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Population (year 2000): 16,095. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,213 (+0.7% change)
Males: 7,260 (45.1%), Females: 8,835 (54.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $23,745 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Henderson:

  • Black (59.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (34.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.1%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (8.9%), English (6.4%), Irish (2.9%), German (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).North Carolina

Elevation: 509 feet

Land area: 8.2 square miles

Henderson,

For population 25 years and over in Henderson

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henderson city

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

4.5% Foreign born (3.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -561 (-3.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Raleigh, (38.6 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (338.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Henderson, NC (1.3 miles South Kittrell, NC (7.4 miles) , Middleburg, NC (7.7 miles) , NC (12.6 miles Oxford, NC (13.9 miles Stovall, NC (15.7 miles Franklinton, NC Norlina, (16.9 miles NC Louisburg, (17.2 miles

Latitude: 36.32 N, Longitude: 78.41 W

Area code: 252


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.0%), Educational,health and social services (22.7%), Retail trade (13.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,545 (+34.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,392 (56.6%)


 

Crime in Henderson by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 2 2 5 1 3
    per 100,000 12.4 12.4 31.1 6.2 18.6
Rapes 6 7 2 4 6
    per 100,000 37.3 43.5 12.4 24.9 37.3
Robberies 76 55 60 84 78
    per 100,000 472.2 341.7 372.8 521.9 484.6
Assaults 118 120 123 123 74
    per 100,000 733.1 745.6 764.2 764.2 459.8
Burglaries 365 337 383 402 404
    per 100,000 2267.8 2093.8 2379.6 2497.7 2510.1
Thefts 1,109 1,079 1,167 1,611 1,158
    per 100,000 6890.3 6703.9 7250.7 10009.3 7194.8
Auto thefts 87 79 68 92 52
    per 100,000 540.5 490.8 422.5 571.6 323.1
793.2 735.4 791.1 946.5 760.2

Average climate in Henderson, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Henderson,

Henderson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the Henderson city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/27/1995, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jason Brown - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: May 5, 1983), Charlie Rose - (born 1942), talk show host, Chris Hawkins - College football player (James Madison Dukes).


Hospital/medical center in Henderson:
  • MARIA PARHAM HOSPITAL (PO DRAWER 59 RUIN CREEK RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Henderson:
  • GRANVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; OXFORD, NC)
  • FRANKLIN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; LOUISBURG, NC)
  • JOHN UMSTEAD HOSP (about 28 miles; BUTNER, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Henderson:
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 41 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
  • ROCKY MOUNT-WILSON RGNL (about 49 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; ID: RWI)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 67 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Henderson:
  • HENDERSON-OXFORD (about 8 miles; OXFORD, NC; ID: HNZ)
  • MARKS MUNI (about 21 miles; CLARKSVILLE, VA; ID: W63)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 23 miles; LOUISBURG, NC; ID: LHZ)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 7 $13,749 $23,569 5 $2,725
Streets and Highways 12 $24,883 $24,883 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 21 $33,139 $18,936 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,143 $25,716 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 51 $148,325 $34,900 2 $1,661
Financial Administration 11 $27,009 $29,464 0 $0
Other Government Administration 17 $60,650 $42,811 0 $0
Firefighters 34 $98,868 $34,894 1 $16
Sewerage 24 $55,693 $27,846 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 15 $37,875 $30,300 17 $6,764
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $20,037 $40,074 0 $0
Water Supply 24 $58,516 $29,258 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 13 $31,009 $28,623 0 $0
Totals for Government 236 $611,896 $31,113 25 $11,165
College/University in Henderson:
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,076; Location: PO BOX 917 STATE RD 1126; Public; Website: www.vgcc.cc.nc.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Henderson:
  • DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; DURHAM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 40 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 23,918)
  • SHAW UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • MEREDITH COLLEGE (about 41 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 11,898)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)
Public high schools in Henderson:
  • NORTHERN VANCE HIGH (Students: 1,098; Location: 293 WARRENTON ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTHERN VANCE HIGH (Students: 938; Location: 925 GARRETT ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WESTERN VANCE HIGH (Students: 128; Location: 2785 POPLAR CREEK RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Henderson:
  • KERR VANCE ACADEMY (Students: 532; Location: 700 VANCE ACADEMY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: P O BOX 592 J P TAYLOR ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Henderson:
  • EATON-JOHNSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,084; Location: 500 N BECKFORD DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HENDERSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,065; Location: 219 CHARLES ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DABNEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 616; Location: 150 LANNING ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • E M ROLLINS ELEMENTARY (Students: 609; Location: 1600 S GARNETT ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • AYCOCK ELEMENTARY (Students: 565; Location: 305 CAREY CHAPEL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • L B YANCEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 448; Location: 311 HAWKINS DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PINKSTON STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 395; Location: 855 ADAMS ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VANCE CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: 1227 DABNEY DRIVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • CLARK STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 252; Location: 212 CLARK ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CARVER ELEMENTARY (Students: 241; Location: 987 CARVER SCH RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Henderson:
  • H. LESLIE PERRY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $692,045; Location: 134 ROSE AVENUE; 83,863 books; 3,024 audio materials; 770 video materials; 200 serial subscriptions)
 

Henderson compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Henderson:
  • WIZS (1450 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: ROSE FARM AND RENTALS, INC.)
  • WHNC (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: THE PARADISE NETWORK (TPN) OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WKSI (1250 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON COURT HOU, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARR (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WARRENTON, NC; Owner: QUAD DIVISIONS, INC. DBA DARENSBURG BROADCASTING)
  • WCBQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; OXFORD, NC; Owner: THE PARADISE NETWORK (TPN) OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
Strongest FM radio stations in Henderson:
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • W299AO (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLQ (102.5 FM; LOUISBURG, NC; Owner: NEW CENTURY MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJIJ (94.3 FM; NORLINA, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W216BH (91.1 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
TV broadcast stations around Henderson:
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

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