Hendersonville

Known as the home of Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Taylor Swift & a host of other celebrities.

Welcome to Hendersonville

“The City By The Lake” is a top bedroom community of Nashville with 26 miles of shoreline on Old Hickory Lake and strategically located 18 miles NE of the center of downtown Nashville. Also only 20 miles from Nashville's International Airport. While it is home to the oldest house in TN, Hendersonville was first incorporated in 1969. Hendersonville may best be known as the home of Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Taylor Swift & a host of other celebrities, but this quiet community is warmly welcoming with their unique blend of suburban lake living and spacious country surroundings that allow you to live, work & play all in one beautiful setting.
 
A little-known fact is that some lakefront residents with ocean-going vessels take annual trips leaving from their docks to the Cumberland River to the Ohio River to the Mississippi and all the way down to the Gulf eventually returning home by way of the Atlantic Ocean via the Great Lakes. Hendersonville truly is “The City By The Lake.”
 
Homes in Hendersonville, Tennessee, offer a mix of suburban comfort and a friendly community atmosphere just north of Nashville. This picturesque city on the northern shores of Old Hickory Lake features a variety of housing options, including single-family homes in established neighborhoods, lakefront properties, and modern developments. Hendersonville's real estate market is known for its affordability compared to Nashville, making it an attractive choice for many residents.
 
The city provides access to beautiful parks, water activities on the lake, and a growing shopping and dining scene. With its proximity to downtown Nashville and a peaceful suburban ambiance, Hendersonville offers a convenient and family-friendly lifestyle for those seeking a quieter, close-knit community while remaining within reach of the attractions of Music City.
 
 
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Overview for Hendersonville, TN

60,628 people live in Hendersonville, where the median age is 39.9 and the average individual income is $41,954. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

60,628

Total Population

39.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$41,954

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Hendersonville, TN

Hendersonville has 23,565 households, with an average household size of 2.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hendersonville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 60,628 people call Hendersonville home. The population density is 1,918.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

60,628

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.9

Median Age

46.72 / 53.28%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
23,565

Total Households

2.57

Average Household Size

$41,954

Average individual Income

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Schools in Hendersonville, TN

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The following schools are within or nearby Hendersonville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
George A Whitten Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Lighthouse Christian School
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Jack Anderson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Dr. William Burrus Elementary at Drakes Creek
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Hendersonville High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Knox Doss Middle School at Drakes Creek
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Merrol Hyde Magnet School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Pope John Paul II High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Gene W. Brown Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Lakeside Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Hendersonville Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

Property Listings

LISTINGS & SALES

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Around Hendersonville, TN

There's plenty to do around Hendersonville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

56
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
42
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mi Pueblito Cafeteria & Pupuseria, Hendersonville Nutrition, and The Rolling Pin.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.13 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.12 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.13 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.05 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.92 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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