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Perry County, AL


Designated Market Area: Montgomery-Selma, AL
USDA County Type (2015): Low Education, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 8,035   ( 2,556 from 2010)
Land area: 719.7 square miles
Population density: 11.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:2,234 27.80% 28.9%
Black:5,53468.87% 23.6%
Indian:230.29% 35.3%
Asian:520.65% 48.6%
2+ races:710.88% 102.9%
Hispanic:1211.51% 6.1%
Total non-White:5,80172.20% 22.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:226 13.3
Deaths:38022.3
Net Migration: -334-19.6
Net Immigration: 00.0
Change in White population:-908 -8.6
Change in Non-White pop.:-1,648 -15.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
10,591
3,14229.67%
7,24468.40%
170.16%
350.33%
350.33%
1141.08%
7,44970.33%

2000
11,861
3,64230.71%
8,05767.93%
90.08%
60.05%
440.37%
1020.86%
8,21969.29%

1990
12,759
4,46334.98%
8,14563.84%
840.66%
120.09%
n/a
550.43%
8,29665.02%

1980
15,012
5,95639.67%
8,78358.51%
00.00%
170.11%
n/a
2561.71%
9,05660.33%

1970
15,388
6,46942.04%
8,88857.76%
160.10%
90.06%
n/a
70.05%
8,919 57.96%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,602 13.5
1,36711.5
-1,440-12.1
-2-0.0
-500 -4.2
-770 -6.5
1990's
NumberRate
2,054 16.1
1,57712.4
-695-5.4
30.0
-821 -6.4
-77 -0.6
1980's
NumberRate
2,346 15.6
1,475 9.8
-3,028 -20.2
n/a
-1,493 -9.9
-760 -5.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-1,808 -11.7
n/a
-513 -3.3
137 0.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Perry County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
41.8
1,792 22.3%
6,243 77.7%
1,737 21.6%
3,075
2.46
1,847 60.1%
902 48.8%
440 23.8%
1,228 39.9%

2010
NumberPercent
37.2
2,553 24.1%
8,038 75.9%
1,769 16.7%
3,947
2.50
2,663 67.5%
1,405 52.8%
548 20.6%
1,284 32.5%

2000
NumberPercent
33.2
3,529 29.8%
8,332 70.2%
1,792 15.1%
4,336
2.63
3,073 70.9%
1,743 56.7%
674 21.9%
1,263 29.1%

1990
NumberPercent
30.1
4,062 31.8%
8,697 68.2%
2,023 15.9%
4,164
2.91
3,104 74.5%
1,959 63.1%
509 16.4%
1,060 25.5%

1980
NumberPercent
27.0
5,225 34.8%
9,787 65.2%
2,285 15.2%
4,610
3.13
3,529 76.6%
2,586 73.3%
382 10.8%
1,081 23.4%

2022 Housing Data for Perry County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units3,985 
Median Value$81,700 
Occupied3,07577.2%
Vacant91022.8%
Owned2,15770.1%
Rented91829.9%
Median Rent$560 
Single-Family Units2,22555.8%
    Detached2,22055.7%
    Attached50.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units922.3%
Mobile Homes1,17329.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Perry County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001655.4%
$10,000 to $14,99938912.7%
$15,000 to $19,99935111.4%
$20,000 to $24,9992056.7%
$25,000 to $29,9992548.3%
$30,000 to $34,9992458.0%
$35,000 to $39,9992227.2%
$40,000 to $44,9991765.7%
$45,000 to $49,99932710.6%
$50,000 to $59,9992488.1%
$60,000 to $74,9991234.0%
$75,000 to $99,9991635.3%
$100,000 to $124,999862.8%
$125,000 to $149,999662.1%
$150,000 to $199,999551.8%
Median Household Income32,332 
Per Capita Income16,581 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state91 
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI61019.8%
Public Assistance32110.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,11536.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed2,18742.7%
Unemployed4118.0%
In Armed Forces90.2%
Total Labor Force2,60750.9%
Not in Labor Force2,51549.1%
Real Unemployment Rate 57.1%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector84962557.6%
Non-Profit149413.0%
Self-Employed12017940.1%
Local Government131448.3%
State Government7110640.1%
Federal Government256129.1%
Total Private + Self96980454.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.12340523.3%
Total1,0921,20947.5%
Pct. Govt.18.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1767.6%
Sales and Office Occupations49221.4%
Professional, Technical43819.0%
Service Occupations39417.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing361.6%
All others80134.8%
White Collar 48.1%
Industry
 Number%
Accommodation and food services40317.5%
Transportation and warehousing36415.8%
Educational services33814.7%
Health care and social assistance30913.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1938.4%
Retail trade1928.3%
Manufacturing1596.9%
Construction1205.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting803.5%
Information441.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation401.7%
Wholesale trade311.3%
Professional, scientific, technical120.5%
Other services110.5%
Public administration40.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction10.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Perry County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican70.08%
Puerto Rican610.72%
Cuban60.07%
Dominican80.09%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Japanese70.08%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English7,89199.1%
Spanish530.7%
Other120.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun60.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American5206.1%
English3934.6%
German3804.5%
Irish2803.3%
Italian700.8%
Dutch420.5%
Scotch-Irish390.5%
Scottish340.4%
French290.3%
Norwegian220.3%
Swedish220.3%
Ghanaian120.1%
Scandinavian110.1%
Polish90.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen8,43399.5%
Not a citizen460.5%
Native8,42799.4%
Foreign-born520.6%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Perry County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
352 6.6%733 13.8%2,280 42.9%1,140 21.5%537 10.1%272 5.1%
  Average years of education: 12.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 352 6.6%
9-12 Years 733 13.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,280 42.9%
Some College 1,140 21.5%
Bach. Degree 537 10.1%
Grad Degree 272 5.1%
Average years of education: 12.3

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Perry County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 4,872 4,234 638 13.1% 6.8%
1991 4,659 4,037 622 13.4% 7.3%
1992 4,898 4,227 671 13.7% 7.5%
1993 4,828 4,114 714 14.8% 7.2%
1994 4,929 4,188 741 15.0% 6.2%
1995 4,892 4,062 830 17.0% 5.9%
1996 4,509 3,939 570 12.6% 5.2%
1997 4,498 4,045 453 10.1% 4.9%
1998 4,458 4,063 395 8.9% 4.5%
1999 4,595 4,173 422 9.2% 4.7%
2000 4,132 3,747 385 9.3% 4.6%
2001 3,899 3,466 433 11.1% 5.2%
2002 3,860 3,403 457 11.8% 5.9%
2003 3,857 3,447 410 10.6% 6.0%
2004 3,696 3,326 370 10.0% 5.6%
2005 3,526 3,208 318 9.0% 4.4%
2006 3,587 3,289 298 8.3% 4.0%
2007 3,554 3,248 306 8.6% 4.1%
2008 3,600 3,180 420 11.7% 5.8%
2009 3,727 3,043 684 18.4% 10.1%
2010 3,885 3,243 642 16.5% 10.4%
2011 3,860 3,229 631 16.3% 9.6%
2012 3,691 3,188 503 13.6% 8.2%
2013 3,566 3,077 489 13.7% 7.3%
2014 3,494 3,073 421 12.0% 6.7%
2015 3,478 3,129 349 10.0% 6.1%
2016 3,438 3,083 355 10.3% 5.9%
2017 3,431 3,155 276 8.0% 4.6%
2018 3,397 3,177 220 6.5% 3.9%
2019 3,381 3,203 178 5.3% 3.0%
2020 3,437 3,064 373 10.9% 5.9%
2021 3,206 2,953 253 7.9% 3.4%
2022 3,083 2,921 162 5.3% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com