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Perry County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 551.5 square miles
Population Density 83.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 45,562
Population change -0.9%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 15.3%
Females 49.7%
White 97.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.6
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.8%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.5%
Veterans 4,083
Households and Housing
Households 18,173
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.9%
Median household income $57,375
The per capita income $26,048
Live below the poverty line. 9.7%
housing units 20,368
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $158,400
Residents owning their homes. 79.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,477
Women-owned firms 25.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $393,394
Retail sales per capita $8,712
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $85,090