According to the most recent Henry County Indiana demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Henry County shows it has a Population 2021 of 48,857 which is less than most other counties in the area. The county with the highest population in the area is Madison County which depicts a population of 130,037 (approximately 2.7 times bigger). Figure 3 uses the Henry County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Henry County Indiana indicates a decline of 605 (1%).
The total Henry County Indiana greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Henry County depicts it has a Population Change of -1.2% which is the third most population percent change of all other counties in the greater Henry County region.
Looking at the Henry County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Henry County Indiana depicts it has 125 people per square mile which is less than most other counties in the local area. The next higher in order of population density is Wayne County 32.9% larger with population density of 166. The county with the highest population density in the area is Madison County which depicts a people per square mile of 288 (approximately 2.3 times bigger). Figure 6 provides Henry County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Henry County depicts it has a Median Age of 41.9 which is the third most median age of all other counties in the greater Henry County region. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Fayette County which depicts an age of 43.6 (only about 4.1% larger). Figure 9 shows the Henry County Indiana Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Henry County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 2.0% which is less than most other counties in the local area.
Henry County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Henry County households. Henry County depicts it has a Family Size of 3.1 which is at the top of all other counties in the metro area.
Looking at Henry County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Henry County shows it has a Married-couple family of 75% which is the third most of all other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Hancock County which shows a husband and wife family percent of 84% (10.8% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Henry County shows it has a Birth Rate of 4.8% which is less than most other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Wayne County which depicts a birth rate of 6.2% (29.0% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 40% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the smallest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 17% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 40 to 44 at 7% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Henry County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Henry County depicts it has a Total Single People of 50% which is in the mid range of other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Delaware County which shows a percent single of 58% (16.5% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Henry County is about the same size. Also, compared with the state of Indiana, percent of people who are single for any reason of 50%, Henry County is about the same size.
Henry County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Henry County residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Henry County Indiana has the smallest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 0% of the total. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 at 12% of the total. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 45% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Fayette County (57%), and #1 Rush County (58%) are larger. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 29% of the total and is ranked #1.
Henry County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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