Perryton, Texas

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Population in 2019: 8,512 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.5%
 
Males: 4,269  (50.2%)
Females: 4,243  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

31.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 79070.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,171 (it was $37,363 in 2000)
Perryton:

$50,171
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,621 (it was $16,431 in 2000)

Perryton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,315 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Perryton:

$114,315
TX:

$200,400

Median gross rent in 2019: $847.

March 2019 cost of living index in Perryton: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.3%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.2% for other race residents, 49.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Perryton, TX (2019)
    • 5,55158.8%Hispanic
    • 3,63138.4%White alone
    • 1972.1%Two or more races
    • 300.3%American Indian alone
    • 240.3%Asian alone
    • 90.10%Black alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Perryton, Texas as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Perryton is 508 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Perryton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(69.2)
2
(23.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(12.0)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(36.0)
6
(72.2)
2
(24.0)
13
(155.4)
16
(188.4)
4
(44.5)
25
(271.7)
11
(117.1)
8
(84.7)
12
(127.8)
41
(461.2)
24
(276.7)
9
(104.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(240.2)
16
(192.7)
17
(204.1)
39
(466.2)
38
(447.4)
32
(356.1)
24
(260.8)
13
(138.4)
10
(105.9)
11
(117.1)
31
(348.7)
47
(541.8)
24
(279.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(1,045)
56
(674.3)
39
(468.1)
64
(765.1)
78
(918.3)
79
(879.0)
72
(782.5)
48
(511.1)
25
(264.8)
47
(500.5)
74
(832.4)
109
(1,256)
74
(862.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(48.0)
5
(60.2)
6
(72.0)
8
(95.6)
6
(70.6)
10
(111.3)
8
(86.9)
12
(127.8)
1
(10.6)
9
(95.8)
12
(135.0)
8
(92.2)
6
(70.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index73.363.353.2125.9130.277.9110.967.039.070.0160.7206.299.3

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 Perryton, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 22 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (6.7%), English (4.1%), German (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Irish (2.7%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,920 people per square mile   (low).

Perryton, Texas map

2,133 residents are foreign born (22.5% Latin America).

This city:

22.6%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,735 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,227 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (101.0 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (193.7 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (337.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Booker, TX (3.9 miles ),
South Beaver, OK (5.0 miles ),
Spearman, TX (5.1 miles ),
Hardesty, OK (5.1 miles ),
Darrouzett, TX (5.2 miles ),
Lipscomb, TX (5.6 miles),
Beaver, OK (5.8 miles ),
Turpin, OK (5.8 miles )

Latitude: 36.39 N, Longitude: 100.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +333 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,627 (83.8%)

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Perryton, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Perryton, TX in 2019
Perryton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $274,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $58,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $292,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $345,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $204,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Perryton, TX residents
Average permit cost in Perryton, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Perryton, TX
Historical housing units in Perryton, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Perryton, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (21.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (33.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.4%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.1%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Perryton, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Extraction workers (6.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Perryton, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Perryton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Perryton city center .

On 3/18/1982, a category F4 tornado 33.6 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perryton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 692% 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 215.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 220.8 miles away from Perryton center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 232.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ochiltree County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perryton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Perryton:

  • OCHILTREE GENERAL HOSPITAL (451359) (3101 GARRETT DRIVE)
  • OCHILTREE GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE DEPART (2309 S CEDAR)
  • SENIOR VILLAGE NURSING HOME (3101 S. MAIN ST)

Airports located in Perryton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perryton:

  • Amarillo College (about 102 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 116 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 132 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 146 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 162 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Vernon College (about 176 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Barton County Community College (about 180 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)

Public high schools in Perryton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Perryton:

Private elementary/middle school in Perryton:

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Library in Perryton:

  • PERRY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $209,507; Location: 22 SE 5TH AVE; 28,462 books; 333 e-books; 1,688 audio materials; 907 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 25 other licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Frank Phillips Junior College-Allen Campus 2304 Jefferson Perryton TX 79070

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Perryton: Ochiltree County Courthouse (A), Museum of the Plains (B), Perryton Fire and Emergency Medical Services (C), Plainview Hardware Company Building (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Perryton include: United Pentecostal Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Church of Christ (C), Southside Baptist Church (D), Key Heights Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Perryton: Stark Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Ambassador Inn Inc (210 Southeast 24th Avenue), Budget Inn (711 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Mike Hargrove - Baseball player and coach, Lou Richards (actor) - Actor.

Ochiltree County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Perryton and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE FRYER WOLF CREEK PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-01-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
52 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Perryton (2011 data):

  • The Perryton National Bank: at 825 South Main Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $153.3 mil, Deposits: $136.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Perryton Bancshares, Inc.
  • FirstBank Southwest: Perryton Branch at 201 South Main Street, branch established on 1955/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $825.3 mil, Deposits: $749.6 mil, headquarters in Amarillo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Firstperryton Bancorp, Inc.
  • Interstate Bank, ssb: Interstate Bank, Ssb at 301 South Main Street, branch established on 1957/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.2 mil, Deposits: $150.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Isb Holdings, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Perryton:

Marital status in Perryton, TX
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Perryton:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
Texas average:

13.8

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

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Religion statistics for Perryton, TX (based on Ochiltree County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,30621
Catholic1,6801
Mainline Protestant9644
Other991
None3,174-
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
Ochiltree County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ochiltree County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ochiltree County:

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Ochiltree County:

25.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ochiltree County:

18.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Perryton:

46.3%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Perryton:

43.8%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Perryton:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.0%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Perryton:

78.2%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Perryton, TX 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
Police Protection - Officers 14$66,264$56,7980$0
Firefighters 9$37,932$50,5762$1,584
Solid Waste Management 8$28,818$43,2271$1,073
Parks and Recreation 8$27,906$41,8594$800
Other Government Administration 7$21,943$37,6176$600
Police - Other 6$21,739$43,4780$0
Other and Unallocable 6$21,048$42,0960$0
Streets and Highways 6$22,848$45,6960$0
Water Supply 4$13,320$39,9600$0
Sewerage 3$9,131$36,5240$0
Gas Supply 3$12,368$49,4720$0
Health 2$6,329$37,9740$0
Financial Administration 1$3,877$46,5240$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$7,014$84,1681$1,573
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,850
Totals for Government 78$300,537$46,23616$7,480

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,054,000 ($241.31)
    Gas Utilities: $2,006,000 ($235.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,247,000 ($146.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,127,000 ($132.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,055,000 ($123.94)
    Water Utilities: $972,000 ($114.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $964,000 ($113.25)
    Sewerage: $635,000 ($74.60)
    General - Other: $412,000 ($48.40)
    Central Staff Services: $411,000 ($48.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $340,000 ($39.94)
    General Public Buildings: $111,000 ($13.04)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($11.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $89,000 ($10.46)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($2.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $133,000 ($15.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($7.05)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($0.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,895,000 ($457.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($7.52)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,045,000 ($122.77)
    Sewerage: $578,000 ($67.90)
    Other: $410,000 ($48.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $223,000 ($26.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $121,000 ($14.22)
    Interest Earnings: $65,000 ($7.64)
    Rents: $24,000 ($2.82)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($2.58)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,385,000 ($280.19)
    Water Utilities: $1,129,000 ($132.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $339,000 ($39.83)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($1.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,057,000 ($359.14)
    Property: $1,862,000 ($218.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $263,000 ($30.90)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($0.23)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,680,000 ($667.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,813,000 ($565.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $867,000 ($101.86)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,117,000 ($483.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,098,000 ($1773.73)

3.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.55%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Perryton, TX
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Nike1
Baymont Inn1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Perryton:

  • KEYE (1400 AM; 1 kW; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: PERRYTON RADIO, INC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perryton:

  • K211CF (90.1 FM; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: CAROL STAVLO)
  • KEYE-FM (96.1 FM; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: PERRYTON RADIO, INC.)
  • KTOT (89.5 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • KRDF-FM (98.3 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: SPEARHEAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K218BS (91.5 FM; BOOKER, TX; Owner: BOOKER TEXAS KJIL TRANSLATOR COMM)

TV broadcast stations around Perryton:

  • K25EG (Channel 25; BALKO, OK; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K58EA (Channel 58; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C.L.& O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K62DD (Channel 62; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C. L. & O. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K64AC (Channel 64; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K66AB (Channel 66; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K68AD (Channel 68; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: C.L.& O.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
Perryton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Perryton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.8mTotal length
  • 14,340Total average daily traffic
  • 4,034Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,070Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Perryton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Perryton, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perryton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Perryton)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Perryton, Texas:

  • Ambassador Inn, 210 SE 24th, Perryton, Texas 79070 , Phone: (806) 435-9611, Fax: (806) 435-6019
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 2601 S Main St, Perryton, Texas 79070 , Phone: (806) 434-1010, Fax: (806) 434-1018
  • Best Western Perryton Inn, 3505 S Main, Perryton, Texas 79070 , Phone: (806) 434-2850, Fax: (806) 434-2378
  • Holiday Inn Express Perryton, 2723 S Main St, Perryton, Texas 79070 , Phone: (800) 465-4329, Fax: (806) 648-6001
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Perryton, Texas
Most common first names in Perryton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5172.2 years
Mary4277.4 years
John4076.3 years
William3675.6 years
Robert3275.0 years
Charles2575.0 years
George2376.8 years
Ruby2079.5 years
Roy1773.1 years
Walter1673.5 years
Most common last names in Perryton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3175.0 years
Williams2575.9 years
Johnson1974.5 years
Jones1875.4 years
Clark1775.0 years
Wilson1678.1 years
Brillhart1283.7 years
Anderson1271.4 years
Brown1274.1 years
Cook1177.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Perryton, TX
  • 74.9%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Perryton, TX
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 49.1%Electricity


Perryton compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Perryton on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
There are 21 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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