Perryton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,252 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Perryton is the 240th largest community in Texas.
Perryton is a blue-collar town, with 43.37% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Perryton is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perryton who work in office and administrative support (11.95%), sales jobs (9.91%), and management occupations (7.01%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.11 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Perryton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Perryton, just 11.99% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Perryton in 2010 was $22,062, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,248 for a family of four. However, Perryton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Perryton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Perryton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Perryton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Perryton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 52.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Perryton include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
In addition, Perryton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.65%).
The most common language spoken in Perryton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.