Henry County is located in east-central Indiana. The County Seat is New Castle and the largest city is New Castle. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.henryco.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 48,995 and the 2010 census population was 49,462. The land area is 391.88 square miles and there are 126.2 persons per square mile.
95.5% of the population is White, 2.6% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 85.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $94,200, there are 18,367 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,309, the median household income is $40,679, and 17% of the persons in Henry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,846. Retail sales (in $1000) were $455,036, and sales per capita were $9,706. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.3%.
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