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The City of Perry had a population of 6,924 as of July 1, 2016.

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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Perry is located within Perry North CCD of Taylor County.

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, 2016.

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Perry, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,924
Population in Households 6,726
Population in Familes 5,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density1 738
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,762
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,828
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,698 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,064 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 444 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $86,431
Average Home Value $130,159


Median Household Income $32,200
Average Household Income $46,109
Per Capita Income $18,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.32%
Households 0.15% -0.08%
Families 0.45% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

Perry, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 386 58th
Population Density1 # 638 31st
Diversity Index2 # 374 59th
Median Household Income # 808 12th
Per Capita Income # 716 22nd

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