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Perry, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Perry had a population of 7,025 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Perry is located at latitude 30.1092 and longitude -83.582 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perry (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taylor County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Perry (GNIS ID: 2404505) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Perry population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Perry, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 7,025
Population in Households 6,815
Population in Familes 5,521
Population in Group Qrtrs 210
Population Density1 749
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,754
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,820
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,708 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,046 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 418 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $75,666
Average Home Value $100,821


Median Household Income $29,770
Average Household Income $44,543
Per Capita Income $17,571
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.05%
Households 0.12% 0.1%
Families 0.46% -0.01%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Perry, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 383 58th
Population Density1 # 635 31st
Diversity Index2 # 369 60th
Median Household Income # 845 8th
Per Capita Income # 718 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.