Perry County, IL has a population of 21,595 people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $43,308. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Perry County, IL declined from 21,810 to 21,595, a 0.99% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,478 to $43,308, a 1.95% increase.
The population of Perry County, IL is 86.5% White, 8.44% Black, and 2.95% Hispanic. 2.14% of the people in Perry County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Perry County, IL are Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, with 4,938 graduates, John A Logan College, with 922 graduates, and Morthland College, with 13 graduates.
The median property value in Perry County, IL is $80,600, and the homeownership rate is 75%. Most people in Perry County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Perry County, IL is 2 cars per household.
Perry County, IL is the 57th most populated county in Illinois and borders Franklin County, IL; Jackson County, IL; Jefferson County, IL; Randolph County, IL; and Washington County, IL.