Perry County, Indiana Population 2024

18,915

Perry County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 18,915 with a growth rate of -0.7% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Indiana is the 75th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 19,411 and has seen a growth of -2.56% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,245-134-0.73%
202818,379-134-0.72%
202718,513-134-0.72%
202618,647-134-0.71%
202518,781-134-0.71%
202418,915-134-0.7%
202319,049-134-0.7%
202219,183-134-0.69%
202119,3171660.87%
202019,151-33-0.17%
201919,184840.44%
201819,100900.47%
201719,01020.01%
201619,008-315-1.63%
201519,323-20-0.1%
201419,343-81-0.42%
201319,424480.25%
201219,376-53-0.27%
201119,429180.09%
201019,411
199019,107-239-1.24%
198019,3462711.42%
197019,0751,84310.7%
196017,232-135-0.78%
195017,367-403-2.27%
194017,7701,1456.89%
193016,625-67-0.4%
192016,692-1,386-7.67%
191018,078-700-3.73%
190018,7785382.95%
189018,2401,2437.31%
188016,9972,19614.84%
187014,8012,95424.93%
186011,8474,57963%
18507,2682,61356.13%
18404,6551,28638.17%
18303,3691,03944.59%
18202,330-15,915-87.23%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.7% (-134)
County Website
Perry County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
19,411
Area
382 mi²
Density
50 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.56% (-496)
Founded
November 1, 1814

Perry County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,91093.35%
Black or African American6103.18%
Two or more races4462.32%
Asian1350.7%
Other race440.23%
Native American410.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Perry County, Indiana Population by Race

Perry County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Perry County, Indiana Median Age

41.1

Total

39

Male

43.8

Female

Perry County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,143 adults, (3,579 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Indiana.

Perry County, Indiana Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female8,76745.69%
Male10,41954.31%

Perry County, Indiana Population by Age

Perry County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,5862.3475.224.8
Married3,6293.1792.47.6
Non Family3,0191.256.843.2
Female4773.0762.937.1
Male4612.5172.527.5
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Perry County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Perry County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.62%.

Perry County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,986

Average Earnings

$52,488

Average Male

$33,391

Average Female

Perry County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Perry County, Indiana Language

98.6% of Perry County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Perry County, Indiana Language

Perry County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,8181,85811.05%
Black28014351.07%
Multiple3589626.82%
Hispanic2598231.66%
Native413482.93%
Other441227.27%
showing: 6 rows

12.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Indiana is Native, with 82.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Indiana is White, with 11.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.28%.

Perry County, Indiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College14.81%
Less Than 9th Grade13.8%
Bachelors or Greater12.41%
High School8.47%
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Perry County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed49.82%
Female Unemployed22.83%
Female Employed11.91%
Male Employed4.63%
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Perry County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Perry County, Indiana 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, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,397

Number of Veterans

1,240

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

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Perry County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Perry County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Perry County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.54%

Born in Perry County, Indiana

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Perry County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 73.54% having been born in Indiana. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Perry County, Indiana Place of Birth

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