Henry County, GA

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2020 Population
229,994
2.06% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.1
0.542% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.12%
7.11% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$71,110
0.25% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$189,600
8.16% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Henry County, GA had a population of 230k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $71,110. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Henry County, GA grew from 225,356 to 229,994, a 2.06% increase and its median household income declined from $71,288 to $71,110, a −0.25% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henry County, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (45%), White (Non-Hispanic) (41.1%), White (Hispanic) (4.37%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%).

None of the households in Henry County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.3% of the residents in Henry County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Henry County, GA was $189,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.9%.

Most people in Henry County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Henry County, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Henry County, GA is home to a population of 230k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.45% of Henry County, GA residents were born outside of the country (17.1k people).

In 2020, there were 1.1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Henry County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 94.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 10k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.3%
2020 Citizenship
97.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.3% of Henry County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Henry County, GA was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Henry County, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    104k ± 1.18k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    94.4k ± 1.01k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    10k ± 1.26k
7.06%
Hispanic Population
16.2k people

In 2020, there were 1.1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Henry County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 94.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 10k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.06% of the people in Henry County, GA are hispanic (16.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Henry County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.45%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
17.1k people
7.94%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17.9k people

As of 2020, 7.45% of Henry County, GA residents (17.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henry County, GA was 7.94%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,078 ± 807
  2. Vietnam
    3,474 ± 419
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,124 ± 539

Henry County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Henry County, GA employs 113k people. The largest industries in Henry County, GA are Transportation & Warehousing (14,420 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (13,743 people), and Retail Trade (12,428 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($101,065), Information ($66,043), and Utilities ($53,692).

Occupations

113k
2020 Value
± 3,558
2.89%
1 Year growth
± 4.13%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Henry County, GA grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 110k employees to 113k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henry County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (16,283 people), Sales & Related Occupations (11,608 people), and Management Occupations (11,527 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henry County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Georgia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

113k
2020 Value
± 3,558
2.89%
1 Year growth
± 4.13%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Henry County, GA grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 110k employees to 113k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henry County, GA, are Transportation & Warehousing (14,420 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (13,743 people), and Retail Trade (12,428 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Henry County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Henry County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,856
Median earning men ± $1,815
$35,400
Median earning women ± $2,085

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($107,577), Information ($78,258), and Wholesale Trade ($64,110).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($59,012), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,945), and Public Administration ($50,614).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,729
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 854
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 835
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Henry County, GA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.04%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.952% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.869% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.28M), Some college (1.79M), and Bachelors Degree (1.47M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Henry County, GA was $189,600 in 2020, which is 0.825 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $175,300 to $189,600, a 8.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Henry County, GA is 70.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Henry County, GA have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Henry County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Henry County, GA is $71,110. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Henry County, GA was Census Tract 703.10 with a value of $96,429, followed by Census Tract 702.04 and Census Tract 703.07, with respective values of $90,812 and $84,125.

Property

$189,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,744
$55,411
Median Property Taxes
±$2,219

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Henry County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Henry County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70.9%
Homeownership
2020
70.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.9% of the housing units in Henry County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 703.10
  2. Census Tract 702.04
  3. Census Tract 703.07

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henry County, GA was Census Tract 703.10 with a value of $96,429, followed by Census Tract 702.04 and Census Tract 703.07, with respective values of $90,812 and $84,125.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Henry County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$71,110
Median Household Income
± $1,677
73.8k
Number of Households
± 2,186

In 2020, the median household income of the 73.8k households in Henry County, GA declined from $71,110 from the previous year's value of $71,288.

The following chart displays the households in Henry County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henry County, GA is from Georgia.
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.477
2019 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2020, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.302% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.11%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.78%)

In 2020, 81.7% of workers in Henry County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.11%) and those who worked at home (7.78%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

33.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henry County, GA have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.06% of the workforce in Henry County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Henry County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Henry County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henry County, GA (20.8k out of 228k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Henry County, GA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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89.1% of the population of Henry County, GA has health coverage, with 54% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 8.42% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 2.04% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Georgia was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Henry County, GA see 2056 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.56% decrease from the previous year (2110 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2792 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 668 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,056 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henry County, GA

Primary care physicians in Henry County, GA see an average of 2,056 patients per year. This represents a 2.56% decrease from the previous year (2,110 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.3% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.9%
Uninsured
54%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
8.42%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
2.04%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henry County, GA grew by 5.42% from 10.3% to 10.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 55.2 in Henry County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.7% in Henry County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.7% in Henry County, GA.

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