Perry County, Alabama Population 2022

Perry County, Alabama's estimated population is 8,482 with a growth rate of -1.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Alabama is the 66th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 10,563 and has seen a growth of -19.70% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
183011,4900.00%
184019,0867,59666.11%
185022,2853,19916.76%
186027,7245,43924.41%
187024,975-2,749-9.92%
188030,7415,76623.09%
189029,332-1,409-4.58%
190031,7832,4518.36%
191031,222-561-1.77%
192025,373-5,849-18.73%
193026,3851,0123.99%
194026,6102250.85%
195020,439-6,171-23.19%
196017,358-3,081-15.07%
197015,388-1,970-11.35%
198015,012-376-2.44%
199012,759-2,253-15.01%
201010,563-2,196-17.21%
201110,450-113-1.07%
201210,163-287-2.75%
20139,999-164-1.61%
20149,801-198-1.98%
20159,640-161-1.64%
20169,532-108-1.12%
20179,302-230-2.41%
20189,070-232-2.49%
20198,923-147-1.62%
20208,776-147-1.65%
20218,629-147-1.68%
20228,482-147-1.70%
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Perry County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,69629.61%
Black or African American6,29069.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.03%
Asian80.09%
Some Other Race1031.13%
Two or More Races40.04%
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Perry County, Alabama Population by Race

Perry County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Perry County, Alabama Median Age

38.5


Total

36.8


Male

38.8


Female

Perry County, Alabama Adults

There are 7,175 adults, (1,777 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Alabama.

Perry County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

4,760

52.28%

Male

4,344

47.72%

Perry County, Alabama Population by Age

Perry County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perry County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female91.8%8.2%
Male91.5%8.5%
Married83.5%16.5%
All78.3%21.7%
Non Family69.4%30.6%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1402.6478.3
Married7163.5983.5
Male943.7991.5
Female6995.3391.8
Non Family1,6311.0169.4

4.36

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Perry County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4347.58%
9th to 12th Grade80514.07%
High School Graduate2,06536.08%
Some College1,15720.22%
Associates Degree2424.23%
Bachelors Degree66111.55%
Graduate Degree3596.27%
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Perry County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8611,515473
Black3,7582,956539
Other Race9788
2+ Races44
Native American31
Hispanic89

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 white people with a rate of 25.42%.

Perry County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,578$32,008$22,529
Less Than 9th Grade$13,076$14,213$11,185
High School Graduate$19,721$31,818$2,500
Some College$26,094$90,921$23,556
Bachelors Degree$31,291$67,708$30,522
Graduate Degree$50,339$$50,156

$24,578

Average Earnings

$32,008

Average Male

$22,529

Average Female

Perry County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry County, Alabama Language by Age

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Perry County, Alabama Language

96.99% of Perry County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.65% of the population.

Perry County, Alabama Language

Perry County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple44100.00%
Hispanic1617244.72%
Black6,0592,60843.04%
White2,13637917.74%
OtherNaN%

36.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.35%

Male Poverty Rate

42.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Alabama

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.21%.

Perry County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.95%
High School31.46%
Some College25.58%
Bachelors or Greater7.73%

Perry County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.63%
Male Unemployed46.53%
Female Employed20.57%
Female Unemployed97.83%

Perry County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,875$35,146
Families$33,438$48,379
Married Families$70,066-
Non Families$18,481$21,869
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Income by Household Type

Perry County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.4%

Male Marriage Rate

23.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Perry County, Alabama 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 35-44.

Perry County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Perry County, Alabama Marital Status

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263

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War80
First Gulf War
Vietnam94
Korea11
World War II

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 54
55 to 64111
65 to 7440
75+95

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1908.07%
Black731.55%

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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3.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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36.3%

Labor Force Participation

32.1%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Perry County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Perry County, Alabama 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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84.98%

Born in Perry County, Alabama

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.95% of Perry County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 84.98% having been born in Alabama. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Perry County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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