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Perry County Statistics

Facts

Land area339.7 square miles
Population Density84.5 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)28,010
Population change-2.4%
Under 5 years of age6.6%
Under 1821.7%
65 and over14.7%
Females50.5%
White96.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race0.8
Asian0.5%
Two or more races1.1%
Black or African American1.6%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school69%
Had a bachelor degree or higher13.5%
Veterans1,563

Households and Housing

Households10,801
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more88.7%
Median household income$33,528
The Per capita income$18,224
Live below the poverty line25.3%
Housing units12,704
Multi-unit structures10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$65,600
Residents owning their homes71.8%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,980
Women-owned firms17.5%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$463,063
Retail sales per capita$15,886
Manufacturers shipments$122,158
Merchant wholesaler sales$267,881
Source US Census Data