Henry County was created in 1821 out of Creek Indian lands and is named after Revolutionary War great Patrick Henry. It is located in the southeast part of the metro area, along I-75 South.
Major landmarks include the Atlanta Motor Speedway and Panola Mountain State Park. Large employers include Piedmont Henry Hospital, Luxottica and PVH Corp.
Henry County experienced explosive growth through the 2000’s, becoming an economic engine for the region’s southside.
Henry County by the Numbers
|Population Change (2000-2015)||+6.1%|
|Population Forecast (2040)||351,691|
|Median Household Income||$65,437|
|Mean Travel Time to Work||32.6 minutes|
|2015 Building Permits (single family)||1,265|
|2015 Building Permits (multifamily)||4|
Henry County Data Resources
- Neighborhood Nexus Henry County Data Profile
- Neighborhood Nexus Henry County Fact Sheet
- Henry Population & Employment Forecast
- Metro Atlanta Speaks Data Dashboard