Henderson County, North Carolina  (  http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37089.html   )


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  People QuickFacts Henderson County North Carolina
Population definition and source info Population, 2003 estimate 93,817 8,407,248
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 5.2% 4.5%
Population definition and source info Population, 2000 89,173 8,049,313
Population, percent change definition and source info Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 27.9% 21.4%
Persons under 5 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 5.6% 6.7%
Persons under 18 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 20.8% 24.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 21.7% 12.0%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2000 51.6% 51.0%
 
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 92.5% 72.1%
Black or African American persons, percent definition and source info Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a) 3.1% 21.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.3% 1.2%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.6% 1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) Z Z
Persons reporting some other race, percent definition and source info Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a) 2.5% 2.3%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 1.0% 1.3%
White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent definition and source info White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent, 2000 89.8% 70.2%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b) 5.5% 4.7%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000', pct age 5+ definition and source info Living in same house in 1995 and 2000', pct age 5+, 2000 54.1% 53.0%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 5.9% 5.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 8.0% 8.0%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 83.2% 78.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 24.1% 22.5%
Persons with a disability, age 5+ definition and source info Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 18,165 1,540,365
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.2 24.0
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2002 44,942 3,707,129
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2000 78.8% 69.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent definition and source info Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 8.3% 16.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $130,100 $108,300
 
Households definition and source info Households, 2000 37,414 3,132,013
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2000 2.33 2.49
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 1999 $38,109 $39,184
Per capita money income definition and source info Per capita money income, 1999 $21,110 $20,307
Persons below poverty, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 9.7% 12.3%

  Business QuickFacts Henderson County North Carolina
Private nonfarm establishments with paid employees definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments with paid employees, 2001 2,302 204,075
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2001 30,809 3,431,554
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2001 2.7% 1.4%
Nonemployer establishments definition and source info Nonemployer establishments, 2000 5,951 462,182
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1000) 1,745,822 161,900,477
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 901,304 72,356,763
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 1997 $11,280 $9,740
Minority-owned firms, percent of total definition and source info Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 4.6% 10.8%
Women-owned firms, percent of total definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 25.7% 24.5%
Housing units authorized by building permits definition and source info Housing units authorized by building permits, 2002 1,011 79,824
Federal funds and grants definition and source info Federal funds and grants, 2002 ($1000) 494,663 48,179,775

  Geography QuickFacts Henderson County North Carolina
Land area definition and source info Land area, 2000 (square miles) 374 48,711
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2000 238.4 165.2
Metropolitan Area definition and source info Metropolitan Area None  
Metropolitan Area definition and source info FIPS Code 089 37


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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms

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Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, 1997 Census of Governments

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