Henderson County is located in western North Carolina. The County Seat is Hendersonville and the largest city is Hendersonville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hendersoncountync.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 111,149 and the 2010 census population was 106,742. The land area is 373.07 square miles and there are 286.1 persons per square mile.
93.1% of the population is White, 3.3% is Black or African American, 9.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 87.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $185,500, there are 45,246 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,670, the median household income is $44,815, and 14.1% of the persons in Henderson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 10,528. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,479,207, and sales per capita were $14,699. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.4%.
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