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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Housing
    B+
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B+
  5. Diversity
    C+
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  11. Commute
    B-
Henry County is located in Illinois with a population of 49,464. In Henry County, most residents own their homes. In Henry County there are a lot of bars. Many young professionals and retirees live in Henry County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Henry County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$118,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$649
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    143.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    4.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    93.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    266.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,157.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    33.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Henry County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,250
National
$55,322

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