Henry County, Illinois Population 2020

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
White46,52394.05%
Some Other Race9061.83%
Black or African American8561.73%
Two or More Races8031.62%
Asian2740.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native1020.21%

Henry County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Henry County, Illinois Median Age

43.1


Total

41.2


Male

44.4


Female

Henry County, Illinois Adults

There are 38,350 adults, (9,839 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Illinois.

Henry County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

24,928

50.40%

Male

24,536

49.60%

Henry County, Illinois Households and Families

Henry County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Henry County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
Male81.2%18.8%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female55.8%44.2%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,0232.4377.8
Married11,1432.9889.6
Non Family6,3881.1462.4
Female1,6393.3155.8
Male8533.3781.2

2.97

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Henry County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7052.04%
9th to 12th Grade2,6927.77%
High School Graduate11,72233.85%
Some College7,66522.13%
Associates Degree4,00511.56%
Bachelors Degree5,21815.07%
Graduate Degree2,6247.58%

Henry County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,29729,6017,390
Hispanic1,375864272
Other Race49111480
Black44033876
Multiple Races34130069
Asian15511733
Native American10210220

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 22.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,730$49,496$28,716
Less Than High School$24,877$27,969$20,810
High School Grad$31,947$41,472$21,397
Some College$37,199$52,300$27,710
Bachelors Degree$49,309$64,255$37,962
Graduate Degree$59,759$86,927$51,902

$38,730

Average Earnings

$49,496

Average Male

$28,716

Average Female

Henry County, Illinois Language

Henry County, Illinois Language by Age

Henry County, Illinois Language

95.79% of Henry County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Henry County, Illinois Poverty

Henry County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,2344,68610.59%
Hispanic2,72164323.63%
Other90251557.10%
Black67927139.91%
Multiple80314518.06%
Asian248228.87%
Native9488.51%

11.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.96%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Illinois is Other, with 57.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Illinois is Native, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.69%
High School9.99%
Some College7.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.36%
Male Unemployed26.53%
Female Employed6.47%
Male Employed4.91%

Henry County, Illinois Income

Henry County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,250$69,866
Families$73,605$84,018
Married Families$80,294-
Non Families$29,010$37,365

Henry County, Illinois Marital Status

Henry County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

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

3,459

Number of Veterans

3,255

Male Veterans

204

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,284
First Gulf War526
Second Gulf War511
Korea312
World War II215

Henry County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3439.15%
Hispanic734.22%
Other5710.67%
2 or More337.55%
Black213.95%
Indian54.90%

Henry County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Illinois Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

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

75.64%

Born in Illinois

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.01% of Henry County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 75.64% having been born in Illinois. 1.05% 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