Perry County AR Information


Perry County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,221
Population in Households 10,069
Population in Familes 8,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $44,058
Average Household Income $57,471
Per Capita Income $23,298


Total Housing Units 4,907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,202 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 878 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 827 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $109,362
Average Home Value $133,214


Total Households 4,080
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,816
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% -0.49%
Households -0.26% -0.5%
Families -0.51% -0.66%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.31%


Perry County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas 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 # 63 17th
Population Density # 58 23rd
Diversity Index # 60 21st
Median Household Income # 11 87th
Per Capita Income # 21 73rd

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