Henderson, North Carolina

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Henderson with a population of 16,095 at the 2000 census, is the county seat of Vance County, North Carolina, United States.











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A Taste of Henderson, North Carolina

did you know?
DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT HENDERSON?

  1. The city was named in honor of former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Leonard Henderson, who lived nearby and was a friend of early settler Lewis Reavis. Henderson was officially chartered by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1841.

  2. The median income for a household in the city was $23,745, and the median income for a family was $30,222.

Radio Stations:
WRTP 88.5 FM Franklinton, NC Christian Contemporary
WSHA 88.9 FM Raleigh, NC Shaw University Jazz
WNCU 90.7 FM Durham, NC North Carolina Central University Jazz
WQOK 97.5 FM Carrboro, NC Hip Hop
WCMC 99.9 FM Holly Springs, NC Sports
WFXK 104.3 FM Tarboro, NC Urban Contemporary
WDCG 105.1 FM Durham, NC Top-40
WFXC 107.1 FM Durham, NC Urban Contemporary
WCBQ 1340 AM Oxford, NC Gospel Music
WARR 1520 AM Warrenton, NC Gospel Music

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Demographics of Henderson, North Carolina

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

36.76%

59.17%

0.27%

0.64%

5.13%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.




Famous Blacks from Henderson, North Carolina

     






Businesses in Henderson, North Carolina


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - BLACK HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Braid Boutique -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  610 McBorn Street - Henderson, NC (252) 492-4300


DINING - CATERING

  1. Nunnery-Freeman Barbecue Restaurant -  Category: Bar-B-Q -   1645 Old Norlina Rd - Henderson, NC (252) 438-4751

  2. Skipper Forsyth's Bar-B-Q -  Category: Bar-B-Q -   2362 N Garnett St - Henderson, NC (252) 438-5228

  3. Soul Delicious -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants - The best soul food in town! -   219 South Garnett Street, - Henderson, NC (252) 438-2093




VIDEO CONNECTION

Henderson NC National Day Of Action














CHURCHES

  1. MT Moriah AME Zion Church -  5448 Highway 158 Business, Henderson, NC 27537 (252) 492-6140







 

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