For population 25 years and over in Perry:
For population 15 years and over in Perry city:
30 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $434 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (44.9 miles , pop. 68,315).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (57.6 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (243.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Orlando, OK (3.3 miles ), Red Rock, OK (3.6 miles ), East Noble, OK (3.8 miles ), Morrison, OK (4.0 miles ), Covington, OK (4.1 miles ), North Logan, OK (4.1 miles ), Mulhall, OK (4.1 miles ), Stillwater, OK (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 97.29 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,120 (+21.4%)
Area code: 580
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Crime in Perry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 20 (13 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-0.3%).
Work and jobs in Perry: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Perry, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Perry-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 335% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Perry city center killed 2 people and injured 26 people and caused $13 million in damages.
On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Perry-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from Perry center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/2008 at 16:25:00, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Perry center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Noble County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jack Swagger - Professional wrestler, Bill Krisher - Football player, Billy Pricer - Football player, Gary Cutsinger - Football player.
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Airports and heliports located in Perry:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.6% for Black residents, 62.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
112 people in nursing homes
19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Perry compared to Oklahoma state average:
Banks with branches in Perry (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Perry, Oklahoma:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Perry (based on Noble County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Perry government finances in 2002:
10.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,303 average adjusted gross income)
0.80% of residents moved from foreign countries ($580 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,416 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Perry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Perry)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Perry, OK)
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: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perry)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Perry)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 32 patent applications in 2008-2013.