Perry Heights, Ohio

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Population in 2010: 8,441. Population change since 2000: -5.2%
Males: 4,043  (47.9%)
Females: 4,398  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 44646.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $45,073 (it was $41,674 in 2000)
Perry Heights:

$45,073
OH:

$51,075

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,790 (it was $20,333 in 2000)

Perry Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $103,465 (it was $89,900 in 2000)
Perry Heights:

$103,465
OH:

$136,400

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $146,966; Detached houses: $148,678; Townhouses or other attached units: $156,475; In 2-unit structures: $142,472; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,366; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,778; Mobile homes: $39,284

Median gross rent in 2015: $697.

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  • Races in Perry Heights, OH (2010)

    Perry Heights races chart
    • 7,80292.4%White alone
    • 2462.9%Black alone
    • 1842.2%Hispanic
    • 1401.7%Two or more races
    • 430.5%Asian alone
    • 140.2%Other race alone
    • 120.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Perry Heights: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.7%), American (13.9%), Italian (8.5%), European (6.0%), Irish (5.7%), English (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 2.92 square miles.

Population density: 2,894 people per square mile   (average).

Perry Heights,OH real estate house value index trend

Perry Heights, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Perry Heights:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perry Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

61 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Ohio:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,742 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,454 (1.5%)

Perry Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (4.9 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (19.3 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hills and Dales, OH (1.6 miles ), Massillon, OH (1.7 miles ), Meyers Lake, OH (1.8 miles ), Richville, OH (1.8 miles ), Canton, OH (2.2 miles ), Navarre, OH (2.4 miles ), North Canton, OH (2.5 miles ), North Lawrence, OH (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 81.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,130 (-36.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 197 (4.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 330

Perry Heights household income distribution Perry Heights home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Perry Heights, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Perry Heights-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the Perry Heights place center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.4 miles away from the place center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perry Heights-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from Perry Heights center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 222.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from Perry Heights center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stark County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perry Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Perry Heights:

  • HANOVER HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MASSILLON, OH)
  • HOSPITALITY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MASSILLON, OH)
  • FMC - MASSILLON DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MASSILLON, OH)
  • VOCA OF OHIO/KAYLYNN STREET HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MASSILLON, OH)
  • MEADOW WIND HEALTH CARE CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MASSILLON, OH)
  • ART INC-19TH STREET HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MASSILLON, OH)
  • ART INC-TREMONT HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MASSILLON, OH)

Amtrak station near Perry Heights:

  • 20 miles: AKRON (906 E. BOWERY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry Heights:

  • Malone University (about 5 miles; Canton, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,201)
  • Kent State University at Stark (about 6 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 3,259)
  • Stark State College (about 6 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)
  • Walsh University (about 8 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (about 20 miles; Akron, OH; FT enrollment: 22,216)
  • University of Mount Union (about 21 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • The College of Wooster (about 25 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)

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Notable locations in Perry Heights: Perry Township Fire Department Station 3 (A), Perry Township Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Stark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.367. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.367
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.92. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.92
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.1%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.1% for Black residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
201 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
234 people in nursing homes in 2000
24 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Ohio average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Perry Heights CDP (based on Stark County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant60,957224
Catholic55,83128
Mainline Protestant45,340127
Black Protestant5,32725
Orthodox5,0148
Other3,92924
None199,188-
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: 71
Stark County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Stark County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 102
Stark County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 253
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stark County:

30.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.1%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Perry Heights:

28.6
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Perry Heights:

21.4%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Perry Heights:

9.4%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Perry Heights:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Perry Heights:

34.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Perry Heights:

55.1%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Perry Heights, OH Residents

3.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.34%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($323 average AGI)
Stark County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Summit County, OH  0.78% ($39,257 average AGI)
from Tuscarawas County, OH  0.23% ($27,556)
from Carroll County, OH  0.17% ($27,414)


3.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Stark County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Summit County, OH  0.68% ($30,902 average AGI)
to Tuscarawas County, OH  0.22% ($28,397)
to Franklin County, OH  0.19% ($32,777)

Strongest AM radio stations in Perry Heights:

  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCER (900 AM; 1 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: MELODYNAMIC BROACASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINW (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKR (1590 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTIG (990 AM; 0 kW; MASSILLON, OH; Owner: WTIG, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perry Heights:

  • WRQK-FM (106.9 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHBC-FM (94.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WNPQ (95.9 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: TUSCARAWAS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZKL (92.5 FM; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: D. A. PETERSON, INC.)
  • WOFN (88.7 FM; BEACH CITY, OH; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJER-FM (101.7 FM; DOVER, OH; Owner: WJER RADIO, INC.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAPS (91.3 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, AKRON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Perry Heights:

  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WIVM-LP (Channel 52; CANTON, OH; Owner: LUCINDA DeVAUL-TONGES)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$98,53419$90,75393$105,4025$23,1705$81,404
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$65,3500$07$92,2062$52,7150$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$88,8432$69,24049$100,7705$12,1621$63,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$139,1870$025$114,7480$01$62,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$121,2680$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7134.02 , 7135.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$101,3463$91,093
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$89,3971$60,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7134.02 , 7135.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Perry Heights compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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