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Perry County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2019: 19,292 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 18,899 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,623
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,090
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,759
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,763 (it was 1,511 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 381 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Perry County: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (33.4%), Educational, health and social services (20.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Perry County, IN (2019)
    • 17,98093.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5663.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2791.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1620.8%Two or more races
    • 1090.6%Asian alone
    • 390.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 140.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years
Males: 10,299  (53.4%)
Females: 8,993  (46.6%)
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Average household size:
Perry County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,556 ($36,246 in 1999)
This county:

$53,556
Indiana:

$57,603

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $455 (lower quartile is $347, upper quartile is $588)
This county:

$455
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,752 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Perry:

$122,752
Indiana:

$156,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,806 - $186,566

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $172,286
Here:

$172,286
State:

$196,369

Townhouses or other attached units: $186,789
Here:

$186,789
State:

$179,895

In 2-unit structures: $148,753
Here:

$148,753
State:

$129,696

Mobile homes: $72,472
Here:

$72,472
State:

$63,481

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $950
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $335

Institutionalized population: 1,506

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 9
Perry County, IN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 1998: 71 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2002: 50 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2013: 52 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2014: 48 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2016: 30 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2018: 24 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2019: 31 buildings, average cost: $202,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Perry, IN residents
Average permit cost in Perry, IN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $930 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $757 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Perry, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Perry, IN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Perry, IN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.6%
Perry County:

10.6%
Indiana:

11.9%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 5.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 39.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.3 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 44.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.4 years old, Black residents: 31.3 years old, American Indian residents: 58.3 years old, Asian residents: 27.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.1 years old, Other race residents: 30.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Perry County is $383 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tell City, Cannelton, Troy.

Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Butler County, Kansas , Clinton County, Illinois , Lawrence County, Kentucky , Martin County, Kentucky , Stafford County, Virginia , Harrisonburg city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Indiana:

4.9%

Unemployment by year in Perry, IN
County total employment by year in Perry, IN
County average yearly wages by year in Perry, IN

Current college students: 608
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 198 (51.6% naturalized citizens)

Perry County:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 972010 or later
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 201990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.2%

Perry County marital status for males Perry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,868
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 189
  • 3 or 4: 158
  • 5 to 9: 177
  • 10 to 19: 124
  • 20 to 49: 57
  • 50 or more: 265
  • Mobile homes: 904
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Perry County with a mortgage: 3,821 (21 second mortgage, 384 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,180

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

65.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Perry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,9558
Mainline Protestant1,86713
Evangelical Protestant9999
Other3073
None10,210-
Perry County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Perry County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Perry County:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Perry County:

9.3%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

28.5%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Perry County:

Average size of farms: 162 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,580
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97.90
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 69.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,826
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,476
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.20
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.69%
Corn for grain: 6809 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 568 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8414 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Earthquake activity:

Perry County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Perry County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from Perry County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 31, 2020, FEMA Id: 4515, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Indiana Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2018 - March 4, 2018, FEMA Id: 4363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1997: June 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1828: March 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 03, 2004 to July 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1542: September 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1542, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Perry County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Perry

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,953 (83.7%)
  • Carpooled: 749 (10.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 50 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 61 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 281 (3.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Japan (20%)
  • Ethiopia (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • Peru (10%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Perry County


  • German (25%)
  • American (21%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Belgian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Perry County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 893 people in state prisons
  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Perry County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 1,322 people in state prisons
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,302.

3.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.34% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($20,218 average AGI)
1.64% relocated from other states ($16,675 average AGI)
Perry County:

1.64%
Indiana average:

2.21%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spencer County, IN  0.65% ($33,426 average AGI)
from Hancock County, KY  0.40% ($42,690)
from Vanderburgh County, IN  0.37% ($28,778)
from Dubois County, IN  0.34% ($25,880)


4.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.45% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($27,094 average AGI)
1.77% relocated to other states ($15,909 average AGI)
Perry County:

1.77%
Indiana average:

2.40%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spencer County, IN  0.76% ($43,418 average AGI)
to Hancock County, KY  0.47% ($34,500)
to Daviess County, KY  0.37% ($41,815)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.32% ($30,261)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Perry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Perry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Perry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Perry County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,166 (2,686 aged, 480 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 268 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Perry County, Indiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (348)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (283)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (114)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (106)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (105)
  • Unspecified dementia (63)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (49)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (40)
  • Congestive heart failure (31)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (15)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.26
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,764
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 132
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,097

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,287
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 983
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,292
  • Male householders: 4,118 (1,082 living alone), Female householders: 3,580 (1,355 living alone)
  • 3,895 spouses (3,874 opposite-sex spouses), 577 unmarried partners, (574 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,197 children (3,728 natural, 262 adopted, 220 stepchildren), 577 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 172 foster children, 133 other relatives, 284 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,650

Size of family households: 2,195 2-persons, 1,108 3-persons, 914 4-persons, 430 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 106 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,438 1-person, 298 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 7 5-persons.

2,379 married couples with children.
905 single-parent households (255 men, 650 women).

99.0% of residents of Perry speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 61% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $106,866,000 ($5,625 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,086,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,842,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,026,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,604,000
Federal grants: $27,715,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,113,000 ($1,561,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,565,000 ($3,760,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $215,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,130,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,243,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,184
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 984
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -68
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Perry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.34 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Perry County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Perry County, Indiana
  • 2362014 or later
  • 512010 to 2013
  • 8872000 to 2009
  • 1,1731990 to 1999
  • 8411980 to 1989
  • 1,2711970 to 1979
  • 9751960 to 1969
  • 1,1981950 to 1959
  • 5171940 to 1949
  • 1,6171939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Perry County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Indiana
  • 151 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 953 rooms
  • 5284 rooms
  • 1,4445 rooms
  • 1,2926 rooms
  • 9797 rooms
  • 7708 rooms
  • 8599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Indiana
  • 161 room
  • 1042 rooms
  • 3733 rooms
  • 4894 rooms
  • 4125 rooms
  • 1926 rooms
  • 717 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Perry County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Indiana
  • 13no bedroom
  • 1201 bedroom
  • 1,1992 bedrooms
  • 3,3513 bedrooms
  • 1,1434 bedrooms
  • 1575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Indiana
  • 17no bedroom
  • 4891 bedroom
  • 6812 bedrooms
  • 4193 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 125no vehicle
  • 1,0371 vehicle
  • 2,3622 vehicles
  • 1,5193 vehicles
  • 6694 vehicles
  • 3175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 232no vehicle
  • 8391 vehicle
  • 5082 vehicles
  • 543 vehicles
  • 654 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.7% of Perry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Indiana.

Perry County:

90.7%
State average:

85.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,486
  • Other state: 4,490
  • Northeast: 203
  • Midwest: 1,041
  • South: 2,975
  • West: 241
Year householders moved into unit in Perry County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Perry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.0%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.8%Utility gas
  • 39.5%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 95
Here:

4.8%
Indiana:

12.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 52
Here:

6.1%
Indiana:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 86
Here:

21.6%
Indiana:

21.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Perry County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $677,000
  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,539,000
    Other: $539,000
    Air Transportation: $59,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $710,000
    Air Transportation: $341,000
    General - Other: $191,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,038,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,491,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,079,000
    Correctional Institutions: $905,000
    Central Staff Services: $815,000
    General - Other: $689,000
    Financial Administration: $502,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Health - Other: $240,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000
    Corrections - Other: $83,000
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000
    Air Transportation: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $163,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,087,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $527,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,755,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $761,000
    Central Staff Services: $124,000
    General - Other: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,970,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $451,000
    Beginning: $368,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,480,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,048,000
    Other: $1,421,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,907,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $339,000
    Other Selective Sales: $172,000
    Other License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,018,000

Perry County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $677,000
  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,539,000
    Other: $539,000
    Air Transportation: $59,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $710,000
    Air Transportation: $341,000
    General - Other: $191,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,038,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,491,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,079,000
    Correctional Institutions: $905,000
    Central Staff Services: $815,000
    General - Other: $689,000
    Financial Administration: $502,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Health - Other: $240,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000
    Corrections - Other: $83,000
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000
    Air Transportation: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $163,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,087,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $527,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,755,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $761,000
    Central Staff Services: $124,000
    General - Other: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,970,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $451,000
    Beginning: $368,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,480,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,048,000
    Other: $1,421,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,907,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $339,000
    Other Selective Sales: $172,000
    Other License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,018,000

Perry County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $677,000
  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,539,000
    Other: $539,000
    Air Transportation: $59,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $710,000
    Air Transportation: $341,000
    General - Other: $191,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,038,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,491,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,079,000
    Correctional Institutions: $905,000
    Central Staff Services: $815,000
    General - Other: $689,000
    Financial Administration: $502,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Health - Other: $240,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000
    Corrections - Other: $83,000
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000
    Air Transportation: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $163,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,087,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $527,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,755,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $761,000
    Central Staff Services: $124,000
    General - Other: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,970,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $451,000
    Beginning: $368,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,480,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,048,000
    Other: $1,421,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,907,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $339,000
    Other Selective Sales: $172,000
    Other License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,018,000

Perry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $677,000
  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,539,000
    Other: $539,000
    Air Transportation: $59,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $710,000
    Air Transportation: $341,000
    General - Other: $191,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,038,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,491,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,079,000
    Correctional Institutions: $905,000
    Central Staff Services: $815,000
    General - Other: $689,000
    Financial Administration: $502,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Health - Other: $240,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000
    Corrections - Other: $83,000
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000
    Air Transportation: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $163,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,087,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,561,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $527,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,755,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $761,000
    Central Staff Services: $124,000
    General - Other: $100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,970,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $451,000
    Beginning: $368,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,480,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,048,000
    Other: $1,421,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,907,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $339,000
    Other Selective Sales: $172,000
    Other License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,018,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 313
  • Number of aged recipients: 22
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 291
  • Number of recipients under 18: 40
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 226
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 47
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 109
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 148
Most common first names in Perry County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17074.6 years
Mary15879.9 years
John13674.3 years
James12468.6 years
Charles10672.0 years
Robert9171.1 years
Anna7581.1 years
Joseph6977.8 years
George6676.4 years
Albert5977.5 years
Most common last names in Perry County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bolin5374.1 years
Goffinet4379.6 years
Smith4172.9 years
Dauby3577.4 years
Alvey3471.4 years
Reed3475.0 years
Poehlein3374.4 years
Miller3375.8 years
Sandage3273.3 years
Simpson3172.5 years
Businesses in Perry County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Papa John's Pizza1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ramada1
FedEx1Sears1
GameStop1Subway1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1