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Henry County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Henry County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of USA OH
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded April 1, 1820[1]
Named for Patrick Henry
Seat Napoleon
Largest city Napoleon
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

420 sq mi (1,088 km²)
416 sq mi (1,079 km²)
3 sq mi (9 km²), 0.83%
 - (2000)
 - Density

70/sq mi (27/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Historical populations
Census Pop.
1830 262
1840 2,503 855.3%
1850 3,434 37.2%
1860 8,901 159.2%
1870 14,028 57.6%
1880 20,585 46.7%
1890 25,080 21.8%
1900 27,282 8.8%
1910 25,119 −7.9%
1920 23,362 −7.0%
1930 22,524 −3.6%
1940 22,756 1.0%
1950 22,423 −1.5%
1960 25,392 13.2%
1970 27,058 6.6%
1980 28,383 4.9%
1990 29,108 2.6%
2000 29,210 0.4%
Est. 2007 28,931 −1.0%
Population 1800-2007.[1]

Henry County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 29,210. Its county seat is Napoleon[2] and is named for Patrick Henry, the Virginian famous for his "give me liberty or give me death" speech.[3]


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 420 square miles (1,087.8 km2).416 square miles (1,077.4 km2) is land and 3 square miles (7.8 km2) (0.83%) is water.


Adjacent countiesEdit


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 29,210 people, 10,935 households, and 7,960 families residing in the county. The population density was 70 people per square mile (27/km²). There were 11,622 housing units at an average density of 28 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.33% White, 0.58% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 2.56% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 5.40% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 94.3% spoke English, 3.7% Spanish and 1.7% German as their first language.

There were 10,935 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.10% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.20% were non-families. 23.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $42,657, and the median income for a family was $49,881. Males had a median income of $35,901 versus $24,076 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,667. About 5.30% of families and 7.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.90% of those under age 18 and 4.20% of those age 65 or over.



Map of Henry County Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Map of Henry County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels




Unincorporated communitiesEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Ohio County Profiles: Henry County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Henry County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 41°20′N 84°04′W / 41.33, -84.07

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