Hendersonville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 56,018 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Hendersonville is the 11th largest community in Tennessee.
Hendersonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Hendersonville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hendersonville who work in office and administrative support (16.31%), sales jobs (13.55%), and management occupations (11.29%).
Also of interest is that Hendersonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Hendersonville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hendersonville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The overall education level of Hendersonville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.55% of adults in Hendersonville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hendersonville in 2010 was $32,988, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,952 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hendersonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.