Henry County, Virginia Population 2024

49,126

Henry County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 49,126 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Virginia is the 37th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 54,102 and has seen a growth of -9.2% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202947,176-390-0.82%
202847,566-390-0.81%
202747,956-390-0.81%
202648,346-390-0.8%
202548,736-390-0.79%
202449,126-390-0.79%
202349,516-390-0.78%
202249,906-390-0.78%
202150,296-550-1.08%
202050,8461220.24%
201950,724-377-0.74%
201851,101-269-0.52%
201751,370-284-0.55%
201651,654-290-0.56%
201551,944-291-0.56%
201452,235-503-0.95%
201352,738-360-0.68%
201253,098-432-0.81%
201153,530-572-1.06%
201054,102
199056,942-712-1.23%
198057,6546,75313.27%
197050,90110,56626.2%
196040,3359,11629.2%
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%
17908,479-38,697-82.03%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.79% (-390)
County Website
Henry County
County Seat
2010 Population
54,102
Area
382 mi²
Density
129 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.2% (-4,976)
Founded
1777

Henry County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35,94370.81%
Black or African American11,63622.92%
Two or more races1,5453.04%
Other race1,3642.69%
Asian2490.49%
Native American230.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Henry County, Virginia Population by Race

Henry County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Henry County, Virginia Median Age

48.3

Total

47

Male

49.4

Female

Henry County, Virginia Adults

There are 40,936 adults, (12,389 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Virginia.

Henry County, Virginia Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female26,34051.89%
Male24,42048.11%

Henry County, Virginia Population by Age

Henry County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All20,4112.4573.226.8
Non Family8,6911.1661.938.1
Married8,5143.238812
Female2,1173.8861.338.7
Male1,0893.7171.328.7
showing: 5 rows

3.3

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Henry County, Virginia 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 native american people with a rate of 17.39%.

Henry County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,014

Average Earnings

$41,036

Average Male

$31,764

Average Female

Henry County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henry County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Henry County, Virginia Language

93.63% of Henry County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Henry County, Virginia Language

Henry County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White34,3075,38615.7%
Black11,3141,98617.55%
Hispanic3,05449916.34%
Multiple1,51137024.49%
Other1,3611218.89%
Asian2496425.7%
Native231982.61%
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16.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.98%

Male Poverty Rate

18.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Virginia is Native, with 82.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Virginia is Other, with 8.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.84%.

Henry County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.09%
High School12.7%
Some College11.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
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Henry County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.48%
Male Unemployed28.84%
Female Employed6.76%
Male Employed3.77%
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Henry County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henry County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Henry County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Henry County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Henry County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,806

Number of Veterans

2,712

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

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Henry County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Henry County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Henry County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Henry County, Virginia 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

72.43%

Born in Henry County, Virginia

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.12% of Henry County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 72.43% having been born in Virginia. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Henry County, Virginia Place of Birth

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