Hendersonville, TN : What you need to know

Once home to legendary country music artists Johnny Cash and Conway Twitty, Hendersonville, TN provides residents with a retreat from "big city" life, but offers close proximity to all of Nashville's top attractions. Hendersonville features more than 25 miles of shoreline on Old Hickory Lake, which draws thousands of boaters, anglers and swimmers each summer. Known for its affordable housing, great schools and a collection of parks, trails and recreational amenities, Hendersonville has become one of the fastest growing areas of Middle Tennessee. 

  • What housing options are there in Hendersonville?

    A variety of subdivisions, homes on large lots with acreage, townhomes, condominiums, apartments, and lake front lots.

  • What colleges or universities are in Hendersonville or nearby?

    Union University and Volunteer State Community College

  • What's the median age of residents?

    36 years old.

  • What major sports teams are near Hendersonville?

    The Tennessee Titans (NFL), the Nashville Predators (NHL), Vanderbilt University, the Nashville Sounds (minor league baseball).

  • What are the best places to see performance art in or near Hendersonville?

    Hendersonville Performing Arts Center. Hendersonville Arts Council. The Grand Ole Opry. 

  • What words best describe Hendersonville?

    Family Friendly and Outdoorsy.

  • What big city is closest to Hendersonville?

    Nashville, TN, which is 25-35 minutes away by car.

  • What is Hendersonville known for?

    It's often referred to as "The City by the Lake" for its 25 miles of shoreline on Old Hickory Lake. The home of Johnny and June Cash, and may other former country music stars.

Hendersonville, TN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 54168
Latest Population Increase -19.28
Median age 40.3
Median Household Income $61786
Median Home Price $201700
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Hendersonville, TN Rankings

Hendersonville, TN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 47.5%
  Population Women 52.5%

In Hendersonville

In Hendersonville

Median Population

Median age 40.3
Age 18 Over 76.2
Age 21 Over 73.2
Age 62 Over 18
Age 65 Over 14.7


  Ethnicity White 86.2%
  Ethnicity Black 8%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 1.5%


  Median Household Income 61786
  Median Home Price 201700
  Homes Owned 30.6
  Homes Rent 69.4
  Median Property Rent 981


  English Only 92.2
  English Other 7.8
  English Poor 1600000

in Hendersonville

within 60 miles of Hendersonville

Commute Types

  Walked 0.6
  Worked at Home 5.1
  Public Transportation 0.6
  Other Means 0.3
  Drove Alone 84.5
  Carpooled 8.8

for Hendersonville