Henry County, Iowa Population 2020

Henry County, Iowa's estimated population is 20,060 with a growth rate of 1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Iowa is the 32nd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201820,06770.03%
201720,0602311.16%
201619,829-15-0.08%
201519,844120.06%
201419,832-190-0.95%
201320,022270.14%
201219,995-243-1.20%
201120,2381320.66%
201020,1068804.58%
199019,2263361.78%
198018,8907764.28%
197018,114-73-0.40%
196018,187-521-2.78%
195018,7087143.97%
194017,9943341.89%
193017,660-638-3.49%
192018,298-342-1.83%
191018,640-1,382-6.90%
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%
18403,7720.00%

How Many People Live in Henry County, Iowa?

20,060

Henry County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,35092.09%
Asian5302.66%
Black or African American4492.25%
Two or More Races4132.07%
Some Other Race1240.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.05%

Henry County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2020

Henry County, Iowa Median Age

40


Total

38.8


Male

41.7


Female

Henry County, Iowa Adults

There are 15,534 adults, (3,613 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Iowa.

Henry County, Iowa Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,801

49.19%

Male

10,125

50.81%

Henry County, Iowa Households and Families

Henry County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Henry County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All71%29%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Male52.6%47.4%
Female49.5%50.5%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7142.3971
Married4,1032.8784.6
Non Family2,4311.257.9
Female7943.1949.5
Male3863.2452.6

2.84

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Henry County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3022.21%
9th to 12th Grade6654.86%
High School Graduate5,14937.65%
Some College3,00321.96%
Associates Degree1,81213.25%
Bachelors Degree2,06415.09%
Graduate Degree6804.97%

Henry County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,40511,6852,543
Hispanic51640863
Asian32125549
Black26320856
Multiple Races1179918
Other Race58293
Native American505025
Islander9

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 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,164$39,149$28,921
Less Than High School$20,250$15,536$24,306
High School Grad$30,173$36,477$21,650
Some College$32,183$40,619$27,735
Bachelors Degree$41,481$46,734$35,519
Graduate Degree$65,529$74,196$61,042

$33,164

Average Earnings

$39,149

Average Male

$28,921

Average Female

Henry County, Iowa Language

Henry County, Iowa Language by Age

Henry County, Iowa Language

94.42% of Henry County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Henry County, Iowa Poverty

Henry County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,3741,5429.42%
Multiple38819048.97%
Hispanic83617921.41%
Black3086220.13%
Asian5235310.13%
Other1033937.86%

10.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

11.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Iowa is Multiple, with 48.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Iowa is White, with 9.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.06%
High School10.00%
Some College7.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.86%
Male Unemployed23.38%
Female Employed5.95%
Male Employed3.99%

Henry County, Iowa Income

Henry County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,428$67,488
Families$65,197$74,809
Married Families$72,845-
Non Families$30,009$45,932

Henry County, Iowa Marital Status

Henry County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Henry County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Henry County, Iowa 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 45-54.

Henry County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Henry County, Iowa Veterans

1,442

Number of Veterans

1,360

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam516
First Gulf War286
Second Gulf War178
Korea118
World War II61
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3499.34%
2 or More4228.00%
Black266.95%
Hispanic203.28%
Asian194.58%
Indian612.00%

$Henry County, Iowa Veterans by Education

8.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Iowa Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Henry County, Iowa 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

74.85%

Born in Iowa

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.28% of Henry County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 74.85% having been born in Iowa. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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