Perry County, Kentucky Population 2019

Perry County, Kentucky's estimated population is 26,479 with a growth rate of -2.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Kentucky is the 44th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,092-387-1.46%
201726,479-644-2.37%
201627,123-216-0.79%
201527,339-213-0.77%
201427,552-429-1.53%
201327,981-314-1.11%
201228,295-396-1.38%
201128,691300.10%
201028,661-1,622-5.36%
199030,283-3,480-10.31%
198033,7638,04931.30%
197025,714-9,247-26.45%
196034,961-11,605-24.92%
195046,566-1,262-2.64%
194047,8285,64213.37%
193042,18616,14461.99%
192026,04214,787131.38%
191011,2552,97936.00%
19008,2761,94530.72%
18906,33172412.91%
18805,6071,33331.19%
18704,2743248.20%
18603,95085827.75%
18503,09230.10%
18403,089-241-7.24%
18303,3300.00%

Perry County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,303
Black or African American429
Asian237
Two or More Races192
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander97
American Indian and Alaska Native36
Some Other Race35

Perry County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Perry County, Kentucky Median Age

41.2


Total

39.7


Male

41.9


Female

Perry County, Kentucky Adults

There are 21,237 adults, (4,115 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Kentucky.

Perry County, Kentucky Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

13,813

50.54%

Male

13,516

49.46%

Perry County, Kentucky Households and Families

Perry County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All73.5%26.5%
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Male61.4%38.6%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0372.4273.5
Married5,3463.1282.8
Non Family3,4321.1664.5
Female1,6632.6766.7
Male5962.6561.4

2.88

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,19711.48%
9th to 12th Grade2,28711.95%
High School Graduate6,79235.48%
Some College3,74819.58%
Associates Degree1,7108.93%
Bachelors Degree1,1205.85%
Graduate Degree1,2896.73%

Perry County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,51814,1332,274
Black33130358
Hispanic10161
Asian969656
Multiple Races46294
Islander3420
Native American171717
Other Race3

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,149$35,036$26,122
Less Than High School$22,315$25,000$
High School Grad$24,651$30,806$16,563
Some College$29,895$39,735$26,667
Bachelors Degree$30,536$42,639$26,747
Graduate Degree$57,063$87,000$55,375

$30,149

Average Earnings

$35,036

Average Male

$26,122

Average Female

Perry County, Kentucky Language

Perry County, Kentucky Language by Age

Perry County, Kentucky Language

97.88% of Perry County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Perry County, Kentucky Poverty

Perry County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,3426,83826.98%
Black3845514.32%
Multiple1782413.48%
Hispanic22710.44%

26.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.98%

Male Poverty Rate

28.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Kentucky is White, with 26.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 0.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.04%
High School25.90%
Some College16.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.34%
Male Unemployed37.64%
Female Employed10.97%
Male Employed9.45%

Perry County, Kentucky Income

Perry County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,820$48,180
Families$43,024$57,663
Married Families$50,429$67,806
Non Families$16,984$25,321

Perry County, Kentucky Marital Status

Perry County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Kentucky Veterans

1,484

Number of Veterans

1,465

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam700
Korea158
First Gulf War131
World War II116
Second Gulf War112

Perry County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4386.99%
Hawaiian2036.36%
Black174.87%
Hispanic1310.00%
2 or More915.25%

Perry County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

11.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Kentucky Employment Status

46.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Perry County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hazard54995300-199-3.62%
Vicco 334318-16-4.79%
Buckhorn164157-7-4.27%
  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