Perry, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 4,837 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 2,376  (49.1%)
Females: 2,461  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 73077.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,855 (it was $30,653 in 2000)
Perry:

$56,855
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,500 (it was $16,924 in 2000)

Perry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,511 (it was $50,100 in 2000)
Perry:

$89,511
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $153,936; detached houses: $165,700; townhouses or other attached units: $74,008; mobile homes: $76,713

Median gross rent in 2019: $756.

March 2019 cost of living index in Perry: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.2%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 31.5% for American Indian residents, 6.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Perry, OK (2019)
    • 4,27486.0%White alone
    • 3907.8%Two or more races
    • 1913.8%Hispanic
    • 350.7%American Indian alone
    • 200.4%Black alone
    • 90.2%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Perry, Oklahoma as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Perry is 512 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Perry by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.9)
1
(19.8)
1
(20.1)
4
(77.4)
2
(39.4)
4
(79.3)
3
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(80.0)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
1
(19.8)
2
(39.3)
3
(60.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(194.2)
14
(277.5)
18
(358.7)
10
(198.4)
7
(140.8)
13
(251.7)
5
(98.4)
13
(257.8)
9
(177.8)
8
(157.1)
8
(160.0)
7
(142.6)
9
(183.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(407.8)
26
(515.4)
24
(478.3)
16
(317.4)
25
(502.8)
31
(600.2)
34
(669.4)
19
(376.8)
32
(632.0)
37
(726.8)
22
(440.0)
19
(387.1)
39
(795.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
88
(1,709)
93
(1,843)
75
(1,495)
62
(1,230)
68
(1,368)
79
(1,530)
56
(1,103)
46
(912.2)
61
(1,205)
62
(1,218)
69
(1,380)
62
(1,263)
60
(1,223)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(194.2)
9
(178.4)
7
(139.5)
13
(257.9)
6
(120.7)
13
(251.7)
3
(59.1)
6
(119.0)
5
(98.8)
5
(98.2)
6
(120.0)
3
(61.1)
5
(101.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(38.8)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.3)
2
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index162.9179.6192.1153.5143.8235.6146.9193.3189.2150.7209.6127.3202.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Perry, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 20 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Oklahoma average:

2.30
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Ancestries: German (21.5%), American (15.6%), English (8.5%), European (6.6%), Irish (6.4%), Dutch (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 6.08 square miles.

Population density: 795 people per square mile   (low).

Perry, Oklahoma map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Oklahoma:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,059 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $649 (0.8%)

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:

Lucien, OK (3.0 miles),
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 )

Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 97.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,218 (+24.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,611 (71.3%)

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Perry, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Perry, OK in 2019
Perry satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $218,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Perry, OK residents
Average permit cost in Perry, OK
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Historical population in Perry, OK
Historical housing units in Perry, OK
Most common industries in Perry, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (24.8%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (33.5%)
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
  • Health care (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Machinery (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Perry, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Perry, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

Perry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 193% 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 significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 929% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 22.2 miles away from Perry center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from Perry center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from Perry center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from Perry center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Perry center
On 4/7/2018 at 12:16:03, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 3.6 mi) earthquake occurred 12.6 miles away from Perry center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Noble County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Winds: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Perry:

  • PERRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 501 FOURTEENTH STREET)
  • PERRY GREEN VALLEY NURSING CENTER, LLC (1103 BIRCH STREET)
  • TENDER HEART HEALTH CARE OF PERRY (410 15TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Perry:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry:

  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 17 miles; Stillwater, OK; Full-time enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 25 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 27 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 45 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 49 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 56 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 57 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)

Public high school in Perry:

  • PERRY HS (Students: 318, Location: 900 FIR STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Perry:

  • PERRY ES (Students: 634, Location: 1303 NORTH 15TH STREET, Grades: PK-6)
  • PERRY JHS (Students: 266, Location: 901 ELM STREET, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Perry

Library in Perry:

  • PERRY CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $243,703; Location: 302 N 7TH ST; 37,645 books; 582 audio materials; 1,943 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 23 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Perry: Perry Plaza (A), Perry Fire Department (B), Cherokee Strip Museum (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Perry include: Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church (A), Kaw Street Chapel (B), Grace Baptist Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Church of Nazarene (G), Calvary Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Wills Lake (A), Lake Perry (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Calf Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Perry include: Brookwood Park (1), Dauman Park (2), Rotary Park (3), Lions Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Sooner's Crossing LLC (3107 Highway 77 West), Cherokee Strip Motel (West Of City), Best Western Cherokee Sprit Inn (2903 Highway 77 West), Super 8 (2608 West Fir Street), Perry-Days Inn (Interstate Highway 35 (Exit 186) And Fir Avenue), Dan D Motel (515 Fir Street), 1st Inn (3108 West Fir Street).

Birthplace of: Jack Swagger - Professional wrestler, Bill Krisher - Football player, Billy Pricer - Football player, Gary Cutsinger - Football player.

Noble County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

66.8%

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: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Perry in 2010:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
112 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Perry (2011 data):

  • Exchange Bank and Trust Company: Exchange Bank And Trust Company at 523 Delaware Street, branch established on 1896/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.3 mil, Deposits: $178.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Perry Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Bank & Trust Company: at 407 7th Street, branch established on 1934/02/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $133.7 mil, Deposits: $116.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbt Bancshares, Perry, Ok, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Perry:

Marital status in Perry, OK
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Perry:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Perry
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Perry, OK (based on Noble County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,81618
Mainline Protestant2,64212
Catholic3502
Black Protestant1861
Other-1
None3,567-
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: 2
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Noble County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Here:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Noble County:

11.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Noble County:

30.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Perry:

47.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.5%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Perry:

53.3%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.9%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Perry, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 53$252,976$57,27813$17,163
Police Protection - Officers 14$55,102$47,2301$180
Firefighters 11$49,414$53,9060$0
Streets and Highways 9$32,298$43,0641$364
Water Supply 9$26,306$35,0750$0
Police - Other 7$18,372$31,4951$1,158
Other Government Administration 5$3,651$8,7620$0
Parks and Recreation 5$14,498$34,7951$386
Financial Administration 4$12,036$36,1080$0
Local Libraries 3$7,628$30,5123$1,199
Sewerage 3$11,298$45,1920$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,634$38,5361$805
Electric Power 3$15,576$62,3040$0
Airports 1$1,771$21,2523$3,128
Judicial and Legal 1$2,568$30,8160$0
Totals for Government 131$513,128$47,00424$24,383

Perry government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $481,000 ($99.44)
    Air Transportation: $288,000 ($59.54)
    Electric Utilities: $98,000 ($20.26)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($18.40)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($16.54)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,689,000 ($1796.36)
    Electric Utilities: $4,899,000 ($1012.82)
    Police Protection: $1,358,000 ($280.75)
    Health - Other: $1,004,000 ($207.57)
    Regular Highways: $809,000 ($167.25)
    Water Utilities: $759,000 ($156.92)
    Central Staff Services: $693,000 ($143.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $462,000 ($95.51)
    Sewerage: $349,000 ($72.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $286,000 ($59.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000 ($57.89)
    Air Transportation: $259,000 ($53.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $249,000 ($51.48)
    Libraries: $240,000 ($49.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $132,000 ($27.29)
    General - Other: $92,000 ($19.02)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $37,000 ($7.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $191,000 ($39.49)
    Hospitals: $83,000 ($17.16)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($8.27)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($6.82)
    Electric Utilities: $24,000 ($4.96)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($3.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($1.86)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($1.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,005,000 ($827.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $284,000 ($58.71)

Perry government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,638,000 ($1785.82)
    Sewerage: $706,000 ($145.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $591,000 ($122.18)
    Other: $185,000 ($38.25)
    Air Transportation: $136,000 ($28.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $54,000 ($11.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($5.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $693,000 ($143.27)
    Air Transportation: $127,000 ($26.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $58,000 ($11.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $242,000 ($50.03)
    Royalties: $224,000 ($46.31)
    Interest Earnings: $153,000 ($31.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $117,000 ($24.19)
    Donations From Private Sources: $68,000 ($14.06)
    Rents: $50,000 ($10.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,654,000 ($1582.39)
    Water Utilities: $1,217,000 ($251.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000 ($15.09)
    Highways: $39,000 ($8.06)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($6.82)
    Other: $17,000 ($3.51)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,008,000 ($415.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $185,000 ($38.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $175,000 ($36.18)

Perry government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,369,000 ($1936.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,554,000 ($1768.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $815,000 ($168.49)

Perry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,577,000 ($1979.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $306,000 ($63.26)

7.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Payne County, OK  2.56% ($34,059 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.63% ($48,200)
to Kay County, OK  0.55% ($29,045)
Businesses in Perry, OK
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Perry:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOKP (1020 AM; 0 kW; PERRY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perry:

  • K296EH (107.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KOSB (105.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KVRO (98.1 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K202CP (88.3 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGFY (105.5 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KHBZ-FM (94.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTST (101.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJYO (102.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXXY-FM (96.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLVV (88.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Perry:

  • K21DF (Channel 21; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KWEM-LP (Channel 31; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: WESTWOOD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOCO-TV (Channel 5; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST- ARGYLE TELEVISION)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOKH-TV (Channel 25; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOKH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KOCB (Channel 34; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOCB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETA-TV (Channel 13; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
Perry fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Perry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 63Number of bridges
  • 515ft / 157mTotal length
  • $47,015,000Total costs
  • 255,497Total average daily traffic
  • 76,385Total average daily truck traffic
  • 166,876Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Perry, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 161950-1959
  • 151960-1969
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Perry, OK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Perry)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 221 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Perry, OK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perry)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Perry)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of reported fires - 100 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Perry, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (63.6%), and Structure Fires (20.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Perry, OK
    • 54263.6%Outside Fires
    • 17520.5%Structure Fires
    • 9711.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 384.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Perry, OK

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Perry, Oklahoma:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 3002 W Fir St, Perry, Oklahoma 73077 , Phone: (580) 336-5050
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 3112 W Fir Ave, Perry, Oklahoma 73077 , Phone: (580) 336-3800, Fax: (580) 336-3801
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Perry, 410 32nd St, Perry, Oklahoma 73077 , Phone: (580) 336-2666, Fax: (580) 336-5666
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Perry, Oklahoma
Most common first names in Perry, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7577.3 years
Mary7580.4 years
William6177.7 years
James5075.0 years
George4377.5 years
Charles3877.6 years
Anna3484.3 years
Robert3472.4 years
Henry2879.4 years
Bertha2685.3 years
Most common last names in Perry, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3379.5 years
Williams2471.4 years
Nelson2279.8 years
Johnson2278.7 years
Brown2179.9 years
Moore2080.8 years
Clark1984.1 years
Thompson1974.8 years
Marshall1579.9 years
Wilson1576.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Perry, OK
  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 14.4%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Perry, OK
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Perry compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Perry on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
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  • Floyd R. Gunsaulis (9)
  • Richard F. Sharp (8)
  • David R. Bazzell (6)
  • David R. Brown (5)
  • Steven P. Seabolt (4)
  • Bradley E. Mitchell (3)
  • Greg L. Slaughter, Jr. (3)
  • David A. Rorabaugh (3)

Total of 65 patent applications in 2008-2021.