Perry County, Kentucky Population 2018

Perry County, Kentucky's estimated population is 26,553 with a growth rate of -4.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Kentucky is the 42nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,553-1,265-4.55%
201627,8186532.40%
201627,165-192-0.70%
201527,357-213-0.77%
201427,570-431-1.54%
201328,001-316-1.12%
201228,317-396-1.38%
201128,713300.10%
201028,683-1,600-5.28%
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
White26,813
Black or African American385
Two or More Races271
Asian197
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Some Other Race3

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

Perry County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

41.1


Total

40.3


Male

41.5


Female

Perry County, Kentucky Adults

There are 21,698 adults, (4,173 of which are seniors) in Perry County, Kentucky.

Perry County, Kentucky Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

14,194

51.02%

Male

13,624

48.98%

Perry County, Kentucky Households and Families

Perry County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female65.9%34.1%
Male59.7%40.3%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0732.4573.2
Married5,3073.181.1
Non Family3,5221.1767.1
Female1,6442.9765.9
Male6002.8659.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Kentucky Households

Perry County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,42512.43%
9th to 12th Grade2,47612.69%
High School Graduate6,58433.75%
Some College3,71819.06%
Associates Degree1,5858.12%
Bachelors Degree1,2446.38%
Graduate Degree1,4797.58%

Perry County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,87414,0992,533
Black29926657
Hispanic11963
Asian111111111
Multiple Races45322
Islander4319
Native American202020
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%.

Perry County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,319$35,658$24,637
Less Than High School$16,822$26,797$
High School Grad$24,333$32,048$14,738
Some College$30,000$32,199$26,298
Bachelors Degree$31,111$51,750$23,355
Graduate Degree$60,692$76,850$56,510

$30,319

Average Earnings

$35,658

Average Male

$24,637

Average Female

Perry County, Kentucky Language

Perry County, Kentucky Language by Age

Perry County, Kentucky Language

98.48% of Perry County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Perry County, Kentucky Poverty

Perry County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,8477,27528.15%
Black3295115.50%
Hispanic2533915.42%
Multiple2602911.15%

27.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.60%

Male Poverty Rate

31.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Kentucky is White, with 28.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 11.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.65%.

Perry County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.00%
High School26.69%
Some College20.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.64%

Perry County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.47%
Male Unemployed47.04%
Female Employed11.27%
Male Employed8.00%

Perry County, Kentucky Income

Perry County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,578$47,790
Families$42,744$57,832
Married Families$51,819$
Non Families$16,392$24,990

Perry County, Kentucky Marital Status

Perry County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Perry County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Kentucky Veterans

Perry County, Kentucky Veterans by War

1,469

Number of Veterans

1,451

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam678
Korea191
World War II121
First Gulf War120
Second Gulf War73

Perry County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+481
65 to 74399
55 to 64327
35 to 54238
18 to 3424

Perry County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4196.74%
Hawaiian1929.23%
Black185.79%
2 or More1311.82%

Perry County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Kentucky Employment Status

Perry County, Kentucky Employment by Age

46.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

15.2%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Perry County, Kentucky Employment by Education

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%
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