Perryville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,398 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Perryville is the 95th largest community in Missouri.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Perryville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.36% of the Perryville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Perryville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perryville who work in office and administrative support (16.02%), sales jobs (10.20%), and management occupations (7.29%).
One of the benefits of Perryville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.93 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Perryville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.66% of adults 25 and older in Perryville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Perryville in 2010 was $20,330, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,320 for a family of four. However, Perryville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Perryville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Perryville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Perryville include Irish, French , English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Perryville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.