Perry County OH Information


Perry County Subdivisions

Perry County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,240
Population in Households 35,933
Population in Familes 29,741
Population in Group Qrtrs 307
Population Density1 89
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 13,851
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 9,815
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,029 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,822 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,665 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $93,611
Average Home Value $128,153


Median Household Income $41,709
Average Household Income $53,425
Per Capita Income $20,598
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.03%
Households 0.32% 0.12%
Families 0.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Perry County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 68 24th
Population Density1 # 64 28th
Diversity Index2 # 84 6th
Median Household Income # 62 31st
Per Capita Income # 73 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.