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Perry County Statistics

Facts

Land area474.4 square miles
Population Density40 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)19,072
Population change0.5%
Under 5 years of age6%
Under 1824.3%
65 and over16.4%
Females50.1%
White97.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.1
Asian0.6%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American0.5%
Native American0.5%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school83%
Had a bachelor degree or higher14.6%
Veterans1,546

Households and Housing

Households7,511
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more88.5%
Median household income$47,876
The Per capita income$23,435
Live below the poverty line12%
Housing units8,557
Multi-unit structures10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$123,100
Residents owning their homes77.8%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,584
Women-owned firms19.3%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$263,521
Retail sales per capita$14,060
Manufacturers shipments$711,618
Merchant wholesaler sales$97,342
Source US Census Data