Henry County IA Information


Henry County Subdivisions

Henry County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,107
Population in Households 18,619
Population in Familes 15,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,488
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 7,786
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,279
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,633 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,153 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 690 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $117,449
Average Home Value $154,682


Median Household Income $46,494
Average Household Income $62,427
Per Capita Income $24,957
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.1%
Households 0.25% 0.25%
Families 0.13% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Henry County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Henry County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 66th
Population Density1 # 24 77th
Diversity Index2 # 22 79th
Median Household Income # 73 27th
Per Capita Income # 74 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.