Hendersonville, NC 28791 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28791: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Acceptable Alternative
Hendersonvlle, NC 28791

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 346
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,189
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 82
  • County: Henderson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.35, Longitude -82.494
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hendersonville, NC 28791 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,234
Population in Households 15,046
Population in Familes 12,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density1 885
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 6,615
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,335
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,991 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,624 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 929 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $234,316
Average Home Value $277,980


Median Household Income $53,755
Average Household Income $72,771
Per Capita Income $31,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.13%
Households 0.69% 1.02%
Families 0.57% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Hendersonville, NC 28791 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28791 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 # 236 70th
Population Density1 # 117 85th
Diversity Index2 # 578 25th
Median Household Income # 129 83rd
Per Capita Income # 95 88th

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