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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Perry County is 36,000, which is 5.64% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 1.83% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Perry County population density is 87.28 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 257.90 people per square mile and is about the same as the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Perry County is white, which represent 97.76% of the total population. The average Perry County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 36,000. #68

Population Growth Since 2000, #21

Perry County
5.64%
Ohio
1.83%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #62

Perry County
87.28 per square mile
Ohio
257.90 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:35,195 (97.76%, #4)
Black:137 (0.38%, #82)
Hispanic:237 (0.66%, #85)
Asian:69 (0.19%, #77)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):69 (0.19%, #39)
One Race, Other:45 (0.13%, see rank)
Two or More Races:485 (1.35%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

23,006 (63.91%) out of the total population of 36,000 reported first ancestry.

 Perry County% of the Total PopulationOhioU.S.
Arab320.09%, see rank0.67%0.56%
Czech150.04%, see rank0.57%0.47%
Danish480.13%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch1,0082.80%, see rank1.53%1.40%
English2,9918.31%, see rank8.71%8.02%
French6591.83%, see rank2.49%3.34%
German8,32723.13%, see rank26.30%15.03%
Greek1960.54%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian6781.88%, see rank1.65%0.46%
Irish4,88413.57%, see rank13.79%10.80%
Italian1,6764.66%, see rank6.44%5.52%
Norwegian550.15%, see rank0.36%1.42%
Polish2990.83%, see rank3.79%3.01%
Portuguese150.04%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian200.06%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2320.64%, see rank0.96%0.99%
Scottish4371.21%, see rank1.82%1.72%
Subsaharan African90.03%, see rank0.91%0.95%
Swedish1690.47%, see rank0.63%1.27%
Swiss1910.53%, see rank0.64%0.30%
Ukrainian130.04%, see rank0.36%0.31%
American3,82710.63%, see rank8.47%7.12%
Welsh4431.23%, see rank1.05%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 17,962 (49.89%, see rank)
Females: 18,038 (50.11%, see rank)

Perry County
Male: 49.89%
Female: 50.11%
Ohio
Male: 48.89%
Female: 51.11%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Perry County
39.50 years old
Ohio
39.10 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Perry County
38.90 years old
Ohio
37.60 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Perry County
40.30 years old
Ohio
40.50 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Perry County% of the Total PopulationOhioU.S.
Under 5 years2,2026.12%, see rank6.06%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,5347.04%, see rank6.41%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,5317.03%, see rank6.59%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,5156.99%, see rank6.87%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,2846.34%, see rank6.77%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,09511.38%, see rank12.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,54712.63%, see rank12.43%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,45815.16%, see rank14.45%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,80513.35%, see rank13.23%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,9768.27%, see rank7.99%7.64%
75 to 84 1,4574.05%, see rank4.67%4.25%
85 years and over5961.66%, see rank2.09%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Perry CountyOhioU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population23,934, 100%7,781,111209,056,129
Less Than High School3,846, 16.07%, see rank11.18%13.67%
High School Graduate10,896, 45.53%, see rank34.47%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree6,556, 27.39%, see rank28.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,652, 6.90%, see rank16.10%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree984, 4.11%, see rank9.53%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.47, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Perry County OhioU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,18288.58%11.42%70.31%29.69%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,84990.91%, see rank9.09%, see rank86.56%13.44%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,34496.80%, see rank3.20%, see rank88.02%11.98%90.60%9.40%
College1,29784.19%, see rank15.81%, see rank77.45%22.55%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School10593.33%, see rank6.67%, see rank67.20%32.80%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Perry CountyOhioU.S.
Total Households13,637, 100%4,570,015116,211,092
Average Household Size2.62, see rank2.462.63
1 Person Households3,237, 23.74%, see rank29.80%27.57%
2 or More Person Households10,400, 76.26%, see rank70.20%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,902, 72.61%, see rank64.42%66.22%
Average Family Size3.17, see rank3.143.32
Married-Couple Family7,661, 56.18%, see rank47.09%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,735, 27.39%, see rank35.58%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Perry County%OhioU.S.
15 Years and Over Total28,733see rank9,357,659252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over14,279100%, see rank4,524,956123,281,364
Never Married4,03828.28%, see rank34.15%35.77%
Married8,35358.50%, see rank52.00%52.04%
Widowed4873.41%, see rank2.92%2.57%
Divorced1,4019.81%, see rank10.93%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over14,454100%, see rank4,832,703129,692,771
Never Married3,14821.78%, see rank28.33%29.48%
Married8,26957.21%, see rank48.65%49.19%
Widowed1,3789.53%, see rank9.91%9.16%
Divorced1,65911.48%, see rank13.11%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Perry County%OhioU.S.
Native35,86799.63%, see rank95.94%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence31,64587.90%, see rank75.10%58.73%
Born in Different State4,12311.45%, see rank20.09%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
990.28%, see rank0.75%1.42%
Foreign Born1330.37%, see rank4.06%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship750.21%, see rank2.02%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship580.16%, see rank2.03%7.09%
Born In Europe380.11%, see rank0.99%1.53%
Born In Asia380.11%, see rank1.62%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.48%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America350.10%, see rank0.82%6.83%
Born In Northern America220.06%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Perry County%OhioU.S.
English13,28697.43%, see rank92.18%79.39%
Spanish1320.97%, see rank2.68%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1991.46%, see rank3.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages180.13%, see rank1.22%3.36%
Other20.01%, see rank0.84%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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