Perry, South Carolina Population 2020

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Perry is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 252, it is the 225th largest city in South Carolina and the 15941st largest city in the United States. Perry is currently growing at a rate of 1.61% annually and its population has increased by 8.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 233 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Perry has a population density of 217 people per square mile.

The average household income in Perry is $41,238 with a poverty rate of 30.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $596 per month, and the median house value is $100,000. The median age in Perry is 33.5 years, 32 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.8 males.

Perry Demographics

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

  • White: 57.08%
  • Black or African American: 41.04%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Perry, South Carolina is 252, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 244.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 233.

Perry, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12157.08%
Black or African American8741.04%
Two or More Races20.94%
Some Other Race20.94%
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Perry Population by Race

Perry Population Pyramid 2020

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Perry Median Age

33.5


Total

32


Male

33.6


Female

Perry Adults

There are 127 adults, (21 of whom are seniors) in Perry.

Perry Age Dependency

100

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

80.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry Sex Ratio

Female

104

49.06%

Male

108

50.94%

Perry Population by Age

Perry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All54.5%45.5%
Female45%55%
Non Family34.8%65.2%
Male20%80%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All772.7554.5
Married293.1482.8
Non Family231.1734.8
Female203.8545
Male53.420

3.31

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Perry Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade118.94%
9th to 12th Grade129.76%
High School Graduate4839.02%
Some College2923.58%
Associates Degree21.63%
Bachelors Degree1512.20%
Graduate Degree64.88%
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Perry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White757017
Black44264
Hispanic22
Multiple Races22
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.67%.

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,722$$24,444
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,375$21,667$
Some College$$53,929$23,393
Bachelors Degree$30,417$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,722

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$24,444

Average Female

Perry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry Language by Age

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Perry Language

98.91% of Perry residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Perry Language

Perry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black873236.78%
White1212923.97%
Hispanic22100.00%
Multiple22100.00%
Other22100.00%

30.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.56%

Male Poverty Rate

30.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry is White, with 23.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.75%.

Perry Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School56.52%
High School31.25%
Some College12.90%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%

Perry Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed16.67%
Male Employed0.00%

Perry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,594$41,238
Families$28,750$48,211
Married Families$67,083-
Non Families-$20,517
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Income by Household Type

Perry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

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 45-54, 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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13

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
Vietnam1
First Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

Perry Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 644
18 to 344
75+2
65 to 742
35 to 541

Perry Veterans by Age

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Perry Veterans by Race

Perry Veterans by Education

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30.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

11.4%

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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78.30%

Born in South Carolina

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Perry residents were born in the United States, with 78.30% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% 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
202025241.61%
201924841.64%
20182440.00%
201724410.41%
201624320.83%
201524131.26%
201423810.42%
201323710.42%
201223620.85%
201123420.86%
20102320.00%

Perry Population by Year