Hendersonville, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hendersonville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Hendersonville had a population of 59,082 as of July 1, 2017. Hendersonville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hendersonville is located at latitude 36.3073 and longitude -86.5989 in Sumner County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hendersonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.43 sq. miles and a water area of 5.59 sq. miles. Sumner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 482 feet.

The City of Hendersonville (GNIS ID: 2404684) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hendersonville is located within Commissioner District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sumner County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hendersonville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hendersonville, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 59,082
Daytime Population: Workers 23,438
Daytime Population: Residents 27,907
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,345
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 58,943
Population in Familes 49,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 1,880
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $63,005
Average Household Income $87,674
Per Capita Income $34,492


Total Housing Units 24,290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,862 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,078 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,350 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $230,000
Average Home Value $276,664


Total Households 22,940
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 16,110
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.91% 1.77%
Households 1.8% 1.72%
Families 1.68% 1.68%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Hendersonville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hendersonville to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 98th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 119 72nd
Median Household Income # 39 91st
Per Capita Income # 23 95th

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