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Henderson County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 373.1 square miles
Population Density 286.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 109,540
Population change 2.6%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 19.9%
65 and over 24%
Females 51.6%
White 93.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.8
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 3.3%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.7%
Veterans 11,432
Households and Housing
Households 45,246
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.1%
Median household income $44,815
The per capita income $25,670
Live below the poverty line. 14.1%
housing units 54,922
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $185,500
Residents owning their homes. 74.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 10,528
Women-owned firms 25.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.7%
Black-owned firms 1.7%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,479,207
Retail sales per capita $14,699
Manufacturers shipments $2,129,645
Merchant wholesaler sales $709,882