Perry County, Arkansas Population 2019

Perry County, Arkansas's estimated population is 10,348 with a growth rate of 0.73% 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
201710,348750.73%
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
White9,641
Black or African American239
Two or More Races234
Some Other Race146
American Indian and Alaska Native51
Asian9

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Perry County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Perry County, Arkansas Median Age

43.7


Total

42.5


Male

44.4


Female

Perry County, Arkansas Adults

There are 7,999 adults, (1,951 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Arkansas.

Perry County, Arkansas Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

5,204

50.43%

Male

5,116

49.57%

Perry County, Arkansas Households and Families

Perry County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Perry County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.1%10.9%
Married88.2%11.8%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Female65.3%34.7%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6922.7481.4
Married2,2103.188.2
Non Family9401.1969.6
Female3404.2165.3
Male2023.6389.1

3.19

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade3875.37%
9th to 12th Grade81011.25%
High School Graduate2,90240.29%
Some College1,63622.72%
Associates Degree5357.43%
Bachelors Degree6929.61%
Graduate Degree2403.33%

Perry County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,8025,696887
Black143143
Multiple Races1167923
Hispanic113594
Other Race6136
Native American515122

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 43.14%.

Perry County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,230$31,364$27,624
Less Than High School$23,200$23,250$
High School Grad$26,613$33,913$22,171
Some College$28,813$28,808$28,824
Bachelors Degree$48,000$48,357$
Graduate Degree$55,083$36,198$57,500

$30,230

Average Earnings

$31,364

Average Male

$27,624

Average Female

Perry County, Arkansas Language

Perry County, Arkansas Language by Age

Perry County, Arkansas Language

97.97% of Perry County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Perry County, Arkansas Poverty

Perry County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3991,63917.44%
Multiple23210243.97%
Hispanic2843612.68%
Black221229.95%
Other1461510.27%
Asian99100.00%

17.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.43%

Male Poverty Rate

21.09%

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 9.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.59%.

Perry County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.90%
High School13.80%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Perry County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.86%
Female Unemployed43.48%
Female Employed8.34%
Male Employed3.78%

Perry County, Arkansas Income

Perry County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,168$57,289
Families$55,000$65,799
Married Families$60,603$
Non Families$24,023$29,773

Perry County, Arkansas Marital Status

Perry County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans by War

793

Number of Veterans

756

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam291
Korea116
First Gulf War93
Second Gulf War64
World War II19

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64215
75+201
65 to 74194
35 to 54161
18 to 3422

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White76610.09%
2 or More2319.83%
Hispanic84.47%
Other45.19%

Perry County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

6.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Arkansas Employment Status

Perry County, Arkansas Employment by Age

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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