Hendersonville is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 13,954 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Hendersonville is the 67th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hendersonville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hendersonville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hendersonville who work in office and administrative support (13.66%), sales jobs (11.63%), and management occupations (9.76%).
In terms of college education, Hendersonville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.95% of adults in Hendersonville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Hendersonville in 2010 was $25,271, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,084 for a family of four. However, Hendersonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hendersonville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hendersonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hendersonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hendersonville include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hendersonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.