Perry, Florida

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Population in 2019: 6,879 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 3,007  (43.7%)
Females: 3,872  (56.3%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 32347, 32348.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,037 (it was $25,986 in 2000)
Perry:

$37,037
FL:

$59,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,815 (it was $13,845 in 2000)

Perry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,368 (it was $55,100 in 2000)
Perry:

$103,368
FL:

$245,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $183,327; detached houses: $209,912; townhouses or other attached units: $218,282; mobile homes: $98,664; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $319,101

Median gross rent in 2019: $761.

March 2019 cost of living index in Perry: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.9%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.3% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 53.9% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Perry, FL (2019)
    • 3,80853.7%White alone
    • 2,46634.8%Black alone
    • 5678.0%Hispanic
    • 1131.6%Other race alone
    • 390.6%American Indian alone
    • 370.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Perry, Florida as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Perry is 103 to 1.


Crime rates in Perry by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
3
(44.2)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.1)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(58.4)
3
(44.1)
9
(134.1)
12
(177.0)
16
(240.7)
8
(112.5)
7
(98.2)
6
(85.7)
7
(98.8)
5
(71.1)
5
(70.8)
11
(156.0)
2
(28.9)
2
(28.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(131.4)
14
(205.9)
14
(208.6)
11
(162.2)
8
(120.4)
5
(70.3)
5
(70.2)
3
(42.9)
5
(70.6)
5
(71.1)
3
(42.5)
11
(156.0)
4
(57.8)
3
(43.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
109
(1,592)
175
(2,573)
163
(2,428)
123
(1,814)
86
(1,294)
81
(1,139)
85
(1,193)
118
(1,686)
66
(931.3)
76
(1,080)
70
(991.1)
65
(921.9)
81
(1,170)
65
(939.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
76
(1,110)
95
(1,397)
128
(1,907)
89
(1,313)
92
(1,384)
73
(1,026)
63
(884.1)
47
(671.4)
47
(663.2)
46
(653.8)
41
(580.5)
66
(936.0)
71
(1,025)
98
(1,417)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
80
(1,168)
144
(2,117)
167
(2,488)
176
(2,596)
156
(2,347)
126
(1,771)
102
(1,431)
133
(1,900)
133
(1,877)
164
(2,331)
140
(1,982)
159
(2,255)
175
(2,527)
174
(2,515)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(146.0)
18
(264.7)
15
(223.4)
13
(191.7)
1
(15.0)
7
(98.4)
9
(126.3)
4
(57.1)
7
(98.8)
6
(85.3)
7
(99.1)
9
(127.6)
12
(173.3)
16
(231.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.6)
3
(44.1)
7
(104.3)
1
(14.7)
3
(45.1)
3
(42.2)
2
(28.1)
5
(71.4)
2
(28.2)
1
(14.2)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index569.8815.3936.1852.7709.5489.4523.6574.7415.8440.0423.8521.9547.6442.3

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 Perry, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Florida average:

2.14
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Ancestries: American (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Haitian (3.2%), Irish (2.4%), English (2.3%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 42 feet

Land area: 9.29 square miles.

Population density: 741 people per square mile   (low).

Perry, Florida map

208 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.9%
Florida:

20.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,276 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $706 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (47.4 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (115.8 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (707.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Day, FL (4.3 miles ),
Lamont, FL (4.8 miles),
Greenville, FL (5.0 miles ),
Mayo, FL (5.0 miles ),
Dowling Park, FL (5.1 miles ),
Madison, FL (5.1 miles ),
Lee, FL (5.2 miles ),
Aucilla, FL (5.2 miles)

Latitude: 30.11 N, Longitude: 83.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,826 (+39.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,589 (68.7%)

Area code: 850

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $146,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Perry, FL residents
Average permit cost in Perry, FL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
Florida:

6.3%
Historical population in Perry, FL
Historical housing units in Perry, FL
Most common industries in Perry, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Paper (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Perry, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Perry, Florida

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Perry, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Perry-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Perry city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1988, a category F3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 325.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 267.7 miles away from Perry center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 279.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 325.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 313.7 miles away from Perry center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taylor County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Perry:

  • DOCTOR'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 333 N BYRON BUTLER PKWY)
  • MARSHALL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (207 MARSHALL DRIVE)
  • PERRY HEALTH FACILITY (207 FOREST DRIVE)
  • PERRY DIALYSIS (118 WEST MAIN)
  • DOCTORS MEMORIAL HOSP HOME (1209 N CENTER ST)

Airports and heliports located in Perry:

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College/University in Perry:

  • Taylor Technical Institute (Full-time enrollment: 114; Location: 3233 South Byron Butler Parkway; Public; Website: www.taylortech.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perry:

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 48 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,841)
  • Florida State University (about 49 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 51 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Valdosta State University (about 54 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 56 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 61 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Santa Fe College (about 76 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)

Public high schools in Perry:

  • TAYLOR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 350, Location: 900 N JOHNSON STRIPLING RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • DETENTION FACILITY SERVICES (Students: 79, Location: 318 N CLARK ST, Grades: 8-12)
  • TAYLOR TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Location: 3233 S BYRON BUTLER PARKWAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • TAYLOR VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 318 N CLARK ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • TAYLOR VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 318 N CLARK ST, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Perry:

Private elementary/middle school in Perry:

  • POINT OF GRACE CHRISTIAN (Students: 126, Location: 920 N COURTNEY RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Perry

Library in Perry:

  • TAYLOR COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $388,319; Location: 403 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET; 47,645 books; 1,087 audio materials; 2,289 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WVHT 105.7 FM Monticello Wilson Broadcasting Co. IS NOW changed to WFRF-FM 105.7 Monticello, owner: Faith Radio Network, Inc.
  • The new replacement hospital for Doctors' Memorial is located at 333 North Byron Butler Parkway (US19 North)
  • WVHT 105.7 FM Monticello Wilson Broadcasting Co. IS NOW changed to WFRF-FM 105.7 Monticello, owner: Faith Radio Network, Inc.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Perry: Perry Plaza (A), Perry Square (B), City of Perry Wastewater Treatment Facility (C), Taylor County Historical Society (D), Taylor County Public Library (E), Perry Police Department (F), Taylor County Sheriff's Office (G), Perry Police Department (H), Perry Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Taylor Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Perry include: Wesleyan Church (A), Triumph Church (B), Stewart Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Solid Rock Family Christian Center (D), Saint Peter Primitive Baptist Church (E), Restoration Faith Center Church (F), New Home Baptist Church (G), Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilcox Cemetery (1), Pineview Memorial Gardens (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Chaparral Inn (2159 1/2 South Byron Butler Parkway), Best Budget Inn (2220 US Highway 19 North).

Courts: Third Judicial Circuit (215 North Washington), Judicial Court Reporting (115 West Green).

Birthplace of: J. Broward Culpepper - State University System of Florida chancellor, Rick Tuten - Football player, Herbert St. John - Football player.

Taylor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

KATIE'S KOUNTRY KORNER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Perry that have no violations reported:

  • QUICK STOP #2 (EBRO JIFFY) (Population served: 37, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NAFEE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITEY'S RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCKY'S SHADY GROVE GROCERY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.9%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Perry in 2010:

  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
142 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Perry (2011 data):

  • Capital City Bank: Perry Branch at 115 West Green Street, branch established on 1996/12/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: at 2000 South Byron Butler Parkway, branch established on 1958/07/07. Info updated 2007/05/01: Bank assets: $101.4 mil, Deposits: $91.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Perry Banking Company, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Perry Branch at 200 West Main Street, branch established on 1907/04/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Perry:

Marital status in Perry, FL
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Perry:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Florida average:

12.1

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, FL (based on Taylor County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,89050
Black Protestant8854
Mainline Protestant8657
Catholic2781
Other1702
None11,482-
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:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Taylor County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Taylor County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Taylor County:

10.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

30.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Perry:

52.2%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.1%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Perry:

28.9
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.9%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

35.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Perry, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$89,049$46,4600$0
Firefighters 9$36,614$48,8190$0
Other Government Administration 9$23,845$31,7930$0
Sewerage 8$28,073$42,1100$0
Solid Waste Management 8$17,101$25,6520$0
Financial Administration 7$22,353$38,3190$0
Water Supply 6$18,209$36,4180$0
Gas Supply 5$16,716$40,1180$0
Streets and Highways 5$12,845$30,8280$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,603$39,6180$0
Police - Other 2$4,197$25,1822$928
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,013$36,1560$0
Totals for Government 85$278,618$39,3342$928

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($1.89)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,200,000 ($319.81)
    Sewerage: $1,501,000 ($218.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,109,000 ($161.22)
    Water Utilities: $919,000 ($133.59)
    Gas Utilities: $776,000 ($112.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $727,000 ($105.68)
    Central Staff Services: $616,000 ($89.55)
    Regular Highways: $509,000 ($73.99)
    Financial Administration: $380,000 ($55.24)
    Natural Resources - Other: $342,000 ($49.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000 ($31.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $216,000 ($31.40)
    General - Other: $161,000 ($23.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000 ($12.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($1.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,643,000 ($238.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,517,000 ($220.53)
    Sewerage: $322,000 ($46.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $142,000 ($20.64)
    Police Protection: $139,000 ($20.21)
    Gas Utilities: $41,000 ($5.96)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.29)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.15)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.15)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $864,000 ($125.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $550,000 ($79.95)
    Natural Resources - Other: $269,000 ($39.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($9.89)
    Other: $15,000 ($2.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($3.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $679,000 ($98.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($5.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($3.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,801,000 ($261.81)
    Gas Utilities: $1,187,000 ($172.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $611,000 ($88.82)
    General Local Government Support: $589,000 ($85.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,285,000 ($186.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,046,000 ($152.06)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $583,000 ($84.75)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $368,000 ($53.50)
    Other License: $32,000 ($4.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $420,000 ($61.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000 ($58.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($1.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,806,000 ($989.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,034,000 ($295.68)

4.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Florida average:

7.69%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Leon County, FL  0.41% ($20,037 average AGI)
from Madison County, FL  0.32% ($42,571)
Businesses in Perry, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Perry:

  • WPRY (1400 AM; 1 kW; PERRY, FL; Owner: WORLDLINK TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perry:

  • WNFK (92.1 FM; PERRY, FL; Owner: TAYLOR COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Perry:

  • W29CH (Channel 29; PERRY, FL; Owner: PERRY CHANNEL 69 TV, INC.)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
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
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.0mTotal length
  • $1,537,000Total costs
  • 80,605Total average daily traffic
  • 5,089Total average daily truck traffic
  • 140,037Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Perry, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 181950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Perry, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Perry)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 312 (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, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perry)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Perry)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 141. The highest number of fires - 189 took place in 2008, and the least - 26 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Perry, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.3%), and Structure Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Perry, FL
    • 1,01945.3%Outside Fires
    • 73432.6%Structure Fires
    • 33715.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1597.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Perry, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Perry, Florida:

  • Days Inn Perry Florida, 2277 S Byron Butler Pkwy, Perry, Florida 32348 , Phone: (850) 584-5311, Fax: (850) 584-5311
  • Best Budget Inn, 2220 Hwy 19 S, Perry, Florida 32348 , Phone: (850) 584-6231, Fax: (850) 584-3700
  • Southern Inn, 2238 S Byron Butler Pkwy, Perry, Florida 32347
  • Bambi Motel, 1829 S Byron Butler Pkwy, Perry, Florida 32347
  • Hampton Inn Perry, FL, 2399 S Byron Butler Pkwy, Perry, Florida 32348 , Phone: (850) 223-3000, Fax: (850) 223-2622
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotels& Suites, 601 Everett Way, Perry, Florida 32348 , Phone: (850) 584-3200, Fax: (850) 584-4200
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Perry, Florida
Most common first names in Perry, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18870.2 years
John13473.7 years
William12873.9 years
Mary9979.7 years
Robert7669.0 years
Willie7570.7 years
Charles6670.4 years
Annie6177.9 years
George5575.1 years
Henry4473.4 years
Most common last names in Perry, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9172.9 years
Johnson5970.1 years
Brown5377.9 years
Parker5376.8 years
Jones5375.5 years
Smith5173.5 years
Jackson4975.9 years
Davis4572.9 years
Padgett3771.7 years
Miller3472.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Perry, FL
  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Perry, FL
  • 81.2%Electricity
  • 16.7%Utility gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Perry compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Perry on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
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