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Perry County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 36,032 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 34,078 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,477
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,750
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,923
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,349 (it was 2,577 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 410 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 88 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Perry County: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Perry County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.8%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 18,008  (50.0%)
Females: 18,024  (50.0%)
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Perry County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Perry County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,104 ($34,383 in 1999)

This county:

$45,104
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $446 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $572)
This county:

$446
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $102,074 (it was $71,700 in 2000)
Perry:

$102,074
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,829 - $183,478

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $176,510
Here:

$176,510
State:

$180,767

Townhouses or other attached units: $84,163
Here:

$84,163
State:

$157,588

In 2-unit structures: $75,057
Here:

$75,057
State:

$135,691

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,333
Here:

$139,333
State:

$122,936

Mobile homes: $71,395
Here:

$71,395
State:

$48,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $982
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $382

Institutionalized population: 224

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 106
  • Thefts: 145
  • Auto thefts: 28
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $159,100
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,401 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $924 (1.1%)

Perry County household income distribution in 2013 Perry County home values distribution in 2013 Perry County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.6%
Perry County:

19.6%
Ohio:

14.6%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.8% for American Indian residents, 53.2% for other race residents, 36.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.8 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 40.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 55.0 years old, American Indian residents: 29.6 years old, Asian residents: 46.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.0 years old, Other race residents: 24.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Perry County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $510 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $638 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset, Thornport, Junction City, New Straitsville, Thornville, Shawnee, Corning, Glenford.

Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
43076Thornville132274.50.216.164.5441.16254.744.252.107.80
43730Corning64.80.62.581.732.1181.772.400.654.35
43731Crooksville166.50.63.422.911.8153.053.002.104.70
43739Glenford1219.428.136.245.8772.225.552.5013.60
43748Junction City811.10.83.562.423.5599.732.001.003.90
43760Mount Perry93.10.52.021.750.9345.982.400.982.40
43761Moxahala13.83.83.83.8  3.801.483.45
43764New Lexington3215.80.14.522.874.395.253.251.305.70
43766New Straitsville42.41.31.81.750.4726.061.751.301.90
43783Somerset1818.814.483.284.2795.333.051.655.75

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Neighboring counties: Burlington County, New Jersey , Denver County, Colorado , Jefferson County, Colorado , Jefferson County, Colorado , Guernsey County , Summit County, Colorado , Marion County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,068
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 232 (70.1% naturalized citizens)

Perry County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Perry County population
  • 582010 or later
  • 992000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 93Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,090
  • One, attached: 183
  • Two: 142
  • 3 or 4: 345
  • 5 to 9: 259
  • 10 to 19: 143
  • 20 to 49: 208
  • 50 or more: 87
  • Mobile homes: 2,623

Housing units in Perry County with a mortgage: 5,830 (140 second mortgage, 473 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,076

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Perry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,67531
Catholic3,0006
Evangelical Protestant2,82736
Other12
None26,555-
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: 8
Perry County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Perry County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Perry County:

9.6%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

28.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Perry County:

Average size of farms: 144 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,278
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $194.56
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.45%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 39.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,923
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,488
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.57
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.76%
Corn for grain: 16027 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2099 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12089 harvested acres
Vegetables: 197 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Earthquake activity:

Perry County-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from Perry County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from Perry County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 316.8 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:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1556: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1519: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1519, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: January 03, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1507: January 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1507, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 24, 1998 to July 05, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1227: June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: 1227, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-870: June 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Perry County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Canada (28%)
  • Ukraine (20%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • India (9%)
  • Romania (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Perry County


  • American (21%)
  • German (21%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Hungarian (2%)
  • European (1%)

Perry County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,846 (80.5%)
  • Carpooled: 709 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 99 (1.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 59 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 302 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 216 (3.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 80 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,245.

5.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.61% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($26,880 average AGI)
0.70% relocated from other states ($3,848 average AGI)
Perry County:

0.70%
Ohio average:

1.60%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fairfield County, OH  1.08% ($31,460 average AGI)
from Muskingum County, OH  0.86% ($27,046)
from Licking County, OH  0.80% ($34,624)
from Franklin County, OH  0.69% ($29,989)
from Hocking County, OH  0.28% ($18,972)
from Morgan County, OH  0.21% ($24,577)
from Athens County, OH  0.14% ($31,278)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.28% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($23,128 average AGI)
0.81% relocated to other states ($5,386 average AGI)
Perry County:

0.81%
Ohio average:

2.02%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fairfield County, OH  1.00% ($30,850 average AGI)
to Muskingum County, OH  0.85% ($23,607)
to Licking County, OH  0.68% ($29,314)
to Franklin County, OH  0.65% ($30,268)
to Hocking County, OH  0.28% ($21,472)
to Athens County, OH  0.17% ($22,095)
to Morgan County, OH  0.13% ($30,688)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Perry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Perry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Perry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.2%
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: 5,529 (4,233 aged, 1,296 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 638 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Perry County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (489)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (444)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (410)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (254)
  • Unspecified dementia (151)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (146)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (113)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (109)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (86)
  • Hyperlipidaemia, unspecified (82)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,319
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 976
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 23

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,032
  • In family households: 31,257 (5,079 male householders, 4,931 female householders)
    7,445 spouses, 10,297 children (9,299 natural, 298 adopted, 714 stepchildren), 1,354 grandchildren, 280 brothers or sisters, 370 parents, 487 other relatives, 1,037 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,360 (1,793 male householders (1,408 living alone)), 1,768 female householders (1,507 living alone)), 799 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 339

Size of family households: 4,458 2-persons, 2,500 3-persons, 1,852 4-persons, 871 5-persons, 175 6-persons, 138 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,913 1-person, 531 2-persons, 85 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 19 5-persons.

5,006 married couples with children.
2,158 single-parent households (613 men, 1,545 women).

97.7% of residents of Perry speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $174,089,000 ($4,968 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,438,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $81,341,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,773,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,108,000
Federal grants: $43,072,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,094,000 ($38,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,701,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $541,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,661,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,863,000

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

Births: 2,401
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,763
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +45
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +536
Here +15 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Perry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.41 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Perry County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Perry County population
  • 3162014 or later
  • 2282010 to 2013
  • 2,3302000 to 2009
  • 2,2361990 to 1999
  • 1,6761980 to 1989
  • 1,7641970 to 1979
  • 8641960 to 1969
  • 1,1031950 to 1959
  • 6521940 to 1949
  • 4,1181939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Perry County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Perry County population
  • 01 room
  • 1492 rooms
  • 2013 rooms
  • 8334 rooms
  • 2,2755 rooms
  • 2,3656 rooms
  • 1,7467 rooms
  • 1,1048 rooms
  • 1,1949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Perry County population
  • 591 room
  • 872 rooms
  • 4913 rooms
  • 7964 rooms
  • 1,1565 rooms
  • 5646 rooms
  • 2627 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 1169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Perry County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Perry County population
  • 2no bedroom
  • 3591 bedroom
  • 2,2522 bedrooms
  • 5,5873 bedrooms
  • 1,2554 bedrooms
  • 3925+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Perry County population
  • 59no bedroom
  • 7111 bedroom
  • 1,4662 bedrooms
  • 1,2723 bedrooms
  • 1304 bedrooms
  • 545+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Perry County population
  • 260no vehicle
  • 2,0491 vehicle
  • 4,0522 vehicles
  • 2,2403 vehicles
  • 8834 vehicles
  • 4525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Perry County population
  • 588no vehicle
  • 1,6981 vehicle
  • 1,0632 vehicles
  • 2183 vehicles
  • 1194 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

88.5% of Perry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Ohio.

Perry County:

88.5%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 31,123
  • Other state: 4,539
  • Northeast: 649
  • Midwest: 608
  • South: 2,607
  • West: 669
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Perry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.4%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Wood
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.1%Utility gas
  • 40.4%Electricity
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 276
Here:

7.5%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 87
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 211
Here:

20.8%
Ohio:

23.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Perry County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $3,224,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $6,448,000
    Regular Highways: $4,833,000
    Health - Other: $3,626,000
    Police Protection: $2,877,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,293,000
    Financial Administration: $1,289,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,169,000
    Central Staff Services: $996,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $728,000
    General Public Buildings: $645,000
    Water Utilities: $590,000
    General - Other: $370,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $248,000
    Sewerage: $127,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $327,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,388,000
    General - Other: $36,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,672,000
    Regular Highways: $2,039,000
    General - Other: $993,000
    Sewerage: $282,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,638,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $97,000

Perry County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,123,000
    Sewerage: $324,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $808,000
    Interest Earnings: $448,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $248,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,129,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $9,979,000
    Highways: $6,295,000
    Sewerage: $3,807,000
    All Other: $2,055,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,015,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,107,000
    Water Utilities: $21,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,838,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,776,000
    Other License: $266,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $218,000

Perry County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,185,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,936,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,139,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,380,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $759,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $249,000

Perry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,644,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,380,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,019
  • Number of aged recipients: 37
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 982
  • Number of recipients under 18: 138
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 751
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 130
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 320
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 553
Perry County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Perry County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Perry County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33575.0 years
Mary31379.6 years
William29074.2 years
Charles25574.5 years
James22272.5 years
Robert22269.7 years
George13377.5 years
Helen11177.7 years
Paul10770.7 years
Dorothy10478.3 years
Most common last names in Perry County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11875.9 years
Wilson8777.6 years
Miller8373.3 years
Brown6874.2 years
Williams6375.9 years
Moore6274.7 years
Thompson5674.9 years
Davis5573.8 years
Allen5475.6 years
King5275.5 years
Businesses in Perry County, OH
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Circle K2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
Goodwill1U-Haul2
H&R Block1Wendy's1