Perry County, Mississippi Population 2022

Perry County, Mississippi's estimated population is 12,138 with a growth rate of 0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Mississippi is the 66th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 12,234 and has seen a growth of -0.78% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18202,0370.00%
18302,30026312.91%
18401,889-411-17.87%
18502,43854929.06%
18602,6061686.89%
18702,694883.38%
18803,42773327.21%
18906,4943,06789.50%
190014,6828,188126.09%
19107,685-6,997-47.66%
19208,9871,30216.94%
19308,197-790-8.79%
19409,2921,09513.36%
19509,108-184-1.98%
19608,745-363-3.99%
19709,0653203.66%
19809,8647998.81%
199010,8651,00110.15%
201012,2341,36912.60%
201112,151-83-0.68%
201211,996-155-1.28%
201312,009130.11%
201412,053440.37%
201512,071180.15%
201612,056-15-0.12%
201712,014-42-0.35%
201811,918-96-0.80%
201911,973550.46%
202012,028550.46%
202112,083550.46%
202212,138550.46%
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Perry County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,48079.13%
Black or African American2,05717.17%
Asian1411.18%
Two or More Races3032.53%
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Perry County, Mississippi Population by Race

Perry County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Perry County, Mississippi Median Age

41.6


Total

41.6


Male

41.6


Female

Perry County, Mississippi Adults

There are 9,248 adults, (2,178 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Mississippi.

Perry County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

6,103

50.94%

Male

5,878

49.06%

Perry County, Mississippi Population by Age

Perry County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perry County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94%6%
Married87.3%12.7%
All80.9%19.1%
Non Family76.8%23.2%
Female68.8%31.2%

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perry County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5972.5880.9
Married2,2773.1187.3
Male844.7394
Female8073.3768.8
Non Family1,4291.1676.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Perry County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3634.46%
9th to 12th Grade86110.57%
High School Graduate3,59544.14%
Some College1,77421.78%
Associates Degree7228.86%
Bachelors Degree5246.43%
Graduate Degree3063.76%
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Perry County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,5975,591735
Black1,12993981
2+ Races22721914
Asian141141
Hispanic5636

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.14%.

Perry County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,080$49,189$19,758
Less Than 9th Grade$26,346$32,794$
High School Graduate$30,274$45,250$14,761
Some College$31,120$51,187$21,439
Bachelors Degree$51,042$53,462$
Graduate Degree$42,625$43,646$34,063

$31,080

Average Earnings

$49,189

Average Male

$19,758

Average Female

Perry County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Perry County, Mississippi Language

97.34% of Perry County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Perry County, Mississippi Language

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,02256027.70%
White9,2061,56216.97%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1879651.34%
Multiple30341.32%

18.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.72%

Male Poverty Rate

22.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Mississippi is Black, with 27.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.83%.

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.88%
High School11.87%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater10.49%

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.66%
Male Unemployed15.98%
Female Employed12.60%
Female Unemployed66.28%

Perry County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,173$59,729
Families$49,604$69,024
Married Families$61,586-
Non Families$26,023$35,718
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Income by Household Type

Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Perry County, Mississippi 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 55-64.

Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Perry County, Mississippi Marital Status

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696

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War154
First Gulf War234
Vietnam241
Korea77
World War II11

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54257
55 to 64119
65 to 74167
75+153

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6719.13%
Black241.68%
2+ Races10.35%

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Perry County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Perry County, Mississippi 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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81.82%

Born in Perry County, Mississippi

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Perry County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 81.82% having been born in Mississippi. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Perry County, Mississippi 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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