Perry County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Perry County is 26,917, a change of -4.76% when compared to 2014. With an area of 339.70 square miles, this works out to a population density of 79.24 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 11,172, with an average household size of 2.35.
Perry County's 2018 unemployment rate was 13.92%.
The average household income in Perry County for 2018 was $47,987, while the median was $31,046.

Perry County Population Trends

Perry County Employment Type

Perry County Age Grouping

Perry County Ethnicity Mix

Perry County Fertility Rate

279 estimated births

Perry County Household Characteristics

Perry County Median Age over Time

Perry County Households with Children by Age

Perry County Median Household Income

Perry County Educational Attainment

Perry County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Perry County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $966

Perry County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $618

Perry County Average Commute

Perry County Primary Transportation

Perry County Gender Mix

Perry County Field of Employment

Perry County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Perry County, Kentucky 28,261
2015 Perry County, Kentucky 28,041
2016 Perry County, Kentucky 27,818
2017 Perry County, Kentucky 27,329
2018 Perry County, Kentucky 26,917