Henry County, Iowa Population 2024

19,808

Henry County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 19,808 with a growth rate of -0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Iowa is the 34th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 20,112 and has seen a growth of -1.51% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,838-194-1.02%
202819,032-194-1.01%
202719,226-194-1%
202619,420-194-0.99%
202519,614-194-0.98%
202419,808-194-0.97%
202320,002-194-0.96%
202220,196-194-0.95%
202120,390-61-0.3%
202020,4516163.11%
201919,835-180-0.9%
201820,015-41-0.2%
201720,0562141.08%
201619,842-20-0.1%
201519,862160.08%
201419,846-183-0.91%
201320,029260.13%
201220,003-249-1.23%
201120,2521400.7%
201020,112
199019,2263361.78%
198018,8907764.28%
197018,114-73-0.4%
196018,187-521-2.78%
195018,7087143.97%
194017,9943341.89%
193017,660-638-3.49%
192018,298-342-1.83%
191018,640-1,382-6.9%
190020,0221,1275.96%
189018,895-2,091-9.96%
188020,986-477-2.22%
187021,4632,76214.77%
186018,7019,994114.78%
18508,7074,935130.83%
18403,772-15,066-79.98%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.97% (-194)
County Website
Henry County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
20,112
Area
434 mi²
Density
46 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.51% (-304)
Founded
1836

Henry County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,17788.95%
Two or more races8314.07%
Black or African American5242.56%
Asian4592.25%
Other race3811.86%
Native American600.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Henry County, Iowa Population by Race

Henry County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Henry County, Iowa Median Age

40.4

Total

37.9

Male

42.8

Female

Henry County, Iowa Adults

There are 16,169 adults, (3,873 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Iowa.

Henry County, Iowa Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female9,68747.4%
Male10,74952.6%

Henry County, Iowa Population by Age

Henry County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,6422.4774.625.4
Married4,0412.9791.48.6
Non Family2,5271.1953.246.8
Female6793.526139
Male3953.676238
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Henry County, Iowa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Henry County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henry County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.13%.

Henry County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,052

Average Earnings

$47,945

Average Male

$34,145

Average Female

Henry County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henry County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Henry County, Iowa Language

94.22% of Henry County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.18% of the population.

Henry County, Iowa Language

Henry County, Iowa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,6051,6449.9%
Multiple75233043.88%
Hispanic99920320.32%
Other3585515.36%
Black1595333.33%
Asian439276.15%
showing: 6 rows

11.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

11.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Iowa is Multiple, with 43.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Iowa is Asian, with 6.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.88%.

Henry County, Iowa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.58%
High School10.39%
Some College10.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.6%
showing: 4 rows

Henry County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Unemployed47.83%
Female Employed5.73%
Male Employed5.4%
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Henry County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henry County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Henry County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Henry County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Henry County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Henry County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Henry County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,289

Number of Veterans

1,180

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

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Henry County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Henry County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Henry County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Henry County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Henry County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Henry County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Henry County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.25%

Born in Henry County, Iowa

96.4%

Native Born

3.6%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

1.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.4% of Henry County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 74.25% having been born in Iowa. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Henry County, Iowa Place of Birth

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