Henry County, Kentucky Population 2021

Henry County, Kentucky's estimated population is 16,256 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Kentucky is the 72nd largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 Population was 15,376 and has seen a growth of 5.72% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,256650.40%
202016,191650.40%
201916,126650.40%
201816,061890.56%
201715,9721380.87%
201615,8342711.74%
201515,563160.10%
201415,5471150.75%
201315,432960.63%
201215,336-39-0.25%
201115,375-1-0.01%
201015,3762,55319.91%
199012,823830.65%
198012,7401,83016.77%
197010,910-77-0.70%
196010,987-407-3.57%
195011,394-826-6.76%
194012,220-344-2.74%
193012,564-847-6.32%
192013,411-305-2.22%
191013,716-904-6.18%
190014,6204563.22%
189014,164-328-2.26%
188014,4923,42630.96%
187011,066-883-7.39%
186011,9495074.43%
185011,4421,42714.25%
184010,015-1,372-12.05%
183011,3875715.28%
182010,8164,03959.60%
18106,7773,519108.01%
18003,2580.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.40%
County Website
Founded
1798
County Seat
2010 Population
15,376
Growth Since 2010
5.72%
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Henry County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,84493.29%
Black or African American4722.97%
Two or More Races2891.82%
Some Other Race1871.18%
Asian1000.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.12%
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Henry County, Kentucky Population by Race

Henry County, Kentucky Population Pyramid $2021

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Henry County, Kentucky Median Age

41.4


Total

39.2


Male

42.6


Female

Henry County, Kentucky Adults

There are 12,167 adults, (2,705 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Kentucky.

Henry County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,001

50.29%

Male

7,910

49.71%

Henry County, Kentucky Population by Age

Henry County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henry County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family64%36%
Male53.3%46.7%
Female50.7%49.3%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henry County, Kentucky Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0442.6272.1
Married3,1623.183.9
Non Family1,7851.2264
Female8233.4550.7
Male2743.6953.3

3.1

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Henry County, Kentucky Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6425.89%
9th to 12th Grade9788.98%
High School Graduate4,49141.22%
Some College2,53123.23%
Associates Degree8267.58%
Bachelors Degree8677.96%
Graduate Degree5595.13%
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Henry County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henry County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,1888,7961,341
Black33923923
Hispanic24812933
Other Race10947
2+ Races77688
Asian535321

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.62%.

Henry County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,846$37,174$24,777
Less Than 9th Grade$27,871$26,895$35,167
High School Graduate$27,649$32,269$21,187
Some College$31,663$44,375$24,959
Bachelors Degree$43,958$42,679$44,773
Graduate Degree$43,571$61,029$34,318

$30,846

Average Earnings

$37,174

Average Male

$24,777

Average Female

Henry County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henry County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Henry County, Kentucky Language

96.37% of Henry County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Henry County, Kentucky Language

Henry County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,4682,50617.32%
Hispanic51824046.33%
Black46812226.07%
Other18710053.48%
Multiple2895719.72%

18.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.56%

Male Poverty Rate

20.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Kentucky is Other, with 53.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Kentucky is White, with 17.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.38%.

Henry County, Kentucky Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.09%
Some College14.71%
High School13.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%

Henry County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.61%
Male Unemployed16.30%
Female Employed11.05%
Male Employed5.34%

Henry County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henry County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,926$66,063
Families$62,197$76,327
Married Families$68,274-
Non Families$29,668$37,529
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Income by Household Type

Henry County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Henry County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Henry County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Henry County, Kentucky Marital Status

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1,142

Number of Veterans

1,083

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam533
First Gulf War208
Second Gulf War121
Korea42
World War II40

Henry County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74367
55 to 64270
35 to 54249
75+203
18 to 3453

Henry County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0409.08%
Black8120.82%
2+ Races2113.04%
Hispanic123.83%

Henry County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Henry County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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10.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Henry County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Henry County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Henry County, Kentucky 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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76.97%

Born in Henry County, Kentucky

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of Henry County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 76.97% having been born in Kentucky. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Henry County, Kentucky 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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