Perry County, Indiana Population 2021

Perry County, Indiana's estimated population is 19,353 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Indiana is the 76th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 19,409 and has seen a growth of -0.29% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202119,353920.48%
202019,261920.48%
201919,169920.48%
201819,077990.52%
201718,9780.00%
201618,978-332-1.72%
201519,310-24-0.12%
201419,334-83-0.43%
201319,417460.24%
201219,371-52-0.27%
201119,423140.07%
201019,4093021.58%
199019,107-239-1.24%
198019,3462711.42%
197019,0751,84310.70%
196017,232-135-0.78%
195017,367-403-2.27%
194017,7701,1456.89%
193016,625-67-0.40%
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%
186011,8474,57963.00%
18507,2682,61356.13%
18404,6551,28638.17%
18303,3691,03944.59%
18202,3300.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.48%
County Website
State
Founded
November 1, 1814
County Seat
2010 Population
19,409
Growth Since 2010
-0.29%
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Perry County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,09194.71%
Black or African American5773.02%
Two or More Races2261.18%
Asian970.51%
Some Other Race700.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.21%
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Perry County, Indiana Population by Race

Perry County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Perry County, Indiana Median Age

42


Total

39.9


Male

44.1


Female

Perry County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,019 adults, (3,468 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Indiana.

Perry County, Indiana Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,911

46.65%

Male

10,191

53.35%

Perry County, Indiana Population by Age

Perry County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perry County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.5%9.5%
Married90.1%9.9%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family62%38%
Female60.3%39.7%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6152.2977.7
Married3,9832.9190.1
Non Family2,6501.1662
Female6572.9460.3
Male3252.6690.5

2.8

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Perry County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3252.39%
9th to 12th Grade9967.32%
High School Graduate6,09044.73%
Some College2,62219.26%
Associates Degree1,38810.19%
Bachelors Degree1,2138.91%
Graduate Degree9817.21%
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Perry County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,83711,6192,134
Black42334116
Hispanic14213720
2+ Races113978
Asian575716
Other Race545420
Native American4141

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 37.04%.

Perry County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,860$48,002$26,509
Less Than 9th Grade$26,367$33,850$18,750
High School Graduate$30,107$41,099$21,088
Some College$38,814$52,888$30,142
Bachelors Degree$44,615$59,276$31,991
Graduate Degree$63,173$74,792$39,904

$35,860

Average Earnings

$48,002

Average Male

$26,509

Average Female

Perry County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry County, Indiana Language by Age

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Perry County, Indiana Language

99.29% of Perry County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 0.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Perry County, Indiana Language

Perry County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,6681,92411.54%
Multiple1878645.99%
Black1852714.59%
Native412151.22%
Hispanic195157.69%
Other65913.85%

11.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.72%

Male Poverty Rate

14.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Indiana is Native, with 51.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.78%.

Perry County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.27%
Some College8.80%
High School8.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%

Perry County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.92%
Male Unemployed16.55%
Female Employed9.32%
Male Employed4.35%

Perry County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,348$64,159
Families$66,747$76,861
Married Families$75,067-
Non Families$29,303$35,825
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Income by Household Type

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Perry County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,408

Number of Veterans

1,318

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam531
First Gulf War249
Second Gulf War226
Korea108
World War II40

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74349
55 to 64346
75+294
35 to 54278
18 to 34141

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3939.75%
2+ Races1512.40%
Hispanic117.48%

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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6.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Perry County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Perry County, Indiana 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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75.51%

Born in Perry County, Indiana

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Perry County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 75.51% having been born in Indiana. 0.52% 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

  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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