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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 116,058 and by 2030 the population is project to be 142,442 persons. Please click here forClick here for pdfthe Henderson County Profile of Statistical Information for October 2013 as a pdf.

Profile of Statistical Information October 2013

Population by Jurisdiction
City of Hendersonville   
13,294
Village of Flat Rock     
3,150
Town of Fletcher 
7,360
Town of Laurel Park
2,189
Town of Mills River     
6,892
Town of Saluda (Portion in Henderson County) 
12
Remaining Unincorporated Areas  
75,443
Henderson County Total (as of April 2011)  
108,448
   
Population Projections
2020 Henderson County Population (+2.6%)
111,142
2030 Henderson County Population (+5.0%)
113,731
   
Population Age
Henderson County Median Age (2012)  
45.6 years
North Carolina Median Age (2012)
37.8 years
United States National Median Age (2012)
37.1 years
Persons 65 years old and over (Henderson County) 
24.9%
   
County Population Composition
White or Caucasian Persons  
84%
Non-White Persons
6%
Hispanic or Latino Persons (White and Non-White)
10%
   
Population Density
Persons per square mile in Henderson Co. 288.9/sq. miles
   
Homes
Median Home Sale Price (2012)
$190,000
Median Home Assessed Value (2012)     
$198,200
   
Subdivision Approvals
Major Subdivisions Approved (2011)
8
Major Subdivisions Approved (Oct. 2000-Sept. 2012)    
347
Minor Subdivisions Approved (Oct. 2000-Sept.2013)     
2,295
Minor Subdivisions Approved (2012)
73
Plats Reviewed (2012)    
143
Lots Approved (2012)
95
Land Parcels Count (September 2013) 
66,071
   
Income and Employment
Median County Household Income (2012)
$47,371
Median N.C. Household Income (2012) 
$45,150
Median U.S. Household Income (2012) 
$51,371
Total County Labor Force (August 2012)
54,655
Total Employed (August 2013)
51,463
Total Unemployed (August 2013)
3,192
Percent unemployment (August 2013)
6.2%
Number of Total County Employees (Sept 2013)
856
Number of Full-Time County Employees (Sept 2013)
730
Registered County Voters (September 2013)
76,732
 
Economic Activity
Domestic Tourism (2012)  
$218,440,000
2012 Annual Payroll from:    
- Manufacturing
$253,168,133
- Retail Trade 
$118,596,073
- Health Care & Social Assistance    
$258,290,027
Total Wages from All Industry Sectors
(Source: Partnership for Economic Development) 
$1,181,000,123
Total Farm Cash Receipts (2011)   
$103,396,494
-Vegetables, Fruits, and Berries
$46,587,000
-Greenhouse, Nursery & Floriculture 
$42,252,000 
 
Henderson County Public School Enrollment:
Grade K – 5 (2013 – 2014) 
6,369
Grade 6 – 8 (2013 – 2014)   
3,105
Grade 9 – 12 (2013 – 2014) 
4,144
Total Enrollment (2013 – 2014)
13,618
Total Enrollment Private Schools (2012-2013)
839
Total Enrollment Home Schools (2012-2013)
1,575
   
Roads and Vehicles
Miles of Interstate
67.28 lane miles
Miles of Paved Public Roads   
789.15 miles
Miles of Unpaved Public Roads
(All above are NCDOT Maintained Miles for Sept. 2013)
80.51 miles 
Henderson County Registered Vehicles (automobiles, trucks & motorcycles) (Sept 2013)
99,536
   
Linear Miles of Water and Sewer Lines (September 2012)
Sanitary Sewer Cane Creek District    
64.7 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)
15 miles
 
Solid Waste and Recycling
Total Landfill Waste (Fiscal Year 2012-2013) 
72,555 tons
Materials Diverted or Recycled (Fiscal Year 2012-2013)
7,514 tons 
 
Fire Districts and Stations
Number of Fire Districts in Henderson County 
12
Number of Fire Stations in Henderson County
30
 
Agriculture
Total Farms in Henderson County
557
Average Farm Size in Henderson County
68 acres
 
Recreation
Number of Acres in County Parks
572 acres
   
Henderson County Building Permits (2012)*
Total Number of Permits:  
590
- New Residential Units (excluding mobile homes) 
462
- Manufactured Home Permits    
128
New Construction Value of Permits   
Residential  
$58,506,212
Commercial 
$43,081,136
Total Value
$101,587,348
Total Number of Inspections in 2012
17,877
Elevation
Elevation Old Courthouse
2,146 feet
Elevation New Courthouse
2,130 feet
 


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