Hendersonville, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Hendersonville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Hendersonville is the 10th largest city in Tennessee with a population of 60,771 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Hendersonville, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 60,771
Population in Households 60,632
Population in Familes 51,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 1,934
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $65,108
Average Household Income $88,482
Per Capita Income $34,823


Total Housing Units 24,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,756 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,816 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,224 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $241,257
Average Home Value $295,601


Total Households 23,572
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 16,531
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.03% 1.73%
Households 1.91% 1.69%
Families 1.79% 1.62%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 2018 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 # 10 98th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 118 73rd
Median Household Income # 37 92nd
Per Capita Income # 25 94th

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