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The 2000 Census showed that Henry County had a population of 16,310 people. This represented 0.37% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 54th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Henry had a population of 16,647 people. This is an increase of 2.07% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201017,302+6.08%+3.93% since 2009
200916,647+2.07%+0.14% since 2008
200816,623+1.92%-0.18% since 2007
200716,653+2.1%+0.59% since 2006
200616,555+1.5%+0.8% since 2005
200416,432+0.75%+0.38% since 2003
200316,370+0.37%+0.27% since 2002
200216,326+0.1%+0.15% since 2001
200016,310The Last Census

Henry County had 8,037 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Henry County has a total area<3> of 568 square miles [1,471 km²]. Of this total, 561 square miles [1,455 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (1.15%) being water (6.53 square miles [16.91 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Henry County had a population density of 29.03 people per square mile [11.21 people/km²], making it the state's 46th most densely populated county (out of 67 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Henry County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Henry and the state of Alabama.

Click here for the Henry County QuickFact (QF-01067).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Henry County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Henry County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
BarbourQF-01005   N29,73729,0382.41%
DaleQF-01045   W48,14749,129-2%
HoustonQF-01069   S100,08588,78712.72%
Clay (GA)QF-13061   NE3,1133,357-7.27%
Early (GA)QF-13099   SE11,56812,354-6.36%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Henry. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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