AREA INFORMATION

 

CLIMATE

WEATHER CHANNEL DOPPLER RADAR

Annual Rainfall: 49.73 in.   Annual Avg. Temp.: 62 deg.

# Freeze Free Days: 236    Annual Snowfall: 4.8 in      

Direction of Prevailing Winds: SSW

Avg. Temp. (Jan) -  41 deg.          Avg. Temp. ( July) -  80 deg.

 

Health Care

Henry County Medical Center

# of Hospitals: 1                    # of Hospitals Beds: 142

# of Nursing Homes: 3          # of Beds: 314

# of Clinics: 12                      # of Doctors: 27

# of Dentists: 16

 

Taxes

County Corporate Income Tax Rate: None

County Personal Income Tax Rate: None

Local Sales & Use Tax Rate: 2.25%

State Sales & Use Tax Rate: 7.0%

Local Business Tax Rate: up to 1/8 of 1% of gross sales

Property Tax Rate:

    Range (per assessed value) 3.08-4. 46

 

Demographics

Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce

County Population(1990): 27,888

    Median Household Income(1990): $ 18,891

    Median Family Income(1990): $ 22,753

    Ave. US Family Income(1990): $ 35,225

    % Pop. Under 25(1990): 30.9%

    % Pop. Over 65(1990): 19.7%

    % Pop. Non-White(1990): 10.5%

Total Civilian Labor Force(1993): 13,910

Total Work Force(1993): 12,970

County Population(1996): 29,702

County Population Projections(1999): 30,638

County Population Projections(2000): 30,957

 

EDUCATION OVERVIEW SECTION

K-12

Henry County Board of Education

# of City & County Schools (Pre- K-12): 11

# of Teachers in County: 250

Student/Teacher Ratio: 16 :1

# of 2008 High School Graduates: 267

# of 2008 Grads Continuing Higher Education: 199

    # Entering 4 yr college: 157

    # Entering 2 yr college: 14

    # Entering vocational school: 28

% of 2008 Grads Continuing Higher Education: 74%

# of 2008 Grads Entering Work Force: 32

 

Universities & Colleges

4 - Year

    University of Tennessee @ Martin - Martin, TN  (35 mi.)

    Union University - Jackson, TN  (51 mi.)

    Murray State University - Murray, KY  (26 mi.)

    Austin Peay University - Clarksville, TN  (45 mi.)

    Lambuth University - Jackson, TN  (51 mi.)

    Freed-Hardeman University - Henderson, TN  (80 mi.)

    Bethel College - McKenzie, TN  (17 mi.)

    Lane College - Jackson, TN  (51 mi.)

2 - Year

    Jackson State Community College - Jackson, TN  (51 mi.)

 

Technology Centers

    Tennessee Technology Center - Paris Campus

    Tennessee Technology Center - McKenzie Campus