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Perry County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2019: 46,090 (12% urban, 88% rural); it was 43,602 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,123
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,087
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,288
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,693 (it was 3,407 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 554 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 83 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Perry County: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.1%), Construction (11.8%), Retail trade (11.1%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Perry County, PA (2019)
    • 43,46495.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0012.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5361.2%Two or more races
    • 4270.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1680.4%Asian alone
    • 1080.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 270.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Males: 23,373  (50.7%)
Females: 22,717  (49.3%)
Average household size:
Perry County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,491 ($41,909 in 1999)
This county:

$65,491
Pennsylvania:

$63,463

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $642 (lower quartile is $494, upper quartile is $772)
This county:

$642
State:

$792


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $180,950 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Perry:

$180,950
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,441 - $258,581

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $237,371
Here:

$237,371
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $122,378
Here:

$122,378
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $165,143
Here:

$165,143
State:

$189,304

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $255,101
Here:

$255,101
State:

$200,358

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $296,082
Here:

$296,082
State:

$294,099

Mobile homes: $71,580
Here:

$71,580
State:

$62,605

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,363
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $471

Institutionalized population: 494
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 157 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1998: 175 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2000: 156 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2001: 140 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2002: 196 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2003: 169 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2004: 70 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2005: 142 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2006: 101 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2007: 85 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $206,900
  • 2009: 88 buildings, average cost: $218,600
  • 2010: 89 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2011: 76 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2013: 67 buildings, average cost: $227,900
  • 2014: 72 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2015: 69 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2016: 105 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2017: 100 buildings, average cost: $248,700
  • 2018: 94 buildings, average cost: $255,100
  • 2019: 90 buildings, average cost: $257,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Perry, PA residents
Average permit cost in Perry, PA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,438 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,098 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Perry, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Perry, PA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Perry, PA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
Perry County:

9.0%
Pennsylvania:

12.0%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.6% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.7% for American Indian residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.3 years old
(Males: 42.3 years old, Females: 44.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 25.4 years old, American Indian residents: 48.8 years old, Asian residents: 48.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 34.0 years old)

Area name: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Perry County is $550 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $693 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $875 a month.

Cities in this county include: Marysville, Duncannon, Newport, Liverpool, Millerstown, Blain, Landisburg, New Buffalo.

Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bucks County , Hardin County, Ohio , Richmond County, New York , Randolph County, Indiana , Page County, Iowa , Richardson County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%

Unemployment by year in Perry, PA
County total employment by year in Perry, PA
County average yearly wages by year in Perry, PA

Current college students: 982
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 493 (58.3% naturalized citizens)

Perry County:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 822010 or later
  • 1032000 to 2009
  • 721990 to 1999
  • 951980 to 1989
  • 741970 to 1979
  • 155Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 31.5%

Perry County marital status for males Perry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,452
  • One, attached: 1,086
  • Two: 387
  • 3 or 4: 396
  • 5 to 9: 685
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 to 49: 264
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 2,469
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Perry County with a mortgage: 8,603 (133 second mortgage, 1,196 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,879

Here:

61.5% with mortgage
State:

59.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Perry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,52756
Evangelical Protestant4,71450
Catholic2,0003
Other3462
None29,382-
Perry County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Perry County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Perry County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Perry County:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

29.3%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.0%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Perry County:

Average size of farms: 172 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $92,784
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $133.15
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $79,220
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,438
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.15%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 35.10%
Corn for grain: 8293 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4004 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6948 harvested acres
Vegetables: 353 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 71 acres

Earthquake activity:

Perry County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from Perry County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from Perry County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 284.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Pennsylvania Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4506-PA: March 30, 2020, FEMA Id: 4506, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Pennsylvania Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4267: March 23, 2016, FEMA Id: 4267, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3356: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3356, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 03, 2011 to October 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared EM-3340: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3340, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 03, 2011 to October 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4030: September 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4030, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Pennsylvania Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1898: April 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1898, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1649: June 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 1649, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3235: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3235, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 17, 2004 to October 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1557: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1557, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • Pennsylvania Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 19, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3180: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 3180, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Perry County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Perry

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,924 (70.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,080 (11.0%)
  • Bus: 13 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 151 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 432 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,201 (12.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (24%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • India (5%)
  • England (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Ireland (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Perry County


  • German (33%)
  • American (20%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Pennsylvania German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Perry County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

  • 276 people in nursing homes
  • 92 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 76 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Perry County, Pennsylvania in 2010:

  • 278 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 141 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 113 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 103 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,240.

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.26% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($38,418 average AGI)
0.62% relocated from other states ($4,454 average AGI)
Perry County:

0.62%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, PA  1.43% ($45,160 average AGI)
from Dauphin County, PA  1.11% ($43,407)
from York County, PA  0.34% ($49,364)
from Juniata County, PA  0.23% ($43,156)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.15% ($36,821)
from Snyder County, PA  0.12% ($30,542)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.23% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($34,033 average AGI)
0.89% relocated to other states ($7,498 average AGI)
Perry County:

0.89%
Pennsylvania average:

2.27%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.60% ($41,641 average AGI)
to Dauphin County, PA  1.03% ($39,874)
to Juniata County, PA  0.31% ($35,017)
to York County, PA  0.24% ($40,277)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.15% ($40,207)
to Franklin County, PA  0.10% ($45,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Perry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Perry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Perry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Perry County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Perry County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,912 (5,736 aged, 1,176 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 673 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Perry County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (716)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (596)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (576)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (341)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (193)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (185)
  • Congestive heart failure (152)
  • Unspecified dementia (141)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (138)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (80)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,187
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 952
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 136.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 100.4
  • Other - 35.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,090
  • Male householders: 9,642 (2,311 living alone), Female householders: 8,821 (2,286 living alone)
  • 10,223 spouses (10,182 opposite-sex spouses), 1,406 unmarried partners, (1,339 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,519 children (11,640 natural, 289 adopted, 589 stepchildren), 1,021 grandchildren, 136 brothers or sisters, 366 parents, 4 foster children, 358 other relatives, 970 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 597

Size of family households: 6,254 2-persons, 2,700 3-persons, 2,188 4-persons, 868 5-persons, 384 6-persons, 488 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,593 1-person, 861 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 11 5-persons.

6,534 married couples with children.
2,190 single-parent households (762 men, 1,428 women).

94.2% of residents of Perry speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $204,538,000 ($4,581 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,235,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $111,048,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $46,473,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,052,000
Federal grants: $34,487,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,452,000 ($2,821,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,026,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,221,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,047,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,816,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,709
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,981
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +436
Here +10 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Perry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.89 millions of gallons per day (74% from ground, 26% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • Year house built in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • 4012014 or later
  • 3082010 to 2013
  • 2,5542000 to 2009
  • 2,7521990 to 1999
  • 2,8681980 to 1989
  • 3,2981970 to 1979
  • 1,4761960 to 1969
  • 1,4061950 to 1959
  • 8681940 to 1949
  • 4,9941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Perry County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • 231 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 2953 rooms
  • 1,1884 rooms
  • 2,8735 rooms
  • 3,1566 rooms
  • 2,6457 rooms
  • 1,8758 rooms
  • 2,4109+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • 1301 room
  • 1682 rooms
  • 5083 rooms
  • 9544 rooms
  • 6875 rooms
  • 7546 rooms
  • 3127 rooms
  • 2298 rooms
  • 1869+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Perry County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • 28no bedroom
  • 3091 bedroom
  • 2,5052 bedrooms
  • 8,4923 bedrooms
  • 2,5024 bedrooms
  • 6465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Perry County, Pennsylvania
  • 130no bedroom
  • 7471 bedroom
  • 1,4942 bedrooms
  • 1,1483 bedrooms
  • 2974 bedrooms
  • 1155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 473no vehicle
  • 3,0761 vehicle
  • 5,6962 vehicles
  • 3,5473 vehicles
  • 1,0774 vehicles
  • 6345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Perry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 450no vehicle
  • 1,7111 vehicle
  • 1,1622 vehicles
  • 4363 vehicles
  • 1154 vehicles
  • 765+ vehicles

91.8% of Perry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Pennsylvania.

Perry County:

91.8%
State average:

87.6%

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

  • This state: 39,893
  • Other state: 5,025
  • Northeast: 1,664
  • Midwest: 781
  • South: 2,114
  • West: 479
Year householders moved into unit in Perry County, PA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Perry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 36.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.3%Electricity
  • 16.5%Wood
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Coal or coke
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.0%Electricity
  • 33.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.7%Wood
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Coal or coke
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 770
Here:

17.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 305
Here:

14.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 247
Here:

20.5%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Perry County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,725,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $8,305,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,683,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,029,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,462,000
    Financial Administration: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,096,000
    Corrections - Other: $954,000
    General Public Buildings: $890,000
    General - Other: $870,000
    Police Protection: $655,000
    Health - Other: $477,000
    Regular Highways: $215,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $172,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,691,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,882,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,305,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,092,000
    Other: $3,873,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,760,000
    Other License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,537,000

Perry County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,725,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $8,305,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,683,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,029,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,462,000
    Financial Administration: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,096,000
    Corrections - Other: $954,000
    General Public Buildings: $890,000
    General - Other: $870,000
    Police Protection: $655,000
    Health - Other: $477,000
    Regular Highways: $215,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $172,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,691,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,882,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,305,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,092,000
    Other: $3,873,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,760,000
    Other License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,537,000

Perry County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,725,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $8,305,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,683,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,029,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,462,000
    Financial Administration: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,096,000
    Corrections - Other: $954,000
    General Public Buildings: $890,000
    General - Other: $870,000
    Police Protection: $655,000
    Health - Other: $477,000
    Regular Highways: $215,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $172,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,691,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,882,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,305,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,092,000
    Other: $3,873,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,760,000
    Other License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,537,000

Perry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,725,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $8,305,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,107,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,683,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,029,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,462,000
    Financial Administration: $1,129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,096,000
    Corrections - Other: $954,000
    General Public Buildings: $890,000
    General - Other: $870,000
    Police Protection: $655,000
    Health - Other: $477,000
    Regular Highways: $215,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $172,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,691,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,882,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,305,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,092,000
    Other: $3,873,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,760,000
    Other License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,537,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 619
  • Number of aged recipients: 38
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 581
  • Number of recipients under 18: 108
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 416
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 95
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 220
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 273
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED136$152,632245$136,4861,215$127,072250$51,4563$1,329,33375$109,25378$53,731
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$111,4299$96,44485$134,03515$48,3330$05$99,6006$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$138,21474$104,297416$152,48669$38,3770$020$85,30045$50,711
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$159,09145$107,467217$155,97716$76,8750$012$96,50015$60,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$119,6676$112,33348$154,7925$73,4000$02$317,0003$64,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$173,17421$186,6672$186,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$188,75014$189,6430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$175,5006$237,8330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$237,3330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$68,0001$140,0001$68,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Perry, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Perry, PA - Value
Most common first names in Perry County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23476.3 years
Mary22778.8 years
William18075.3 years
Charles17574.1 years
George15875.5 years
Robert13670.0 years
James12371.5 years
Ruth10178.8 years
Helen9178.7 years
Margaret8580.2 years
Most common last names in Perry County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14177.5 years
Miller10175.7 years
Campbell5373.3 years
Snyder5178.5 years
Myers4673.9 years
Baker4676.6 years
Sheaffer4473.1 years
Wright3674.6 years
Swartz3670.0 years
Jones3373.3 years
Businesses in Perry County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Goodwill1
Blockbuster1H&R Block2
Curves1La-Z-Boy1
Decora Cabinetry1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dunkin Donuts1McDonald's1
FedEx1Rite Aid2
Ford1Subway3
GNC1True Value2
Giant1U-Haul2

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