Perry is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 15,396 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Perry is the 70th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Perry is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Perry is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perry who work in office and administrative support (12.78%), management occupations (12.57%), and food service (11.10%).
Also of interest is that Perry has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Perry does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Perry are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.31% of adults in Perry having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Perry in 2010 was $20,200, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,800 for a family of four. However, Perry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Perry is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Perry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Perry residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Perry include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Perry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.