Perry, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 389 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 169  (43.5%)
Females: 220  (56.5%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62362.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,837 (it was $26,458 in 2000)
Perry:

$30,837
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,061 (it was $20,383 in 2000)

Perry village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,789 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Perry:

$39,789
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $56,701; Detached houses: $63,140; Mobile homes: $26,731

Median gross rent in 2012: $429.

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  • White alone - 395 (99.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Perry: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.1%), English (25.9%), United States (6.7%), Irish (5.5%), Dutch (1.9%), Swedish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/10/1901

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,018 people per square mile   (low).

Perry, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Perry:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perry village:

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.0%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,375 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $370 (1.1%)

Perry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (58.2 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (84.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (214.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Griggsville, IL (2.3 miles ), Valley City, IL (2.7 miles) , New Salem, IL (2.7 miles) , Naples, IL (2.7 miles) , Versailles, IL (2.9 miles ), Baylis, IL (3.1 miles ), Meredosia, IL (3.2 miles ), Bluffs, IL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200

Latitude: 39.78 N, Longitude: 90.74 W

Area code: 217

Perry household income distribution Perry home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-10.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Financial managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Perry, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Perry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Perry village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.0 miles away from the village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perry-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 166.9 miles away from Perry center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 192.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from Perry center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 164.2 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 Pike County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Perry:

  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • KEPLEY HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PITTSFIELD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • EASTSIDE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-MOUNT STERLING (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MOUNT STERLING, IL)

Airports located in Perry:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry:

  • Western Illinois University (about 48 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,755)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 61 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 61 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 65 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Lindenwood University (about 70 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 71 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 75 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public elementary/middle school in Perry:

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Notable location: North Pike Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Perry-McCord Cemetery (1), Wilson - Perry McCord Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.0%
(41.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Perry compared to Illinois state average:

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

Banks with branches in Perry (2011 data):

  • Prairie State Bank and Trust: Perry Facility at Route 107 And Main Street, branch established on 1982/03/25. Info updated 2011/12/20: Bank assets: $633.0 mil, Deposits: $566.9 mil, headquarters in Mount Zion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: American Central Bancorporation, Inc.

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:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Perry village (based on Pike County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.56%
Here: 50.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents23.3%18.1%14.0%10.6%6.9%
Congregations24.1%19.0%6.9%3.4%3.4%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents6.7%6.0%4.6%2.3%7.6%
Congregations6.9%3.4%10.3%3.4%19.0%
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: 5
Pike County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Pike County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Pike County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

27.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.6%
State:

14.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$530
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$2,082
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,612

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $42,000 ($107.97)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($74.55)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($71.98)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($35.99)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($61.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($89.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,000 ($43.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($38.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($102.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $52,000 ($133.68)
    Highways: $13,000 ($33.42)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $9,000 ($23.14)
    Property: $8,000 ($20.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $360,000 ($925.45)

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, IL  0.50% ($24,467 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IL  0.31% ($16,474)
from Pike County, MO  0.20% ($25,583)


4.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adams County, IL  0.67% ($25,537 average AGI)
to Morgan County, IL  0.25% ($29,533)
to Pike County, MO  0.20% ($20,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Perry:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perry:

  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPWQ (106.7 FM; MOUNT STERLING, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGEM-FM (105.1 FM; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY NEWSPAPERS, INC.)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WKXQ (92.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Perry:

  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHQA-TV (Channel 7; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF QUINCY, LLC)
  • WTJR (Channel 16; QUINCY, IL; Owner: BELIEVER'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W36BS (Channel 36; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W61CO (Channel 61; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CJ (Channel 18; QUINCY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGEM-TV (Channel 10; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING CO.)

Perry fatal accident list:

Aug 19, 2005 04:24 PM, Sr-107, 5, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 1995 07:34 AM, Maine St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, 42278 Hwy 104 -- 673338 (Lat: 39.809583 Lon: -90.734611), Type: 93.9, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, 42278 Hwy 104 -- 673338 (Lat: 39.809583 Lon: -90.734611), Type: 93.9, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HWY 104 AND 107, 42278 Hwy 104 -- 673338 (Lat: 39.809583 Lon: -90.734611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQGZ914
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2007, Expiration Date: 06/06/2017, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MOUNTAIN WAYNE V CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 346MM , Serial Number: CH2-0205-2595, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne V Mountain, Po Box 66, Perry, IL 62362

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
Most common first names in Perry, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary877.1 years
John781.9 years
Charles576.4 years
George580.2 years
Margaret585.6 years
Robert577.2 years
Roy585.6 years
William475.8 years
Mildred489.0 years
Helen390.0 years
Most common last names in Perry, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1483.6 years
Thiele1074.5 years
Read782.8 years
Bradbury686.0 years
Lackscheide671.6 years
Liehr583.8 years
Lipcaman570.6 years
Elledge580.0 years
Secrest581.2 years
Sweeting584.0 years

Perry on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations:"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #86 (62362) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries"
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