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Perry County, Missouri; Daviess County, Missouri; McDonald County, Missouri; New Madrid County, Missouri

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Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)

Perry County, Missouri
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
18,922
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
18,922
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
18,956
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 18,956
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 18,971
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.5%
Female persons, percent
50.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
94.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,299
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 1.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 8,512
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 73.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $151,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,107
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $407
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $719
Building permits, 2021 34
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 7,577
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.49
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 4.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 84.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 79.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 19.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 59.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 22,948
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 106,320
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 26,366
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 279,300
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $14,496
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 20.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $56,861
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $27,294
Persons in poverty, percent
11.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 511
Total employment, 2020 9,511
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 353,470
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 1,231
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 529
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 234
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 80
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 423
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 27
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 424
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 40.0
Population per square mile, 2010 40.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 474.36
Land area in square miles, 2010 474.35
FIPS Code 29157
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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5,900
11,800
17,700
23,600
Perry County, Missouri
18,922
Daviess County, Missouri
8,399
McDonald County, Missouri
23,383
New Madrid County, Missouri
16,035
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5,900
11,800
17,700
23,600
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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