Henderson, NC 27536 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27536: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Henderson, NC 27536

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,153
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,096
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 798
  • County: Vance County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.329, Longitude -78.405
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Henderson, NC 27536 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,235
Population in Households 15,763
Population in Familes 12,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 472
Population Density1 1,376
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 6,533
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,014
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,641 (33.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,892 (49.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,332 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $104,702
Average Home Value $139,133


Median Household Income $24,625
Average Household Income $39,251
Per Capita Income $16,476
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.31%
Households -0.44% -0.3%
Families -0.66% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Henderson, NC 27536 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27536 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 225 71st
Population Density1 # 80 90th
Diversity Index2 # 233 70th
Median Household Income # 757 2nd
Per Capita Income # 714 8th

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