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Perry County, IL
The county was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, hero of the War of 1812

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The estimated population in 2004 was 22,733. This was a decrease of  -1.56% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$33,281
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Perry County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Perry County was $19,242. This was an increase of 9.4% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 62% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Pinckneyville

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29% of Perry County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perry County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Perry County include Antioch Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bradley Cemetery, Campbell Hill Cemetery, Chapman Cemetery, Concord Cemetery, Cotton Cemetery, Cudgetown Cemetery, Curlee Cemetery, Cutler Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Perry County include Cutler, Du Quoin, Pinckneyville, Saint Johns, Tamaroa, Willisville ... View communities

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School districts in Perry County include Community Countyns Schools Dist 204, Du Quoin C U Schools District 300, Pinckneyville Countymm H S Dist 101, Pinckneyville Schools Dist 50, Tamaroa Schools Dist 5 ... View school districts

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Libraries in Perry County include Cutler Public Library, Du Quoin Public Library, Pinckneyville Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Perry County include Du Quoin Evening Call ... View newspapers

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Perry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Perry County political report.

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Hotels in Perry County include Best Western Fairground Inn, Francie's Inn

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