Perry County, Illinois Population 2018

Perry County, Illinois's estimated population is 21,285 with a growth rate of -1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Illinois is the 57th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,285-310-1.44%
201621,5952131.00%
201621,382-40-0.19%
201521,422-117-0.54%
201421,539-167-0.77%
201321,706-132-0.60%
201221,838-422-1.90%
201122,260-59-0.26%
201022,3199074.24%
199021,412-302-1.39%
198021,7141,9579.91%
197019,7575732.99%
196019,184-2,500-11.53%
195021,684-1,754-7.48%
194023,4386712.95%
193022,767-134-0.59%
192022,9018133.68%
191022,0882,25811.39%
190019,8302,30113.13%
189017,5291,5229.51%
188016,0072,28416.64%
187013,7234,17143.67%
18609,5524,27480.98%
18505,2782,05663.81%
18403,2222,007165.19%
18301,2150.00%

Perry County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,236
Black or African American1,823
Two or More Races348
Asian123
Some Other Race38
American Indian and Alaska Native27

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

Perry County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Perry County, Illinois Median Age

41.6


Total

39.9


Male

44.3


Female

Perry County, Illinois Adults

There are 17,384 adults, (3,714 of which are seniors) in Perry County, Illinois.

Perry County, Illinois Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

9,897

45.83%

Male

11,698

54.17%

Perry County, Illinois Households and Families

Perry County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
Male86.7%13.3%
All75%25%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female58.3%41.7%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0892.3875
Married3,8563.0888.1
Non Family2,9651.1362.1
Female9593.2758.3
Male309386.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Illinois Households

Perry County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5033.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,79911.79%
High School Graduate5,83938.28%
Some College3,36522.06%
Associates Degree1,70611.18%
Bachelors Degree1,5029.85%
Graduate Degree5393.53%

Perry County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,37011,8331,975
Black1,31962422
Hispanic42537810
Asian685829
Multiple Races524711
Other Race2929
Native American135

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 42.65%.

Perry County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,556$43,732$23,116
Less Than High School$20,729$30,990$12,987
High School Grad$30,539$34,543$18,700
Some College$34,068$52,278$22,437
Bachelors Degree$47,813$57,829$36,726
Graduate Degree$51,734$51,250$51,806

$33,556

Average Earnings

$43,732

Average Male

$23,116

Average Female

Perry County, Illinois Language

Perry County, Illinois Language by Age

Perry County, Illinois Language

97.86% of Perry County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Perry County, Illinois Poverty

Perry County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,0022,58914.38%
Black38622859.07%
Hispanic39819147.99%
Multiple3326820.48%
Asian1231814.63%
Native27829.63%

16.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.25%

Male Poverty Rate

19.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Illinois is Black, with 59.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Illinois is White, with 14.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.33%.

Perry County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.33%
Some College13.52%
High School11.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Perry County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.27%
Female Unemployed30.38%
Female Employed13.58%
Male Employed3.50%

Perry County, Illinois Income

Perry County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,308$58,225
Families$60,785$75,056
Married Families$71,653$
Non Families$21,836$27,222

Perry County, Illinois Marital Status

Perry County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Perry County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Illinois Veterans

Perry County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,576

Number of Veterans

1,532

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam452
Second Gulf War240
Korea183
First Gulf War167
World War II87

Perry County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+425
65 to 74386
35 to 54356
55 to 64236
18 to 34173

Perry County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5139.82%
Black472.79%
Hispanic325.54%
2 or More1614.16%

Perry County, Illinois Veterans by Education

5.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Illinois Employment Status

Perry County, Illinois Employment by Age

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Illinois Employment by Race

Perry County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Perry County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Du Quoin61095849-260-4.26%
Pinckneyville56485404-244-4.32%
Tamaroa638606-32-5.02%
Willisville633602-31-4.90%
Cutler441418-23-5.22%
St. Johns219207-12-5.48%
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