Perry, South Carolina

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Perry is a town in Aiken County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 237 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area.

Geography

Perry is located at 33°37′40″N 81°18′40″W / 33.62778°N 81.31111°W / 33.62778; -81.31111 (33.627689, -81.311114)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 237 people, 94 households, and 62 families residing in the town. The population density was 198.7 people per square mile (76.9/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 104.0/sq mi (40.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 55.27% White, 44.30% African American and 0.42% Native American.

There were 94 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.3% were married couples living together, 23.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 80.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $23,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,171. About 27.1% of families and 30.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 51.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References

Aiken | North Augusta

Jackson | Burnettown | Monetta‡ | New Ellenton | Perry | Salley | Wagener | Windsor

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