Henry County, Virginia Population 2021

Henry County, Virginia's estimated population is 49,571 with a growth rate of -0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henry County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 54,135 and has seen a growth of -8.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202149,571-493-0.98%
202050,064-493-0.98%
201950,557-493-0.97%
201851,050-296-0.58%
201751,346-299-0.58%
201651,645-295-0.57%
201551,940-297-0.57%
201452,237-511-0.97%
201352,748-364-0.69%
201253,112-440-0.82%
201153,552-583-1.08%
201054,135-2,807-4.93%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.98%
County Website
Founded
1777
County Seat
2010 Population
54,135
Growth Since 2010
-8.43%
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Henry County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,23272.57%
Black or African American11,64922.70%
Some Other Race1,1472.24%
Two or More Races9281.81%
Asian3220.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.06%
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Henry County, Virginia Population By Race

Henry County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Henry County, Virginia Median Age

47.6


Total

45.5


Male

49.1


Female

Henry County, Virginia Adults

There are 41,312 adults, (12,104 of whom are seniors) in Henry County, Virginia.

Henry County, Virginia Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Henry County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

26,491

51.63%

Masculino

24,817

48.37%

Henry County, Virginia Population by Age

Henry County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henry County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All71.9%28.1%
Masculino67.2%32.8%
Mujer62.9%37.1%
Non Family61.6%38.4%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henry County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,2182.3871.9
Married9,4963.0483.8
Non Family8,2741.1661.6
Mujer2,5593.5662.9
Masculino8893.3567.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Henry County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0328.01%
9th to 12th Grade4,50511.91%
High School Graduate12,95734.25%
Some College7,93120.96%
Associates Degree4,13810.94%
Bachelors Degree3,4339.07%
Graduate Degree1,8354.85%
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Henry County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henry County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White27,52222,5604,338
Black8,3426,242795
Hispanic1,34892938
2+ Races53046465
Other Race352179
Asian20118432
Native American30

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 15.92%.

Henry County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$30,685$34,469$25,959
Less Than 9th Grade$21,847$28,054$17,396
High School Graduate$23,767$28,450$21,082
Some College$32,150$38,640$25,474
Bachelors Degree$41,389$50,000$38,589
Graduate Degree$56,750$68,750$50,553

$30,685

Average Earnings

$34,469

Average Male

$25,959

Average Female

Henry County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henry County, Virginia Language by Age

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Henry County, Virginia Language

93.25% of Henry County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

Henry County, Virginia Language

Henry County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,4205,44515.37%
Black11,4032,24719.71%
Hispanic2,8081,27245.30%
Other1,14775565.82%
Multiple88620322.91%
Asian3229529.50%
Native3030100.00%

18.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.66%

Male Poverty Rate

20.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henry County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Virginia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henry County, Virginia is White, with 15.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.76%.

Henry County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.84%
High School17.14%
Some College11.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

Henry County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.91%
Male Unemployed23.85%
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed3.62%

Henry County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henry County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,952$50,970
Families$49,979$59,499
Married Families$55,356$66,848
Non Families$23,922$35,321
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Income by Household Type

Henry County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

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 Marital Status

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3,804

Number of Veterans

3,442

Male Veterans

362

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,411
First Gulf War644
Korea444
Second Gulf War436
World War II120

Henry County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,129
75+996
55 to 64808
35 to 54691
18 to 34180

Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9789.68%
Black7678.26%
2+ Races447.48%
Asian157.46%

Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henry County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Henry County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Henry County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Henry County, Virginia 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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71.63%

Born in Henry County, Virginia

97.29%

Native Born

2.71%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.29% of Henry County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.63% having been born in Virginia. 1.35% 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

  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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