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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perry who work in office and administrative support (13.19%), management occupations (10.52%), and food service (10.42%).
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 education level of Perry citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.27% of adults in Perry have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Perry in 2010 was $19,551, 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 $78,204 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 German, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Perry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.