Perry County, Missouri Population 2022

Perry County, Missouri's estimated population is 18,952 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Missouri is the 57th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 18,971 and has seen a growth of -0.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18303,3490.00%
18405,7602,41171.99%
18507,2151,45525.26%
18609,1281,91326.51%
18709,8777498.21%
188011,8952,01820.43%
189013,2371,34211.28%
190015,1341,89714.33%
191014,898-236-1.56%
192014,434-464-3.11%
193013,707-727-5.04%
194015,3581,65112.04%
195014,890-468-3.05%
196014,642-248-1.67%
197014,393-249-1.70%
198016,7842,39116.61%
199016,648-136-0.81%
201018,9712,32313.95%
201118,969-2-0.01%
201218,967-2-0.01%
201318,965-2-0.01%
201418,963-2-0.01%
201518,961-2-0.01%
201618,959-2-0.01%
201718,957-2-0.01%
201818,955-2-0.01%
201918,953-2-0.01%
202018,95630.02%
202118,954-2-0.01%
202218,952-2-0.01%
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Perry County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,46196.02%
Black or African American810.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.33%
Asian1931.00%
Two or More Races4282.23%
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Perry County, Missouri Population by Race

Perry County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Perry County, Missouri Median Age

41.2


Total

40.5


Male

42.4


Female

Perry County, Missouri Adults

There are 14,719 adults, (3,558 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Missouri.

Perry County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

9,808

51.01%

Male

9,419

48.99%

Perry County, Missouri Population by Age

Perry County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perry County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All73.6%26.4%
Male62.9%37.1%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female34%66%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5772.4973.6
Married4,2863.1390.6
Male2452.762.9
Female5063.134
Non Family2,5401.2753.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Perry County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7315.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,0367.85%
High School Graduate5,52541.85%
Some College2,32917.64%
Associates Degree1,0578.01%
Bachelors Degree1,77813.47%
Graduate Degree7465.65%
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Perry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races1418437
White12,70511,0342,456
Asian14712925
Hispanic18511829
Native American5050
Black6443

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 2+ races people with a rate of 26.24%.

Perry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,041$42,330$31,167
Less Than 9th Grade$30,061$31,014$13,750
High School Graduate$33,882$39,583$28,601
Some College$33,376$46,595$29,255
Bachelors Degree$44,458$68,098$35,865
Graduate Degree$47,891$70,750$43,355

$35,041

Average Earnings

$42,330

Average Male

$31,167

Average Female

Perry County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry County, Missouri Language by Age

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Perry County, Missouri Language

95.93% of Perry County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 4.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Perry County, Missouri Language

Perry County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black562137.50%
Multiple4285412.62%
White17,8991,6028.95%
Asian19363.11%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic431255.80%

9.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.38%

Male Poverty Rate

8.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Missouri is Black, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 5.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.14%.

Perry County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.09%
High School7.74%
Some College7.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%

Perry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.10%
Male Unemployed46.39%
Female Employed3.59%
Female Unemployed20.25%

Perry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,861$68,476
Families$71,563$80,240
Married Families$77,171-
Non Families$31,351$43,381
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Income by Household Type

Perry County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Perry County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Perry County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Perry County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,299

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War360
First Gulf War247
Vietnam413
Korea136
World War II6

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34191
35 to 54279
55 to 64182
65 to 74379
75+268

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2638.94%
Asian2819.05%
2+ Races83.57%

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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5.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Perry County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Perry County, Missouri 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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78.81%

Born in Perry County, Missouri

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.39% of Perry County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 78.81% having been born in Missouri. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Perry County, Missouri 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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