Perry County, Indiana Population 2019

Perry County, Indiana's estimated population is 18,988 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Indiana is the 75th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201819,1021140.60%
201718,988110.06%
201618,977-330-1.71%
201519,307-25-0.13%
201419,332-85-0.44%
201319,417470.24%
201219,370-51-0.26%
201119,421110.06%
201019,4103031.59%
199019,107-239-1.24%
198019,3462711.42%
197019,0751,84310.70%
196017,232-135-0.78%
195017,367-403-2.27%
194017,7701,1456.89%
193016,625-67-0.40%
192016,692-1,386-7.67%
191018,078-700-3.73%
190018,7785382.95%
189018,2401,2437.31%
188016,9972,19614.84%
187014,8012,95424.93%
186011,8474,57963.00%
18507,2682,61356.13%
18404,6551,28638.17%
18303,3691,03944.59%
18202,3300.00%

How Many People Live in Perry County, Indiana?

18,988

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,17394.51%
Black or African American5472.84%
Two or More Races3551.85%
Asian550.29%
Some Other Race540.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.23%

Perry County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Perry County, Indiana Median Age

41.9


Total

39.6


Male

44.1


Female

Perry County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,143 adults, (3,337 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Indiana.

Perry County, Indiana Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,893

46.25%

Male

10,336

53.75%

Perry County, Indiana Households and Families

Perry County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All77.3%22.7%
Male75.2%24.8%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female56.2%43.8%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4602.3577.3
Married3,9742.8389.9
Non Family2,4291.263.9
Female8113.1256.2
Male2463.3875.2

2.8

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5423.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,1088.13%
High School Graduate6,62348.57%
Some College2,12615.59%
Associates Degree1,2869.43%
Bachelors Degree1,0027.35%
Graduate Degree9486.95%

Perry County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,91211,3481,923
Black40432926
Multiple Races165165
Hispanic8372
Other Race5454
Native American4545
Asian25251

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 white people with a rate of 14.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,013$42,321$24,857
Less Than High School$19,792$26,458$14,453
High School Grad$29,402$37,035$20,837
Some College$36,011$57,120$28,004
Bachelors Degree$43,563$54,265$31,895
Graduate Degree$49,750$63,472$47,617

$33,013

Average Earnings

$42,321

Average Male

$24,857

Average Female

Perry County, Indiana Language

Perry County, Indiana Language by Age

Perry County, Indiana Language

98.46% of Perry County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Perry County, Indiana Poverty

Perry County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7632,29513.69%
Multiple31515549.21%
Hispanic1947739.69%
Black1646640.24%
Other48714.58%

14.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.83%

Male Poverty Rate

17.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Indiana is Multiple, with 49.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Indiana is White, with 13.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.39%
High School10.85%
Some College9.65%
Bachelors or Greater6.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.86%
Male Unemployed46.01%
Female Employed11.98%
Male Employed4.65%

Perry County, Indiana Income

Perry County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,689$59,070
Families$60,855$68,738
Married Families$70,065-
Non Families$27,598$34,512

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Indiana Veterans

1,303

Number of Veterans

1,232

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam514
First Gulf War262
Second Gulf War201
Korea145
World War II80

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2868.96%
2 or More1710.30%
Hispanic910.84%

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Indiana Employment Status

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.53%

Born in Indiana

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.29% of Perry County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 77.53% having been born in Indiana. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Perry County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tell City73507323-27-0.37%
Cannelton15631494-69-4.41%
Troy385364-21-5.45%
  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