Perkinston is a somewhat small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 6,749 people and just one neighborhood, Perkinston is the 56th largest community in Mississippi.
Real Estate Prices
Perkinston real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Perkinston house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Perkinston, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.88% of Perkinston’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Perkinston is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Perkinston who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), sales jobs (12.04%) and management occupations (7.79%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Perkinston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Perkinston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Perkinston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Perkinston may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Perkinston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.