Perry County, Alabama Population 2021

Perry County, Alabama's estimated population is 8,629 with a growth rate of -1.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Alabama is the 66th largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 10,563 and has seen a growth of -18.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,629-147-1.68%
20208,776-147-1.65%
20198,923-147-1.62%
20189,070-232-2.49%
20179,302-230-2.41%
20169,532-108-1.12%
20159,640-161-1.64%
20149,801-198-1.98%
20139,999-164-1.61%
201210,163-287-2.75%
201110,450-113-1.07%
201010,563-2,196-17.21%
199012,759-2,253-15.01%
198015,012-376-2.44%
197015,388-1,970-11.35%
196017,358-3,081-15.07%
195020,439-6,171-23.19%
194026,6102250.85%
193026,3851,0123.99%
192025,373-5,849-18.73%
191031,222-561-1.77%
190031,7832,4518.36%
189029,332-1,409-4.58%
188030,7415,76623.09%
187024,975-2,749-9.92%
186027,7245,43924.41%
185022,2853,19916.76%
184019,0867,59666.11%
183011,4900.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.68% (-147)
County Website
State
Founded
December 13, 1819
County Seat
2010 Population
10,563
Growth Since 2010
-18.31% (-1,934)
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Perry County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,49169.85%
White2,73729.45%
Some Other Race540.58%
Asian80.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.03%
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Perry County, Alabama Population by Race

Perry County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Perry County, Alabama Median Age

36.9


Total

35.5


Male

38.6


Female

Perry County, Alabama Adults

There are 7,286 adults, (1,772 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Alabama.

Perry County, Alabama Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

5,030

54.13%

Male

4,263

45.87%

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
Non Family65.9%34.1%
All71.9%28.1%
Married74.6%25.4%
Male79.4%20.6%
Female81.5%18.5%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0702.7671.9
Non Family1,5941.0565.9
Female6876.0681.5
Married6533.0874.6
Male1364.6379.4

4.52

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Perry County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5118.69%
9th to 12th Grade4998.48%
High School Graduate2,17236.92%
Some College1,17119.90%
Associates Degree1903.23%
Bachelors Degree75712.87%
Graduate Degree5839.91%
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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
Black4,0503,369774
White1,7901,498562
Other Race4044
Hispanic36
Native American32

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.40%.

Perry County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,176$39,946$20,519
Less Than 9th Grade$12,674$14,861$11,307
High School Graduate$23,118$41,800$18,582
Some College$25,977$47,576$13,646
Bachelors Degree$19,524$$19,430
Graduate Degree$39,668$$39,501

$25,176

Average Earnings

$39,946

Average Male

$20,519

Average Female

Perry County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry County, Alabama Language by Age

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Perry County, Alabama Language

98.73% of Perry County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Perry County, Alabama Language

Perry County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,2472,14334.30%
White2,18146921.50%
Hispanic865058.14%

30.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.01%

Male Poverty Rate

30.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 58.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Alabama is White, with 21.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.19%.

Perry County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.67%
High School32.75%
Some College25.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.32%

Perry County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed85.06%
Female Employed11.76%
Male Unemployed7.37%
Male Employed1.72%

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$23,447$35,819
Families$35,469$52,368
Married Families$67,784-
Non Families$16,667$19,633
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Income by Household Type

Perry County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

20.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.8%

Male Marriage Rate

19.0%

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 45-54, 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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405

Number of Veterans

371

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam197
Second Gulf War110
First Gulf War29
Korea10
World War II

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64167
75+80
35 to 5477
65 to 7464
18 to 3417

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2104.35%
White1958.19%

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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17.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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37.9%

Labor Force Participation

34%

Employment Rate

10.1%

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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80.67%

Born in Perry County, Alabama

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.86% of Perry County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 80.67% having been born in Alabama. 0.46% 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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