Perry County, Arkansas Population 2018

Perry County, Arkansas's estimated population is 10,348 with a growth rate of 1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Arkansas is the 63rd largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201710,3481021.00%
201610,246-27-0.26%
201610,273-26-0.25%
201510,299-53-0.51%
201410,352230.22%
201310,32980.08%
201210,321-56-0.54%
201110,377-64-0.61%
201010,4412,47231.02%
19907,9697039.68%
19807,2661,63228.97%
19705,63470714.35%
19604,927-1,051-17.58%
19505,978-2,414-28.77%
19408,3926979.06%
19307,695-2,210-22.31%
19209,9055035.35%
19109,4022,10828.90%
19007,2941,75631.71%
18905,5381,66643.03%
18803,8721,18744.21%
18702,6852208.92%
18602,4651,487152.04%
18509780.00%

Perry County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White9,547
Black or African American275
Two or More Races244
Some Other Race139
American Indian and Alaska Native30
Asian11

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Perry County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Perry County, Arkansas Median Age

43.7


Total

42.5


Male

44.9


Female

Perry County, Arkansas Adults

There are 7,992 adults, (1,896 of which are seniors) in Perry County, Arkansas.

Perry County, Arkansas Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

5,142

50.19%

Male

5,104

49.81%

Perry County, Arkansas Households and Families

Perry County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95.6%4.4%
Married86%14%
All79.5%20.5%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
Female64%36%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7302.6979.5
Married2,2053.0886
Non Family1,0121.2566.8
Female3084.1464
Male2053.4995.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Arkansas Households

Perry County, Arkansas Education

Perry County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3424.77%
9th to 12th Grade93213.00%
High School Graduate3,08643.03%
Some College1,53721.43%
Associates Degree5127.14%
Bachelors Degree5297.38%
Graduate Degree2333.25%

Perry County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,7355,576744
Black178168
Multiple Races1509518
Hispanic95453
Other Race5728
Native American3030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 12.00%.

Perry County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,552$31,352$27,077
Less Than High School$22,974$23,793$13,229
High School Grad$26,502$33,000$22,039
Some College$29,506$28,083$30,614
Bachelors Degree$46,122$46,923$42,596
Graduate Degree$37,403$36,643$50,000

$29,552

Average Earnings

$31,352

Average Male

$27,077

Average Female

Perry County, Arkansas Language

Perry County, Arkansas Language by Age

Perry County, Arkansas Language

98.28% of Perry County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Perry County, Arkansas Poverty

Perry County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3601,59517.04%
Multiple24011045.83%
Hispanic2375021.10%
Black2653814.34%
Other1392115.11%
Asian1111100.00%

17.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.13%

Male Poverty Rate

21.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Arkansas is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Arkansas is Black, with 14.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.51%.

Perry County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.83%
Some College11.66%
High School10.42%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%

Perry County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.21%
Male Unemployed42.64%
Female Employed8.26%
Male Employed4.68%

Perry County, Arkansas Income

Perry County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,819$58,297
Families$51,883$62,604
Married Families$54,323$
Non Families$24,917$44,049

Perry County, Arkansas Marital Status

Perry County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Perry County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans by War

852

Number of Veterans

829

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam345
Korea115
First Gulf War89
Second Gulf War61
World War II25

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64249
65 to 74222
75+198
35 to 54146
18 to 3437

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White78810.48%
2 or More6040.00%
Hispanic74.22%
Other45.26%

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Arkansas Employment Status

Perry County, Arkansas Employment by Age

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Perry County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Perry County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Perryville14601422-38-2.60%
Bigelow315306-9-2.86%
Perry270269-1-0.37%
Adona209203-6-2.87%
Houston173168-5-2.89%
Casa171166-5-2.92%
Fourche6260-2-3.23%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990