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Population in 2012: 14,730 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +53.4%
Males: 7,300  (49.6%)
Females: 7,430  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  34.6 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31047, 31069.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,726 (it was $31,418 in 2000)
Perry:

$49,726
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,702

Perry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $142,962 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Perry:

$142,962
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,873; Detached houses: $178,665; Townhouses or other attached units: $229,235; In 2-unit structures: $204,269; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,865; Mobile homes: $44,503; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $118,022

Median gross rent in 2012: $683.

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  • White alone - 7,982 (57.7%)
  • Black alone - 4,949 (35.8%)
  • Hispanic - 411 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 273 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 185 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

Races in Perry detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Perry: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (16.7%), German (8.9%), English (7.1%), Irish (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 337 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 897 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Perry:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perry city:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

904 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.8% Africa).

This city:  6.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Perry, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Perry to the number of sex offenders is 189 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,479 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,347 (0.9%)

Perry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (25.9 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (97.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (684.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elko, GA (2.8 miles) , Henderson, GA (3.1 miles ), Warner Robins, GA (3.3 miles ), Fort Valley, GA (3.4 miles ), Centerville, GA (3.4 miles ), Robins AFB, GA (3.6 miles ), Byron, GA (3.6 miles ), Marshallville, GA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2000: 42 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2004: 123 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2005: 263 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2006: 325 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2007: 213 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2008: 141 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2009: 63 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2010: 112 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2011: 90 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2012: 123 buildings, average cost: $140,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.46 N, Longitude: 83.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,778 (+12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,179 (35.7%)

Area code: 478

Perry household income distribution Perry home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Perry by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2011 2012
Murders 1000000000
per 100,000 9.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0112822123
per 100,000 0.010.210.019.474.518.317.67.514.320.9
Robberies 31269894988
per 100,000 28.8122.059.887.474.582.235.267.457.155.7
Assaults 20332541403844422436
per 100,000 192.1335.6249.0398.2372.4346.9386.9314.4171.2250.6
Burglaries 26314846574952596182
per 100,000 249.7315.2478.1446.8530.6447.3457.3441.7435.1570.8
Thefts 193157214283314258158311243220
per 100,000 1853.61596.52131.52748.62923.12355.31389.42328.21733.11531.3
Auto thefts 17253124353721212322
per 100,000 163.3254.2308.8233.1325.8337.8184.7157.2164.0153.1
Arson N/AN/A24000N/AN/A3
per 100,000 N/AN/A19.938.90.00.00.0N/AN/A20.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.6) 172.8220.5221.5284.3340.1264.0206.6228.1177.6199.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Perry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Georgia average:

2.77

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Perry, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +116 (+1.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Perry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Perry city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from Perry center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ron Simmons - College football player, Sonny Perdue - politician, Casey Hayward - Football player, Courtney Hodges - General, Dontarrious Thomas - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Sep 2, 1980), Sam Nunn - (born 1938), Senator from Georgia, Washed Out - Musician, Deborah Roberts - Television journalist, Al Thornton - College basketball player (Florida State Seminoles), Caroline Love Goodwin O'Day - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Perry:

  • PERRY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, D/B/A PERRY DIALYSIS CENTER)
  • PERRY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1120 MORNINGSIDE DR)
  • CHURCH HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, 2470 HWY 41 N)
  • NEW PERRY NH (Nursing Home, 500 STANLEY ST)
  • SUMMERHILL (Nursing Home, 500 STANLEY STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Perry, GA

Airports located in Perry:


Local government website: www.perryga.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry:

  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 7 miles; Warner Robins, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 12 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Middle Georgia College (about 23 miles; Cochran, GA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Macon State College (about 24 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,540)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 25 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 3,913)
  • Mercer University (about 26 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 41 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)

Public high school in Perry:

Private high school in Perry:

  • WESTFIELD SCHOOLS (Students: 610; Location: PO BOX 2300; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Perry:

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Library in Perry:

  • HOUSTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,266,409; Location: 1201 WASHINGTON STREET; 177,896 books; 6,345 audio materials; 7,064 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 170 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Perry: Perry Industrial Park (A), Perry Country Club (B), Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter (C), Perry Fire Department (D), Perry-Houston County Library (E), Perry City Hall (F), Houston County Courthouse (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plaza Shopping Center (1), Perry Village Shopping Center (2), Perry Market Place Shopping Center (3), Eastgate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Perry include: Crossroads Church (A), Second Memorial Baptist Church (B), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (C), Saint Christophers Episcopal Church (D), Perry United Methodist Church (E), Old Field Baptist Church (F), Greater Union Baptist Church (G), Full Gospel Lighthouse (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Hackney Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Berry Branch (A), Bay Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Perry include: Barbara Calhoun Park (1), Creekwood Park (2), Rozar Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Georgia Outdoor Adventures (Tours & Charters; 204 Mossland Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Perry (102 Valley Drive) (1), Days Inn (102 Valley Drive) (2), Guesthouse Inn - Perry (202 Valley Dr) (3), Fairfield Inn Perry (110 Perimeter Rd) (4), Great Inn (1006 Saint Patricks Drive) (5), Crossroads Motel (317 General Courtney Hod) (6), Best Western Bradbury Inn (205 Lect Drive) (7), Comfort Inn Perry (1602 Sam Nunn Boulevard) (8), Comfort Inn (1602 Sam Nunn Blvd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Houston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average.
City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00254. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00254
U.S.:

0.06353

Drinking water stations with addresses in Perry and their reported violations in the past:

PERRY PONDEROSA PARK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2001)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Perry, GA

People in group quarters in Perry in 2010:

  • 476 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 162 people in state prisons
  • 146 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Perry in 2000:

  • 175 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 99 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other group homes

Perry compared to Georgia state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Reaves Arena. Capacity: 8,250.

Banks with branches in Perry (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Perry Branch at 916 Main Street, branch established on 1936/04/18. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • PlantersFIRST: Sam Numm Boulevard at 1400 Sam Numm Boulevard, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2008/01/29: Bank assets: $288.5 mil, Deposits: $269.8 mil, headquarters in Cordele, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mid State Banks, Inc.
  • The Bank of Perry: The Bank Of Perry at 1006 Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $115.4 mil, Deposits: $103.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Persons Banking Co., Inc.
  • State Bank and Trust Company: Perry Branch at 1208 Washington Street, branch established on 1987/09/14. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $2,746.8 mil, Deposits: $2,314.3 mil, headquarters in Macon, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Perry, Georgia:

  • Travelodge Perry, 100 Westview Ln, Perry, GA 31069 , Phone: (478) 987-7355
  • Best Inn, 110 Perimeter Rd, Perry, GA 31069 , Phone: (478) 987-4454, Fax: (478) 987-7123
  • Jameson Inn Perry, 200 Market Pl Dr, Perry, GA 31069 , Phone: (478) 987-5060
  • Holiday Inn Perry, 200 Valley Dr, Perry, GA 31069 , Phone: (478) 987-3313, Fax: (478) 988-8269
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 201 Lect Dr, Perry, GA 31069 , Phone: (478) 987-8777, Fax: (478) 987-2724
  • Comfort Inn, 1602 Sam Nunn Blvd, Perry, GA 31069 , Phone: (478) 987-7710, Fax: (478) 988-2624
  • Quality Inn-perry, 1500 Sam Nunn Blvd, Perry, GA 31069 , Phone: (478) 987-1345, Fax: (478) 987-5875
  • Hampton Inn, 102 Hampton Ct, Perry, GA 31069 , Phone: (478) 987-7681, Fax: (478) 987-7128
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Perry, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Perry travel time to work - commute


Perry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Perry city (based on Houston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.73%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of God
Adherents59.3%14.2%5.5%5.5%2.1%
Congregations32.0%11.7%1.9%8.7%5.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran ChurchMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.2%1.0%7.6%
Congregations2.9%1.0%1.0%1.0%34.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Houston County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Houston County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Houston County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

6.03 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

30.8%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Houston County:

12.1%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$24,427$41,8750$0
Other Government Administration 7$31,720$54,3777$6,531
Judicial and Legal 1$2,260$27,1201$1,328
Police Protection - Officers 37$128,321$41,6180$0
Police - Other 4$9,483$28,4494$948
Firefighters 16$58,771$44,0780$0
Fire - Other 1$2,088$25,0560$0
Streets and Highways 15$45,788$36,6300$0
Solid Waste Management 7$18,726$32,1020$0
Sewerage 6$16,052$32,1040$0
Parks and Recreation 6$24,846$49,69212$7,643
Water Supply 6$18,790$37,5800$0
Gas Supply 3$9,427$37,7080$0
Other and Unallocable 13$28,448$26,2603$1,466
Totals for Government 129$419,147$38,99027$17,916

Perry government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $617,000 ($41.89)
    Water Utilities: $342,000 ($23.22)
    Sewerage: $228,000 ($15.48)
    Gas Utilities: $49,000 ($3.33)
    General: $32,000 ($2.17)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,516,000 ($170.81)
    Police Protection: $2,144,000 ($145.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,231,000 ($83.57)
    Central Staff Services: $1,086,000 ($73.73)
    Sewerage: $821,000 ($55.74)
    Regular Highways: $723,000 ($49.08)
    Fire Protection: $685,000 ($46.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $620,000 ($42.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $474,000 ($32.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $458,000 ($31.09)
    Financial Administration: $337,000 ($22.88)
    General - Other: $230,000 ($15.61)
    General Public Buildings: $212,000 ($14.39)
    Parking Facilities: $104,000 ($7.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $96,000 ($6.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $61,000 ($4.14)
    Health Services - Other: $57,000 ($3.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($3.39)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $148,000 ($10.05)
    General: $32,000 ($2.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $412,000 ($27.97)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($10.93)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($9.64)
    Housing & Community Development: $97,000 ($6.59)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($6.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($4.68)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($4.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $62,000 ($4.21)
    Central Staff: $44,000 ($2.99)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($1.43)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.36)
    General Public Building: $12,000 ($0.81)
    Gas Utilities: $5,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,182,000 ($283.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $269,000 ($18.26)

Perry government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $926,000 ($62.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000 ($38.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $104,000 ($7.06)
    All Other: $41,000 ($2.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $229,000 ($15.55)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $432,000 ($29.33)
    Interest Earnings: $369,000 ($25.05)
    Rents: $18,000 ($1.22)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,513,000 ($170.60)
    Water Utilities: $1,388,000 ($94.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $489,000 ($33.20)
    All Other: $343,000 ($23.29)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Property: $2,948,000 ($200.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $940,000 ($63.82)
    Public Utilities: $777,000 ($52.75)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $247,000 ($16.77)
    NEC: $227,000 ($15.41)

Perry government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,474,000 ($439.51)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $826,000 ($56.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,155,000 ($417.85)
    Other, NEC: $757,000 ($51.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $318,000 ($21.59)
    Other, NEC: $69,000 ($4.68)

Perry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,133,000 ($212.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,558,000 ($377.33)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $690,000 ($46.84)

9.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.81%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.54% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,016 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.54%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bibb County, GA  1.04% ($33,733 average AGI)
from Peach County, GA  0.72% ($33,166)
from Crawford County, GA  0.14% ($28,922)


8.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.94%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.50% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,133 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.50%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bibb County, GA  0.96% ($30,753 average AGI)
to Peach County, GA  0.74% ($36,666)
to Fulton County, GA  0.17% ($28,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Perry:

  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLCG (1280 AM; 5 kW; MACON, GA)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WXKO (1150 AM; 1 kW; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perry:

  • WPGA-FM (100.9 FM; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WIBB-FM (97.9 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMGB (95.1 FM; MONTEZUMA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W202BA (88.3 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WELV-FM (102.5 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WRBV (101.7 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCOP-FM (99.9 FM; UNADILLA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJTG (91.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: JOY PUBLIC B/CNG CORP)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQSY (103.9 FM; HAWKINSVILLE, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQBZ (106.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WPWB (90.5 FM; BYRON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)
  • WVMG-FM (96.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMKS (92.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLVN-LP (97.1 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL HEARTLAND, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Perry:

  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Perry, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 54
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 88
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 59
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 144
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Perry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 102 meters (335ft)
Total average daily traffic: 442,204
Total average daily truck traffic: 54,814

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 8
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Perry, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Perry)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Perry, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perry)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Perry)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$148,15518$152,56491$162,0384$52,22315$106,5453$58,073
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$156,5600$05$182,7441$21,5000$01$34,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$127,6223$124,56026$159,6724$34,4482$63,4102$79,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$140,0103$111,18320$160,7790$01$162,4801$29,990
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$165,4201$168,1105$158,6640$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0212.00 , 0213.00, 0214.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$227,6305$183,344
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$175,3402$151,225
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$258,790
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0212.00 , 0213.00, 0214.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 164
  • Hazardous Condition: 49
  • Service Call: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Perry


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Perry, GA

Most common first names in Perry, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10772.0 years
Mary9179.3 years
John7871.6 years
William7273.9 years
Willie6771.1 years
Robert5070.3 years
George4273.5 years
Annie4077.4 years
Thomas3073.7 years
Mattie2985.4 years
Most common last names in Perry, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis6474.3 years
Smith4577.3 years
Brown4474.7 years
Williams4373.4 years
Jones3669.1 years
Jackson3567.3 years
King2874.0 years
Johnson2572.9 years
Dixon2168.5 years
Miller2073.8 years
Businesses in Perry, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Best Western1Microtel1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Publix Super Markets1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx2Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1The Room Place1
H&R Block1Travelodge1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC1Waffle House2
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
Kroger1
Browse common businesses in Perry, GA


Perry on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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