Henry County, Kentucky Population 2020

Henry County, Kentucky's estimated population is 16,330 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Kentucky is the 70th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202016,3301120.69%
201916,2181120.70%
201816,1061120.70%
201715,9941500.95%
201615,8442721.75%
201515,572160.10%
201415,5561170.76%
201315,439960.63%
201215,343-34-0.22%
201115,3770.00%
201015,3772,55419.92%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.69%
County Website
Founded
1798
County Seat
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Henry County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,75893.32%
Black or African American4562.88%
Two or More Races2301.45%
Some Other Race1991.26%
Asian1150.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.11%
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Henry County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Henry County, Kentucky Median Age

41.3


Total

38.3


Male

42.7


Female

Henry County, Kentucky Adults

There are 12,078 adults, (2,594 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Kentucky.

Henry County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,001

50.59%

Male

7,813

49.41%

Henry County, Kentucky Households and Families

Henry County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henry County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Male55.6%44.4%
Female43.8%56.2%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9992.6269.5
Married3,1103.0781.9
Non Family1,7211.1962.7
Female9023.5843.8
Male2663.455.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Henry County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6956.43%
9th to 12th Grade1,0129.37%
High School Graduate4,54442.06%
Some College2,44222.60%
Associates Degree7957.36%
Bachelors Degree7927.33%
Graduate Degree5244.85%
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Henry County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1198,5841,233
Black29921415
Hispanic22514230
Other Race12454
Multiple Races898524
Asian585825
Native American3838

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 asian people with a rate of 43.10%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,254$39,041$25,065
Less Than High School$23,850$24,583$22,750
High School Grad$29,827$37,665$24,047
Some College$31,975$42,841$23,576
Bachelors Degree$50,345$54,250$48,194
Graduate Degree$45,481$58,047$39,583

$31,254

Average Earnings

$39,041

Average Male

$25,065

Average Female

Henry County, Kentucky Language

Henry County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Henry County, Kentucky Language

97.16% of Henry County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Henry County, Kentucky Poverty

Henry County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,4112,57317.85%
Hispanic51133465.36%
Black45210823.89%
Other19910653.27%
Multiple2303615.65%

19.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.95%

Male Poverty Rate

21.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 65.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 15.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.51%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.94%
Some College12.86%
High School12.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.14%
Male Unemployed47.25%
Female Employed11.32%
Male Employed5.99%

Henry County, Kentucky Income

Henry County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,447$63,636
Families$58,956$72,512
Married Families$69,394-
Non Families$29,883$38,420
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Henry County, Kentucky Marital Status

Henry County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

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 Veterans

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1,024

Number of Veterans

973

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam433
First Gulf War184
Second Gulf War120
Korea56
World War II27
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74321
35 to 54235
55 to 64207
75+205
18 to 3456
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9608.46%
Black4411.99%
2 or More1510.95%
Indian513.16%

Henry County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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7.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Kentucky Employment Status

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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78.03%

Born in Kentucky

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Henry County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 78.03% having been born in Kentucky. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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