Perry, Florida Population 2022

6,852
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Perry is a city located in Taylor County Florida. Perry has a 2020 population of 6,852. It is also the county seat of Taylor County. Perry is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -2.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,010 in 2010.

The average household income in Perry is $46,584 with a poverty rate of 31.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $723 per month, and the median house value is $90,800. The median age in Perry is 40.2 years, 28 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Perry Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Perrywas:

  • White: 59.28%
  • Black or African American: 35.01%
  • Other race: 2.87%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Perry, Florida is 6,852 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,852.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,010.

Perry, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,08859.28%
Black or African American2,41435.01%
Some Other Race1982.87%
Asian931.35%
Two or More Races640.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.57%
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Perry Population by Race

Perry Population Pyramid $2022

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Perry Median Age

40.2


Total

28


Male

42.4


Female

Perry Adults

There are 4,869 adults, (1,505 of whom are seniors) in Perry.

Perry Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry Sex Ratio

Female

3,879

56.25%

Male

3,017

43.75%

Perry Population by Age

Perry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44.5%55.5%
All65.3%34.7%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Married80%20%
Male100%0%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5722.5865.3
Married1,0183.1780
Female7973.0944.5
Non Family7161.1765.5
Male413100

2.98

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Perry Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2525.65%
9th to 12th Grade68415.34%
High School Graduate1,61636.23%
Some College86819.46%
Associates Degree3598.05%
Bachelors Degree45010.09%
Graduate Degree2315.18%
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Perry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6412,090449
Black1,3871,060117
Hispanic30926397
Other Race11073
Asian939357
Native American3927
2+ Races181818

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,492$38,165$26,571
Less Than 9th Grade$$$19,399
High School Graduate$26,756$32,273$25,496
Some College$38,654$39,551$36,100
Bachelors Degree$33,472$72,692$26,504
Graduate Degree$41,603$65,813$

$30,492

Average Earnings

$38,165

Average Male

$26,571

Average Female

Perry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry Language by Age

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Perry Language

92.23% of Perry residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.47% of the population.

Perry Language

Perry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,50296427.53%
Black2,35287837.33%
Hispanic50013026.00%
Other103NaN%
Native3939100.00%

31.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.98%

Male Poverty Rate

30.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry is Hispanic, with 26.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.51%.

Perry Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.01%
High School29.44%
Some College16.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%

Perry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed94.74%
Male Unemployed72.22%
Male Employed15.59%
Female Employed9.86%

Perry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,806$46,584
Families$44,427$53,792
Married Families$55,864-
Non Families$19,901$26,161
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Income by Household Type

Perry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry Married by Age and Sex

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Perry Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Perry Marital Status by Race

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Perry Marital Status

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334

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam156
Korea40
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War32
World War II28

Perry Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74129
75+83
35 to 5470
55 to 6446
18 to 346

Perry Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2929.42%
Black362.40%
Hispanic309.49%
2+ Races624.00%

Perry Veterans by Race

Perry Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Perry Employment by Age

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Perry Employment by Race

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Perry Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.75%

Born in Perry

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Perry residents were born in the United States, with 69.75% having been born in Florida. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Perry Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,852-9-0.13%
20216,861-9-0.13%
20206,870-9-0.13%
20196,879-9-0.13%
20186,888-13-0.19%
20176,901-3-0.04%
20166,904-7-0.10%
20156,911-43-0.62%
20146,954-39-0.56%
20136,993240.34%
20126,969-91-1.29%
20117,060500.71%
20107,0101630.24%
20006,847-304-0.43%
19907,151-1,103-1.42%
19808,2545530.70%
19707,701-329-0.42%
19608,0305,23311.12%
19502,7971290.47%
19402,668-76-0.28%
19302,7440.00%

Perry Population by Year