Perry, Florida Population 2020

6,942
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Perry is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 6,942, it is the 201st largest city in Florida and the 3964th largest city in the United States. Perry is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually but its population has decreased by -1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,017 in 2010. Perry reached it's highest population of 8,254 in 1980. Spanning over 9 miles, Perry has a population density of 736 people per square mile.

The average household income in Perry is $46,168 with a poverty rate of 32.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $658 per month, and the median house value is $84,600. The median age in Perry is 37.9 years, 30.2 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.4 males.

Perry Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Perry was:

  • White: 56.19%
  • Black or African American: 40.91%
  • Other race: 1.92%
  • Two or more races: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Perry, Florida is 6,942, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,928.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,017.

Perry, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,89156.19%
Black or African American2,83340.91%
Some Other Race1331.92%
Two or More Races360.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.46%
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Perry Population Pyramid 2020

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Perry Median Age

37.9


Total

30.2


Male

40.8


Female

Perry Adults

There are 5,022 adults, (1,325 of whom are seniors) in Perry.

Perry Age Dependency

87.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry Sex Ratio

Female

3,861

55.75%

Male

3,064

44.25%

Perry Households and Families

Perry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married84.2%15.8%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
Female61.7%38.3%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5212.6472.6
Married1,0383.1484.2
Non Family7981.2565.4
Female6553.5461.7
Male302.9100

3.13

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Perry Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2375.42%
9th to 12th Grade79518.17%
High School Graduate1,54935.41%
Some College80718.45%
Associates Degree4279.76%
Bachelors Degree3698.43%
Graduate Degree1914.37%
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Perry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5411,999443
Black1,5871,15599
Hispanic134888
Other Race9668
Native American3220
Multiple Races202010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,286$32,656$21,306
Less Than High School$$4,142$
High School Grad$25,438$26,399$21,515
Some College$30,579$43,667$22,083
Bachelors Degree$47,188$73,679$37,697
Graduate Degree$45,197$85,250$41,272

$29,286

Average Earnings

$32,656

Average Male

$21,306

Average Female

Perry Language

Perry Language by Age

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Perry Language

95.28% of Perry residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Perry Poverty

Perry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,7641,00736.43%
White3,52697127.54%
Hispanic1725833.72%
Other1264636.51%
Native3232100.00%
Multiple361027.78%

32.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.13%

Male Poverty Rate

33.00%

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 White, with 27.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.01%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.62%
High School29.18%
Some College16.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed69.80%
Female Employed14.87%
Male Employed14.00%

Perry Income

Perry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,033$46,168
Families$36,068$53,030
Married Families$53,824-
Non Families$19,081$29,070
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Perry Marital Status

Perry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

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 35-44.

Perry Marital Status by Race

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Perry Veterans

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275

Number of Veterans

267

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam118
Korea37
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War29
World War II26
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Age Group Veterans
75+93
65 to 7472
35 to 5464
55 to 6446
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2257.62%
Black402.09%
Hispanic1611.27%
2 or More1035.71%

Perry Veterans by Education

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4.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry Employment Status

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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70.76%

Born in Florida

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Perry residents were born in the United States, with 70.76% having been born in Florida. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,94270.10%
20196,93570.10%
20186,92830.04%
20176,92570.10%
20166,9180.00%
20156,918-37-0.53%
20146,955-39-0.56%
20136,994230.33%
20126,971-88-1.25%
20117,059510.73%
20107,0081610.23%
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%