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Perry County Statistics

Facts

Land area647.3 square miles
Population Density18.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)12,131
Population change-1%
Under 5 years of age6.5%
Under 1823.9%
65 and over16.7%
Females51.2%
White78.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.1
Asian0.2%
Two or more races1.1%
Black or African American19.8%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school80%
Had a bachelor degree or higher8.2%
Veterans917

Households and Housing

Households4,483
Persons per household2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more89.6%
Median household income$36,124
The Per capita income$17,183
Live below the poverty line21%
Housing units5,478
Multi-unit structures4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$81,200
Residents owning their homes84.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms955
Women-owned firms21.5%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$60,391
Retail sales per capita$4,951
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data