Perry County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Perry County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 46,032 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Perry County, Pennsylvania is the 47th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201846,1391070.23%
201746,032930.20%
201645,939910.20%
201545,8481840.40%
201445,664110.02%
201345,653-158-0.34%
201245,811-113-0.25%
201145,924-4-0.01%
201045,9284,75611.55%
199041,1725,45415.27%
198035,7187,10324.82%
197028,6152,0337.65%
196026,5821,8007.26%
195024,7821,5696.76%
194023,2131,4696.76%
193021,744-1,131-4.94%
192022,875-1,261-5.22%
191024,136-2,127-8.10%
190026,263-13-0.05%
189026,276-1,246-4.53%
188027,5222,0758.15%
187025,4472,65411.64%
186022,7932,70513.47%
185020,0882,99217.50%
184017,0962,83519.88%
183014,2612,91925.74%
182011,3420.00%

How Many People Live in Perry County, Pennsylvania?

46,032

Perry County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,56797.05%
Two or More Races4931.07%
Black or African American4290.93%
Asian1820.40%
Some Other Race1650.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native880.19%

Perry County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Perry County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43


Total

41.7


Male

44.1


Female

Perry County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 35,964 adults, (8,002 of whom are seniors) in Perry County, Pennsylvania.

Perry County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

22,740

49.52%

Male

23,184

50.48%

Perry County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Perry County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perry County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All79.8%20.2%
Male71.9%28.1%
Non Family70%30%
Female51.3%48.7%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,0912.579.8
Married10,4663.0589.6
Non Family5,3411.1870
Female1,5623.0151.3
Male7223.3271.9

2.97

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perry County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0653.27%
9th to 12th Grade2,9919.19%
High School Graduate15,12346.48%
Some College5,11715.73%
Associates Degree2,8928.89%
Bachelors Degree3,65611.24%
Graduate Degree1,6945.21%

Perry County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,52227,6945,145
Hispanic43531637
Black2121307
Multiple Races19517564
Asian12712081
Other Race116665
Native American545420

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 63.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,441$46,151$33,190
Less Than High School$31,675$38,134$18,310
High School Grad$35,684$41,628$27,962
Some College$41,546$52,260$33,241
Bachelors Degree$52,130$62,024$44,161
Graduate Degree$61,227$63,854$60,169

$40,441

Average Earnings

$46,151

Average Male

$33,190

Average Female

Perry County, Pennsylvania Language

Perry County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Perry County, Pennsylvania Language

94.77% of Perry County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 5.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.

Perry County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Perry County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,4433,5978.28%
Hispanic81915518.93%
Multiple4785311.09%
Other1563019.23%
Native881011.36%
Black29951.67%
Asian18252.75%

8.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.77%

Male Poverty Rate

9.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 19.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 1.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.31%
High School9.35%
Some College4.23%
Bachelors or Greater1.80%

Perry County, Pennsylvania Income

Perry County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,266$74,190
Families$74,011$86,061
Married Families$82,599$92,775
Non Families$32,271$41,612

Perry County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Perry County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Perry County, Pennsylvania 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 45-54.

Perry County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Perry County, Pennsylvania Veterans

3,470

Number of Veterans

3,237

Male Veterans

233

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,350
First Gulf War591
Second Gulf War589
Korea237
World War II121
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3859.65%
2 or More3515.09%
Black3511.82%
Hispanic305.62%
Other107.41%
Indian56.58%

$Perry County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Perry County, Pennsylvania 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

87.82%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.82% of Perry County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 87.82% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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