Henry County, Alabama Population 2021

Henry County, Alabama's estimated population is 17,269 with a growth rate of 0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Alabama is the 51st largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 17,296 and has seen a growth of -0.16% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,269320.19%
202017,237320.19%
201917,205320.19%
201817,173580.34%
201717,115430.25%
201617,072-29-0.17%
201517,101220.13%
201417,079-50-0.29%
201317,129-24-0.14%
201217,153-224-1.29%
201117,377810.47%
201017,2961,92212.50%
199015,374720.47%
198015,3022,04815.45%
197013,254-2,032-13.29%
196015,286-3,388-18.14%
195018,674-3,238-14.78%
194021,912-908-3.98%
193022,8201,2735.91%
192021,5476042.88%
191020,943-15,204-42.06%
190036,14711,30045.48%
189024,8476,08632.44%
188018,7614,57032.20%
187014,191-727-4.87%
186014,9185,89965.41%
18509,0193,23255.85%
18405,7871,76743.96%
18304,0201,38252.39%
18202,6380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.19% (32)
County Website
State
Founded
December 13, 1819
County Seat
2010 Population
17,296
Growth Since 2010
-0.16% (-27)
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Henry County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,11870.73%
Black or African American4,56526.64%
Two or More Races2011.17%
Some Other Race1340.78%
Asian680.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.10%
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Henry County, Alabama Population by Race

Henry County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Henry County, Alabama Median Age

44.4


Total

42.1


Male

46.2


Female

Henry County, Alabama Adults

There are 13,537 adults, (3,785 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Alabama.

Henry County, Alabama Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

8,814

51.44%

Male

8,319

48.56%

Henry County, Alabama Population by Age

Henry County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henry County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female62.4%37.6%
Male76.9%23.1%
Non Family77.6%22.4%
All83.3%16.7%
Married91.2%8.8%

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henry County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6302.5383.3
Married3,6033.1291.2
Non Family2,1251.1477.6
Female7203.3262.4
Male1824.1976.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Henry County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8226.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,68713.86%
High School Graduate3,96132.55%
Some College2,52520.75%
Associates Degree1,0979.02%
Bachelors Degree1,25010.27%
Graduate Degree8266.79%
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Henry County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henry County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,7747,3841,714
Black3,0852,024272
Hispanic18412845
2+ Races727022
Other Race572710
Asian323216
Native American30307

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 asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Henry County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,793$40,679$25,765
Less Than 9th Grade$23,611$30,455$14,891
High School Graduate$25,741$31,383$18,295
Some College$37,294$50,625$27,000
Bachelors Degree$41,977$70,047$40,992
Graduate Degree$50,603$62,125$47,500

$31,793

Average Earnings

$40,679

Average Male

$25,765

Average Female

Henry County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henry County, Alabama Language by Age

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Henry County, Alabama Language

97.88% of Henry County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Henry County, Alabama Language

Henry County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,4211,12725.49%
White11,6311,1199.62%
Hispanic425337.76%
Multiple2012914.43%
Islander1717100.00%

13.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.78%

Male Poverty Rate

15.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Alabama is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 7.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.35%.

Henry County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.18%
High School13.25%
Some College8.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%

Henry County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.43%
Male Unemployed16.54%
Female Employed8.86%
Male Employed2.39%

Henry County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henry County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,017$62,696
Families$60,684$73,559
Married Families$70,844-
Non Families$25,481$38,108
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Income by Household Type

Henry County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Henry County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Henry County, Alabama 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 55-64.

Henry County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Henry County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,247

Number of Veterans

1,071

Male Veterans

176

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam525
Second Gulf War257
First Gulf War234
Korea64
World War II11

Henry County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74375
35 to 54327
55 to 64276
75+202
18 to 3467

Henry County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9249.56%
Black3038.37%
Hispanic309.97%
Other Race1316.67%
Native American723.33%

Henry County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Henry County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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12.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Henry County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Henry County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Henry County, Alabama Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.87%

Born in Henry County, Alabama

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.10% of Henry County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 71.87% having been born in Alabama. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Henry County, Alabama Place of Birth

  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

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