Henry County, Georgia Population 2021

Henry County, Georgia's estimated population is 244,227 with a growth rate of 2.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Georgia is the 10th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 205,039 and has seen a growth of 19.11% since this time.

Note: 2020 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021244,2274,8332.02%
2020239,3944,8332.06%
2019234,5614,8332.10%
2018229,7284,5462.02%
2017225,1824,2861.94%
2016220,8964,4822.07%
2015216,4143,4571.62%
2014212,9572,9451.40%
2013210,0122,0070.96%
2012208,0051,0940.53%
2011206,9111,8720.91%
2010205,039146,298249.06%
199058,74122,43261.78%
198036,30912,58553.05%
197023,7246,10534.65%
196017,6191,76211.11%
195015,8577384.88%
194015,119-805-5.06%
193015,924-4,496-22.02%
192020,4204932.47%
191019,9271,3257.12%
190018,6022,38214.69%
189016,2202,02714.28%
188014,1934,09140.50%
187010,102-600-5.61%
186010,702-4,024-27.33%
185014,7262,97025.26%
184011,7561,19011.26%
183010,5660.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.02%
County Website
State
Founded
May 15, 1821
County Seat
2010 Population
205,039
Growth (since 2010)
19.11%
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Henry County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White107,87147.87%
Black or African American99,00643.93%
Two or More Races7,7963.46%
Asian7,5193.34%
Some Other Race3,0031.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1550.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.00%
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Henry County, Georgia Population by Race

Henry County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2021

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Henry County, Georgia Median Age

36.9


Total

35.3


Male

37.9


Female

Henry County, Georgia Adults

There are 166,706 adults, (25,576 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Georgia.

Henry County, Georgia Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

117,851

52.30%

Male

107,505

47.70%

Henry County, Georgia Population by Age

Henry County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henry County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Male55.4%44.6%
Female54%46%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henry County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All75,9842.9570.4
Married42,1263.4782.4
Non Family17,1731.1956.5
Female12,9073.5254
Male3,7783.2955.4

3.39

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Henry County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,8782.66%
9th to 12th Grade8,8856.10%
High School Graduate46,09031.66%
Some College32,46822.30%
Associates Degree12,8148.80%
Bachelors Degree26,33518.09%
Graduate Degree15,09510.37%
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Henry County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henry County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White68,75262,68516,419
Black61,91258,27721,381
Hispanic8,1326,2391,526
Asian5,1984,1881,851
Multiple Races2,3262,098565
Other Race2,0281,602284
Native American15015081
Islander66

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 native american people with a rate of 54.00%.

Henry County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,363$48,216$37,404
Less Than High School$26,600$37,769$19,520
High School Grad$33,413$38,935$27,346
Some College$41,425$50,703$34,023
Bachelors Degree$49,303$56,742$45,112
Graduate Degree$63,537$68,536$59,241

$42,363

Average Earnings

$48,216

Average Male

$37,404

Average Female

Henry County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henry County, Georgia Language by Age

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Henry County, Georgia Language

89.74% of Henry County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 10.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.58% of the population.

Henry County, Georgia Language

Henry County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black98,3849,2689.42%
White97,1825,5845.75%
Hispanic15,3102,58316.87%
Asian7,4481,10214.80%
Multiple7,7501,00412.95%
Other3,0032698.96%
Native1552214.19%

8.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.51%

Male Poverty Rate

9.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 16.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Georgia is White, with 5.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.99%.

Henry County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.13%
High School8.44%
Some College5.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

Henry County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.52%
Female Unemployed19.43%
Female Employed4.53%
Male Employed3.53%

Henry County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henry County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,288$85,540
Families$79,989$93,965
Married Families$92,956$107,113
Non Families$40,882$51,411
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Income by Household Type

Henry County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Henry County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Henry County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Henry County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Henry County, Georgia Marital Status

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16,374

Number of Veterans

14,214

Male Veterans

2,160

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War5,676
Second Gulf War4,761
Vietnam4,651
Korea837
World War II269

Henry County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 546,119
65 to 743,413
55 to 643,005
75+2,472
18 to 341,365

Henry County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,44410.18%
Black7,41410.31%
Hispanic5896.00%
Other23310.22%
2 or More1995.69%
Asian781.37%
Hawaiian6100.00%

Henry County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Henry County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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4.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Henry County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Henry County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Henry County, Georgia 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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51.87%

Born in Georgia

92.06%

Native Born

7.94%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

5.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.06% of Henry County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 51.87% having been born in Georgia. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Henry County, Georgia 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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