Perry County, Mississippi Population 2018

Perry County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,032 with a growth rate of -1.17% 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
201712,032-142-1.17%
201612,174980.81%
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
White9,601
Black or African American2,436
Two or More Races112
Some Other Race17
Asian8

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

Perry County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Median Age

40.8


Total

38.8


Male

43.1


Female

Perry County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,301 adults, (2,106 of which are seniors) in Perry County, Mississippi.

Perry County, Mississippi Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,249

51.33%

Male

5,925

48.67%

Perry County, Mississippi Households and Families

Perry County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
Male82.4%17.6%
All81.8%18.2%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
Female68.9%31.1%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4312.7281.8
Married2,1653.388.3
Non Family1,4081.0977.8
Female6534.0268.9
Male2053.6882.4

3.38

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade4805.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,11713.47%
High School Graduate3,21538.76%
Some College1,91423.07%
Associates Degree8229.91%
Bachelors Degree5496.62%
Graduate Degree1982.39%

Perry County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6085,293575
Black1,5431,276155
Hispanic84844
Multiple Races392413
Other Race1717
Asian66

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 33.33%.

Perry County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,048$32,493$20,515
Less Than High School$23,667$26,731$13,176
High School Grad$26,121$35,373$11,438
Some College$23,632$36,523$21,541
Bachelors Degree$37,500$39,271$31,836
Graduate Degree$46,538$$46,346

$26,048

Average Earnings

$32,493

Average Male

$20,515

Average Female

Perry County, Mississippi Language

Perry County, Mississippi Language by Age

Perry County, Mississippi Language

99.38% of Perry County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3941,56316.64%
Black2,39678532.76%
Multiple1122017.86%
Hispanic15274.61%

19.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.36%

Male Poverty Rate

23.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Mississippi is Black, with 32.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 4.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.54%.

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.93%
Some College18.47%
High School13.15%
Bachelors or Greater9.25%

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.25%
Female Unemployed26.47%
Female Employed14.23%
Male Employed3.42%

Perry County, Mississippi Income

Perry County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,774$47,661
Families$40,774$55,823
Married Families$53,975$
Non Families$18,009$26,240

Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status

Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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 45To54.

Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by War

865

Number of Veterans

834

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam357
First Gulf War213
Korea151
Second Gulf War130
World War II75

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+230
65 to 74228
55 to 64180
35 to 54153
18 to 3474

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White75110.09%
Black1136.31%
2 or More12.00%

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

11.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Mississippi Employment Status

Perry County, Mississippi Employment by Age

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

10.4%

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