Perry County, Missouri Population 2021

Perry County, Missouri's estimated population is 18,860 with a growth rate of -0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Missouri is the 58th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 18,938 and has seen a growth of -0.41% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,860-138-0.73%
202018,998-138-0.72%
201919,136-138-0.72%
201819,274120.06%
201719,262460.24%
201619,2161480.78%
201519,068-50-0.26%
201419,118650.34%
201319,053520.27%
201219,001-7-0.04%
201119,008700.37%
201018,9382,29013.76%
199016,648-136-0.81%
198016,7842,39116.61%
197014,393-249-1.70%
196014,642-248-1.67%
195014,890-468-3.05%
194015,3581,65112.04%
193013,707-727-5.04%
192014,434-464-3.11%
191014,898-236-1.56%
190015,1341,89714.33%
189013,2371,34211.28%
188011,8952,01820.43%
18709,8777498.21%
18609,1281,91326.51%
18507,2151,45525.26%
18405,7602,41171.99%
18303,3490.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.73% (-138)
County Website
Founded
November 16, 1820
County Seat
2010 Population
18,938
Growth Since 2010
-0.41% (-78)
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Perry County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,63297.09%
Asian2301.20%
Two or More Races1210.63%
Black or African American1080.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native1000.52%
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Perry County, Missouri Population by Race

Perry County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Perry County, Missouri Median Age

40.7


Total

39.9


Male

41.9


Female

Perry County, Missouri Adults

There are 14,641 adults, (3,486 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Missouri.

Perry County, Missouri Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

9,692

50.50%

Male

9,499

49.50%

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
Female37%63%
Non Family54%46%
Male55.4%44.6%
All75%25%
Married92.5%7.5%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5762.4975
Married4,4193.0292.5
Non Family2,2491.2554
Female6683.137
Male2402.555.4

2.94

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 Grade5824.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,0387.89%
High School Graduate5,70243.32%
Some College2,51019.07%
Associates Degree1,0047.63%
Bachelors Degree1,59112.09%
Graduate Degree7375.60%
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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
White12,66711,1412,264
Hispanic22017024
Asian13711426
Native American8383
Black8036
2+ Races393933

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 84.62%.

Perry County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,600$42,728$30,182
Less Than 9th Grade$27,212$31,350$23,500
High School Graduate$32,773$40,048$26,744
Some College$34,564$44,359$29,252
Bachelors Degree$39,219$53,359$31,558
Graduate Degree$51,250$76,023$50,147

$34,600

Average Earnings

$42,728

Average Male

$30,182

Average Female

Perry County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry County, Missouri Language by Age

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Perry County, Missouri Language

96.81% of Perry County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Perry County, Missouri Language

Perry County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9341,2827.15%
Multiple1214738.84%
Hispanic439296.61%
Native1002828.00%
Black7779.09%
Asian23052.17%

7.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.08%

Male Poverty Rate

7.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Missouri is Multiple, with 38.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Missouri is Asian, with 2.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.99%.

Perry County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.92%
High School6.29%
Some College5.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%

Perry County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.49%
Male Unemployed19.70%
Male Employed3.43%
Female Employed2.18%

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$55,863$66,451
Families$67,146$77,260
Married Families$75,026-
Non Families$29,237$38,076
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Income by Household Type

Perry County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

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 45-54.

Perry County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Perry County, Missouri Marital Status

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1,176

Number of Veterans

1,121

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam436
Second Gulf War257
First Gulf War185
Korea137
World War II5

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74358
75+291
35 to 54236
55 to 64168
18 to 34123

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1347.98%
Asian2216.06%
Hispanic208.47%
Native American2020.00%

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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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78.38%

Born in Perry County, Missouri

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Perry County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 78.38% having been born in Missouri. 0.68% 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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