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Perry, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Perry had a population of 915 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Perry is located at latitude 39.0729 and longitude -95.3868 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perry (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Perry (GNIS ID: 2396185) 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.

The City of Perry is located within Township of Kentucky, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson 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, 2017.

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Perry, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 915
Population in Households 915
Population in Familes 757
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,181
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 369
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 296 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $172,727
Average Home Value $212,078


Median Household Income $62,802
Average Household Income $71,638
Per Capita Income $26,782
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.09%
Households -0.22% -0.05%
Families 0.74% -0.07%
Median Household Income   4.7%
Per Capita Income   3.26%
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, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 218 68th
Population Density1 # 188 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 392 42nd
Median Household Income # 69 90th
Per Capita Income # 291 57th

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