Perry County, Mississippi Population 2019

Perry County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,032 with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Mississippi is the 65th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,032-44-0.36%
201612,07680.07%
201512,068170.14%
201412,051420.35%
201312,009160.13%
201211,993-157-1.29%
201112,150-83-0.68%
201012,2331,36812.59%
199010,8651,00110.15%
19809,8647998.81%
19709,0653203.66%
19608,745-363-3.99%
19509,108-184-1.98%
19409,2921,09513.36%
19308,197-790-8.79%
19208,9871,30216.94%
19107,685-6,997-47.66%
190014,6828,188126.09%
18906,4943,06789.50%
18803,42773327.21%
18702,694883.38%
18602,6061686.89%
18502,43854929.06%
18401,889-411-17.87%
18302,30026312.91%
18202,0370.00%

Perry County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White9,488
Black or African American2,380
Two or More Races151
Some Other Race17
Asian11

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Perry County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Perry County, Mississippi Median Age

40.7


Total

38


Male

41.7


Female

Perry County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,227 adults, (2,049 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Mississippi.

Perry County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,189

51.37%

Male

5,858

48.63%

Perry County, Mississippi Households and Families

Perry County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Perry County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.9%9.1%
Married88.9%11.1%
All82%18%
Non Family74.3%25.7%
Female71.6%28.4%

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4762.6682
Married2,2793.388.9
Non Family1,3971.0774.3
Female6243.7471.6
Male1763.2690.9

3.3

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Mississippi Households

Perry County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4685.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,11613.57%
High School Graduate3,17238.57%
Some College1,73021.03%
Associates Degree87010.58%
Bachelors Degree6377.74%
Graduate Degree2322.82%

Perry County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,5065,220680
Black1,5561,284171
Hispanic96904
Multiple Races462614
Other Race1717
Asian77

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 30.43%.

Perry County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,962$35,204$20,449
Less Than High School$23,594$26,987$13,723
High School Grad$29,728$36,212$10,679
Some College$24,204$37,188$22,340
Bachelors Degree$38,047$43,295$31,389
Graduate Degree$43,571$32,143$46,094

$26,962

Average Earnings

$35,204

Average Male

$20,449

Average Female

Perry County, Mississippi Language

Perry County, Mississippi Language by Age

Perry County, Mississippi Language

99.31% of Perry County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,2641,60617.34%
Black2,33572631.09%
Multiple1513221.19%
Hispanic168137.74%

19.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.62%

Male Poverty Rate

24.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Mississippi is Black, with 31.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 7.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.62%.

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.38%
Some College19.06%
High School15.56%
Bachelors or Greater9.79%

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.55%
Male Unemployed36.39%
Female Employed12.85%
Male Employed3.44%

Perry County, Mississippi Income

Perry County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,374$50,309
Families$43,586$59,713
Married Families$57,260$
Non Families$16,628$25,358

Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status

Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Mississippi 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 55To64.

Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by War

622

Number of Veterans

598

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam267
First Gulf War141
Second Gulf War112
Korea79
World War II44

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+172
55 to 64147
65 to 74143
35 to 54118
18 to 3442

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5467.42%
Black744.15%
2 or More23.23%

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

12.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Mississippi Employment Status

Perry County, Mississippi Employment by Age

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Perry County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Perry County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Richton10681062-6-0.56%
Beaumont951938-13-1.37%
New Augusta642638-4-0.62%
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