Perris is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 74,971 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Perris is the 118th largest community in California.
Perris is a blue-collar town, with 39.73% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Perris is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perris who work in office and administrative support (15.86%), sales jobs (9.88%), and maintenance occupations (8.06%).
In Perris, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.01 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In Perris, just 8.22% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Perris in 2010 was $13,806, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,224 for a family of four. However, Perris contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Perris is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Perris home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Perris, accounting for 72.97% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Perris residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Perris include German, English, Italian, and Ethiopian.
Perris also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.20%.
The most common language spoken in Perris is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.