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Henry County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 20,039 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 20,336 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,437
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,208
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,575
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,021 (it was 2,051 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

28%

Land area: 434 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Henry County: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (24.1%), Educational, health and social services (19.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 57%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Henry County, IA (2019)
    • 17,52286.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0215.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5192.6%Asian alone
    • 4922.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3921.9%Two or more races
    • 360.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 160.08%Some other race alone
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 10,209  (50.9%)
Females: 9,830  (49.1%)
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Average household size:
Henry County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,533 ($39,087 in 1999)
This county:

$54,533
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $544 (lower quartile is $454, upper quartile is $659)
This county:

$544
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,174 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Henry:

$124,174
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,456 - $195,451

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $174,149
Here:

$174,149
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $125,989
Here:

$125,989
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $79,354
Here:

$79,354
State:

$120,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,548
Here:

$110,548
State:

$159,145

Mobile homes: $99,016
Here:

$99,016
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,059
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $492

Institutionalized population: 1,156

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 39
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 5
Henry County, IA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2018: 35 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $228,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Henry, IA residents
Average permit cost in Henry, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,805 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,875 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Henry, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Henry, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Henry, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.4%
Henry County:

10.4%
Iowa:

11.2%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Black residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for other race residents, 38.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.0 years old
(Males: 38.9 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 32.2 years old, American Indian residents: 56.3 years old, Asian residents: 38.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 25.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henry County is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $504 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $721 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mount Pleasant, New London, Winfield, Wayland, Salem, Olds, Hillsboro, Mount Union, Westwood, Rome.

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Henry County: Camp Arrowhead (A), Camp Wish-Ton-Wish (B), Forest Lake Camp (C), Cliffland River Access (D), Farson (E), Bidwell (F), Bear Creek (G), Wapello County Grain Incorporated Elevator (H), New Laddsdale Woodland Retreat (I), Hickory Grove Camp (J), Highland School (K), Kirkville Station (L), Pleasant Grove School (M), Wapello County Home (N), Airpower Museum (O), Airpower Museum Library (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Henry County include: Alpine Log Church (A), Bethlehem Church (B), Christianburg Church (C), Zion Church (D), Columbia Church (E), Des Moines Church (F), Hopewell Church (G), Mars Hill Church (H), Miller Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ormanville Cemetery (1), Bladensburg Cemetery (2), Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (3), Point Isabel Cemetery (4), Brooks Cemetery (5), Burns Cemetery (6), Schrom Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brown Creek (A), Buckeye Creek (B), Chippewa Creek (C), Comstock Creek (D), Spring Creek (E), Spring Branch (F), South Avery Creek (G), Wolf Creek (H), Sandy Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Henry County include: West Gate Rest Area (1), Fox Hills Wildlife Management Area (2), Johnson/Noel Buckeye Area (3), Gray Eagle Wildlife Reserve (4), Rock Bluff Park (5), McNeese Wildlife Area (6), DeVol Area (7), Pioneer Ridge Nature Area and Nature Center (8), Jonathan Woody Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clarke County , Decatur County , Keokuk County , Putnam County, Ohio , Page County , Taylor County , Washington County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Iowa:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 974
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 877 (64.3% naturalized citizens)

Henry County:

4.4%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1812010 or later
  • 2542000 to 2009
  • 1321990 to 1999
  • 1081980 to 1989
  • 841970 to 1979
  • 44Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,411
  • One, attached: 233
  • Two: 298
  • 3 or 4: 556
  • 5 to 9: 117
  • 10 to 19: 179
  • 20 to 49: 145
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 422
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Henry County with a mortgage: 3,000 (31 second mortgage, 239 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,572

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Henry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,33422
Evangelical Protestant2,57223
Catholic1,0851
Other3313
None10,823-
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: 6
Henry County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Henry County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Henry County:

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

28.0%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Henry County:

Average size of farms: 293 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $91,717
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $240.24
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $78,169
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.80%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $82,950
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.75
Corn for grain: 82023 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 114 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 71378 harvested acres
Vegetables: 19 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 32 acres

Tornado activity:

Henry County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1965774.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/11/2001, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused $400,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Henry County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 182% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.6 miles away from Henry County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 261.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from the county 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 285.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 288.5 miles away from Henry County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 428.6 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:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 23, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1688: March 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1688, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 03, 2002 to June 25, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1420: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1420, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: April 08, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1367: May 02, 2001, FEMA Id: 1367, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1230: July 02, 1998, FEMA Id: 1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 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: 7,803 (80.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,112 (11.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 134 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 71 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 179 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 359 (3.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Laos (24%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Vietnam (19%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • Nigeria (5%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Jamaica (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Henry County


  • German (28%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Dutch (3%)

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

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

  • 997 people in state prisons
  • 248 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 190 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 49 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 49 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 906 people in state prisons
  • 359 people in college/university student housing
  • 230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,935.

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.28% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($30,333 average AGI)
1.49% relocated from other states ($10,591 average AGI)
Henry County:

1.49%
Iowa average:

2.42%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Des Moines County, IA  0.87% ($35,877 average AGI)
from Washington County, IA  0.54% ($39,475)
from Lee County, IA  0.43% ($37,031)
from Johnson County, IA  0.38% ($23,643)
from Jefferson County, IA  0.31% ($39,696)
from Linn County, IA  0.28% ($30,857)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.18% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($27,717 average AGI)
2.05% relocated to other states ($14,552 average AGI)
Henry County:

2.05%
Iowa average:

2.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Des Moines County, IA  0.87% ($40,369 average AGI)
to Washington County, IA  0.45% ($40,735)
to Johnson County, IA  0.40% ($51,167)
to Lee County, IA  0.40% ($37,700)
to Jefferson County, IA  0.36% ($33,741)
to Louisa County, IA  0.29% ($35,227)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Henry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Henry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Henry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.7%
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: 3,474 (3,003 aged, 471 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 87 (2%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (532)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (273)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (226)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (119)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (69)
  • Unspecified dementia (51)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.94
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,901
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 365
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,764

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,314
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,101

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 60
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,039
  • Male householders: 3,872 (857 living alone), Female householders: 4,007 (1,277 living alone)
  • 4,061 spouses (4,060 opposite-sex spouses), 710 unmarried partners, (710 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,025 children (4,547 natural, 164 adopted, 318 stepchildren), 326 grandchildren, 82 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 7 foster children, 73 other relatives, 366 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,425

Size of family households: 2,734 2-persons, 1,087 3-persons, 945 4-persons, 326 5-persons, 198 6-persons, 62 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,138 1-person, 295 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 20 4-persons.

2,679 married couples with children.
1,244 single-parent households (379 men, 865 women).

93.6% of residents of Henry speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 18% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $108,927,000 ($5,377 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,075,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,473,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,811,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,793,000
Federal grants: $26,202,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,038,000 ($94,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,610,000 ($661,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $479,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,837,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,409,000

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

Births: 1,128
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,042
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +44
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -191
Here -9 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Henry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.80 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Henry County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Henry County, Iowa
  • 1282014 or later
  • 1232010 to 2013
  • 6062000 to 2009
  • 9961990 to 1999
  • 8661980 to 1989
  • 1,1101970 to 1979
  • 7831960 to 1969
  • 6241950 to 1959
  • 3461940 to 1949
  • 2,8231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Henry County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Henry County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Henry County, Iowa
  • 101 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 3694 rooms
  • 1,0495 rooms
  • 1,2516 rooms
  • 9377 rooms
  • 7028 rooms
  • 1,1899+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henry County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henry County, Iowa
  • 601 room
  • 1112 rooms
  • 4073 rooms
  • 5554 rooms
  • 5225 rooms
  • 2896 rooms
  • 1907 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 1189+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Henry County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Henry County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Henry County, Iowa
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1051 bedroom
  • 1,2882 bedrooms
  • 2,5913 bedrooms
  • 1,2534 bedrooms
  • 3105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henry County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Henry County, Iowa
  • 60no bedroom
  • 5711 bedroom
  • 9092 bedrooms
  • 5433 bedrooms
  • 2114 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Henry County, Iowa 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
  • 91no vehicle
  • 1,0231 vehicle
  • 2,3482 vehicles
  • 1,3203 vehicles
  • 5184 vehicles
  • 2715+ 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
  • 234no vehicle
  • 1,0251 vehicle
  • 8032 vehicles
  • 2133 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles

85.6% of Henry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Iowa.

Henry County:

85.6%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 14,805
  • Other state: 4,241
  • Northeast: 229
  • Midwest: 2,696
  • South: 619
  • West: 694
Year householders moved into unit in Henry County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Henry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.3%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.9%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Electricity
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 144
Here:

7.1%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 59
Here:

5.6%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 280
Here:

37.9%
Iowa:

23.0%

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 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,303,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $32,725,000
    Other: $519,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $670,000
    Regular Highways: $543,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $37,256,000
    Regular Highways: $4,496,000
    Police Protection: $1,851,000
    General - Other: $1,071,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,056,000
    Central Staff Services: $978,000
    Health - Other: $963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $531,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $473,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $200,000
    General Public Buildings: $153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $106,000
    Libraries: $61,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $467,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,443,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,944,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,875,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $787,000
    General Revenue - Other: $141,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $149,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,801,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,346,000
    General Local Government Support: $621,000
    Health and Hospitals: $495,000
    Other: $370,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,680,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $904,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,196,000

Henry County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,303,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $32,725,000
    Other: $519,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $670,000
    Regular Highways: $543,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $37,256,000
    Regular Highways: $4,496,000
    Police Protection: $1,851,000
    General - Other: $1,071,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,056,000
    Central Staff Services: $978,000
    Health - Other: $963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $531,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $473,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $200,000
    General Public Buildings: $153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $106,000
    Libraries: $61,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $467,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,443,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,944,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,875,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $787,000
    General Revenue - Other: $141,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $149,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,801,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,346,000
    General Local Government Support: $621,000
    Health and Hospitals: $495,000
    Other: $370,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,680,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $904,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,196,000

Henry County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,303,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $32,725,000
    Other: $519,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $670,000
    Regular Highways: $543,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $37,256,000
    Regular Highways: $4,496,000
    Police Protection: $1,851,000
    General - Other: $1,071,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,056,000
    Central Staff Services: $978,000
    Health - Other: $963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $531,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $473,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $200,000
    General Public Buildings: $153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $106,000
    Libraries: $61,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $467,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,443,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,944,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,875,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $787,000
    General Revenue - Other: $141,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $149,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,801,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,346,000
    General Local Government Support: $621,000
    Health and Hospitals: $495,000
    Other: $370,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,680,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $904,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,196,000

Henry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,303,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $32,725,000
    Other: $519,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $670,000
    Regular Highways: $543,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $37,256,000
    Regular Highways: $4,496,000
    Police Protection: $1,851,000
    General - Other: $1,071,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,056,000
    Central Staff Services: $978,000
    Health - Other: $963,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $531,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $473,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $200,000
    General Public Buildings: $153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $106,000
    Libraries: $61,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $467,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,443,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,944,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,875,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $787,000
    General Revenue - Other: $141,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $149,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,801,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,346,000
    General Local Government Support: $621,000
    Health and Hospitals: $495,000
    Other: $370,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,680,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $904,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,196,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 293
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 273
  • Number of recipients under 18: 54
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 186
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 53
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 113
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 119
Most common first names in Henry County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14376.6 years
Mary14183.5 years
William12679.1 years
James9675.6 years
Robert9074.1 years
Ruth8980.4 years
Charles8077.3 years
Helen7582.7 years
Harold6577.3 years
Margaret6180.4 years
Most common last names in Henry County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller9779.8 years
Smith7779.6 years
Johnson7678.1 years
Roth5079.8 years
Anderson4379.7 years
Brown3979.0 years
Peterson3378.7 years
Messer2879.5 years
Graber2879.8 years
Wilson2877.4 years
Businesses in Henry County, IA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets5UPS3
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance2