Perry is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 5,097 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Perry is the 72nd largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities, Perry isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Perry are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Perry is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perry who work in office and administrative support (13.74%), sales jobs (8.36%), and teaching (7.72%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Perry spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.03 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Perry citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.81% of adults in Perry have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Perry in 2010 was $20,971, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,884 for a family of four. However, Perry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Perry is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Perry include Irish, English, Czech, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Perry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.