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Henry County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2019: 17,227 (12% urban, 88% rural); it was 16,310 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,202
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,284
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,279
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,508 (it was 1,246 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 562 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Henry County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.1%), Manufacturing (15.0%), Retail trade (12.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Henry County, AL (2019)
    • 11,84368.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,62426.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4712.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1671.0%Two or more races
    • 670.4%Asian alone
    • 250.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 160.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years
Males: 8,354  (48.5%)
Females: 8,873  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Henry County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,202 ($30,353 in 1999)
This county:

$51,202
Alabama:

$51,734

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $421 (lower quartile is $253, upper quartile is $525)
This county:

$421
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $128,207 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Henry:

$128,207
Alabama:

$154,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,936 - $209,209

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $167,246
Here:

$167,246
State:

$209,799

Townhouses or other attached units: $231,518
Here:

$231,518
State:

$168,997

Mobile homes: $110,352
Here:

$110,352
State:

$69,597

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,045
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $333

Institutionalized population: 199

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 92
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 79
  • Auto thefts: 19
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $236,900
  • 2018: 24 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2019: 24 buildings, average cost: $216,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Henry, AL residents
Average permit cost in Henry, AL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $562 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $331 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Henry, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Henry, AL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Henry, AL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.8%
Henry County:

12.8%
Alabama:

15.5%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 94.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.9 years old
(Males: 42.3 years old, Females: 46.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 43.6 years old, Asian residents: 15.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.8 years old, Other race residents: 23.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henry County is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $520 a month.

Cities in this county include: Headland, Abbeville, Shorterville, Newville, Haleburg.

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

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Neighboring counties: Franklin County, Mississippi , Jones County, Mississippi , Turner County, Georgia , McLennan County, Texas , San Saba County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Alabama:

4.0%

Unemployment by year in Henry, AL
County total employment by year in Henry, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Henry, AL

Current college students: 488
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 156 (71.1% naturalized citizens)

Henry County:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 82010 or later
  • 392000 to 2009
  • 491990 to 1999
  • 731980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.3%

Henry County marital status for males Henry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,335
  • One, attached: 48
  • Two: 264
  • 3 or 4: 93
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 33
  • 20 to 49: 19
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 2,360

Housing units in Henry County with a mortgage: 2,785 (46 second mortgage, 155 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,838

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Henry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,02530
Black Protestant1,2668
Mainline Protestant9045
Other--
None9,107-
Henry 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: 4
Henry County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Henry County:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Henry County:

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

33.3%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Henry County:

Average size of farms: 436 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $75,617
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $224.02
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $94,001
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $79,339
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.36
Corn for grain: 2856 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2431 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 21753 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 306 harvested acres
Vegetables: 114 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 402 acres

Earthquake activity:

Henry County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from Henry County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 176.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 208.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 230.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 208.7 miles away from Henry County center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 19, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4554-AL: July 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4554, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4503, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Alabama Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 10, 2018 - October 13, 2018, FEMA Id: 4406, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 12, 2009 to December 18, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1870: December 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 1870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1835: April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 1835, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1687: March 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1687, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Henry

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,558 (84.1%)
  • Carpooled: 302 (7.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 146 (3.4%)
  • Walked: 10 (0.2%)
  • Worked at home: 217 (5.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (24%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • Cuba (11%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • India (10%)
  • England (9%)
  • Thailand (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Henry County


  • American (44%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

People in group quarters in Henry County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 141 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Henry County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,607.

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.43% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($26,072 average AGI)
1.49% relocated from other states ($12,072 average AGI)
Henry County:

1.49%
Alabama average:

2.56%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houston County, AL  2.69% ($31,694 average AGI)
from Barbour County, AL  0.98% ($25,421)
from Dale County, AL  0.69% ($39,375)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.20% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($27,551 average AGI)
1.56% relocated to other states ($8,168 average AGI)
Henry County:

1.56%
Alabama average:

2.59%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houston County, AL  2.63% ($34,941 average AGI)
to Dale County, AL  0.79% ($29,457)
to Barbour County, AL  0.57% ($27,606)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Henry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Henry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Henry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Henry County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Henry County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Henry County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Henry County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Henry County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,498 (2,642 aged, 856 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 387 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Henry County, Alabama in 1999 - 2019:

  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (84)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (78)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (35)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (33)
  • Congestive heart failure (31)
  • Unspecified dementia (25)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (22)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (15)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,227
  • Male householders: 3,378 (874 living alone), Female householders: 3,357 (1,049 living alone)
  • 3,622 spouses (3,598 opposite-sex spouses), 311 unmarried partners, (301 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,611 children (4,220 natural, 177 adopted, 214 stepchildren), 616 grandchildren, 226 brothers or sisters, 252 parents, 0 foster children, 246 other relatives, 303 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 325

Size of family households: 2,535 2-persons, 894 3-persons, 658 4-persons, 330 5-persons, 90 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,924 1-person, 241 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

2,242 married couples with children.
578 single-parent households (141 men, 437 women).

97.8% of residents of Henry speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $116,727,000 ($6,990 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,532,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $52,112,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,561,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,592,000
Federal grants: $25,023,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,029,000 ($1,778,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,409,000 ($726,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,029,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,373,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,875,000

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

Births: 1,111
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,101
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +41
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +275
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Henry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.83 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.7

Year house built in Henry County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Henry County, Alabama
  • 5452014 or later
  • 3032010 to 2013
  • 1,2332000 to 2009
  • 1,7001990 to 1999
  • 1,3761980 to 1989
  • 1,5931970 to 1979
  • 7511960 to 1969
  • 8011950 to 1959
  • 3531940 to 1949
  • 6801939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Henry County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Henry County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Henry County, Alabama
  • 211 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 873 rooms
  • 4714 rooms
  • 1,3255 rooms
  • 1,5996 rooms
  • 9227 rooms
  • 5798 rooms
  • 5599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henry County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henry County, Alabama
  • 161 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 1903 rooms
  • 3434 rooms
  • 2565 rooms
  • 1636 rooms
  • 507 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Henry County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Henry County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Henry County, Alabama
  • 25no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 8142 bedrooms
  • 3,4953 bedrooms
  • 1,1014 bedrooms
  • 1255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henry County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henry County, Alabama
  • 17no bedroom
  • 1721 bedroom
  • 4742 bedrooms
  • 3653 bedrooms
  • 884 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Henry County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Henry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Henry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 232no vehicle
  • 1,3321 vehicle
  • 2,0462 vehicles
  • 1,4243 vehicles
  • 4064 vehicles
  • 1595+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Henry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Henry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 175no vehicle
  • 5311 vehicle
  • 2592 vehicles
  • 1183 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

92.8% of Henry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Alabama.

Henry County:

92.8%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 12,326
  • Other state: 4,672
  • Northeast: 374
  • Midwest: 552
  • South: 3,339
  • West: 415
Year householders moved into unit in Henry County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Henry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 89.1%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 90.2%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 196
Here:

11.6%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 267
Here:

29.7%
Alabama:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

4.6%
Alabama:

12.5%

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

Henry County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,126,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,642,000
    Police Protection: $1,480,000
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000
    General Public Buildings: $68,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,899,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $749,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,798,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $200,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $200,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,646,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,476,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $514,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $131,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,024,000

Henry County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,126,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,642,000
    Police Protection: $1,480,000
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000
    General Public Buildings: $68,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,899,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $749,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,798,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $200,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $200,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,646,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,476,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $514,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $131,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,024,000

Henry County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,126,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,642,000
    Police Protection: $1,480,000
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000
    General Public Buildings: $68,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,899,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $749,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,798,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $200,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $200,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,646,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,476,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $514,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $131,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,024,000

Henry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,126,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,642,000
    Police Protection: $1,480,000
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000
    General Public Buildings: $68,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $836,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,899,000
    Interest Earnings: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $749,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,798,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $200,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $200,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,646,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,476,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $514,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $131,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,024,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 711
  • Number of aged recipients: 107
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 604
  • Number of recipients under 18: 106
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 415
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 190
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 332
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 284
Most common first names in Henry County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17670.7 years
Mary17275.8 years
John14374.7 years
William11873.8 years
Willie11571.4 years
Robert11370.9 years
Annie7979.5 years
Henry5675.5 years
Charles5668.6 years
George4975.0 years
Most common last names in Henry County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kirkland7477.1 years
Smith7476.1 years
Johnson6973.9 years
Jones6572.9 years
Davis5776.5 years
Brown4873.3 years
Walker4869.9 years
Shelley4875.5 years
Williams4671.9 years
Ward4473.4 years
Businesses in Henry County, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1U-Haul1
Hardee's2UPS3
La-Z-Boy2