Henry County is located in southeastern Alabama. The County Seat is Abbeville and the largest city is Headland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.henrycountyalabama.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 17,190 and the 2010 census population was 17,302. The land area is 561.75 square miles and there are 30.8 persons per square mile.
70.1% of the population is White, 27.5% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 80.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $97,000, there are 7,001 households, an average of 2.44 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,924, the median household income is $41,650, and 14.4% of the persons in Henry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,091. Retail sales (in $1000) were $92,574, and sales per capita were $5,559. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 18.2%.
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