Hendricks County is located in central Indiana. The County Seat is Danville and the largest city is Plainfield. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.hendricks.in.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 156,056 and the 2010 census population was 145,412. The land area is 406.91 square miles and there are 357.4 persons per square mile.
89.8% of the population is White, 5.8% is Black or African American, 3.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 93.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 32.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $159,800, there are 52,946 households, an average of 2.75 persons per household. The per capita income is $29,830, the median household income is $68,297, and 5% of the persons in Hendricks County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 11,771. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,088,672, and sales per capita were $15,496. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.4%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25%.
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