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Perry township, IN map Land area: 35.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 40,508 (91% urban, 9% rural)
Males: 19,555  (48.3%)
Females: 20,953  (51.7%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 38,925 (21,552 owner occupied, 17,373 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

45%
State:

29%


Races in Perry township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 89.7%
  • Black: 2.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • Two or more races: 1.6%
  • Some other race: 0.3%

Median age of males: 30.3
Median age of females: 31.2

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Average household size: 2.18

Perry township:

2.2 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.81

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,726 ($34,321 in 1999)
This township:

$35,726
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $648 (lower quartile is $505, upper quartile is $833)
Here:

$648
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $168,328 (it was $122,100 in 2000)
Perry township:

$168,328
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,338 - $254,309

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $168,556
Here:

$168,556
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $187,846
Here:

$187,846
State:

$141,472

In 2-unit structures: $103,366
Here:

$103,366
State:

$103,490

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,613
Here:

$176,613
State:

$111,630

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,200
Here:

$111,200
State:

$131,334

Mobile homes: $51,689
Here:

$51,689
State:

$33,761

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,834
Here:

$7,834
State:

$52,440
Population density: 1146 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

18.9%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

10.1%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Bloomington.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Perry township: Bloomington Speedway (A), Buzzard Roost Recreation Area (B), Perry - Clear Creek Fire Department Station 11 (C), Mays Greenhouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Perry township include: Mount Calvary Church (A), New Paynetown Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Creek (A), Butcher Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2,446 (37% naturalized citizens)

Perry township:  6.0%
State:  3.1%

37% of Perry township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Indiana.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 23209
  • Northeast: 2565
  • Midwest: 6662
  • South: 3663
  • West: 1677

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $105,000

Perry township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Perry township, Indiana:

  • 840 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 277 people in nursing homes
  • 215 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 175 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 36 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,307
  • One, attached: 1,317
  • Two: 719
  • 3 or 4: 1,209
  • 5 to 9: 2,309
  • 10 to 19: 1,808
  • 20 to 49: 661
  • 50 or more: 794
  • Mobile homes: 1,007
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,100


Housing units in Perry township with a mortgage: 5,456 (467 second mortgage, 659 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,269

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 683
  • 1995 to 1998: 3,077
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,294
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,106
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,096
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,398
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,608
  • 1940 to 1949: 971
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,905

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 44
  • 3 rooms: 141
  • 4 rooms: 867
  • 5 rooms: 1,896
  • 6 rooms: 1,941
  • 7 rooms: 1,372
  • 8 rooms: 1,197
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,626

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 418
  • 2 rooms: 1,170
  • 3 rooms: 1,674
  • 4 rooms: 2,279
  • 5 rooms: 1,768
  • 6 rooms: 891
  • 7 rooms: 359
  • 8 rooms: 99
  • 9 or more rooms: 101

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Perry township:

  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 231
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,958
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,164
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,169
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 552

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry township:

  • no bedroom: 483
  • 1 bedroom: 2,802
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,366
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,590
  • 4 bedrooms: 426
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 92

Cars and other vehicles available in Perry township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 227
  • 1 vehicle: 2,984
  • 2 vehicles: 4,223
  • 3 vehicles: 1,242
  • 4 vehicles: 300
  • 5 or more vehicles: 115

Cars and other vehicles available in Perry township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 1,180
  • 1 vehicle: 4,106
  • 2 vehicles: 2,521
  • 3 vehicles: 630
  • 4 vehicles: 257
  • 5 or more vehicles: 65

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Educational services (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Postsecondary teachers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Postsecondary teachers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Perry township:

  • German (21.0%)
  • United States or American (12.7%)
  • English (10.7%)
  • Irish (10.2%)
  • Italian (3.4%)
  • Scottish (3.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.9%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Korea (10%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • India (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,317 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 2,094 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 323 (2%)
  • Railroad: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 35 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 25 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 456 (2%)
  • Walked: 1,408 (7%)
  • Other means: 80 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 670 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

People in group quarters in Perry township, Indiana:

  • 840 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 277 people in nursing homes
  • 215 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 175 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 36 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

92.4% of residents of Perry township speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,930
  • In family households: 25,659 (6,682 male householders, 2,309 female householders)
    7,153 spouses, 8,035 children (7,431 natural, 285 adopted, 319 stepchildren), 291 grandchildren, 213 brothers or sisters, 99 parents, 233 other relatives, 644 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,271 (4,073 male householders (2,710 living alone)), 4,848 female householders (3,471 living alone)), 4,350 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,588 (543 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,400 2-persons, 2,165 3-persons, 1,585 4-persons, 648 5-persons, 139 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 6,181 1-person, 1,821 2-persons, 497 3-persons, 309 4-persons, 102 5-persons, 11 6-persons,

5,165 married couples with children.
1,843 single-parent households (335 men, 1,508 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 452
Here:

14.2%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 334
Here:

5.4%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Perry township:

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