Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexHendersonvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$29,647$26,779$29,829
Median household income$41,185$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,668$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,932$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$30,277$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$25,338$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate0.9%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level18.9%16.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hendersonville is 1% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hendersonville is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hendersonville is 81% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hendersonville is 25% higher than the national average

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      $27,453 $41,185 $82,370
      $32,167 $48,256 $96,512
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Hendersonville median earnings by income bracket

      Hendersonville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%10.5%
      Manufacturing sector13.6%13.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services19.0%19.0%
      Public administration1.2%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%3.3%
      Education, health & social services15.2%15.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Biltmore Forest, NC1,679$164,000196.4%
      Flat Rock, NC3,354$90,64263.8%
      Avery Creek, NC3,256$90,33363.3%
      Royal Pines, NC4,499$84,41552.6%
      Bent Creek, NC1,652$82,62949.4%
      Hendersonville, NC14,020$41,18525.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Gardendale, AL14,021$75,17035.9%
      Artondale, WA14,024$126,054127.9%
      East Wenatchee, WA14,012$61,60811.4%
      Chicago Ridge, IL14,028$51,5556.8%
      Lewisville, NC14,030$81,27546.9%
      Hendersonville, NC14,020$41,18525.6%
      Source: The Hendersonville, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).