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Henry County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 49,487 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 51,020 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,558
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,428
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,797
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,387 (it was 4,259 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 823 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 60 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Henry County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.2%), Manufacturing (12.3%), Educational, health and social services (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Henry County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 24,610  (49.7%)
Females: 24,877  (50.3%)
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Henry County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Henry County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,388 ($39,854 in 1999)

This county:

$56,388
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $462 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $587)
This county:

$462
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $120,243 (it was $78,600 in 2000)
Henry:

$120,243
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,529 - $180,015

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $147,488
Here:

$147,488
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $118,694
Here:

$118,694
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $151,663
Here:

$151,663
State:

$270,571

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,665
Here:

$167,665
State:

$249,493

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,036
Here:

$129,036
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $47,303
Here:

$47,303
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,067
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $454

Institutionalized population: 697
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $209,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,496 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,310 (2.0%)

Henry County household income distribution in 2009 Henry County home values distribution Henry County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.4%
Henry County:

11.4%
Illinois:

13.0%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.6% for American Indian residents, 92.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 51.8% for other race residents, 27.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.9 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 44.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 21.2 years old, American Indian residents: 64.2 years old, Asian residents: 35.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.6 years old, Other race residents: 25.4 years old)

Area name: Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henry County is $457 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kewanee, Geneseo, Colona, Galva, Cambridge, Orion, Atkinson, Annawan, Woodhull, Alpha.

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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Neighboring counties: Lapeer County, Michigan , Monroe County, Pennsylvania , Tioga County, Pennsylvania , Thurston County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,008
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,349 (44.0% naturalized citizens)

Henry County:

2.7%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 58
  • 2000 to 2009: 400
  • 1990 to 1999: 323
  • 1980 to 1989: 227
  • 1970 to 1979: 152
  • Before 1970: 242
Note: State values scaled to Henry County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,142
  • One, attached: 218
  • Two: 562
  • 3 or 4: 547
  • 5 to 9: 477
  • 10 to 19: 159
  • 20 to 49: 299
  • 50 or more: 340
  • Mobile homes: 473

Housing units in Henry County with a mortgage: 8,680 (163 second mortgage, 691 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,939

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Henry County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,11735
Catholic6,39011
Evangelical Protestant4,61738
Other3904
Black Protestant3052
None27,667-
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: 12
Henry County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Henry County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

8.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Henry County:

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

26.2%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Henry County:

Average size of farms: 375 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $140,566
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $275.66
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.28%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $120,649
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.52%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $113,472
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.21
Corn for grain: 218570 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1002 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 183246 harvested acres
Vegetables: 17 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16 acres

Earthquake activity:

Henry County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.0 miles away from Henry 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 211.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.8 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from Henry County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 219.0 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:

  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3269: December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: 3269, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3161: January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois Severe Storms/Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 18, 1996 to April 19, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1110: April 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1110, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 15, 1990 to July 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-871: June 22, 1990, FEMA Id: 871, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 16, 1979, Emergency Declared EM-3068: January 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 3068, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (60%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Laos (2%)
  • Macedonia (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Henry County (%):

  • German (20%)
  • American (11%)
  • Swedish (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Belgian (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (2%)

Henry County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,490 (81.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,283 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 12 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 280 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 431 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 846 (5.5%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 406 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 39 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 396 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 205 people in federal detention centers
  • 96 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,721.

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,317 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.13% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($23,463 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($14,854 average AGI)
Henry County:

1.57%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rock Island County, IL  1.50% ($36,161 average AGI)
from Scott County, IA  0.35% ($41,592)
from Knox County, IL  0.21% ($28,047)
from Bureau County, IL  0.20% ($29,878)
from Mercer County, IL  0.17% ($38,829)
from Stark County, IL  0.16% ($25,727)
from Peoria County, IL  0.12% ($29,840)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Illinois average:

4.96%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Henry County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

3.30% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($19,596 average AGI)
2.15% relocated to other states ($17,506 average AGI)
Henry County:

2.15%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rock Island County, IL  1.68% ($31,137 average AGI)
to Scott County, IA  0.44% ($50,451)
to Knox County, IL  0.20% ($40,690)
to Bureau County, IL  0.18% ($29,889)
to Peoria County, IL  0.17% ($23,618)
to Mercer County, IL  0.11% ($38,609)
to Stark County, IL  0.11% ($25,522)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Henry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Henry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Henry County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Henry County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,250 (8,331 aged, 919 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 647 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Henry County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (713)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (561)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (494)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (339)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (331)
  • Congestive heart failure (309)
  • Unspecified dementia (240)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (225)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (186)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (185)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.96
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,737
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 196
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,885

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,095
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,020
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,487
  • In family households: 41,134 (7,667 male householders, 6,060 female householders)
    11,251 spouses, 13,778 children (12,837 natural, 414 adopted, 520 stepchildren), 595 grandchildren, 192 brothers or sisters, 287 parents, 302 other relatives, 962 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,569 (3,209 male householders (2,656 living alone)), 3,213 female householders (2,866 living alone)), 1,145 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 753

Size of family households: 7,084 2-persons, 2,590 3-persons, 2,487 4-persons, 1,217 5-persons, 317 6-persons, 112 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,522 1-person, 791 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 17 5-persons.

8,011 married couples with children.
2,268 single-parent households (576 men, 1,692 women).

94.9% of residents of Henry speak English at home.
3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $248,075,000 ($4,907 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,991,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $130,531,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,717,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $21,137,000
Federal grants: $18,445,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,533,000 ($612,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $14,712,000 ($5,830,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $388,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $17,690,000
Federal Government insurance: $104,401,000

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

Births: 2,918
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,815
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +119
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -601
Here -12 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Henry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.56 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 115
  • 2010 to 2013: 325
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,106
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,558
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,116
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,888
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,405
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,667
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,965
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,948
Note: State values scaled to Henry population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Henry County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henry County population
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 50
  • 3 rooms: 104
  • 4 rooms: 1,106
  • 5 rooms: 2,803
  • 6 rooms: 3,593
  • 7 rooms: 2,731
  • 8 rooms: 2,372
  • 9+ rooms: 2,752
  • 1 room: 207
  • 2 rooms: 272
  • 3 rooms: 639
  • 4 rooms: 1,054
  • 5 rooms: 963
  • 6 rooms: 626
  • 7 rooms: 389
  • 8 rooms: 222
  • 9+ rooms: 213
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Henry County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henry County population
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 410
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,140
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,074
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,177
  • 5+ bedrooms: 689
  • no bedroom: 214
  • 1 bedroom: 957
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,647
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,200
  • 4 bedrooms: 469
  • 5+ bedrooms: 112
Cars and other vehicles available in Henry County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Henry County population
  • no vehicle: 276
  • 1 vehicle: 3,534
  • 2 vehicles: 6,936
  • 3 vehicles: 3,073
  • 4 vehicles: 1,340
  • 5+ vehicles: 445
  • no vehicle: 777
  • 1 vehicle: 1,998
  • 2 vehicles: 1,232
  • 3 vehicles: 450
  • 4 vehicles: 161
  • 5+ vehicles: 21

93% 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, 69% lived in Illinois.

Henry County:

92.6%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 37,847
  • Other state: 10,077
  • Northeast: 576
  • Midwest: 6,665
  • South: 1,642
  • West: 1,185

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Henry County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.1%)
  • Electricity (7.4%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (59.5%)
  • Electricity (26.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.9%)
  • Other fuel (2.8%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 425
Here:

8.3%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 124
Here:

4.4%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 240
Here:

15.7%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Henry County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,503,000
    Police Protection: $4,191,000
    Health - Other: $4,053,000
    Regular Highways: $3,497,000
    General - Other: $2,634,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,957,000
    Central Staff Services: $923,000
    Financial Administration: $801,000
    General Public Buildings: $351,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $165,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $169,000
    Police Protection: $150,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $108,000
    Central Staff Services: $94,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,476,000

Henry County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $9,148,000
    Regular Highways: $1,301,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $542,000
    Public Welfare: $92,000
    Highways: $6,000
    All Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,226,000
    Interest Earnings: $572,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,827,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,436,000
    Highways: $1,229,000
    All Other: $620,000
    Public Welfare: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,669,000
    Other License: $59,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000

Henry County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,060,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,820,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000

Henry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,809,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 565
  • Number of aged recipients: 30
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 535
  • Number of recipients under 18: 125
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 380
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 60
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 164
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 247
Henry County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Henry County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED162$110,173331$98,2931,356$108,996246$41,5242$97,000151$51,6031$127,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$116,83322$110,318112$107,42010$23,9000$03$69,0001$61,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED59$76,59367$135,910255$107,12255$36,8730$015$68,8003$25,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$106,54519$107,368200$115,54015$69,6000$02$69,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$93,0002$207,50045$99,8443$28,3330$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$122,96387$128,1031$140,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$100,50010$130,4001$53,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$126,1439$93,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$84,0004$150,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Henry County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John44475.4 years
Mary40381.1 years
William39777.0 years
Robert31372.4 years
Charles25975.4 years
James22772.9 years
Helen22280.9 years
George21577.5 years
Dorothy19978.2 years
Frank17979.4 years
Most common last names in Henry County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson41279.0 years
Anderson27878.8 years
Nelson17481.1 years
Peterson17379.5 years
Smith12878.6 years
Swanson11679.0 years
Carlson11479.8 years
Miller10677.5 years
Brown10374.8 years
Larson9680.1 years
Businesses in Henry County, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Maurices1
ALDI1McDonald's2
AmericInn1Menards1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut4
Chevrolet2RadioShack2
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen3Subway6
FedEx2Super 82
Ford2Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value3
Goodwill2U-Haul2
H&R Block2U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS4
Kincaid1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture2Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets3YMCA1

Henry County on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"