Hendry County, Florida
The Historic Clewiston Inn
- Cities & Towns:
- La Belle
Hendry County is located in south-central Florida, just southwest of Lake Okeechobee. Named for one of the first settlers in the area (Major Francis A. Hendry), Hendry County was officially created on May 11, 1923 and now contains 1,153 square miles of land area and 37 square miles of water surface. The county seat is La Belle.
Clewiston is the home of the Seminole Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 77%
Government Sector: 18%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 4%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 34 People per Square Mile
Median Resident Age: 29.5 Years
Cost of Living Index for Hendry County: 81.8
Median Household Income: $38,700
Median Home Value: $115,800
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