Perry County AL Information


Perry County Subdivisions

Perry County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,051
Population in Households 9,310
Population in Familes 7,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 741
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 3,779
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,538
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,557 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,222 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 797 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $79,413
Average Home Value $102,904


Median Household Income $22,634
Average Household Income $34,070
Per Capita Income $13,217
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.22% -1.46%
Households -1.02% -1.45%
Families -1.12% -1.51%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Perry County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 66 3rd
Population Density1 # 65 4th
Diversity Index2 # 33 52nd
Median Household Income # 66 3rd
Per Capita Income # 67 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.