Hendry County, Florida Population 2021

Hendry County, Florida's estimated population is 43,394 with a growth rate of 1.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hendry County, Florida is the 47th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 39,009 and has seen a growth of 11.24% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,3946861.61%
202042,7086861.63%
201942,0226861.66%
201841,3363180.78%
201741,0189812.45%
201640,0377892.01%
201539,2487742.01%
201438,4746651.76%
201337,809-61-0.16%
201237,870-1,102-2.83%
201138,972-37-0.09%
201039,00913,23651.36%
199025,7737,17438.57%
198018,5996,74056.83%
197011,8593,74046.06%
19608,1192,06834.18%
19506,05181415.54%
19405,2371,74549.97%
19303,4920.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.61%
County Website
State
Founded
May 11, 1923
County Seat
2010 Population
39,009
Growth Since 2010
11.24%
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Hendry County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,02378.62%
Black or African American4,68811.51%
Some Other Race1,5843.89%
Two or More Races1,3483.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native7341.80%
Asian3550.87%
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Hendry County, Florida Population by Race

Hendry County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Hendry County, Florida Median Age

34


Total

33.3


Male

36.6


Female

Hendry County, Florida Adults

There are 29,750 adults, (5,345 of whom are seniors) in Hendry County, Florida.

Hendry County, Florida Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Hendry County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

19,132

46.97%

Male

21,600

53.03%

Hendry County, Florida Population by Age

Hendry County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hendry County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All65.3%34.7%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Male57.2%42.8%
Female53.7%46.3%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hendry County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,5273.0965.3
Married5,6043.7475.2
Non Family3,5581.2859.7
Female2,2574.1253.7
Male1,1083.557.2

3.59

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

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Hendry County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,83118.82%
9th to 12th Grade3,81614.87%
High School Graduate8,65933.73%
Some College4,26316.61%
Associates Degree1,9727.68%
Bachelors Degree1,3715.34%
Graduate Degree7592.96%
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Hendry County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hendry County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,6506,112449
White9,4787,8901,453
Black2,9612,471124
Other Race1,159606
Native American46028542
2+ Races41426312
Asian23017050

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 83.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.74%.

Hendry County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,887$29,232$21,819
Less Than 9th Grade$20,939$22,874$15,912
High School Graduate$28,617$31,745$23,283
Some College$26,164$35,980$21,575
Bachelors Degree$40,276$61,042$38,284
Graduate Degree$46,900$34,833$53,913

$25,887

Average Earnings

$29,232

Average Male

$21,819

Average Female

Hendry County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hendry County, Florida Language by Age

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Hendry County, Florida Language

51.23% of Hendry County, Florida residents speak only English, while 48.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.40% of the population.

Hendry County, Florida Language

Hendry County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic21,7466,69430.78%
White12,7082,14216.86%
Black4,6021,30428.34%
Multiple1,34846534.50%
Other1,54929919.30%
Native7289913.60%
Asian3476919.88%

25.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.00%

Male Poverty Rate

25.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hendry County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hendry County, Florida is Multiple, with 34.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hendry County, Florida is Native, with 13.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.57%.

Hendry County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.78%
Some College18.03%
High School17.33%
Bachelors or Greater12.70%

Hendry County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.07%
Male Employed19.79%
Male Unemployed18.71%
Female Employed10.05%

Hendry County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hendry County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,820$56,396
Families$45,079$61,008
Married Families$60,573$73,720
Non Families$22,032$37,297
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Income by Household Type

Hendry County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hendry County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Hendry County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hendry County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Hendry County, Florida Marital Status

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1,537

Number of Veterans

1,354

Male Veterans

183

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam839
Second Gulf War217
First Gulf War207
Korea92
World War II18

Hendry County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74688
75+264
35 to 54253
55 to 64233
18 to 3499

Hendry County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2475.23%
Black2888.50%
Hispanic1511.00%
Other Race20.15%

Hendry County, Florida Veterans by Race

Hendry County, Florida Veterans by Education

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6.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hendry County, Florida Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hendry County, Florida Employment by Age

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Hendry County, Florida Employment by Race

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Hendry County, Florida 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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49.88%

Born in Hendry County, Florida

72.35%

Native Born

27.65%

Foreign Born

18.45%

Non Citizen

9.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.35% of Hendry County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 49.88% having been born in Florida. 18.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hendry County, Florida 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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