Henderson, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 14,852 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 
Males: 6,526  (43.9%)
Females: 8,326  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27536, 27537.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,525 (it was $23,745 in 2000)
Henderson:

$27,525
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,425 (it was $15,130 in 2000)

Henderson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,829 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Henderson:

$97,829
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $171,582; detached houses: $129,328; townhouses or other attached units: $126,155; mobile homes: $893,418

Median gross rent in 2017: $611.

March 2019 cost of living index in Henderson: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.1%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.1% for American Indian residents, 3.7% for other race residents, 44.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Henderson, NC (2017)
    • 9,63862.8%Black alone
    • 3,99626.1%White alone
    • 1,2498.1%Hispanic
    • 2271.5%Two or more races
    • 1781.2%Asian alone
    • 580.4%American Indian alone
    • 220.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Henderson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 106 registered sex offenders living in Henderson, North Carolina as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Henderson is 147 to 1.


Crime rates in Henderson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(12.1)
5
(30.2)
7
(43.3)
3
(18.9)
2
(12.7)
3
(19.1)
5
(32.1)
8
(51.7)
4
(26.1)
4
(26.1)
3
(19.7)
6
(39.7)
10
(67.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(18.2)
4
(24.2)
3
(18.6)
2
(12.6)
1
(6.3)
6
(38.1)
4
(25.7)
4
(25.8)
5
(32.7)
4
(26.1)
6
(39.3)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
67
(405.7)
79
(477.7)
77
(476.3)
87
(549.2)
79
(500.2)
50
(317.9)
76
(488.3)
75
(484.4)
82
(535.6)
49
(319.6)
32
(209.8)
45
(297.4)
65
(439.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
58
(351.2)
94
(568.4)
96
(593.9)
112
(707.0)
95
(601.5)
116
(737.4)
68
(436.9)
94
(607.2)
123
(803.4)
172
(1,122)
119
(780.4)
131
(865.8)
193
(1,306)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
324
(1,962)
366
(2,213)
521
(3,223)
555
(3,504)
515
(3,261)
522
(3,318)
416
(2,673)
416
(2,687)
331
(2,162)
348
(2,270)
210
(1,377)
203
(1,342)
248
(1,678)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,126
(6,819)
1,049
(6,343)
1,129
(6,984)
1,203
(7,594)
965
(6,110)
1,241
(7,889)
1,386
(8,906)
1,199
(7,744)
1,059
(6,917)
1,027
(6,698)
638
(4,184)
429
(2,835)
519
(3,512)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(369.4)
76
(459.6)
76
(470.2)
78
(492.4)
53
(335.5)
44
(279.7)
78
(501.2)
85
(549.0)
51
(333.1)
59
(384.8)
25
(163.9)
41
(271.0)
37
(250.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(66.6)
7
(42.3)
13
(80.4)
7
(44.2)
9
(57.0)
7
(44.5)
18
(115.7)
11
(71.1)
7
(45.7)
10
(65.2)
6
(39.3)
5
(33.0)
8
(54.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)670.4782.2905.7942.6800.2881.8902.1932.6854.5850.9566.7602.4838.8

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City-data.com crime index in Henderson, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 44 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (4.6%), English (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 509 feet

Land area: 8.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,803 people per square mile   (low).

Henderson, North Carolina map

885 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America).

This city:

5.8%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,330 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,094 (1.3%)

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: +7,720 (+50.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,609 (53.4%)

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Henderson, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Henderson, NC in 2017
Henderson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Henderson, NC
Historical housing units in Henderson, NC
Most common industries in Henderson, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.8%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Wood products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.3%)
  • Apparel (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Henderson, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)

Average climate in Henderson, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Henderson, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 53.7. This is better than average.

City:

53.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 19% smaller 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 near North Carolina state average. It is 85% 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 Henderson center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 331.2 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
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 286.4 miles away from Henderson center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from Henderson center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 256.7 miles away from Henderson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vance County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Henderson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Henderson:

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

Heliports located in Henderson:

College/University in Henderson:

  • Vance-Granville Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,232; Location: 200 Community College Road; Public; Website: www.vgcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Henderson:

  • Durham Technical Community College (about 36 miles; Durham, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,515)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 37 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Duke University (about 38 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
  • Nash Community College (about 38 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 40 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 41 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 45 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)

Public high schools in Henderson:

Private high schools in Henderson:

  • KERR-VANCE ACADEMY (Students: 473, Location: 700 VANCE ACADEMY RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 246, Location: 583 OLD COUNTY HOME RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 130, Location: 475 J P TAYLOR RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • VANCE COUNTY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 13, Location: 317 S GARNETT ST, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Henderson:

See full list of schools located in Henderson

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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) - Football player, 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.

Vance County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SATTERWHITE POINT MARINA (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
JORDAN`S CHAPEL BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
KERR LAKE VILLAGE & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
POPLAR CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
NEW SANDY CREEK BAPTIST CH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MT MORIAH AME ZION CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SK MART (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-29-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-25-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-07-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-02-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-07-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-15-2014), St Case dropped (JUL-08-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-27-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-09-2014), St Case dropped (JUL-08-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-17-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2012)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
KERR LAKE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • KERR RES HENDERSON POINT (Population served: 127, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KERR RES SATTERWHITE POINT 27 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KERR RES JC COOPER 023 RANGER HOUSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KERR RES HIBERNIA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Henderson:

Marital status in Henderson, NC
  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 31.1%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Henderson:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Henderson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Henderson, NC (based on Vance County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,20551
Mainline Protestant4,95533
Black Protestant2,64420
Catholic8501
Other5552
None23,213-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Vance County:

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
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

8.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Vance County:

12.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Henderson:

47.4%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Henderson:

43.3%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Henderson:

29.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Henderson:

13.4%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Henderson:

35.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Henderson:

51.9%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Henderson:

79.6%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Henderson, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 49$169,338$41,4712$2,557
Water Supply 35$87,759$30,0891$368
Firefighters 33$100,374$36,5000$0
Sewerage 28$78,278$33,5480$0
Streets and Highways 17$40,459$28,5590$0
Parks and Recreation 14$40,370$34,60331$10,807
Other Government Administration 10$43,414$52,0979$5,141
Police - Other 8$16,572$24,8585$2,280
Solid Waste Management 5$10,643$25,5430$0
Financial Administration 5$17,446$41,8700$0
Other and Unallocable 5$13,771$33,0500$0
Fire - Other 1$2,522$30,2640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,453
Totals for Government 210$620,946$35,48349$23,606

Henderson government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,630,000 ($109.75)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,655,000 ($582.75)
    Police Protection: $3,867,000 ($260.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,086,000 ($140.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,309,000 ($88.14)
    Regular Highways: $1,010,000 ($68.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $999,000 ($67.26)
    Central Staff Services: $641,000 ($43.16)
    General - Other: $380,000 ($25.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $350,000 ($23.57)
    Financial Administration: $344,000 ($23.16)
    Parking Facilities: $199,000 ($13.40)
    Transit Utilities: $118,000 ($7.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $86,000 ($5.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $63,000 ($4.24)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($4.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $390,000 ($26.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $529,000 ($35.62)
    Other - Libraries: $187,000 ($12.59)
    Other - Financial Administration: $172,000 ($11.58)
    Other - General - Other: $58,000 ($3.91)
    Other - Air Transportation: $29,000 ($1.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,902,000 ($195.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $746,000 ($50.23)

Henderson government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,001,000 ($336.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,858,000 ($125.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $785,000 ($52.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $162,000 ($10.91)
    Other: $68,000 ($4.58)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $8,347,000 ($562.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $273,000 ($18.38)
    Sale of Property: $80,000 ($5.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($1.14)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.13)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,839,000 ($191.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,757,000 ($118.30)
    Highways: $468,000 ($31.51)
    Other: $60,000 ($4.04)
  • Tax - Property: $6,319,000 ($425.46)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,321,000 ($156.28)
    Other License: $879,000 ($59.18)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $105,000 ($7.07)
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000 ($2.15)

Henderson government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,400,000 ($1912.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,952,000 ($1680.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,448,000 ($232.16)

5.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($29,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Granville County, NC  0.92% ($30,944 average AGI)
from Warren County, NC  0.72% ($23,527)
from Wake County, NC  0.66% ($30,255)


5.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Granville County, NC  1.00% ($34,077 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.71% ($42,609)
to Franklin County, NC  0.57% ($35,629)
Businesses in Henderson, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King3Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Chick-Fil-A1Rite Aid1
ColorTyme1Ruby Tuesday1
Cracker Barrel1Sears1
Days Inn1Sleep Inn1
Dennys1Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
Econo Lodge1T-Mobile1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
GNC1U-Haul3
GameStop1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS8
Hardee's1Vans1
Hilton1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House2
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC2Walmart1
Kincaid1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy2

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
See more detailed statistics of Henderson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 83Number of bridges
  • 679ft / 207mTotal length
  • 691,040Total average daily traffic
  • 94,800Total average daily truck traffic
  • 714,560Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Henderson, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 421950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 121990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Henderson, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Henderson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 206 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Henderson, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Henderson)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Henderson)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 260. The highest number of fires - 370 took place in 2011, and the least - 165 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Henderson, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.2%), and Outside Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Henderson, NC
    • 1,73039.2%Structure Fires
    • 1,61636.6%Outside Fires
    • 70215.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3658.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Henderson, NC

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

  • Garnett Inn, 1727 N Garnett St, Henderson, North Carolina 27536 , Phone: (252) 492-2013
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 200 Parham Rd, Henderson, North Carolina 27536 , Phone: (252) 492-7001, Fax: (252) 438-2389
  • Econo Lodge, 112 Parham Rd, Henderson, North Carolina 27536 , Phone: (252) 438-8511, Fax: (252) 492-2215
  • Sleep Inn Henderson, 18 Market St, Henderson, North Carolina 27537 , Phone: (252) 433-9449, Fax: (252) 433-9423
  • Red Roof Plus, 200 Simmons St, Henderson, North Carolina 27536 , Phone: (252) 438-6300, Fax: (252) 430-8885
  • Jameson Inn - Henderson, 400 N Cooper Dr, Henderson, North Carolina 27536 , Phone: (252) 430-0247, Fax: (252) 430-0291
  • Days Inn Henderson, 1052 Ruin Creek Rd, Henderson, North Carolina 27536 , Phone: (252) 492-4041, Fax: (252) 492-6737
  • Scottish Inns, 1759 N Garnett St, Henderson, North Carolina 27536 , Phone: (252) 438-6172, Fax: (252) 438-5916
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Henderson, North Carolina
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Henderson, NC
  • 47.1%Utility gas
  • 45.2%Electricity
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Henderson, NC
  • 63.9%Electricity
  • 28.1%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood


Henderson compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Henderson on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
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