Perry County, Indiana Population 2020

Perry County, Indiana's estimated population is 18,988 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Indiana is the 75th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201819,1021140.60%
201718,988110.06%
201618,977-330-1.71%
201519,307-25-0.13%
201419,332-85-0.44%
201319,417470.24%
201219,370-51-0.26%
201119,421110.06%
201019,4103031.59%
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%

How Many People Live in Perry County, Indiana?

18,988

Perry County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,13194.72%
Black or African American5773.01%
Two or More Races2601.36%
Asian950.50%
Some Other Race440.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.18%

Perry County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Perry County, Indiana Median Age

42.2


Total

40


Male

44.1


Female

Perry County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,021 adults, (3,411 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Indiana.

Perry County, Indiana Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,919

46.60%

Male

10,222

53.40%

Perry County, Indiana Households and Families

Perry County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
Male87.3%12.7%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female56.2%43.8%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4652.3477.4
Married3,8682.990.1
Non Family2,5371.1763.2
Female7533.1456.2
Male3073.0587.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4012.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,0337.61%
High School Graduate6,38847.03%
Some College2,38517.56%
Associates Degree1,3479.92%
Bachelors Degree1,1338.34%
Graduate Degree8956.59%

Perry County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,87211,5351,989
Black40931820
Multiple Races1261267
Hispanic9488
Asian454512
Native American3434
Other Race2929

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 asian people with a rate of 26.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,222$44,758$26,233
Less Than High School$23,333$28,438$17,969
High School Grad$29,506$37,054$20,740
Some College$37,556$54,976$30,195
Bachelors Degree$45,370$60,054$31,000
Graduate Degree$51,417$71,083$43,375

$34,222

Average Earnings

$44,758

Average Male

$26,233

Average Female

Perry County, Indiana Language

Perry County, Indiana Language by Age

Perry County, Indiana Language

99.38% of Perry County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.24% of the population.

Perry County, Indiana Poverty

Perry County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,6352,29413.79%
Multiple22511952.89%
Hispanic1964522.96%
Black203136.40%
Other38821.05%

14.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.18%

Male Poverty Rate

16.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Indiana is Multiple, with 52.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Indiana is Black, with 6.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.17%
High School9.73%
Some College9.35%
Bachelors or Greater6.90%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.47%
Male Unemployed29.58%
Female Employed11.88%
Male Employed4.50%

Perry County, Indiana Income

Perry County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,064$62,122
Families$62,960$73,513
Married Families$73,765-
Non Families$28,902$35,310

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Perry County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Indiana Veterans

1,473

Number of Veterans

1,393

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam545
Second Gulf War272
First Gulf War259
Korea128
World War II50

$Perry County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Indiana Employment Status

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Indiana 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

76.45%

Born in Indiana

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.99% of Perry County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 76.45% having been born in Indiana. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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