Henry County, Ohio


Henry County, Ohio

Infobox U.S. County
county = Henry County
state = Ohio


founded year = 1820cite web|url = http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Henry.pdf |title = Ohio County Profiles: Henry County |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio Department of Development | format = PDF]
founded date = April 1
seat wl = Napoleon
largest city = Napoleon
area_total_sq_mi = 420
area_total_km2 = 1088
area_land_sq_mi = 416
area_land_km2 = 1079
area_water_sq_mi = 3
area_water_km2 = 9
area percentage = 0.83%
census yr = 2000
pop = 29210
density_sq_mi = 70
density_km2 = 27
time zone = Eastern
UTC offset = -5
DST offset = -4
footnotes =
web = www.henrycountyohio.com
named for = Patrick Henry

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 NapoleonGR|6 and is named for Patrick Henry, the Virginian famous for his "give me liberty or give me death" speech.cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39069&sid=0 |title = Henry County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University Extension Data Center ]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 420 square miles (1,088 km²).416 square miles (1,079 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (9 km²) of it (0.83%) is water.

History

* [http://www.maumeevalleyheritagecorridor.org/ Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor]

Adjacent counties

*Fulton County (north)
*Lucas County (northeast)
*Wood County (east)
*Putnam County (south)
*Defiance County (west)
*Williams County (northwest)
*Hancock County (southeast corner)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 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.

Government

Communities

City

*Napoleon

Villages

References

External links

* [http://www.henrycountyohio.com Henry County website]
* [http://www.henrycountyengineer.com Henry County Engineer's website]


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