Perry County, Illinois Population 2019

Perry County, Illinois's estimated population is 21,297 with a growth rate of -0.44% 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
201821,174-123-0.58%
201721,297-94-0.44%
201621,391-125-0.58%
201521,516-24-0.11%
201421,540-174-0.80%
201321,714-130-0.60%
201221,844-418-1.88%
201122,262-53-0.24%
201022,3159034.22%
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
White19,034
Black or African American1,868
Two or More Races300
Asian122
Some Other Race87
American Indian and Alaska Native56

Perry County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Perry County, Illinois Median Age

41.8


Total

39.7


Male

44.6


Female

Perry County, Illinois Adults

There are 17,353 adults, (3,768 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Illinois.

Perry County, Illinois Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

9,635

44.88%

Male

11,832

55.12%

Perry County, Illinois Households and Families

Perry County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male81.8%18.2%
All74.6%25.4%
Female62.3%37.7%
Non Family61.2%38.8%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2232.2974.6
Married3,859387.9
Non Family3,0611.1161.2
Female1,0002.9162.3
Male3033.1481.8

2.91

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4352.85%
9th to 12th Grade1,84612.11%
High School Graduate5,99139.30%
Some College3,44122.57%
Associates Degree1,61810.61%
Bachelors Degree1,3819.06%
Graduate Degree5323.49%

Perry County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,31811,8541,845
Black1,3906708
Hispanic3692897
Asian787839
Multiple Races434314
Native American3215
Other Race2727

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,158$46,016$23,500
Less Than High School$25,250$31,847$12,756
High School Grad$30,799$34,988$18,481
Some College$34,488$55,188$21,348
Bachelors Degree$46,146$60,231$37,083
Graduate Degree$59,183$86,705$57,500

$34,158

Average Earnings

$46,016

Average Male

$23,500

Average Female

Perry County, Illinois Language

Perry County, Illinois Language by Age

Perry County, Illinois Language

97.24% of Perry County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Perry County, Illinois Poverty

Perry County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8152,53014.20%
Black18011262.22%
Hispanic3585214.53%
Multiple2914415.12%
Native561933.93%
Asian12297.38%

14.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.03%

Male Poverty Rate

19.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Illinois is Black, with 62.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Illinois is Asian, with 7.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.05%
High School12.77%
Some College11.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.47%
Female Unemployed27.52%
Female Employed15.25%
Male Employed3.96%

Perry County, Illinois Income

Perry County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,864$60,786
Families$64,191$78,808
Married Families$73,340-
Non Families$21,930$28,194

Perry County, Illinois Marital Status

Perry County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Perry County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Illinois Veterans

1,585

Number of Veterans

1,494

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam462
Second Gulf War252
Korea202
First Gulf War179
World War II74

Perry County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5219.97%
Black402.22%
2 or More2438.71%
Hispanic40.72%

Perry County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Illinois Employment Status

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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