Henry County IA Information


Henry County Subdivisions

Henry County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,002
Daytime Population: Workers 9,753
Daytime Population: Residents 10,249
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,002
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 18,678
Population in Familes 15,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,324
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $49,408
Average Household Income $63,922
Per Capita Income $25,497


Total Housing Units 8,396 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,625 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,134 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 637 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $119,484
Average Home Value $159,853


Total Households 7,759
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 5,245
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% 0.05%
Households 0.17% 0.12%
Families 0.02% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


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, 2017 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 Density # 26 75th
Diversity Index # 25 76th
Median Household Income # 70 30th
Per Capita Income # 75 25th

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