Perry County, Missouri Population 2018

Perry County, Missouri's estimated population is 19,225 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Missouri is the 56th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,225730.38%
201619,152-49-0.26%
201619,2011230.64%
201519,078-43-0.22%
201419,121700.37%
201319,051550.29%
201218,996-7-0.04%
201119,003660.35%
201018,9372,28913.75%
199016,648-136-0.81%
198016,7842,39116.61%
197014,393-249-1.70%
196014,642-248-1.67%
195014,890-468-3.05%
194015,3581,65112.04%
193013,707-727-5.04%
192014,434-464-3.11%
191014,898-236-1.56%
190015,1341,89714.33%
189013,2371,34211.28%
188011,8952,01820.43%
18709,8777498.21%
18609,1281,91326.51%
18507,2151,45525.26%
18405,7602,41171.99%
18303,3490.00%

Perry County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,682
Two or More Races159
Asian123
Black or African American93
American Indian and Alaska Native79
Some Other Race16

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

Perry County, Missouri 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, Missouri Median Age

40.2


Total

39.4


Male

41.4


Female

Perry County, Missouri Adults

There are 14,479 adults, (3,179 of which are seniors) in Perry County, Missouri.

Perry County, Missouri Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

9,671

50.50%

Male

9,481

49.50%

Perry County, Missouri Households and Families

Perry County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All78%22%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Male58.1%41.9%
Female45.8%54.2%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4382.5378
Married4,4223.0189.8
Non Family2,1161.1765.7
Female6663.4945.8
Male2342.9758.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Missouri Households

Perry County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6444.97%
9th to 12th Grade9767.53%
High School Graduate5,97646.13%
Some College2,55619.73%
Associates Degree7175.53%
Bachelors Degree1,38310.67%
Graduate Degree7045.43%

Perry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,57311,0342,025
Hispanic18714529
Native American7354
Multiple Races636317
Asian444419
Black402010
Other Race6

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 43.18%.

Perry County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,078$40,000$27,667
Less Than High School$29,922$31,089$
High School Grad$31,236$36,127$25,208
Some College$34,288$41,767$27,190
Bachelors Degree$35,023$49,375$29,000
Graduate Degree$44,453$80,804$42,813

$33,078

Average Earnings

$40,000

Average Male

$27,667

Average Female

Perry County, Missouri Language

Perry County, Missouri Language by Age

Perry County, Missouri Language

97.42% of Perry County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Perry County, Missouri Poverty

Perry County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,0381,3877.69%
Hispanic3976917.38%
Native793139.24%
Multiple15953.14%

7.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

8.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Missouri is Native, with 39.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Missouri is Multiple, with 3.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.69%.

Perry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.75%
High School6.94%
Some College2.80%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%

Perry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.17%
Male Unemployed12.54%
Female Employed3.50%
Male Employed2.01%

Perry County, Missouri Income

Perry County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,014$61,910
Families$62,716$71,720
Married Families$69,858$
Non Families$26,369$34,572

Perry County, Missouri Marital Status

Perry County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Missouri 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, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Missouri Veterans

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by War

1,399

Number of Veterans

1,365

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam523
First Gulf War213
Second Gulf War168
Korea164
World War II70

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74373
35 to 54337
75+326
55 to 64270
18 to 3493

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3769.72%
Hispanic3715.95%
Indian1113.92%
Black811.59%
2 or More46.35%

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

2.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Missouri Employment Status

Perry County, Missouri Employment by Age

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Missouri Employment by Race

Perry County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Perry County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Perryville822684562302.80%
Altenburg34935230.86%
Frohna25425951.97%
Longtown10010111.00%
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