Perry, Georgia Population 2020

18,433

Perry is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 18,433, it is the 55th largest city in Georgia and the 1970th largest city in the United States. Perry is currently growing at a rate of 2.95% annually and its population has increased by 33.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,839 in 2010. Spanning over 27 miles, Perry has a population density of 689 people per square mile.

The average household income in Perry is $56,282 with a poverty rate of 18.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $840 per month, and the median house value is $145,900. The median age in Perry is 32.1 years, 30.1 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.2 males.

Perry Demographics

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

  • White: 58.24%
  • Black or African American: 37.91%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Perry, Georgia is 18,433, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,377.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,839.

Perry, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,33758.24%
Black or African American6,07737.91%
Two or More Races3622.26%
Asian2291.43%
Some Other Race260.16%

Perry Population Pyramid 2020

Perry Median Age

32.1


Total

30.1


Male

34.8


Female

Perry Adults

There are 11,720 adults, (2,078 of whom are seniors) in Perry.

Perry Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry Sex Ratio

Female

8,128

50.70%

Male

7,903

49.30%

Perry Households and Families

Perry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All53.4%46.6%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Male31%69%
Female28.8%71.2%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8342.653.4
Married2,4903.2972.9
Non Family1,8661.1746.6
Female1,1943.3328.8
Male2842.8831

3.22

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3753.77%
9th to 12th Grade6376.40%
High School Graduate2,86528.77%
Some College3,00230.14%
Associates Degree1,01910.23%
Bachelors Degree1,24012.45%
Graduate Degree8218.24%

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0185,4531,487
Black3,4423,054382
Hispanic240220102
Asian15314275
Multiple Races1067815
Other Race2615

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,866$38,796$24,725
Less Than High School$28,007$31,210$
High School Grad$22,655$24,542$21,077
Some College$33,673$42,183$25,915
Bachelors Degree$36,857$59,236$26,673
Graduate Degree$67,634$76,250$

$30,866

Average Earnings

$38,796

Average Male

$24,725

Average Female

Perry Language

Perry Language by Age

Perry Language

95.91% of Perry residents speak only English, while 4.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Perry Poverty

Perry Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,6901,86232.72%
White8,61095811.13%
Asian2243314.73%
Hispanic296113.72%
Other261142.31%
Multiple35971.95%

18.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.58%

Male Poverty Rate

21.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry is Other, with 42.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry is Multiple, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.89%
High School23.40%
Some College12.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.38%
Male Unemployed34.07%
Female Employed12.42%
Male Employed2.18%

Perry Income

Perry Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,421$56,282
Families$52,770$63,704
Married Families$67,542-
Non Families$25,287$38,106

Perry Marital Status

Perry Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry Married by Age and Sex

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 20-34.

Perry Marital Status by Race

Perry Veterans

1,225

Number of Veterans

1,058

Male Veterans

167

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War399
First Gulf War383
Vietnam250
World War II66
Korea36
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54530
55 to 64218
65 to 74199
75+160
18 to 34118
Name Veterans % of Total
White88412.41%
Black3117.57%
Hispanic9837.12%
2 or More158.93%
Other1557.69%

$Perry Veterans by Education

3.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

14.4%

Unemployment Rate

Perry Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.77%

Born in Georgia

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.78% of Perry residents were born in the United States, with 67.77% having been born in Georgia. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,4335282.95%
201917,9055283.04%
201817,3777374.43%
201716,6405283.28%
201616,1127404.81%
201515,3723222.14%
201415,0501961.32%
201314,8542151.47%
201214,6393442.41%
201114,2954183.01%
201013,8774,2753.75%
20009,6021500.16%
19909,452-1-0.00%
19809,4531,6821.98%
19707,7711,7392.57%
19606,0322,1834.60%
19503,8490.00%