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
Perry is a blue-collar town, with 44.06% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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
In Perry, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.90 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Perry does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.