Henry County, Illinois Population 2019

Henry County, Illinois's estimated population is 49,246 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Illinois is the 31st largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201849,090-156-0.32%
201749,246-265-0.54%
201649,511-133-0.27%
201549,644-186-0.37%
201449,830-91-0.18%
201349,921-331-0.66%
201250,252-31-0.06%
201150,283-170-0.34%
201050,453-706-1.38%
199051,159-6,809-11.75%
198057,9684,7518.93%
197053,2173,9007.91%
196049,3172,8256.08%
195046,4922,6946.15%
194043,798-53-0.12%
193043,851-1,311-2.90%
192045,1623,4268.21%
191041,7361,6874.21%
190040,0496,71120.13%
189033,338-3,259-8.91%
188036,5971,0913.07%
187035,50614,84671.86%
186020,66016,853442.68%
18503,8072,547202.14%
18401,2601,2192973.17%
1830410.00%

How Many People Live in Henry County, Illinois?

49,246

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,50993.68%
Some Other Race1,1242.26%
Black or African American8781.77%
Two or More Races7951.60%
Asian2830.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.12%

Henry County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Henry County, Illinois Median Age

42.7


Total

41.2


Male

44.2


Female

Henry County, Illinois Adults

There are 38,417 adults, (9,557 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Illinois.

Henry County, Illinois Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

25,039

50.43%

Male

24,610

49.57%

Henry County, Illinois Households and Families

Henry County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Henry County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
Male79.2%20.8%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family63%37%
Female61.4%38.6%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,9912.4578.2
Married11,3072.9989.1
Non Family6,2751.1563
Female1,7183.2561.4
Male6913.3579.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Henry County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9642.79%
9th to 12th Grade2,7547.97%
High School Graduate11,76434.03%
Some College7,59121.96%
Associates Degree3,85411.15%
Bachelors Degree5,30715.35%
Graduate Degree2,3336.75%

Henry County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,37529,3297,324
Hispanic1,277803189
Other Race51715460
Black40630248
Multiple Races37031268
Asian15913025
Native American60607

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,073$49,526$27,303
Less Than High School$23,672$27,233$20,196
High School Grad$31,282$40,825$20,524
Some College$35,519$51,235$24,146
Bachelors Degree$50,518$67,050$39,479
Graduate Degree$58,459$71,250$54,087

$37,073

Average Earnings

$49,526

Average Male

$27,303

Average Female

Henry County, Illinois Language

Henry County, Illinois Language by Age

Henry County, Illinois Language

95.50% of Henry County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Henry County, Illinois Poverty

Henry County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,5184,92111.05%
Hispanic2,67068225.54%
Other1,12455949.73%
Black70036952.71%
Multiple79515519.50%
Asian264166.06%
Native521019.23%

12.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Illinois is Black, with 52.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Illinois is Asian, with 6.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.83%
High School9.95%
Some College8.20%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.56%
Male Unemployed30.90%
Female Employed6.86%
Male Employed5.96%

Henry County, Illinois Income

Henry County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,755$69,220
Families$70,702$82,709
Married Families$78,245-
Non Families$27,377$36,804

Henry County, Illinois Marital Status

Henry County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Henry County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Henry County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Henry County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Henry County, Illinois Veterans

3,561

Number of Veterans

3,361

Male Veterans

200

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,240
First Gulf War527
Second Gulf War506
Korea370
World War II247
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,043
75+927
35 to 54699
55 to 64553
18 to 34339

Henry County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4119.36%
Hispanic663.95%
2 or More6314.86%
Other496.65%
Black285.13%
Indian813.33%
Asian21.05%

Henry County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Illinois Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Henry County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.99%

Born in Illinois

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.79% of Henry County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 75.99% having been born in Illinois. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Henry County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kewanee1291612458-458-3.55%
Geneseo66236526-97-1.46%
Colona51215086-35-0.68%
Coal Valley 3719372120.05%
Galva25892502-87-3.36%
Cambridge21612099-62-2.87%
Orion18611814-47-2.53%
Atkinson972945-27-2.78%
Annawan 878855-23-2.62%
Woodhull811784-27-3.33%
Alpha671644-27-4.02%
Andover578573-5-0.87%
Hooppole204200-4-1.96%
Cleveland188184-4-2.13%
Bishop Hill128125-3-2.34%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990