Perry County PA Information


Perry County Subdivisions

Perry County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 46,979
Population in Households 46,322
Population in Familes 38,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 657
Population Density2 85
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $59,077
Average Household Income $72,353
Per Capita Income $28,531


Total Housing Units 21,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,323 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,003 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,725 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $175,408
Average Home Value $217,331


Total Households 18,326
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 13,026
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% 0.33%
Households 0.28% 0.34%
Families 0.15% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


Perry County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 47 31st
Population Density # 44 36th
Diversity Index # 49 27th
Median Household Income # 15 79th
Per Capita Income # 25 64th

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