Perry County, Tennessee Population 2018

Perry County, Tennessee's estimated population is 7,975 with a growth rate of 1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Tennessee is the 89th largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,882-93-1.17%
20177,975831.05%
20167,892440.56%
20157,848290.37%
20147,819-59-0.75%
20137,878300.38%
20127,848-13-0.17%
20117,861-77-0.97%
20107,9381,32620.05%
19906,6125018.20%
19806,11187316.67%
19705,238-35-0.66%
19605,273-1,189-18.40%
19506,462-1,073-14.24%
19407,5353885.43%
19307,147-618-7.96%
19207,765-1,050-11.91%
19108,815150.17%
19008,8001,01513.04%
18907,7856118.52%
18807,1742493.60%
18706,92588314.61%
18606,0422213.80%
18505,821-1,598-21.54%
18407,4193254.58%
18307,0944,710197.57%
18202,3840.00%

Perry County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,436
Black or African American261
Two or More Races134
American Indian and Alaska Native27
Asian24

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

Perry County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Perry County, Tennessee Median Age

43.5


Total

40.9


Male

44.7


Female

Perry County, Tennessee Adults

There are 6,158 adults, (1,593 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Tennessee.

Perry County, Tennessee Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

3,922

49.76%

Male

3,960

50.24%

Perry County, Tennessee Households and Families

Perry County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Perry County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
Male89.6%10.4%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family72.6%27.4%
Female52.1%47.9%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2952.3581.9
Married1,9362.8989.7
Non Family8771.172.6
Female2802.5352.1
Male2022.2989.6

2.75

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Tennessee Households

Perry County, Tennessee Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4888.75%
9th to 12th Grade94416.92%
High School Graduate2,10337.70%
Some College1,15120.63%
Associates Degree2885.16%
Bachelors Degree4007.17%
Graduate Degree2043.66%

Perry County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1853,835518
Black2031506
Multiple Races8470
Hispanic796453
Asian242424
Native American14143

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, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,567$32,813$19,774
Less Than High School$20,875$27,979$13,784
High School Grad$25,096$37,083$14,721
Some College$26,286$30,689$25,026
Bachelors Degree$42,788$53,800$
Graduate Degree$44,853$38,750$48,382

$25,567

Average Earnings

$32,813

Average Male

$19,774

Average Female

Perry County, Tennessee Language

Perry County, Tennessee Language by Age

Perry County, Tennessee Language

95.74% of Perry County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Perry County, Tennessee Poverty

Perry County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1762,00727.97%
Black23211850.86%
Hispanic18010457.78%
Multiple1345641.79%
Native27829.63%

29.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.85%

Male Poverty Rate

33.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 57.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Tennessee is White, with 27.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.53%.

Perry County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.22%
High School18.93%
Bachelors or Greater18.21%
Some College17.05%

Perry County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.27%
Female Unemployed40.17%
Female Employed14.83%
Male Employed9.07%

Perry County, Tennessee Income

Perry County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,503$49,760
Families$40,966$58,378
Married Families$44,661$
Non Families$14,492$24,241

Perry County, Tennessee Marital Status

Perry County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Perry County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race


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

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans by War

538

Number of Veterans

494

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam253
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War82
Korea50
World War II15

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74184
55 to 64122
75+117
35 to 5460
18 to 3455

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5279.10%
Hispanic810.13%
2 or More88.89%
Indian321.43%

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

19.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Tennessee Employment Status

Perry County, Tennessee Employment by Age

45.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Perry County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Perry County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Linden89790360.67%
Lobelville88889130.34%
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