Perry, Georgia Population 2024

26,130

Perry is a city located in Houston County Georgia. Perry has a 2024 population of 26,130. It is also the county seat of Houston County.Perry is currently growing at a rate of 5.22% annually and its population has increased by 24.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,944 in 2020.

The average household income in Perry is $79,890 with a poverty rate of 13.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Perry is 36.5 years, 34.7 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Perry Demographics

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

  • White: 58.65%
  • Black or African American: 30.77%
  • Two or more races: 5.95%
  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Other race: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
26.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
976.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
24.76% (5,186)
The current population of Perry, Georgia is 26,130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,944.

Perry, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,48158.65%
Black or African American6,54830.77%
Two or more races1,2665.95%
Asian5332.5%
Other race3161.49%
Native American1350.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Perry Population by Race

Perry Population Pyramid 2024

Perry Median Age

36.5

Total

34.7

Male

37.9

Female

Perry Adults

There are 16,396 adults, (3,049 of whom are seniors) in Perry.

Perry Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry Sex Ratio

Female11,14452.37%
Male10,13547.63%

Perry Population by Age

Perry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,2472.4767.332.7
Married4,0713.277921
Non Family2,8391.0358.841.2
Female1,0713.1640.359.7
Male266389.810.2
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Perry Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Perry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.5%.

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,787

Average Earnings

$56,713

Average Male

$40,616

Average Female

Perry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Perry Language

92.17% of Perry residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Perry Language

Perry Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,1871,17418.98%
White11,5949358.06%
Hispanic1,44153437.06%
Multiple1,14749142.81%
Other3164112.97%
Asian533142.63%
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13.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.22%

Male Poverty Rate

14.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry is Multiple, with 42.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry is Asian, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.5%.

Perry Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.26%
High School16.78%
Some College9.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.31%
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Perry Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed43.42%
Female Employed11.01%
Female Unemployed8.77%
Male Employed4.28%
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Perry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Perry Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Perry Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,863

Number of Veterans

1,574

Male Veterans

289

Female Veterans

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Perry Veterans by War

count

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Perry Veterans by Age

count

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Perry Veterans by Race

Perry Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Perry Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Perry Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Perry Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.07%

Born in Perry

92.73%

Native Born

7.27%

Foreign Born

3.1%

Non Citizen

4.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.73% of Perry residents were born in the United States, with 57.07% having been born in Georgia. 3.1% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,6101,2964.14%
202831,3141,2964.32%
202730,0181,2964.51%
202628,7221,2964.73%
202527,4261,2964.96%
202426,1301,2965.22%
202324,8341,2965.51%
202223,5381,2965.83%
202122,2421,2986.2%
202020,9443,26418.46%
201917,6805683.32%
201817,1127254.42%
201716,3875343.37%
201615,8537224.77%
201515,1313292.22%
201414,8022021.38%
201314,6002151.49%
201214,3853492.49%
201114,0364193.08%
201013,6174,01541.81%
20009,6021501.59%
19909,452-1-0.01%
19809,4531,68221.64%
19707,7711,73928.83%
19606,0322,18356.72%
19503,849
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Perry Population by Year