Henry County, TN

County

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2022 Population
32,305
0.0217% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
45.7
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
18.1%
9.36% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$48,025
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$141,000
27.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Henry County, TN had a population of 32.3k people with a median age of 45.7 and a median household income of $48,025. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Henry County, TN grew from 32,298 to 32,305, a 0.0217% increase and its median household income grew from $43,444 to $48,025, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henry County, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.38%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.47%), White (Hispanic) (1.24%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.01%).

None of the households in Henry County, TN 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.

99.6% of the residents in Henry County, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Henry County, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Henry/Carroll (135 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Henry County, TN was $141,000, and the homeownership rate was 75.4%.

Most people in Henry County, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Henry County, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Henry County, TN is home to a population of 32.3k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.44% of Henry County, TN residents were born outside of the country (465 people).

In 2022, there were 11.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.9k people) in Henry County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.39k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 798 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Henry County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Henry County, TN was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Henry County, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    27.9k ± 145
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.39k ± 201
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    798 ± 241
2.84%
Hispanic Population
916 people

In 2022, there were 11.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.9k people) in Henry County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.39k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 798 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.84% of the people in Henry County, TN are hispanic (916 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.44%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
465 people
1.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
483 people

As of 2022, 1.44% of Henry County, TN residents (465 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henry County, TN was 1.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    977 ± 264
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    382 ± 140
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    195 ± 85

Henry County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Henry County, TN employs 12.8k people. The largest industries in Henry County, TN are Manufacturing (1,865 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,795 people), and Retail Trade (1,696 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($99,375), Educational Services ($51,934), and Finance & Insurance ($48,819).

Occupations

12.8k
2022 Value
± 855
4.2%
1 Year growth
± 9.31%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Henry County, TN grew at a rate of 4.2%, from 12.3k employees to 12.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henry County, TN, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,486 people), Management Occupations (1,418 people), and Production Occupations (1,309 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henry County, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.8k
2022 Value
± 855
4.2%
1 Year growth
± 9.31%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Henry County, TN grew at a rate of 4.2%, from 12.3k employees to 12.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henry County, TN, are Manufacturing (1,865 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,795 people), and Retail Trade (1,696 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Henry County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Henry County, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,536
Median earning men ± $3,410
$32,558
Median earning women ± $2,576

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($73,800), Public Administration ($51,250), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,121).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($115,365), Construction ($51,250), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,697).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 284
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 190
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 171
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Henry County, TN went to Donald J. Trump with 74.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.6%), followed by Other (1.73%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

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 Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 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 Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Henry County, TN awarded 135 degrees. The student population of Henry County, TN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 123 male students and 125 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Henry County, TN are White (110 and 81.5%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 8.15%), Two or More Races (8 and 5.93%), and Hispanic or Latino (6 and 4.44%).

The largest universities in Henry County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Henry/Carroll (135 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Henry County, TN are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (40 and 29.6%), General Cosmetology (19 and 14.1%), and Welding Technology (17 and 12.6%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.806% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.744% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.2M), and Bachelors Degree (956k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Henry County, TN was $141,000 in 2022, which is 0.5 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $110,600 to $141,000, a 27.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Henry County, TN is 75.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Henry County, TN have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Henry County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Henry County, TN is $48,025. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Henry County, TN was Census Tract 9691 with a value of $56,026, followed by Census Tract 9692 and Census Tract 9697, with respective values of $49,917 and $47,308.

Property

$141,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,068
$9,897
Median Property Taxes
±$665

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, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.4% of the housing units in Henry County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9691
  2. Census Tract 9692
  3. Census Tract 9697

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henry County, TN was Census Tract 9691 with a value of $56,026, followed by Census Tract 9692 and Census Tract 9697, with respective values of $49,917 and $47,308.

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

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Household Income

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$48,025
Median Household Income
± $2,606
13.1k
Number of Households
± 826

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.1k households in Henry County, TN grew to $48,025 from the previous year's value of $43,444.

The following chart displays the households in Henry County, TN 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henry County, TN is from Tennessee.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.6%)
  2. Carpooled (5.82%)
  3. Other (4.83%)

In 2022, 84.6% of workers in Henry County, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.82%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (4.83%).

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

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henry County, TN have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.88% of the workforce in Henry County, TN 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, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Henry County, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henry County, TN (5.73k out of 31.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Henry County, TN is White, followed by Black 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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Health

89% of the population of Henry County, TN has health coverage, with 33.9% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 17.1% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 2.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Henry County, TN see 1470 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.068% decrease from the previous year (1471 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1886 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,470 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henry County, TN

Primary care physicians in Henry County, TN see an average of 1,470 patients per year. This represents a 0.068% decrease from the previous year (1,471 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Henry County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 16.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
33.9%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
17.1%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
2.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henry County, TN declined by 5.14% from 11.5% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Henry County, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 79.6 in Henry County, TN.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, 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 36.9% in Henry County, TN.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.9% in Henry County, TN.

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