Perry County AL Information


Perry County Subdivisions

Perry County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,241
Daytime Population: Workers 1,847
Daytime Population: Residents 7,572
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,419
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 9,451
Population in Familes 7,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 790
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $27,574
Average Household Income $40,276
Per Capita Income $16,227


Total Housing Units 4,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,547 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,250 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 879 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $72,982
Average Home Value $105,026


Total Households 3,797
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,521
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.46% -0.82%
Households -0.53% -0.85%
Families -0.75% -1.0%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.13%


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, 2017 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 Density # 65 4th
Diversity Index # 29 58th
Median Household Income # 66 3rd
Per Capita Income # 66 3rd

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