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Hendry County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2019: 41,854 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 36,210 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,645
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,679
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,859
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,701 (it was 2,991 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 1153 sq. mi.

Water area: 37.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hendry County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Wholesale trade (17.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.5%), Educational, health and social services (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hendry County, FL (2019)
    • 23,18564.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 13,17936.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,58312.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5691.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3951.1%Two or more races
    • 3721.0%Asian alone
    • 360.10%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

34.3 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years
Males: 22,185  (53.0%)
Females: 19,669  (47.0%)
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Average household size:
Hendry County:

3.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,435 ($33,592 in 1999)
This county:

$43,435
Florida:

$59,227

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $649 (lower quartile is $432, upper quartile is $759)
This county:

$649
State:

$1097


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $107,580 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Hendry:

$107,580
Florida:

$245,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,802 - $168,198
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,022
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 1,635

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 49
  • Assaults: 187
  • Burglaries: 355
  • Thefts: 573
  • Auto thefts: 97

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 29
  • Assaults: 149
  • Burglaries: 207
  • Thefts: 397
  • Auto thefts: 84
Hendry County, FL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2000: 75 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2002: 67 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2003: 96 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2004: 133 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2005: 410 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2006: 282 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2007: 96 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2008: 128 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2009: 40 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2016: 62 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2017: 93 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2018: 79 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2019: 224 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hendry, FL residents
Average permit cost in Hendry, FL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,299 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $941 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Hendry, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hendry, FL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hendry, FL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.9%
Hendry County:

22.9%
Florida:

12.7%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Black residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.4% for American Indian residents, 80.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.5% for other race residents, 31.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 34.3 years old
(Males: 33.5 years old, Females: 37.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.9 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, American Indian residents: 36.2 years old, Asian residents: 34.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.2 years old, Other race residents: 46.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hendry County is $476 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $531 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $638 a month.

Cities in this county include: La Belle, Clewiston, Labelle, Montura, Port La Belle, Harlem, Fort Denaud, Pioneer.

Hendry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
33440Clewiston303030
33930Felda10----
33935Labelle301010

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hendry County: Boca Grande Light (A), Boca Grande Fire Department (B), Lee County Emergency Medical Services (C), Lee County Sheriff's Office (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hendry County: Gasparilla Island State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Glades County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year in Hendry, FL
County total employment by year in Hendry, FL
County average yearly wages by year in Hendry, FL

Current college students: 873
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 66.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 11,786 (34.1% naturalized citizens)

Hendry County:

28.2%
Whole state:

21.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,5032010 or later
  • 3,1062000 to 2009
  • 2,3191990 to 1999
  • 2,3851980 to 1989
  • 1,0761970 to 1979
  • 907Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.2%

Hendry County marital status for males Hendry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,430
  • One, attached: 387
  • Two: 379
  • 3 or 4: 215
  • 5 to 9: 256
  • 10 to 19: 151
  • 20 to 49: 43
  • 50 or more: 42
  • Mobile homes: 6,040
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 122

Housing units in Hendry County with a mortgage: 3,362 (88 second mortgage, 208 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,143

Here:

37.5% with mortgage
State:

56.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hendry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,48446
Catholic2,6003
Mainline Protestant1,3846
Black Protestant5742
Other1232
None27,975-
Hendry County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Hendry County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hendry County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hendry County:

8.2%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Hendry County:

31.6%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Hendry County:

Average size of farms: 1211 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $824,149
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1757.24
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.33%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.99%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $484,847
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $123,636
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 68.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
Vegetables: 17,632 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 107,763 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hendry County-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 338.1 miles away from Hendry County center
On 6/23/2016 at 17:20:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2016 at 20:00:10, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB) earthquake occurred 237.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 255.2 miles away from Hendry County center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 255.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Florida Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4486, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Florida Hurricane Irma, Incident Period: September 4, 2017 - October 18, 2017, FEMA Id: 4337, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 03, 2016 to October 19, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3377: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3377, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Caloosahatchee Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 07, 2007 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 09, 2007, FEMA Id: 2692, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Florida Hurricane Wilma, Incident Period: October 23, 2005 to November 18, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1609: October 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1609, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1561: September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1545: September 04, 2004, FEMA Id: 1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hendry County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Freezes: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hendry

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,930 (66.7%)
  • Carpooled: 2,121 (12.9%)
  • Bus: 942 (5.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 676 (4.1%)
  • Bicycle: 171 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 603 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 911 (5.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • Cuba (20%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Nicaragua (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Jamaica (3%)
  • Barbados (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hendry County


  • American (18%)
  • German (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Jamaican (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Hendry County, Florida in 2000:

  • 1,119 people in state prisons
  • 1,052 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 205 people in nursing homes
  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 65 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 48 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Hendry County, Florida in 2010:

  • 1,249 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 288 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 199 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 187 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,034.

8.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Florida average:

7.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.11% relocated from other counties in Florida ($25,494 average AGI)
2.09% relocated from other states ($9,012 average AGI)
Hendry County:

2.09%
Florida average:

3.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, FL  1.79% ($36,595 average AGI)
from Glades County, FL  0.87% ($30,545)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.79% ($27,230)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.62% ($24,848)
from Collier County, FL  0.57% ($27,589)
from Broward County, FL  0.36% ($64,978)
from Travis County, TX  0.23% ($29,172)


7.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Florida average:

6.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.41% relocated to other counties in Florida ($27,720 average AGI)
2.02% relocated to other states ($8,307 average AGI)
Hendry County:

2.02%
Florida average:

2.71%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, FL  1.23% ($48,419 average AGI)
to Glades County, FL  0.83% ($32,317)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.75% ($29,811)
to Collier County, FL  0.46% ($32,672)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.38% ($22,042)
to Broward County, FL  0.29% ($55,270)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.21% ($34,308)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.3

Births per 1000 population in Hendry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Hendry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hendry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 27.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hendry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hendry County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hendry County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hendry County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hendry County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hendry County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,243 (3,478 aged, 765 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,534 (23%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hendry County, Florida in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (471)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (422)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (380)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (266)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (171)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (52)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (51)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (41)
  • Unspecified dementia (27)
  • Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified (16)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,607
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 66
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,807

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,724
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 758
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 115.4. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 96.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,854
  • Male householders: 6,886 (1,800 living alone), Female householders: 5,917 (1,192 living alone)
  • 5,721 spouses (5,552 opposite-sex spouses), 1,231 unmarried partners, (1,170 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,933 children (12,180 natural, 419 adopted, 349 stepchildren), 2,215 grandchildren, 688 brothers or sisters, 754 parents, 17 foster children, 1,678 other relatives, 1,950 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,000

Size of family households: 3,286 2-persons, 1,944 3-persons, 1,813 4-persons, 948 5-persons, 691 6-persons, 423 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,989 1-person, 512 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 149 4-persons.

5,040 married couples with children.
3,710 single-parent households (792 men, 2,918 women).

50.5% of residents of Hendry speak English at home.
47.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (41% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 35% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $143,781,000 ($3,768 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,567,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $61,554,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,403,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,129,000
Federal grants: $30,364,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,093,000 ($1,991,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,238,000 ($1,314,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $573,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,936,000
Federal Government insurance: $348,232,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,582
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,500
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,626
Here:

+66 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,318
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State +59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hendry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.72 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Hendry County, Florida
  • Year house built in Hendry County, Florida
  • 2952014 or later
  • 4702010 to 2013
  • 2,6632000 to 2009
  • 2,6881990 to 1999
  • 3,9041980 to 1989
  • 2,5241970 to 1979
  • 1,0481960 to 1969
  • 4881950 to 1959
  • 6531940 to 1949
  • 1771939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hendry County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hendry County, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hendry County, Florida
  • 241 room
  • 1982 rooms
  • 4833 rooms
  • 1,5974 rooms
  • 2,6175 rooms
  • 1,8876 rooms
  • 8517 rooms
  • 4808 rooms
  • 3209+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hendry County, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hendry County, Florida
  • 101 room
  • 2772 rooms
  • 6663 rooms
  • 1,2844 rooms
  • 1,2535 rooms
  • 4446 rooms
  • 1857 rooms
  • 1678 rooms
  • 139+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hendry County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hendry County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hendry County, Florida
  • 25no bedroom
  • 2941 bedroom
  • 2,2372 bedrooms
  • 4,2763 bedrooms
  • 1,5164 bedrooms
  • 1025+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hendry County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hendry County, Florida
  • 10no bedroom
  • 6611 bedroom
  • 1,3092 bedrooms
  • 1,6713 bedrooms
  • 6054 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hendry County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hendry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hendry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 271no vehicle
  • 2,5721 vehicle
  • 2,7912 vehicles
  • 1,8913 vehicles
  • 8334 vehicles
  • 2145+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hendry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hendry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 756no vehicle
  • 1,8611 vehicle
  • 1,2882 vehicles
  • 3423 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles

85.0% of Hendry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Florida.

Hendry County:

85.0%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,863
  • Other state: 8,525
  • Northeast: 2,458
  • Midwest: 2,045
  • South: 3,518
  • West: 497
Year householders moved into unit in Hendry County, FL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hendry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 94.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 98.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 431
Here:

8.1%
Florida:

14.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 104
Here:

4.7%
Florida:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 222
Here:

17.5%
Florida:

19.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Hendry County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $7,574,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,913,000
    Air Transportation: $541,000
    Sewerage: $40,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,635,000
    General - Other: $550,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,854,000
    Financial Administration: $7,139,000
    Regular Highways: $5,961,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,790,000
    Health - Other: $2,908,000
    General - Other: $2,853,000
    Sewerage: $2,207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,573,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,503,000
    Air Transportation: $1,476,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,290,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,223,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $990,000
    Parks and Recreation: $965,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $536,000
    Housing and Community Development: $476,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Electric Utilities: $72,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $649,000
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,340,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $119,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,054,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,631,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $683,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $500,000
    Rents: $403,000
    Sale of Property: $305,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $294,000
    Interest Earnings: $210,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,219,000
    Air Transportation: $113,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,498,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,664,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,997,000
    Other: $4,545,000
    Health and Hospitals: $218,000
    Housing and Community Development: $213,000
    Public Welfare: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,264,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,086,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,053,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,005,000
    Other License: $582,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $201,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $313,000

Hendry County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $7,574,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,913,000
    Air Transportation: $541,000
    Sewerage: $40,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,635,000
    General - Other: $550,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,854,000
    Financial Administration: $7,139,000
    Regular Highways: $5,961,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,790,000
    Health - Other: $2,908,000
    General - Other: $2,853,000
    Sewerage: $2,207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,573,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,503,000
    Air Transportation: $1,476,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,290,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,223,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $990,000
    Parks and Recreation: $965,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $536,000
    Housing and Community Development: $476,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Electric Utilities: $72,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $649,000
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,340,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $119,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,054,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,631,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $683,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $500,000
    Rents: $403,000
    Sale of Property: $305,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $294,000
    Interest Earnings: $210,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,219,000
    Air Transportation: $113,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,498,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,664,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,997,000
    Other: $4,545,000
    Health and Hospitals: $218,000
    Housing and Community Development: $213,000
    Public Welfare: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,264,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,086,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,053,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,005,000
    Other License: $582,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $201,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $313,000

Hendry County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $7,574,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,913,000
    Air Transportation: $541,000
    Sewerage: $40,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,635,000
    General - Other: $550,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,854,000
    Financial Administration: $7,139,000
    Regular Highways: $5,961,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,790,000
    Health - Other: $2,908,000
    General - Other: $2,853,000
    Sewerage: $2,207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,573,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,503,000
    Air Transportation: $1,476,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,290,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,223,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $990,000
    Parks and Recreation: $965,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $536,000
    Housing and Community Development: $476,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Electric Utilities: $72,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $649,000
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,340,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $119,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,054,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,631,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $683,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $500,000
    Rents: $403,000
    Sale of Property: $305,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $294,000
    Interest Earnings: $210,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,219,000
    Air Transportation: $113,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,498,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,664,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,997,000
    Other: $4,545,000
    Health and Hospitals: $218,000
    Housing and Community Development: $213,000
    Public Welfare: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,264,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,086,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,053,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,005,000
    Other License: $582,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $201,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $313,000

Hendry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $7,574,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,913,000
    Air Transportation: $541,000
    Sewerage: $40,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,635,000
    General - Other: $550,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,854,000
    Financial Administration: $7,139,000
    Regular Highways: $5,961,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,790,000
    Health - Other: $2,908,000
    General - Other: $2,853,000
    Sewerage: $2,207,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,029,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,573,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,503,000
    Air Transportation: $1,476,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,290,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,223,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $990,000
    Parks and Recreation: $965,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $536,000
    Housing and Community Development: $476,000
    Libraries: $88,000
    Electric Utilities: $72,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $649,000
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,340,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $119,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,054,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,631,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $683,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $500,000
    Rents: $403,000
    Sale of Property: $305,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $294,000
    Interest Earnings: $210,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,219,000
    Air Transportation: $113,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Correctional Institutions: $78,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,498,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,664,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,997,000
    Other: $4,545,000
    Health and Hospitals: $218,000
    Housing and Community Development: $213,000
    Public Welfare: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,264,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,086,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,053,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,005,000
    Other License: $582,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $201,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $313,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,047
  • Number of aged recipients: 206
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 841
  • Number of recipients under 18: 246
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 496
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 305
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 370
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 465
Most common first names in Hendry County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15972.1 years
James15370.3 years
William13973.2 years
Mary12574.8 years
Robert11770.8 years
Charles7171.6 years
George6973.6 years
Willie6773.1 years
Joseph5970.9 years
Frank4675.8 years
Most common last names in Hendry County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8569.8 years
Williams6567.2 years
Johnson5866.8 years
Jones5870.7 years
Brown5370.1 years
Davis3972.3 years
Thomas3873.0 years
Taylor3676.0 years
Clark3368.0 years
Anderson3178.4 years
Businesses in Hendry County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts2KFC2
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza2
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King2Nike1
Circle K2Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Popeyes2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
Goodwill1U-Haul3
H&R Block2UPS7
Holiday Inn1Walmart1