Henderson County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 108,266 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 89,173 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 20,774
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,369
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 29,483
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,305 (it was 7,931 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 374 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 289 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Henderson County: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.0%), Educational, health and social services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Henderson County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 51,560  (40.4%)
Females: 55,180  (59.6%)
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Henderson County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Henderson County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,036 ($38,109 in 1999)

This county:

$44036
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $629 (lower quartile is $466, upper quartile is $855)
This county:

$629
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $181,300 (it was $114,200 in 2000)
Henderson:

$181,300
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,300 - $264,400
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,125
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $319

Institutionalized population: 993

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Henderson County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
75.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
71.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 192 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 156 pounds. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 670 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2001: 708 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2002: 799 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2003: 850 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2004: 858 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2005: 895 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2006: 1010 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2007: 1248 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2008: 444 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2009: 311 buildings, average cost: $196,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,078 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $840 (0.6%)

Henderson County household income distribution in 2009 Henderson County home values distribution Henderson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.2% for American Indian residents, 31.8% for other race residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
Henderson County:

15.6%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.7% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.9% for American Indian residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 26.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: Asheville, NC HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henderson County is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $596 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $799 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hendersonville, Mills River, Fletcher, East Flat Rock, Dana, Etowah, Flat Rock, Edneyville, Horse Shoe, Mountain Home.

Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Henderson County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 34 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Henderson County: Camp Arrowhead (A), Camp Blue Star (B), Camp Green Cove (C), Camp Judaea (D), Camp Pinewood (E), Camp Pinnacle (F), Camp Tonawandah (G), Camp Windy Wood (H), Mud Creek Assembly Grounds (I), Pine Park Retirement Inn (J), Hendersonville Fireman Training Center (K), Camp Tekoa (L), Camp Osceola (M), Camp Kanuga (N), Turkeypen Checking Station (O), Holmes State Forest Nursery (P), Four Square Crusador Camp (Q), Sky Valley Pioneer Camp (R), North Mills River Recreation Area (S), Kings Mountain Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Henderson County include: Holly Springs Church (A), Naples Church (B), Liberty Church (C), Tracy Grove Church (D), Maple Hill Church (E), Barnwell Church (F), Locust Grove Church (G), Jones Gap Church (H), Berea Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McCarson Cemetery (1), Bane Cemetery (2), Jones Cemetery (3), Justus Cemetery (4), Double Springs Cemetery (5), Forest Lawn Cemetery (6), Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Jeffers Lake (A), Lake Louellen (B), Lake Hosea (C), Innisfree Lake (D), Lake Summit (E), Lake Rugby (F), Hosea Lake (G), R L Parker Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Featherstone Creek (A), Falls Creek (B), Falling Creek (C), House Branch (D), Duncan Creek (E), Dismal Creek (F), Pea Branch (G), Devils Fork (H), Hammett Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buncombe County , Greenville County, South Carolina , Haywood County , Polk County , Rutherford County , Transylvania County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,843
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,295 (34% naturalized citizens)

Henderson County:

5.9%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,085
  • 1990 to 1994: 872
  • 1985 to 1989: 561
  • 1980 to 1984: 320
  • 1975 to 1979: 263
  • 1970 to 1974: 125
  • 1970 to 1974: 125
  • 1965 to 1969: 944

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.1%

Henderson County marital status for males Henderson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Henderson County with a mortgage: 12,251 (966 second mortgage, 1,911 home equity loan, 52 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,082

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Henderson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,836111
Mainline Protestant10,94429
Catholic6,3291
Other1,3518
Black Protestant5384
Orthodox651
None53,659-
Henderson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Henderson County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Henderson County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Henderson County:

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

25.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Henderson County:

Average size of farms: 93 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $115,744
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2388.71
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,009
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 46.15%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.38%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,199
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.48
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 27.37%
Corn for grain: 2402 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,485 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6,647 acres

Tornado activity:

Henderson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 12380894.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Henderson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.4 miles away from Henderson County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the county 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 215.3 miles away from the county 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 188.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 129.8 miles away from Henderson County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 133.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (59%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Romania (1%)
  • South Africa (1%)
  • Chile (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Henderson County (%):

  • United States or American (18%)
  • English (16%)
  • German (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)

Henderson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 31,281 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 5,391 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 46 (0%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 37 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (0%)
  • Walked: 480 (1%)
  • Other means: 184 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,241 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Henderson County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 1,041 people in nursing homes
  • 451 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 112 people in state prisons
  • 99 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 75 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Henderson County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 839 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 140 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 125 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in college/university student housing
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,573.

6.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.24% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($19,390 average AGI)
2.93% relocated from other states ($24,758 average AGI)
Henderson County:

2.93%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buncombe County, NC  1.75% ($38,312 average AGI)
from Transylvania County, NC  0.28% ($31,369)
from Polk County, NC  0.14% ($19,351)
from Greenville County, SC  0.12% ($-16,375)
from Wake County, NC  0.11% ($53,953)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.10% ($40,175)
from Haywood County, NC  0.08% ($39,000)


5.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,153 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.83% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($18,462 average AGI)
2.89% relocated to other states ($20,690 average AGI)
Henderson County:

2.89%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buncombe County, NC  1.49% ($38,845 average AGI)
to Transylvania County, NC  0.26% ($30,000)
to Greenville County, SC  0.17% ($45,206)
to Polk County, NC  0.14% ($35,436)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.11% ($36,659)
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.10% ($34,513)
to Wake County, NC  0.08% ($46,452)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Henderson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Henderson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Henderson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 22,244 (19,560 aged, 2,684 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14541.58
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 292.570
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45494.49

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1132.520
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1291.960
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47.02
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.95

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.34

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 45.7. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 70.1
  • Other - 50.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 105,441

Size of family households: 16,402 2-persons, 6,088 3-persons, 4,679 4-persons, 1,962 5-persons, 742 6-persons, 440 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,884 1-person, 1,921 2-persons, 208 3-persons, 75 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

13,283 married couples with children.
3,655 single-parent households (905 men, 2,750 women).

92.0% of residents of Henderson County speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $563,197,000 ($5906 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $28,172,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $338,345,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $118,939,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,890,000
Federal grants: $77,366,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,497,000 ($4,088,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,160,000 ($96,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,656,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,173,000
Federal Government insurance: $32,028,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,743
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,940
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,768
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,588
Here:

+68 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Henderson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.45 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 647
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,787
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,628
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,863
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,694
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,201
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,644
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,956
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,500
Rooms in houses/apartments in Henderson County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 282
  • 3 rooms: 947
  • 4 rooms: 3,735
  • 5 rooms: 7,488
  • 6 rooms: 7,166
  • 7 rooms: 4,475
  • 8 rooms: 2,926
  • 9+ rooms: 2,428
  • 1 room: 106
  • 2 rooms: 541
  • 3 rooms: 1,253
  • 4 rooms: 2,581
  • 5 rooms: 1,726
  • 6 rooms: 961
  • 7 rooms: 439
  • 8 rooms: 133
  • 9+ rooms: 191
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Henderson County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 89
  • 1 bedroom: 796
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,048
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,384
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,618
  • 5+ bedrooms: 548
  • no bedroom: 145
  • 1 bedroom: 1,594
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,762
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,141
  • 4 bedrooms: 208
  • 5+ bedrooms: 81
Cars and other vehicles available in Henderson County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 988
  • 1 vehicle: 8,781
  • 2 vehicles: 13,222
  • 3 vehicles: 4,731
  • 4 vehicles: 1,218
  • 5+ vehicles: 543
  • no vehicle: 900
  • 1 vehicle: 3,803
  • 2 vehicles: 2,589
  • 3 vehicles: 494
  • 4 vehicles: 121
  • 5+ vehicles: 24

55% of Henderson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in North Carolina.

Henderson County:

55.4%
State average:

54.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $121,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Henderson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (42.9%)
  • Utility gas (27.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.0%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Electricity (48.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21.6%)
  • Utility gas (18.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (2.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 706
Here:

8.3%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 454
Here:

10.7%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 302
Here:

12.2%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Henderson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,577,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare - Other: $8,650,000
    Hospitals: $6,892,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,156,000
    Health - Other: $1,397,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,160,000
    General Public Buildings: $992,000
    Libraries: $407,000
    Correctional Institutions: $374,000
    Other Higher Education: $206,000
    Housing and Community Development: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $92,633,000
    Hospitals: $92,412,000
    Health - Other: $36,920,000
    Other Higher Education: $15,329,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,706,000
    Police Protection: $8,577,000
    General - Other: $7,490,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,258,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,885,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,406,000
    Libraries: $2,545,000
    Financial Administration: $2,226,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,888,000
    Parks and Recreation: $985,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $807,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $646,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $534,000
    Sewerage: $165,000
    Water Utilities: $71,000
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,013,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $5,675,000
    Health - Other: $585,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,468,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $2,387,000
    Police Protection: $983,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $818,000
    Other Higher Education: $290,000
    General - Other: $261,000
    Solid Waste Management: $167,000
    General Public Building: $98,000
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000
    Health - Other: $77,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $50,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,000
    Libraries: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $137,610,000

Henderson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $105,371,000
    All Other: $19,930,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,066,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,676,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,415,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $937,000
    Sewerage: $902,000
    Parks and Recreation: $214,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $16,898,000
    All Other: $2,609,000
    Education: $49,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,547,000
    Rents: $3,014,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,346,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,455,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $387,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $80,939,000
    Public Welfare: $11,312,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,731,000
    All Other: $1,829,000
    General Local Government Support: $224,000
  • Tax - Property: $54,182,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,585,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,304,000
    NEC: $1,142,000
    Other Selective Sales: $737,000

Henderson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,516,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,919,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,610,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,014,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,650,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,150,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $500,000

Henderson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,003,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,185,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,264,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Henderson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Henderson County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED300$158,217594$203,9362,916$187,18571$115,1835$523,200399$227,566107$98,028
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$139,20027$251,074166$178,87310$115,1000$022$210,13619$80,947
APPLICATIONS DENIED65$146,569110$153,773834$186,84350$62,9401$425,00095$176,06397$84,062
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$153,60977$196,156543$187,14019$144,3680$048$184,54239$85,487
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$186,00021$215,429199$180,9953$85,3330$022$169,7275$32,800
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$201,19167$215,8066$178,6671$158,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$269,65231$236,0327$357,1430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$236,66716$234,5004$141,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$202,5008$224,0001$167,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$190,0003$205,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Henderson County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William75275.5 years
James72073.4 years
John69676.2 years
Mary57780.1 years
Robert56175.3 years
Charles37074.9 years
George28577.8 years
Margaret27381.2 years
Ruth26182.1 years
Helen25481.0 years
Most common last names in Henderson County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones27576.1 years
Smith22776.8 years
Williams19876.0 years
Johnson18776.6 years
Stepp15774.6 years
Brown15477.4 years
Jackson15277.4 years
Hill15175.0 years
Davis14878.6 years
Taylor13177.2 years
Businesses in Henderson County, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's4
Applebee's1Nike6
Arby's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Outback1
Bath & Body Works1Outback Steakhouse1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Penske2
Burger King4Pier 1 Imports1
CVS5Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Ramada1
Curves3Red Roof Inn1
DHL1Rite Aid3
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sam's Club1
FedEx17Sears1
Ford1Staples1
GNC2Starbucks2
GameStop1Subaru1
Goodwill1Subway7
H&R Block2T-Mobile3
Hardee's2Taco Bell1
Hilton1Talbots1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul9
Hyundai1U.S. Cellular1
JCPenney1UPS20
Jack In The Box1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Waffle House2
Kmart1Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Lowe's1

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