Horse Shoe is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Horse Shoe Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Henderson County at latitude 35.3432 and longitude -82.5565. Henderson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,090 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Horse Shoe Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Horse Shoe: Horsehoe, Horseshoe.Photos of the local Horse Shoe, NC area
|Population in Households||2,412|
|Population in Familes||2,043|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,091 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||822 (75.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||148 (13.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||121 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$220,349|
|Average Home Value||$241,028|
|Median Household Income||$58,028|
|Average Household Income||$70,326|
|Per Capita Income||$29,998|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.07%|
|Per Capita Income||1.68%|
The table below compares Horse Shoe to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 285||62nd|
|Population Density1||# 549||26th|
|Diversity Index2||# 656||11th|
|Median Household Income||# 78||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 95||87th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.