Hendry County FL Information


Hendry County Subdivisions

Hendry County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,056
Population in Households 38,358
Population in Familes 31,664
Population in Group Qrtrs 698
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 12,289
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 9,000
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 15,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,878 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,411 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,765 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $89,066
Average Home Value $126,266


Median Household Income $35,506
Average Household Income $48,487
Per Capita Income $15,536
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.66%
Households 0.35% 0.58%
Families 0.25% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hendry County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hendry County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 47 31st
Population Density1 # 56 18th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 59 13th
Per Capita Income # 65 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.