A community on the rise

The people of Henry County, Indiana, are undeniably one of its greatest assets. Multiple generations provide a unique approach to every aspect of community life and encourage a stable workforce. More than 18,000 households comprise the county, and educational attainment is on a steady rise.

Henry County’s population has remained relatively steady over the past thirty years. Recent changes within the economy, allowing for more remote workers, has led to additional people moving to the community, especially from urban settings. 

Population Over Time

Total Population48,13948,511149,46648,66248,033
Change Since 19903721,327523-106
Pct. Change Since 19900.8%2.8%1.1%-0.2%
Source: US Census Bureau

Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020

Net Domestic Migration102
International Migration2
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-97
Source: US Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age in 2019

NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,3214.8%
School Age (5 to 17)7,41715.4%
College Age (18 to 24)3,8508.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)11,77324.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)13,3477.8%
Older (65 plus)9,26419.3%
Source: US Census Bureau

Households in 2019

NumberPct. Dist
Total Households18,304100.0%
Family Households12,30767.2%
Married with Children3,07916.8%
Married without Children6,09033.3%
Single Parents1,6759.2%
Non-family Households5,99732.8%
Living Alone4,95227.1%
Average Household Size2.62
Average Family Household Size3.90
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

Find more demographic details at Hoosiers by the Numbers.