Henderson Information

Henderson Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Henderson, NC

General Henderson Information

State: North Carolina

County: Vance County

Close cities: Kittrell, NC, South Henderson, NC, Hurdle Mills, NC, Oxford, NC, Vanceboro, NC, Henderson, NC, Middleburg, NC

Henderson Population (census data)
Total 15,897 (-0.9% since 2000)
Male 7,170 (45.1%)
Female 8,727 (54.9%)

Population Density: 1,930 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.0 (US Avg is 100)

Henderson Elevation: 509 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.24 square miles

Median Household Income: $26,041

Zip Codes: 27537, and 27536.

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Henderson Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (59.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (34.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.1%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (8.9%)
  • English (6.4%)
  • Irish (2.9%)
  • German (2.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.3%)
Foriegn Born: 726 people (4.6%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Henderson Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Duke University, North Carolina State University

Henderson School Information

High Schools
Northern Vance High (293 Warrenton Road, Henderson, NC, 27537 - Vance County Schools District)
Northern Vance High School AOIT (293 Warrenton Road, Henderson, NC, 27536 - Vance County Schools District)
Southern Vance High (925 Garrett Road, Henderson, NC, 27537 - Vance County Schools District)
Southern Vance High School AOIT (925 Garrett Road, Henderson, NC, 27537 - Vance County Schools District)
Western Vance High (2785 Poplar Creek Road, Henderson, NC, 27537 - Vance County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Eaton-Johnson Middle (500 N Beckford Drive, Henderson, NC, 27536 - Vance County Schools District)
Henderson Middle (219 Charles Street, Henderson, NC, 27536 - Vance County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Aycock Elementary (305 Carey Chapel Road, Henderson, NC, 27537 - Vance County Schools District)
Carver Elementary (987 Carver School Road, Henderson, NC, 27537 - Vance County Schools District)
Clark Street Elementary (212 Clark Street, Henderson, NC, 27536 - Vance County Schools District)
Dabney Elementary (150 Lanning Road, Henderson, NC, 27537 - Vance County Schools District)
E M Rollins Elementary (1600 South Garnett Street, Henderson, NC, 27536 - Vance County Schools District)
L B Yancey Elementary (311 Hawkins Drive, Henderson, NC, 27536 - Vance County Schools District)
New Hope Elementary (10199 NC 39 Highway N, Henderson, NC, 27537 - Vance County Schools District)
Pinkston Street Elementary (855 Adams Street, Henderson, NC, 27536 - Vance County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Vance Charter School (1227 Dabney Drive, Henderson, NC, 27536 - Vance Charter School District)

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