Henry County, Virginia Population 2020

Henry County, Virginia's estimated population is 50,359 with a growth rate of -0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Virginia is the 37th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202050,359-297-0.59%
201950,656-297-0.58%
201850,953-297-0.58%
201751,250-343-0.66%
201651,593-319-0.61%
201551,912-318-0.61%
201452,230-513-0.97%
201352,743-361-0.68%
201253,104-436-0.81%
201153,540-592-1.09%
201054,132-2,810-4.93%
199056,942-712-1.23%
198057,6546,75313.27%
197050,90110,56626.20%
196040,3359,11629.20%
195031,2194,73817.89%
194026,4816,39331.82%
193020,088-150-0.74%
192020,2381,7799.64%
191018,459-806-4.18%
190019,2651,0575.81%
189018,2082,19913.74%
188016,0093,70630.12%
187012,3031981.64%
186012,1053,23336.44%
18508,8721,53720.95%
18407,3352353.31%
18307,1001,47626.24%
18205,624130.23%
18105,6113526.69%
18005,259-3,220-37.98%
17908,4790.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.59%
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Founded
1777
County Seat
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Henry County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,11971.95%
Black or African American11,48022.25%
Some Other Race1,3862.69%
Two or More Races1,1812.29%
Asian3730.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.09%
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Henry County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Henry County, Virginia Median Age

47.2


Total

45.6


Male

48.4


Female

Henry County, Virginia Adults

There are 41,452 adults, (11,897 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Virginia.

Henry County, Virginia Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

26,722

51.80%

Male

24,866

48.20%

Henry County, Virginia Households and Families

Henry County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henry County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
Male75.8%24.2%
All72.4%27.6%
Female61.5%38.5%
Non Family61.2%38.8%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,5982.3672.4
Married9,9002.9984.3
Non Family7,8891.1561.2
Female2,9923.3161.5
Male8172.8375.8

2.97

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Henry County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2098.48%
9th to 12th Grade4,80612.70%
High School Graduate12,96734.26%
Some College7,77320.54%
Associates Degree4,25311.24%
Bachelors Degree3,1498.32%
Graduate Degree1,6904.47%
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Henry County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,70222,2904,030
Black8,2236,244664
Hispanic1,26673663
Multiple Races63854855
Other Race51326637
Asian20217927
Native American49

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 88.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.55%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,563$32,633$25,515
Less Than High School$22,746$27,685$16,521
High School Grad$23,695$25,522$21,883
Some College$30,808$37,033$24,102
Bachelors Degree$41,707$49,147$40,035
Graduate Degree$52,963$62,338$46,932

$29,563

Average Earnings

$32,633

Average Male

$25,515

Average Female

Henry County, Virginia Language

Henry County, Virginia Language by Age

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Henry County, Virginia Language

94.05% of Henry County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.80% of the population.

Henry County, Virginia Poverty

Henry County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,8416,27217.50%
Black11,2802,43521.59%
Hispanic2,6971,31148.61%
Other1,38671951.88%
Multiple1,12440235.77%
Asian37014940.27%
Native493469.39%

20.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.09%

Male Poverty Rate

22.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Virginia is Native, with 69.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Virginia is White, with 17.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.19%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.51%
High School18.03%
Some College13.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.27%
Male Unemployed29.64%
Female Employed8.00%
Male Employed6.19%

Henry County, Virginia Income

Henry County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,683$49,397
Families$47,811$57,155
Married Families$52,948-
Non Families$23,047$33,025
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Henry County, Virginia Marital Status

Henry County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Henry County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Henry County, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Henry County, Virginia Veterans

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3,965

Number of Veterans

3,559

Male Veterans

406

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,542
First Gulf War624
Korea389
Second Gulf War386
World War II111
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,209
75+981
55 to 64812
35 to 54762
18 to 34201
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0239.85%
Black8559.35%
2 or More719.42%
Asian167.92%

Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Virginia Employment Status

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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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71.33%

Born in Virginia

97.10%

Native Born

2.90%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.10% of Henry County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.33% having been born in Virginia. 1.92% 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