Henry County is located in north central Kentucky. The County Seat is New Castle and the largest city is Eminence. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.henrycountygov.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 15,572 and the 2010 census population was 15,416. The land area is 286.28 square miles and there are 53.9 persons per square mile.
94.7% of the population is White, 2.9% is Black or African American, 3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 79.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $123,300, there are 6,008 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,923, the median household income is $46,016, and 17.1% of the persons in Henry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,047. Retail sales (in $1000) were $153,316, and sales per capita were $9,689. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 20.2%.
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