Perry, Kansas Population 2021

928
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Perry is a city located in Jefferson County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 928, it is the 204th largest city in Kansas and the 10614th largest city in the United States . Perry is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually but its population has decreased by -0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 929 in 2010. Perry reached it's highest population of 928 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Perry has a population density of 1,239 people per square mile.

The average household income in Perry is $62,054 with a poverty rate of 15.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $707 per month, and the median house value is $122,300. The median age in Perry is 36 years, 38.1 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Perry Demographics

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

  • White: 96.94%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Black or African American: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Perry, Kansas is 928 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 901.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 929.

Perry, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92096.94%
Two or More Races171.79%
Black or African American121.26%
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Perry Population by Race

Perry Population Pyramid $2021

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Perry Median Age

36


Total

38.1


Male

32.6


Female

Perry Adults

There are 712 adults, (186 of whom are seniors) in Perry.

Perry Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry Sex Ratio

Female

522

55.01%

Male

427

44.99%

Perry Population by Age

Perry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
Female80%20%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family72.8%27.2%
Male41.7%58.3%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3942.4179.4
Married1893.1687.3
Non Family1581.4172.8
Female352.4980
Male123.5841.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Perry Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade121.98%
9th to 12th Grade396.43%
High School Graduate25141.35%
Some College21335.09%
Associates Degree243.95%
Bachelors Degree437.08%
Graduate Degree254.12%
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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
White56751951
Hispanic212117
2+ Races1111
Black85

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 80.95%.

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,045$45,750$25,313
Less Than 9th Grade$45,625$46,042$
High School Graduate$32,321$41,786$23,125
Some College$26,375$39,191$23,846
Bachelors Degree$75,500$$
Graduate Degree$56,250$$58,750

$37,045

Average Earnings

$45,750

Average Male

$25,313

Average Female

Perry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry Language by Age

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Perry Language

97.67% of Perry residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Perry Language

Perry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White89211813.23%
Multiple171482.35%
Black1212100.00%

15.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.09%

Male Poverty Rate

19.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry is White, with 13.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.48%.

Perry Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.65%
High School13.55%
Some College13.08%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Perry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed63.64%
Female Employed10.05%
Male Employed5.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Perry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,750$62,054
Families$69,444$69,643
Married Families$71,477-
Non Families$35,682$47,949
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Income by Household Type

Perry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Perry Marital Status by Race

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Perry Marital Status

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54

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War5
World War II
Korea

Perry Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7422
35 to 5417
55 to 648
18 to 344
75+3

Perry Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White547.79%
Hispanic419.05%

Perry Veterans by Race

Perry Veterans by Education

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20.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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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80.19%

Born in Perry

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Perry residents were born in the United States, with 80.19% having been born in Kansas. 1.37% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202192890.98%
202091990.99%
201991091.00%
2018901-4-0.44%
201790550.56%
2016900-1-0.11%
201590110.11%
201490010.11%
2013899-7-0.77%
2012906-8-0.88%
2011914-12-1.30%
20109260.00%

Perry Population by Year