Hendry County is located in south-central Florida. The County Seat is LaBelle and the largest city is Clewiston. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.hendryfla.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 38,505 and the 2010 census population was 39,140. The land area is 1,152.75 square miles and there are 34 persons per square mile.
82% of the population is White, 13.4% is Black or African American, 50.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 2.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 64.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $81,400, there are 11,223 households, an average of 3.15 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,133, the median household income is $35,425, and 26.7% of the persons in Hendry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,489. Retail sales (in $1000) were $345,685, and sales per capita were $8,774.
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