581
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.24
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 30,556
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 131,589
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,427,578
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 247,585
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,139
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,917
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,739
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,198
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 635
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 378
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 140
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 992
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 100
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 994
2010 population per square mile : 1,152.7
2010 land area in square miles : 13.47

People born in Henderson (25)

People born in Henderson, including soul and R&B singer and record producer Ben E. King, TV interviewer and journalist Charlie Rose, Confederate Army officer, lawyer and politician Henry Gray Turner, .

List

  • Henry P. Cheatham (American politician (1857-1935)) he was born in 27/12/1857
  • Talmage Powell (American crime writer (1920-2000)) he was born in 04/10/1920
  • David Henderson (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 21/07/1964
  • Alonzo Mitz (American college football player, professional football player, defensive lineman, defensive end) he was born in 05/06/1963
  • Shirley Owens (American musician) she was born in 10/06/1941
  • Buster Maynard (American baseball player) he was born in 25/03/1913
  • Charlotte Hawkins Brown (American educator) she was born in 11/06/1883
  • Elson Floyd (American academic) he was born in 01/03/1956
  • George Parrish (Retired NASCAR Cup Series driver) he was born in 01/01/1928
  • Gerald Alston (American singer) he was born in 08/11/1951
  • Jimmy Jones (American gridiron football player) he was born in 03/03/1941
  • Jason Brown (American football center) he was born in 05/05/1983
  • Wilbur Fisk Tillett (American theologian) he was born in 01/01/1854
  • Flemmie Pansy Kittrell (American nutritionist) she was born in 25/12/1904
  • Carlos Fields (American football player) he was born in 03/10/1990
  • Gene Hamm (Professional golfer and golf course designer) he was born in 01/01/1923
  • Rachel Henderlite (American religious leader) she was born in 30/12/1905
  • Charlie Briggs (actor (1932–1985)) he was born in 13/11/1932

Schools in Henderson

College & universities near Henderson, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199838 Vance-Granville Community College Henderson (NC) 27537

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Henderson, NC

Code Name Address Type
DNC Durham 400 W. Chapel Hill Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
RMT Rocky Mount 101 Hammond Street RAIL

Post offices near Henderson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Henderson Post Office Henderson (NC) 27536

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Vance County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Vance County , NC.

City Name Population Title
South Henderson 1,213 Census designated place
Kittrell 155 Township in Vance County, North Carolina
Middleburg 138 Town in Vance County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Henderson distances to largest North Carolina cities