Perry County AL Information


Perry County Subdivisions

Perry County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,243
Population in Households 9,479
Population in Familes 7,869
Population in Group Qrtrs 764
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 3,710
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,478
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,529 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,181 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 934 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $68,875
Average Home Value $100,247


Median Household Income $26,885
Average Household Income $39,259
Per Capita Income $15,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.6%
Households -0.99% -0.71%
Families -1.15% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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, 2016 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 # 31 55th
Median Household Income # 66 3rd
Per Capita Income # 66 3rd

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