For population 25 years and over in Perley:
For population 15 years and over in Perley city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $933 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (21.1 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (228.4 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (581.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hendrum, MN (2.5 miles ), Georgetown, MN (2.6 miles) , Gardner, ND (2.8 miles) , Grandin, ND (3.2 miles) , Argusville, ND (3.3 miles) , Halstad, MN (3.5 miles ), Borup, MN (3.7 miles) , Harwood, ND (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.18 N, Longitude: 96.80 W
Area code: 218
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-8.3%).
Average climate in Perley, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Perley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Perley city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Perley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Norman County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Perley:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perley:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.288. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.90. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.65. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.3%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Perley compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Perley (based on Norman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 95.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Perley government finances in 2002:
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,496 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,915 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Perley:
Strongest FM radio stations in Perley:
TV broadcast stations around Perley:
Perley fatal accident list:
Dec 9, 2002 10:46 AM, Us-75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2