Hendersonville has the 2061st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Hendersonville is part of the Asheville metro area. Unemployment in the Asheville area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Asheville has the 137th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Hendersonville is below average at $39,570, and the median cost of a home in Hendersonville is $164,700, which is below the national average. 32% of workers in Hendersonville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Hendersonville. 81% of Hendersonville workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Hendersonville spend an average of 16 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.