Perry County is located in southwestern Indiana. The County Seat is Tell City and the largest city is Tell City. The Official Web Site is located at http://perrycounty.in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 19,454 and the 2010 census population was 19,338. The land area is 381.73 square miles and there are 50.7 persons per square mile.
95.5% of the population is White, 2.9% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 84% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $97,300, there are 7,411 households, an average of 2.40 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,934, the median household income is $47,596, and 10.9% of the persons in Perry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,275. Retail sales (in $1000) were $153,361, and sales per capita were $8,097. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.7%.
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