Basic information about the Perry County
The Perry County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 651 square miles, with 4 square miles being water areas. There are 12.250 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Perry County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (78.16%), followed by Black or African American (20.01%) and Two or More races (1%). There are 4.674 households in the county, while 72,06% of them are family households and 27,94% represent non family households. There are 3 cities and towns in Perry County. The most populated city is Richton town and the smallest town or village is New Augusta town.