Henry County is located in northwest Illinois. The County Seat is Cambridge and the largest city is Kewanee. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.henrycty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 49,635 and the 2010 census population was 50,485. The land area is 822.99 square miles and there are 61.3 persons per square mile.
95.9% of the population is White, 1.9% is Black or African American, 5.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 89.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $109,800, there are 20,393 households, an average of 2.43 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,117, the median household income is $52,940, and 10.5% of the persons in Henry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,237. Retail sales (in $1000) were $477,578, and sales per capita were $9,644.
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