Perry is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,627 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Perry is the 472nd largest community in Ohio. Perry has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Perry, where the median household income is $69,375.00.
Perry real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Perry house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Perry is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Perry is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perry who work in management occupations (15.65%), office and administrative support (11.43%), and sales jobs (9.25%).
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.
Because of many things, Perry is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Perry really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Perry perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of Perry is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.41% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Perry in 2010 was $27,842, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,368 for a family of four. However, Perry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Perry include Italian, English, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Perry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.