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Henderson is a city in Vance County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Leonard Henderson, state Supreme Court justice
The latitude of Henderson is 36.329N. The longitude is -78.399W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 505 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,231.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Henderson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vance County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27536 ZIP code.
3% of Henderson residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Henderson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Henderson was $15,130, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Henderson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Henderson include Henderson Central Business Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Henderson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $297. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.
Libraries in Henderson include H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Henderson include Henderson Daily Dispatch
Vance County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Henderson political report.
The average commute time for Henderson workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Henderson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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