Perry County, Tennessee Population 2018

Perry County, Tennessee's estimated population is 7,975 with a growth rate of 1.06% 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
20177,975841.06%
20167,891-1-0.01%
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
White7,480
Black or African American233
Two or More Races137
American Indian and Alaska Native29
Asian12

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

Perry County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Perry County, Tennessee Median Age

43.3


Total

40.8


Male

44.9


Female

Perry County, Tennessee Adults

There are 6,116 adults, (1,586 of which are seniors) in Perry County, Tennessee.

Perry County, Tennessee Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

3,903

49.46%

Male

3,988

50.54%

Perry County, Tennessee Households and Families

Perry County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
Male87.8%12.2%
All82%18%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Female53.8%46.2%

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2092.4182
Married1,7263.0490.9
Non Family9691.1374.5
Female3252.9153.8
Male1892.4687.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade4999.00%
9th to 12th Grade87415.76%
High School Graduate2,29141.32%
Some College1,07219.33%
Associates Degree2644.76%
Bachelors Degree3947.11%
Graduate Degree1512.72%

Perry County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2283,938479
Black167117
Hispanic715850
Multiple Races6343
Native American12124
Asian121212

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$23,670$30,369$17,988
Less Than High School$19,219$27,554$11,750
High School Grad$20,750$31,807$14,116
Some College$26,045$28,750$25,233
Bachelors Degree$40,000$51,346$30,278
Graduate Degree$46,103$$46,250

$23,670

Average Earnings

$30,369

Average Male

$17,988

Average Female

Perry County, Tennessee Language

Perry County, Tennessee Language by Age

Perry County, Tennessee Language

96.41% of Perry County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Perry County, Tennessee Poverty

Perry County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2301,94826.94%
Black20511254.63%
Hispanic1709354.71%
Multiple1377151.82%
Native29827.59%

28.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.12%

Male Poverty Rate

32.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Tennessee is Hispanic, with 54.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Tennessee is White, with 26.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.49%.

Perry County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.15%
Bachelors or Greater19.27%
High School19.24%
Some College15.21%

Perry County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.48%
Male Unemployed26.92%
Female Employed16.58%
Male Employed10.05%

Perry County, Tennessee Income

Perry County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,274$46,265
Families$39,816$54,586
Married Families$44,526$
Non Families$18,393$24,468

Perry County, Tennessee Marital Status

Perry County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

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

Perry County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans by War

664

Number of Veterans

620

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam323
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War94
Korea44
World War II11

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74216
55 to 64187
75+120
35 to 5490
18 to 3451

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White65511.23%
Hispanic57.04%
2 or More57.14%
Indian433.33%

Perry County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

19.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Tennessee Employment Status

Perry County, Tennessee Employment by Age

47.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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