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Henderson County Annual Profile of Statistical Information

The County population has more than doubled during the 40 year period between 1970 and 2010. The projected County population by the year 2020 is 115,554 and by 2030 the population is project to be 122,861 persons. Please click here forClick here for pdfthe Henderson County Profile of Statistical Information for October 2014 as a pdf.

Profile of Statistical Information October 2014

Population by Jurisdiction
City of Hendersonville   
13,473
Village of Flat Rock     
3,184
Town of Fletcher 
7,463
Town of Laurel Park
2,186
Town of Mills River     
6,966
Town of Saluda (Portion in Henderson County) 
13
Remaining Unincorporated Areas  
76,255
Henderson County 2013 Total 
109,540
   
Population Projections
2020 Henderson County Population (+5.2%)
115,554
2030 Henderson County Population (+10.8%)
122,861
   
Population Age
Henderson County Median Age (2013)  
49.5 years
North Carolina Median Age (2013)
38.1 years
United States National Median Age (2013)
37.6 years
Persons 65 years old and over (Henderson County) 
24.0%
   
County Population Composition
White or Caucasian Persons  
93%
Non-White Persons
7%
Hispanic or Latino Persons (White and Non-White)
10%
   
Population Density
Persons per square mile in Henderson Co. 292.1/sq. miles
   
Homes
Median Home Sale Price (2013)
$190,000
Median Home Assessed Value (2013)     
$197,000
   
Subdivision Approvals
Major Subdivisions Approved (2013)
7
Major Subdivisions Approved (Oct. 2000-Sept. 2014)    
381
Minor Subdivisions Approved (Oct. 2000-Sept.2014)     
2,383
Minor Subdivisions Approved (2013)
62
Plats Reviewed (2013)    
92
Lots Approved (2013)
99
Land Parcels Count (September 2014) 
63,461
   
Income and Employment
Median County Household Income (2013)
$47,465
Median N.C. Household Income (2013) 
$46,450
Median U.S. Household Income (2013) 
$53,046
Total County Labor Force (July 2014)
51,704
Total Employed (July 2014)
49,050
Total Unemployed (July 2014)
2,654
Percent unemployment (July 2014)
5.1%
Number of Total County Employees (Sept 2014)
782
Number of Full-Time County Employees (Sept 2014)
736
Registered County Voters (September 2014)
78,504
 
Economic Activity
Domestic Tourism (2013)  
$233,250,000
2013 Annual Payroll from:    
- Manufacturing
$261,150,826
- Retail Trade 
$116,938,360
- Health Care & Social Assistance    
$264,847,188
Total Wages from All Industry Sectors
(Source: Partnership for Economic Development) 
$1,216,593,885
Total Farm Cash Receipts (2012)   
$101,725,883
-Vegetables, Fruits, and Berries
$44,635,000
-Greenhouse, Nursery & Floriculture 
$42,823,000
Total taxable retail sales (FY14) $903,517,325
 
Henderson County Public School Enrollment:
Grade K – 5 (2014 – 2015) 
6,420
Grade 6 – 8 (2014 – 2015)   
3,175
Grade 9 – 12 (2014 – 2015) 
3,900
Total Enrollment (2014 – 2015)
13,495
Total Enrollment Private Schools (2013-2014)
855
Total Enrollment Home Schools (2013-2014)
1,721
   
Roads and Vehicles
Miles of Interstate
67.28 lane miles
Miles of Paved Public Roads   
791.51 miles
Miles of Unpaved Public Roads
(All above are NCDOT Maintained Miles for Sept. 2014)
78.93 miles 
Henderson County Registered Vehicles (Sept 2014)
99,354
Number of named Streets in Henderson County
5,883
Henderson County maintained addresses
60,060
   
Linear Miles of Water and Sewer Lines (September 2014)
Sanitary Sewer Cane Creek District    
65.2 miles
Miles of Public Sewer (City of Hendersonville)
177 miles
Metropolitan Sewer District
11 miles
Miles of Waterline (City of Hendersonville)
636 miles
Miles of Waterline (Town of Laurel Park)
26 miles
Miles of Waterline (City of Asheville)
18 miles
 
Solid Waste and Recycling
Total Landfill Waste (Fiscal Year 2013-2014) 
74,077 tons
Materials Diverted or Recycled (Fiscal Year 2013-2014)
7,451 tons 
 
Fire Districts and Stations
Number of Fire Districts in Henderson County 
12
Number of Fire Stations in Henderson County
31
 
Agriculture
Total Farms in Henderson County
468
Average Farm Size in Henderson County
76 acres
 
Recreation
Total acres of parks in Henderson County
331 acres
Total acres of parks in Hendersonville
111 acres
Total acres of parks in Flat Rock
65 acres
Total acres of parks in Fletcher
62 acres
Total acres of parks in Mills River
50 acres
Total acres of parks in Laurel Park
28 acres
Total acres of parks in combined:
647 acres
   
Henderson County Building Permits (2013)*
Total Number of Permits:  
599
- New Residential Units (excluding mobile homes) 
468
- Manufactured Home Permits    
131
New Construction Value of Permits   
Residential  
$56,391,732
Commercial 
$20,428,555
Total Value
$76,890,287
Total Number of Inspections in 2013
10,598
 
Elevation
Elevation Old Courthouse
2,146 feet
Elevation New Courthouse
2,130 feet
 


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