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Live, Work, and Play in Henry

Posted by Leah Brown on Jul 13, 2016 4:47:46 PM

 

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With an average age of 35 years, Henry County is a young and vibrant community. With a high quality of life, low cost of living, easy access to downtown Atlanta, historical and cultural amenities, outdoor and recreational opportunities and highly-ranked educational institutions, Henry will prove to be the right move! 

The cost of living in Henry is one of many reasons it is attracting a young, vibrant workforce. In the 1990s and most of the 2000s, Henry County was one of the ten fastest growing counties in the U.S. and this growth will continue well into the 21st Century attracting families, single adults and retirees. The median value of owner-occupied housing units according to the U.S. Census Bureau was $142,300 for 2010-2014. With the cost of living in the U.S. averaged at 100 on the Cost of Living Index, Henry County’s lower than average 95.2 index is also below Atlanta and other prominent Southeastern U.S. cities index scores. 

From luxury condominiums or multi-family apartment homes, to swim & tennis gated communities and farms to executive estates, Henry County has a home for everyone. Local planned communities include live, work, play developments complete with high-speed Internet service like the “fly-in” community, Mallard’s Landing, where residents park their planes in private hangars, the golf course communities like Eagle’s Landing, Heron Bay, Eagle’s Brooke, and Crystal Lake, and a vast array of other choices. Assisted living facilities and retirement communities are also located throughout the county.

Venture onto Henry’s back roads and enjoy rolling, green pastures, quiet, leafy woodlands, cool breezes blowing off serene lakes and ponds, and quaint small towns. If you’re considering a move to Henry, learn more about education, workforce, healthcare, and area events at ChooseHenry.com!

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