Perry is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,109 people and just one neighborhood, Perry is the 335th largest community in Michigan.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Perry, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.06% of Perry’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Perry is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Perry who work in office and administrative support (10.68%), management occupations (7.74%) and healthcare (7.21%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.91% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Perry is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Perry, the average commute to work is 32.90 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Perry is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.