Hendersonville, South Carolina

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Population in July 2007: 6,123.
Males: 2,920  (47.7%)
Females: 3,203  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
South Carolina median age:  35.4 years

Zip code: 29488

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,988 (it was $26,297 in 2000)
Hendersonville:

$28,988
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,494 (it was $11,577 in 2000)

Hendersonville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,803 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Hendersonville:

$79,803
SC:

$139,200
  • Races in Hendersonville, SC (2000)

    Hendersonville races chart
    • 3,10451.8%Black alone
    • 2,79546.6%White alone
    • 460.8%Hispanic
    • 330.6%Two or more races
    • 100.2%Asian alone
    • 50.08%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hendersonville: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 195.1 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Hendersonville, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Hendersonville:

  • High school or higher: 70.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hendersonville CCD:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hendersonville CCD:  0.5% ($294)
South Carolina:  0.6% ($510)
Hendersonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Charleston, SC (43.5 miles , pop. 79,641).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (165.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (586.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Walterboro, SC (2.8 miles ), Yemassee, SC (3.2 miles ), Islandton, SC (3.4 miles) , Sheldon, SC (3.9 miles ), Williams, SC (3.9 miles) , Cottageville, SC (4.3 miles ), Jacksonboro, SC (4.3 miles ), Varnville, SC (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 32.82 N, Longitude: 80.76 W

Area code: 843

Hendersonville household income distribution Hendersonville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

Work and jobs in Hendersonville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hendersonville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hendersonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Hendersonville place center .

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 35.7 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hendersonville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from Hendersonville center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from Hendersonville center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Colleton County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Jake Pittillo - College basketball player (NC Asheville Bulldogs), John Thomas Kennedy - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Hendersonville: John T. Kennedy.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hendersonville:

  • HOSPICE OF COLLETON COUNTY (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)
  • JOSIE DRIVE COMMUNITY RESIDENC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF WALTERBORO (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)
  • COLLETON MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)
  • COLLETON SKILLED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)
  • WALTERBORO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WALTERBORO, SC)

Amtrak station near Hendersonville:

  • 11 miles: YEMASSEE (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hendersonville:

  • Denmark Technical College (about 40 miles; Denmark, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • Charleston Southern University (about 42 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,012)
  • Trident Technical College (about 44 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 13,125)
  • Citadel Military College of South Carolina (about 47 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 3,683)
  • South Carolina State University (about 48 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Medical University of South Carolina (about 48 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • College of Charleston (about 48 miles; Charleston, SC; FT enrollment: 10,974)

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Notable locations in Hendersonville: Blake Siding (A), Dogwood Hills Country Club (B), Cherokee Plantation (C), Coe Plantation (D), Combahee Plantation (E), White Hall Plantation (F), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Headquarters (G), Colleton County Fire - Rescue White Hall (H), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Ruffin (I), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Cane Branch (J), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Mable T Willis (K), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Intercommunity (L), Colleton County Fire - Rescue Hendersonville (M), South Carolina Highway Patrol Troop 6 Post B (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hendersonville include: Shiloh Church (A), Piney Grove Church (B), Heyward Church (C), Hendersonville Baptist Church (D), Abraham Church (E), Bachelor Hill Church (F), White Hall Church (G), Cypress Pond Church (H), Catholic Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shiloh Cemetery (1), Pine Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Crosbys Pond (A), Big Survey Lake (B), Great Swamp (C), Remick Swamp (D), Bluehouse Swamp (E), Calfpen Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sandy Run (A), Perry Creek (B), Bull Creek (C), Indian Creek (D), Black Creek (E), Folly Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Colleton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 48.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.5%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

26.5%
Whole state:

14.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.8%
Whole state:

6.5%

Hendersonville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
South Carolina average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hendersonville CCD (based on Colleton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,56158
Mainline Protestant4,99044
Black Protestant3,01125
Other7872
Catholic6502
None17,893-
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: 12
Colleton County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Colleton County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Colleton County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.4%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Colleton County:

32.3%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

13.4%

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dorchester County, SC  0.89% ($27,059 average AGI)
from Charleston County, SC  0.58% ($33,000)
from Berkeley County, SC  0.38% ($37,588)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charleston County, SC  0.83% ($31,893 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, SC  0.80% ($30,870)
to Berkeley County, SC  0.42% ($26,877)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hendersonville:

  • WALD (1080 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCC (730 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBMQ (630 AM; 5 kW; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMA (1250 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXTC (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hendersonville:

  • WALI (93.7 FM; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: HESS COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJZX (99.7 FM; HOLLYWOOD, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNKT (107.5 FM; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYKZ (98.7 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHC-FM (92.1 FM; HAMPTON, SC; Owner: HAMPTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WGFG (105.1 FM; BRANCHVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVV (104.9 FM; RIDGELAND, SC; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hendersonville:

  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCBD-TV (Channel 2; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSC-TV (Channel 5; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCSC, INC.)
  • WCIV (Channel 4; CHARLESTON, SC; Owner: WCIV, LLC)
  • W19CH (Channel 19; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Edward G Roach, Crosby Corner Rd (Lat: 32.841111 Lon: -80.731111), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Crosby Corner Rd (Lat: 32.841111 Lon: -80.731111), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 45029 m, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Crosby Corner Rd (Lat: 32.841111 Lon: -80.731111), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KU4HF, Previous Call Sign: KE4VHU, Licensee ID: L00353857
    Grant Date: 05/18/1997, Expiration Date: 02/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2001, Certifier: Tadej Schteiden
    Registrant: Tadej Schteiden, 423 Comet Dr, Hendersonville, SC 29791
  • Call Sign: AG4IQ, Previous Call Sign: KU4HF, Licensee ID: L00353857
    Grant Date: 05/18/1997, Expiration Date: 02/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2007, Certifier: Tadej Schteiden
    Registrant: Tadej Schteiden, 423 Comet Dr, Hendersonville, SC 29791

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