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Population (year 2000): 5,337
Males: 3,165  (59.3%)
Females: 2,172  (40.7%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Florida median age:  38.7 years

Estimated median household income in 2005: $28,700 (it was $27,235 in 2000)
Perry South  $28,700
Florida:  $42,433

Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $79,000 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Perry South  $79,000
Florida:  $189,500

Perry South, FL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Perry South:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.1%)
  • Black (11.3%)
  • American Indian (11.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)

Land area: 513.1 square miles.

Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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  • Never married: 1114.0%
  • Now married: 2556.0%
  • Separated: 129.0%
  • Widowed: 295.0%
  • Divorced: 576.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Florida:  16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Perry South:  0.6% ($461)
Florida:  1.2% ($1,262)


Perry South satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (63.9 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (131.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (814.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Perry, FL (15.0 miles ), Perry North, FL (18.9 miles ), Day, FL (25.8 miles ), Mayo, FL (25.9 miles ), Cross City North, FL (32.6 miles ), Dowling Park, FL (32.6 miles ), Cross City, FL (33.2 miles ), Horseshoe Beach, FL (36.0 miles ).

Latitude: 29.91 N, Longitude: 83.52 W


965 people in state prisons



Most common industries for males:



  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Paper (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)


Most common industries for females:



  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)


Most common occupations for males



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)


Most common occupations for females



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Bus drivers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)


Perry South-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/27/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Perry South place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/30/1957, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the place center .


Hospitals/medical centers near Perry South:
  • DOCTORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; PERRY, FL)
  • MADISON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; MADISON, FL)
  • SHANDS AT LIVE OAK (about 43 miles; LIVE OAK, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Perry South:
  • VALDOSTA RGNL (about 62 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; ID: VLD)
  • TALLAHASSEE REGIONAL (about 66 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; ID: TLH)
  • MOODY AFB (about 77 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; ID: VAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Perry South:
  • PERRY-FOLEY (about 12 miles; PERRY, FL; ID: 40J)
  • CROSS CITY (about 35 miles; CROSS CITY, FL; ID: CTY)
  • SUWANNEE COUNTY (about 45 miles; LIVE OAK, FL; ID: 24J)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry South:
  • FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,991)
  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 29,949)
  • TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; TALLAHASSEE, FL; FT enrollment: 7,016)
  • VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; VALDOSTA, GA; FT enrollment: 7,157)
  • SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; GAINESVILLE, FL; FT enrollment: 7,942)
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (about 83 miles; GAINESVILLE, FL; FT enrollment: 41,543)
  • CENTRAL FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; OCALA, FL; FT enrollment: 3,101)

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Notable locations in Perry South: Adams Beach (A), Jug Island (B), Jabo Camp (C), Spring Warrior Camp (D), Spring Warriors (E), Huxford Camp (F), Yates Camp (G), Ezell Camp (H), Cedar Island (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Perry South include: Athena Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Spring Warrior Church (C), Little Saint John Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sealey Cemetery (1), Poorspot Cemetery (2), Steinhatchee Cemetery (3), New Hope Cemetery (4), Sandhill Cemetery (5), Salem Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Shaw Pond (A), Clay Hole Pond (B), Lily Pond (C), George Ann Lake (D), Rock Pond (E), Bear Harbor Lake (F), Cypress Lake (G), Dallis Waterhole (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Tetabar Creek (A), Oyster Creek (B), Boggy Creek (C), Bivens Creek (D), Big Spring Creek (E), Big Bear Creek (F), Bevins Creek (G), Middle Warrior Creek (H), Athena Warrior Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Perry South: Tide Swamp Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Bonita Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.7%
Whole state:  66.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  13.5%
Whole state:  12.5%

Residents with income below the 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Perry South compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Perry South:
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPRY (1400 AM; 1 kW; PERRY, FL; Owner: WORLDLINK TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perry South:
  • WNFK (92.1 FM; PERRY, FL; Owner: TAYLOR COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Perry South:
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W29CH (Channel 29; PERRY, FL; Owner: PERRY CHANNEL 69 TV, INC.)

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