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Perris, CA
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Perris profile

Living in Perris

Perris is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 80,263 people and 21 associated neighborhoods, Perris is the 115th largest community in California. Much of the housing stock in Perris was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Perris economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Perris, where the median household income is $78,352.00.

In Perris, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.06 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The rate of college-level education in Perris is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.15% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Perris in 2018 was $24,084, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,336 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 78.87% 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 English, German, Irish, Italian, and Jamaican.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Perris's cultural character, accounting for 29.92% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Perris is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.