Henry, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 464 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 236  (51.0%)
Females: 228  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38231.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,416 (it was $26,333 in 2000)
Henry:

$30,416
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,462 (it was $12,663 in 2000)

Henry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,816 (it was $59,000 in 2000)
Henry:

$65,816
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $69,786; Detached houses: $76,547; Mobile homes: $54,399

Median gross rent in 2013: $491.

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  • Races in Henry, TN (2010)

    Henry races chart
    • 34373.9%White alone
    • 6213.4%Hispanic
    • 4710.1%Black alone
    • 91.9%Two or more races
    • 30.6%American Indian alone

Races in Henry detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Henry: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Henry, TN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (12.8%), United States (9.8%), Scotch-Irish (9.6%), German (6.2%), Dutch (2.3%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 547 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 387 people per square mile   (very low).

Henry,TN real estate house value index trend

Henry, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Henry:

  • High school or higher: 65.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Henry town:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

100 residents are foreign born (17.6% Latin America).

This town:

17.6%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Henry, Tennessee as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Henry to the number of sex offenders is 39 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $424 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $346 (0.5%)

Henry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (45.4 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (92.3 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (392.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McKenzie, TN (2.7 miles ), Paris, TN (3.0 miles ), Gleason, TN (3.3 miles ), Springville, TN (3.5 miles ), Cottage Grove, TN (3.6 miles) , Huntingdon, TN (3.7 miles ), Hollow Rock, TN (3.7 miles ), Bruceton, TN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $68,200
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.20 N, Longitude: 88.42 W

Area code: 731

Henry household income distribution Henry home values distribution

Crime rates in Henry by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0183.50.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 12122320000
per 100,000 190.5375.2186.6373.8373.1550.5365.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 63012332436
per 100,000 1,142.9562.90.0186.9373.1550.5547.4364.3726.0639.71,295.9
Thefts 7747512746109
per 100,000 1,333.31,313.3746.31,308.4932.82,201.81,277.4728.61,088.92,132.21,943.8
Auto thefts 00001000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0186.60.00.00.00.0213.20.0
Arson 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.8) 178.4173.869.9145.9159.2303.7169.056.998.2153.1175.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Henry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.32
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.9%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +193 (+59.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Information (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Henry: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Henry, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Henry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Henry town center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 30.1 miles away from the town center caused $100,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henry-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 158.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from Henry center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from Henry center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Henry topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Jones (singer) - Singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Henry:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE HLTH SVC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MC KENZIE, TN)
  • MCKENZIE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MC KENZIE, TN)
  • MCKENZIE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MC KENZIE, TN)
  • TRI COUNTY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MC KENZIE, TN)
  • HEALTHPLUS OF TENNESSEE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TN)
  • HENRY CO MEDICAL CENTER H H (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TN)
  • HENRY CO HEALTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PARIS, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Henry:

  • Bethel University (about 7 miles; McKenzie, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,878)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 27 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Murray State University (about 29 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 44 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 44 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 56 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

Public elementary/middle school in Henry:

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Notable location: Henry Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Henry: Henry Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bowden Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Henry that have no violations reported:

  • HENRY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 483, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Henry compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Tennessee average:

12.1

Henry travel time to work - commute Henry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Henry town (based on Henry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,16767
Mainline Protestant2,63920
Black Protestant1,12811
Catholic1,0001
Other8275
None11,569-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Henry County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Henry County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Henry County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

32.1%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,440$29,2800$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$461
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,949$23,3881$1,329
Streets and Highways 1$2,418$29,0160$0
Water Supply 1$2,910$34,9200$0
Totals for Government 4$9,717$29,1516$1,790

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carroll County, TN  0.68% ($20,620 average AGI)
from Benton County, TN  0.44% ($21,196)
from Weakley County, TN  0.35% ($24,854)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carroll County, TN  0.55% ($20,219 average AGI)
to Calloway County, KY  0.43% ($31,920)
to Weakley County, TN  0.33% ($21,872)

Strongest AM radio stations in Henry:

  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WTPR (710 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WHDM (1440 AM; 1 kW; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: WHDM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAP (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUNTINGDON, TN; Owner: MARK C. JOHNSON)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Henry:

  • WAKQ (105.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WMUF-FM (104.7 FM; HENRY, TN; Owner: BENTON WEATHERFORD B/C INC OF TN)
  • WAJJ (89.3 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: HEARTLAND MINSTRIES, INC.)
  • WLZK (94.1 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BRD/CST INC OF TN)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCDZ (95.1 FM; DRESDEN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTKB-FM (93.7 FM; ATWOOD, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTPR-FM (101.5 FM; MCKINNON, TN; Owner: WENK BROADCAST GROUP)
  • WVHR (100.9 FM; HUNTINGDON, TN; Owner: MILAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRJB (95.9 FM; CAMDEN, TN; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC)
  • W258AJ (99.5 FM; PARIS, TN; Owner: BD OF REGENTS MURRAY ST. UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Henry:

  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Henry fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2008 11:15 AM, Us-Sr76, Henry Mansfield Rd, Lat: 36.19589, Lon: -88.41900, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Henry)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • HENRY, 26 Mockingbird Ave (Lat: 36.198611 Lon: -88.418611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WNUG850
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2005, Expiration Date: 09/13/2015
    Registrant: Area Wide Communications, Medina, TN 38355, Phone: (731) 783-5380, Fax: (731) 783-3317, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • Route 79 & Old Mckenzie Hwy., One Mile South Of (Lat: 36.187556 Lon: -88.433083), Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: KNKP791
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.720 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Trott Communications Group, Inc., 4320 Beltline Rd., Suite A100, Irving, TX 75038, Phone: (972) 252-9280, Fax: (972) 258-8172, Email:
  • Route 79 & Old Mckenzie Highway, One (1) Mile South Of: (Lat: 36.187556 Lon: -88.433083), Call Sign: KWU383
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Trott Communications Group, Inc., 4320 N. Beltline Rd., Suite A100, Irving, TX 75038, Phone: (972) 252-9280, Fax: (972) 258-8172, Email:
  • Rt #79 & Old Mckenzie Highway, 1 Mile Sw Of Henry (Lat: 36.187556 Lon: -88.433083), Call Sign: WXR942
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.225 MHz, 454.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004
    Registrant: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, 1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Tenth Floor, Washington, DC 20004-2400, Phone: (202) 508-9562, Fax: (202) 508-9700, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Henry)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94HD , Serial Number: 18256368, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan R Tosh, 1701 Gilkey Rd, Henry, TN 38231

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Henry

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Henry, TN
Most common first names in Henry, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2168.9 years
William1975.4 years
John1181.0 years
Mary1171.6 years
George1175.0 years
Robert1173.7 years
Henry1176.4 years
Ruby775.7 years
Walter570.6 years
Thomas571.2 years
Most common last names in Henry, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Haynes1572.9 years
Smith1069.5 years
Owen973.3 years
Milam981.7 years
Scott775.0 years
Allen766.0 years
Barham774.3 years
Martin669.8 years
Routon683.5 years
Radford679.0 years
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