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Henry County, Tennessee
Map of Tennessee highlighting Henry County
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the U.S. highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
Seat Paris
Largest city Paris
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

593 sq mi (1,537 km²)
563 sq mi (1,455 km²)
32 sq mi (82 km²), 5.35%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31,115
55/sq mi (21/km²)
Founded information needed
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Henry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is named for the famed Virginia orator Patrick Henry. As of 2000, the population was 31,115. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 31,511 [1]. Its county seat is Paris[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 593 square miles (1,537 km²), of which, 562 square miles (1,455 km²) of it is land and 32 square miles (82 km²) of it (5.35%) is water.

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Parks and Recreation

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Age pyramid Henry County[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 31,115 people, 13,019 households, and 9,009 families residing in the county. The population density was 55 people per square mile (21/km²). There were 15,783 housing units at an average density of 28 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 89.21% White, 8.96% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,019 households out of which 27.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.40% were married couples living together, 11.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.20% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 18.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,169, and the median income for a family was $35,836. Males had a median income of $27,849 versus $20,695 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,855. About 10.60% of families and 14.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.10% of those under age 18 and 14.30% of those age 65 or over.

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Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ Based on 2000 census data
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 36°20′N 88°18′W / 36.33°N 88.30°W / 36.33; -88.30


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Henry County, Tennessee
Map
File:Map of Tennessee highlighting Henry County.png
Location in the state of Tennessee
Map of the USA highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Paris
Largest City Paris
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 5.35%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31115
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Henry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is named for the famed Virginia orator, Patrick Henry. As of 2000, the population was 31,115. The 2005 Census Estimate placed the population at 31,511 [1]. Its county seat is Paris6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,537 km² (593 sq mi). 1,455 km² (562 sq mi) of it is land and 82 km² (32 sq mi) of it (5.35%) is water.

Parks and Recreation

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Henry County[1]

As of the census² of 2000, there were 31,115 people, 13,019 households, and 9,009 families residing in the county. The population density was 21/km² (55/sq mi). There were 15,783 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (28/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 89.21% White, 8.96% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 1.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,019 households out of which 27.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.40% were married couples living together, 11.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 27.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.20% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 18.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,169, and the median income for a family was $35,836. Males had a median income of $27,849 versus $20,695 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,855. About 10.60% of families and 14.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.10% of those under age 18 and 14.30% of those age 65 or over.

Media

Radio Stations

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

External links

Coordinates: 36°20′N 88°18′W / 36.33, -88.30

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