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In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Henry County is home to plastics-and-polymer processors, logistics-and-distribution companies, and food processors. Major employers include textile home furnishings company Springs Global (SGPS3:BZ
), Henry County Public Schools, and Memorial Hospital of Martinsville, according to the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp.
While costs may be low, the area is not wealthy: Median household income is $34,437 and the county's poverty rate is 17.5 percent of individuals, estimates the U.S. Census Bureau.