Perry, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 14,926 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +55.4%
Males: 7,468  (50.0%)
Females: 7,458  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  32.4 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 31047, 31069.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,973 (it was $31,418 in 2000)
Perry:

$43,973
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,797 (it was $18,266 in 2000)

Perry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $128,603 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Perry:

$128,603
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $138,860; Detached houses: $138,681; Townhouses or other attached units: $254,562; Mobile homes: $58,534

Median gross rent in 2013: $654.

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  • Races in Perry, GA (2010)

    Perry races chart
    • 7,98257.7%White alone
    • 4,94935.8%Black alone
    • 4113.0%Hispanic
    • 2732.0%Asian alone
    • 1851.3%Two or more races
    • 200.1%American Indian alone
    • 170.1%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Perry: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.4%), German (7.4%), Irish (7.4%), English (5.5%), Welsh (1.7%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 337 feet

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 909 people per square mile   (low).

Perry,GA real estate house value index trend

Perry, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Perry:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perry city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

714 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.8% Africa).

This city:

4.8%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Perry, Georgia as of July 27, 2015.
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 2013: $1,447 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,398 (1.0%)

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: +1,773 (+12.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,728 (31.6%)

Area code: 478

Perry household income distribution Perry home values distribution

Crime rates in Perry by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 112822123
per 100,000 10.210.019.474.518.317.67.514.320.9
Robberies 1269894988
per 100,000 122.059.887.474.582.235.267.457.155.7
Assaults 332541403844422436
per 100,000 335.6249.0398.2372.4346.9386.9314.4171.2250.6
Burglaries 314846574952596182
per 100,000 315.2478.1446.8530.6447.3457.3441.7435.1570.8
Thefts 157214283314258158311243220
per 100,000 1,596.52,131.52,748.62,923.12,355.31,389.42,328.21,733.11,531.3
Auto thefts 253124353721212322
per 100,000 254.2308.8233.1325.8337.8184.7157.2164.0153.1
Arson N/A24000N/AN/A3
per 100,000 N/A19.938.90.00.00.0N/AN/A20.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.1) 220.9221.9284.8340.8264.5206.9228.6177.9199.5

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City-data.com crime index 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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +116 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Perry: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Perry, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Perry-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 31% 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 near Georgia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.3 miles away from Perry center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from Perry center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 231.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 4, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perry topographic map

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 and medical centers in Perry:

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

Airports located in Perry:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry:

  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 7 miles; Warner Robins, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,829)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 12 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,200)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 24 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Mercer University (about 26 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 41 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gordon State College (about 48 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 52 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)

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:

See full list of schools located in Perry

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.1. This is about average.

City:

62.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00238. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00238
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.7%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 34.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.0% for other race residents, 9.2% 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

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:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Georgia average:

12.6

Perry travel time to work - commute Perry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,802103
Mainline Protestant15,04617
Catholic6,1242
Other4,59210
Black Protestant2,26711
None66,069-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Houston County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

6.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

30.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$23,913$35,8700$0
Other Government Administration 8$40,510$60,7657$4,350
Judicial and Legal 1$2,444$29,3281$2,217
Police Protection - Officers 34$137,120$48,3950$0
Police - Other 4$10,067$30,2015$2,356
Firefighters 20$65,092$39,0550$0
Fire - Other 1$2,433$29,1960$0
Streets and Highways 12$43,943$43,9430$0
Solid Waste Management 7$16,798$28,7970$0
Parks and Recreation 6$17,579$35,1581$1,158
Other and Unallocable 11$30,133$32,8725$1,519
Totals for Government 112$390,032$41,78919$11,600

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $617,000 ($41.34)
    Water Utilities: $342,000 ($22.91)
    Sewerage: $228,000 ($15.28)
    Gas Utilities: $49,000 ($3.28)
    General: $32,000 ($2.14)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,516,000 ($168.56)
    Police Protection: $2,144,000 ($143.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,231,000 ($82.47)
    Central Staff Services: $1,086,000 ($72.76)
    Sewerage: $821,000 ($55.00)
    Regular Highways: $723,000 ($48.44)
    Fire Protection: $685,000 ($45.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $620,000 ($41.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $474,000 ($31.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $458,000 ($30.68)
    Financial Administration: $337,000 ($22.58)
    General - Other: $230,000 ($15.41)
    General Public Buildings: $212,000 ($14.20)
    Parking Facilities: $104,000 ($6.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $96,000 ($6.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $61,000 ($4.09)
    Health Services - Other: $57,000 ($3.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($3.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $148,000 ($9.92)
    General: $32,000 ($2.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $412,000 ($27.60)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($10.79)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($9.51)
    Housing & Community Development: $97,000 ($6.50)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($6.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($4.62)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($4.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $62,000 ($4.15)
    Central Staff: $44,000 ($2.95)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($1.41)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.34)
    General Public Building: $12,000 ($0.80)
    Gas Utilities: $5,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,182,000 ($280.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $269,000 ($18.02)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $926,000 ($62.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000 ($38.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $104,000 ($6.97)
    All Other: $41,000 ($2.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $229,000 ($15.34)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $432,000 ($28.94)
    Interest Earnings: $369,000 ($24.72)
    Rents: $18,000 ($1.21)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,513,000 ($168.36)
    Water Utilities: $1,388,000 ($92.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $489,000 ($32.76)
    All Other: $343,000 ($22.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Property: $2,948,000 ($197.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $940,000 ($62.98)
    Public Utilities: $777,000 ($52.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $247,000 ($16.55)
    NEC: $227,000 ($15.21)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,474,000 ($433.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $826,000 ($55.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,155,000 ($412.37)
    Other, NEC: $757,000 ($50.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $318,000 ($21.31)
    Other, NEC: $69,000 ($4.62)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,133,000 ($209.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,558,000 ($372.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $690,000 ($46.23)

9.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.10%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.36% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,827 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.36%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bibb County, GA  0.99% ($31,685 average AGI)
from Peach County, GA  0.71% ($27,551)
from Cobb County, GA  0.18% ($40,849)


7.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,651 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.30%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bibb County, GA  0.95% ($30,954 average AGI)
to Peach County, GA  0.63% ($31,762)
to Fulton County, GA  0.17% ($27,110)

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.)
Perry fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Perry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 118m387ftTotal length
  • 598,894Total average daily traffic
  • 91,961Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
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&T1Kincaid1
Ace Hardware1Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Best Western1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Microtel1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K3Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Publix Super Markets1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1The Room Place1
Goodwill1Travelodge1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hilton1UPS3
Howard Johnson1Waffle House2
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1

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+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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