Hendersonville is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 14,107 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hendersonville who work in office and administrative support (11.81%), sales jobs (11.71%), and teaching (9.25%).
The population of Hendersonville is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.18% of adults in Hendersonville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hendersonville in 2010 was $29,665, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,660 for a family of four. However, Hendersonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hendersonville is a somewhat 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 Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hendersonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.