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Population in 2012: 15,320 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 

Males: 6,942  (45.3%)
Females: 8,378  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  38.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27536, 27537.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,615 (it was $23,745 in 2000)
Henderson:

$25,615
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,092

Henderson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $110,425 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Henderson:

$110,425
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,704; Detached houses: $144,656; Townhouses or other attached units: $191,724; Mobile homes: $36,573

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • Black alone - 8,829 (57.4%)
  • White alone - 4,777 (31.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,509 (9.8%)
  • Two or more races - 190 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 69 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.08%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Henderson: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.5%), English (8.1%), German (2.4%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 509 feet

Land area: 8.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,860 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Henderson:

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henderson city:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

823 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.3%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 91 registered sex offenders living in Henderson, North Carolina as of December 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Henderson to the number of sex offenders is 168 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,552 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $861 (1.0%)

Henderson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (36.3 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (37.4 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (309.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: South Henderson, NC (1.2 miles ), Middleburg, NC (2.6 miles) , Kittrell, NC (2.7 miles) , Oxford, NC (3.2 miles ), Stovall, NC (3.5 miles ), Norlina, NC (3.8 miles ), Warrenton, NC (3.9 miles ), Franklinton, NC (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.32 N, Longitude: 78.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,419 (+48.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,584 (52.2%)

Area code: 252

Henderson household income distribution Henderson home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Henderson by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 251325732358
per 100,000 11.430.56.118.212.130.243.318.912.719.132.151.7
Rapes 724634321644
per 100,000 39.912.224.336.418.224.218.612.66.338.125.725.8
Robberies 556084786779778779507675
per 100,000 313.8366.5510.1473.0405.7477.7476.3549.2500.2317.9488.3484.4
Assaults 12012312374589496112951166894
per 100,000 684.6751.4747.0448.8351.2568.4593.9707.0601.5737.4436.9607.2
Burglaries 337383402404324366521555515522416416
per 100,000 1922.52339.82441.42450.01962.12213.23223.03503.63260.53318.52673.02687.0
Thefts 1,0791,1671,6111,1581,1261,0491,1291,2039651,2411,3861,199
per 100,000 6155.57129.39783.87022.46818.96343.46984.27594.26109.57889.48905.77744.5
Auto thefts 796892526176767853447885
per 100,000 450.7415.4558.7315.3369.4459.6470.2492.4335.5279.7501.2549.0
Arson 891110117137971811
per 100,000 45.655.066.860.666.642.380.444.257.044.5115.771.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 689.0797.5922.7759.7657.4767.1888.2924.3784.7864.7884.6914.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Henderson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 59 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Henderson, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.9%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -561 (-3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the Henderson city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henderson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from Henderson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vance County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Henderson topographic map

Birthplace of: Ben E. King - Soul singer and composer, Alonzo Mitz - College football player, David Henderson (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Jason Brown - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: May 5, 1983), Jason Brown (American football) - Player of football, Charlie Rose - (born 1942), talk show host, Buster Maynard - Baseball player, Chris Hawkins - College football player (James Madison Dukes), Danny Flowers - Guitarist, George Parrish - Retired NASCAR Cup Series driver.


Hospitals/medical centers in Henderson:

  • VANCE COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 854 S BECKFORD DR)
  • GRANVILLE VANCE HOME HEALTH AG (Home Health Center, 125 CHARLES ROLLINS ROAD)
  • MARIA PARHAM HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, 566 RUIN CREEK RD)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, 1242 DABNEY DRIVE)
  • MARIA PARHAM MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, PO BOX 59)
  • STAFF BUILDERS (Hospital, 1924 RUIN CREEK RD SUITE 207)
  • KERR LAKE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1245 PARK AVE)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HENDERSON (Nursing Home, 280 SOUTH BECKFORD DR)
  • PINE HAVEN CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 1245 PARK AVE)
  • SENIOR CITIZENS HOME (Nursing Home, 2275 RUIN CREEK RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Henderson, NC

Heliports located in Henderson:


Local government website: www.ci.henderson.nc.us

College/University in Henderson:

  • Vance-Granville Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,444; Location: 200 Community College Road; Public; Website: www.vgcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henderson:

  • Duke University (about 36 miles; Durham, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,870)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 37 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 40 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 26,736)
  • Shaw University (about 41 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 46 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,146)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 50 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • Johnston Community College (about 58 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

Private high schools in Henderson:

  • KERR-VANCE ACADEMY (Students: 441; Location: 700 VANCE ACADEMY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: PO BOX 249; Grades: PK - 12)
  • VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 475 J P TAYLOR RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Henderson:

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Library in Henderson:

  • H. LESLIE PERRY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $908,938; Location: 205 BRECKENRIDGE STREET; 134,333 books; 3,408 audio materials; 2,120 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 175 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Henderson: Vance Square (A), Henderson Country Club (B), Vance Industrial Park (C), Vance County Tourism Office (D), Henderson Institute Historical Building (E), Henry A Dennis County Office Building (F), Croatan Club Building (G), Vance County Historical Museum (H), Vance County Arts Council Building (I), H Leslie Perry Library (J), Garnett Street Station (K), Henderson Fire Station (L), Vance County Court House Building (M), Vance County Health Center (N), Mistletoe Villa (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Outlet City Shopping Center (1), Dabney Drive Shopping Center (2), Corbitt Hill Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Henderson include: Harriet Church (A), South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elmwood Cemetery (1), Blacknall Cemetery (2), Alpha Omega Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Henderson include: Jackson Park (1), South Henderson Park (2), Owen Davis Park (3), Pinkston Park (4), Kings Daughters Park (5), Chestnut Street Park (6), Eaton-Johnson Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Henderson Institute Historical Museum (Beckford Drive), Adventure Island (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1211 Coble Boulevard).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Henderson I-85 (385 Ruin Creek Road), Comfort Inn Henderson (112 Parham Road), Days Inn Henderson NC (1052 Ruin Creek Road), Henderson-Days Inn (I-85 & Ruin Creek Rd-Ex 212), Budget Host Inn (1727 North Garnett Street), Cardinal Motel (800 Cardinal Drive), Comfort Inn (112 Parham Rd).

Courts: Vance County - Courts- Superior Court Judge (111 South Williams Street), Vance County - Courts- Clerk of Court (156 Church Street), Vance County - Courts- District Court Judge (111 South Williams Street), North Carolina State - Juvenile Court Counselor (300 South Garnett Street), Wortham Court Pump Station (211 Wortham Court).

 
Vance County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average.
City:

21.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.158
U.S.:

0.572
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.28. This is worse than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.28
U.S.:

3.90
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 15.7. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

14.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.9. This is about average. There were 59 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 5.82. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.82
U.S.:

11.24

Drinking water stations with addresses in Henderson and their reported violations in the past:

NEW HOPE GRANVILLE BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MITCHELL MISSIONARY BAPT CH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NEW GRASSY CREEK BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-1998)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-1998)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BROOKHAVEN VILLAGE (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-07-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MT MORIAH AME ZION CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
NEW SANDY CREEK BAPTIST CH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-26-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
POPLAR CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-17-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
PK MART #3 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2001), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2003)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Henderson that have no violations reported:

  • JORDAN`S CHAPEL BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ELIJAH GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KERR RESERVOIR HENDERSON HP-10 (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KERR RESERVOIR SATTERWHITE S30 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KERR RESERVOIR HIBERNIA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KERR RESERVOIR SATTERWHITE S27 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.8%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 43.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.9% for other race residents, 38.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Henderson, NC

People in group quarters in Henderson in 2010:

  • 264 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 121 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Henderson in 2000:

  • 317 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes

Henderson compared to North Carolina state average:

Henderson, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Henderson (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: North Henderson Branch at 1405 North Garnett Street, branch established on 1970/05/15; West End Branch at 826 South Garnett Street, branch established on 1958/09/03. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Henderson Main Branch at 407 South Chestnut Street, branch established on 1961/06/22; Henderson Mall Branch at 1207 Dabney Drive, branch established on 1969/10/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Henderson Main Branch at 632 Dabney Drive, branch established on 1969/08/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Henderson Branch at 1229 Dabney Drive, branch established on 1972/12/20. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Henderson North Carolina Branch at 200 North Cooper Drive, branch established on 2009/09/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Union Bank & Trust Company: Henderson Office at 1203 Dabney Drive, branch established on 2008/09/09. Info updated 2007/06/20: Bank assets: $189.0 mil, Deposits: $159.5 mil, headquarters in Oxford, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • The Fidelity Bank: Henderson Branch at 1537 Dabney Drive, branch established on 1994/11/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Dabney Drive Branch at 300 Dabney Drive Ext., branch established on 1997/06/06. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Henderson, North Carolina:

  • Garnett Inn, 1727 N Garnett St, Henderson, NC 27536 , Phone: (252) 492-2013
  • Holiday Inn, I-85 & Parham Rd, Henderson, NC 27536 , Phone: (252) 492-1126
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 200 Parham Rd, Henderson, NC 27536 , Phone: (252) 492-7001, Fax: (252) 438-2389
  • Cardinal Motel, 800 Cardinal Dr, Henderson, NC 27536 , Phone: (252) 492-1148
  • Econo Lodge, 112 Parham Rd, Henderson, NC 27536 , Phone: (252) 438-8511, Fax: (252) 492-2215
  • Hampton Inn Of Henderson, 385 Ruin CRK Rd, Henderson, NC 27536 , Phone: (252) 492-3007, Fax: (252) 492-3088
  • Sleep Inn Henderson, 18 Market St, Henderson, NC 27537 , Phone: (252) 433-9449, Fax: (252) 433-9423
  • Holiday Inn Express, 200 Simmons St, Henderson, NC 27536 , Phone: (252) 438-6300, Fax: (252) 430-8885
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Henderson, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Henderson travel time to work - commute


Henderson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

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Religion statistics for Henderson city (based on Vance County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.68%
Here45.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents41.7%22.7%9.1%8.0%4.6%
Congregations29.2%25.0%9.7%5.6%6.9%
NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents4.1%3.6%1.9%1.4%2.9%
Congregations1.4%8.3%4.2%1.4%8.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Here:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Vance County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
This county:

8.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Vance County:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Vance County:

12.8%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.8%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$24,547$29,4560$0
Other Government Administration 22$59,694$32,5601$1,532
Police Protection - Officers 49$159,105$38,9641$797
Police - Other 8$16,906$25,3595$2,161
Firefighters 34$102,010$36,0042$46
Fire - Other 1$2,340$28,0800$0
Streets and Highways 17$40,304$28,4500$0
Solid Waste Management 24$39,788$19,8941$777
Sewerage 28$69,318$29,7080$0
Parks and Recreation 16$43,563$32,67229$8,832
Water Supply 23$55,173$28,7860$0
Other and Unallocable 10$22,171$26,6050$0
Totals for Government 242$634,919$31,48439$14,145

Henderson government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,095,000 ($136.75)
    Water Utilities: $898,000 ($58.62)
    Regular Highways: $436,000 ($28.46)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $4,142,000 ($270.37)
    Police Protection: $3,476,000 ($226.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,783,000 ($116.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,775,000 ($115.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,251,000 ($81.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,231,000 ($80.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,162,000 ($75.85)
    General - Other: $1,137,000 ($74.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $959,000 ($62.60)
    Financial Administration: $575,000 ($37.53)
    Libraries: $296,000 ($19.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $257,000 ($16.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $137,000 ($8.94)
    General Public Buildings: $106,000 ($6.92)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($1.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $406,000 ($26.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $270,000 ($17.62)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($7.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($3.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($2.81)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($0.78)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $6,000 ($0.39)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,437,000 ($485.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,221,000 ($79.70)

Henderson government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,347,000 ($479.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,769,000 ($115.47)
    All Other: $453,000 ($29.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($7.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($0.65)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($0.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,591,000 ($169.13)
    Highways: $433,000 ($28.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $89,000 ($5.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,286,000 ($149.22)
    All Other: $1,210,000 ($78.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $348,000 ($22.72)
    General Revenue, NEC: $230,000 ($15.01)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($1.37)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.20)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,149,000 ($205.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $718,000 ($46.87)
    Highways: $556,000 ($36.29)
    All Other: $191,000 ($12.47)
  • Tax - Property: $5,003,000 ($326.57)
    NEC: $148,000 ($9.66)
    Motor Vehicle License: $105,000 ($6.85)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $98,000 ($6.40)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,000 ($0.98)

Henderson government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,333,000 ($2436.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,739,000 ($2267.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,594,000 ($169.32)

Henderson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,013,000 ($588.32)

5.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,174 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Granville County, NC  0.97% ($24,260 average AGI)
from Warren County, NC  0.86% ($22,163)
from Franklin County, NC  0.65% ($26,980)


5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,541 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Granville County, NC  1.14% ($24,814 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NC  0.71% ($28,472)
to Wake County, NC  0.67% ($39,327)

Strongest AM radio stations in Henderson:

  • WIZS (1450 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: ROSE FARM AND RENTALS, INC.)
  • WHNC (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: THE PARADISE NETWORK (TPN) OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WKSI (1250 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON COURT HOU, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARR (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WARRENTON, NC; Owner: QUAD DIVISIONS, INC. DBA DARENSBURG BROADCASTING)
  • WCBQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; OXFORD, NC; Owner: THE PARADISE NETWORK (TPN) OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henderson:

  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W299AO (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHLQ (102.5 FM; LOUISBURG, NC; Owner: NEW CENTURY MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WJIJ (94.3 FM; NORLINA, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W216BH (91.1 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Henderson:

  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Henderson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 490
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 14,000

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Henderson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Henderson, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Henderson)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Henderson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 240
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Henderson


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Henderson, NC
Businesses in Henderson, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King3Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Sears1
Dennys1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS8
Holiday Inn1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Waffle House2
Kincaid1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Henderson, NC


Henderson on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Claus Graichen (3)
  • William Glenn Cawthorne, Jr. (2)
  • Joseph E. Tyler (1)
  • Jerry Cottrell (1)
  • Gerald B. Colliflower (1)
  • David Alan Weston (1)
  • Thomas James Matthews (1)
  • Anne B. Colliflower (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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