Perry is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 20,624 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Perry is the 51st largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Perry was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Perry economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Perry, where the median household income is $56,389.00.
Unlike some cities, Perry isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Perry are a mix 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 (15.92%), sales jobs (11.13%), and business and financial occupations (7.30%).
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.
In terms of college education, Perry is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.53% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Perry in 2018 was $27,742, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,968 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, Irish, English, Jamaican, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Perry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.