Perry County is located in west central Arkansas. The County Seat is Perryville and the largest city is Perryville. The Official Web Site is located at http://perrycoarkansas.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,245 and the 2010 census population was 10,441. The land area is 551.40 square miles and there are 18.9 persons per square mile.
94.9% of the population is White, 2.3% is Black or African American, 2.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 84.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $77,700, there are 3,903 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,047, the median household income is $42,455, and 15.6% of the persons in Perry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 636. Retail sales (in $1000) were $32,763, and sales per capita were $3,162.
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