In 2017, Perry County, KY had a population of 27.3k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $31,820. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Perry County, KY declined from 27,818 to 27,329, a -1.76% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,578 to $31,820, a 0.766% increase.
The population of Perry County, KY is 95.6% White Alone, 1.57% Black or African American Alone, and 0.973% Hispanic or Latino. 1.23% of the people in Perry County, KY speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Perry County, KY are Hazard Community and Technical College (1,343 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Perry County, KY is $73,300, and the homeownership rate is 73.5%. Most people in Perry County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Perry County, KY is 2 cars per household.