Perry, South Carolina Population 2020

249

Perry is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 249, it is the 227th largest city in South Carolina and the 15976th largest city in the United States. Perry is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 6.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 233 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Perry has a population density of 214 people per square mile.

The average household income in Perry is $31,646 with a poverty rate of 49.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $575 per month, and the median house value is $90,000. The median age in Perry is 33.2 years, 41.3 years for males, and 27 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.4 males.

Perry Demographics

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

  • White: 57.36%
  • Black or African American: 35.03%
  • Two or more races: 6.60%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Perry, South Carolina is 249, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 247.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 233.

Perry, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11357.36%
Black or African American6935.03%
Two or More Races136.60%
Some Other Race21.02%

Perry Population Pyramid 2020

Perry Median Age

33.2


Total

41.3


Male

27


Female

Perry Adults

There are 122 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Perry.

Perry Age Dependency

109.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

79.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry Sex Ratio

Female

108

54.82%

Male

89

45.18%

Perry Households and Families

Perry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married100%0%
All70.9%29.1%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female61.8%38.2%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All792.4970.9
Female343.3561.8
Non Family281.1464.3
Married153.13100
Male22100

3.02

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

12.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade76.36%
9th to 12th Grade1412.73%
High School Graduate5852.73%
Some College2018.18%
Associates Degree10.91%
Bachelors Degree87.27%
Graduate Degree21.82%

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White64589
Black31161
Multiple Races1313
Hispanic22
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 14.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,125$32,813$21,250
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,188$22,188$
Some College$$53,929$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,125

Average Earnings

$32,813

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Perry Language

Perry Language by Age

Perry Language

98.90% of Perry residents speak only English, while 1.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Perry Poverty

Perry Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black695478.26%
White1132925.66%
Multiple1313100.00%
Hispanic22100.00%
Other22100.00%

49.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.33%

Male Poverty Rate

58.33%

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 25.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 65.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School71.43%
High School48.28%
Some College33.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed33.33%
Male Employed20.00%

Perry Income

Perry Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$14,911$31,646
Families-$37,582
Married Families$105,208-
Non Families$13,750$18,557

Perry Marital Status

Perry Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

15.8%

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 35-44.

Perry Marital Status by Race

Perry Veterans

12

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
Vietnam1
First Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

$Perry Veterans by Education

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry Employment Status

53%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

21.4%

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

73.60%

Born in South Carolina

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.98% of Perry residents were born in the United States, with 73.60% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024910.40%
201924810.40%
201824720.82%
201724510.41%
201624420.83%
201524231.26%
201423910.42%
201323810.42%
201223720.85%
201123520.86%
20102330.00%