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Perry, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Perry had a population of 727 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Perry is located at latitude 39.4336 and longitude -91.6623 in Ralls County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perry (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Ralls County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 696 feet.

The City of Perry (GNIS ID: 2396184) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Perry population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Perry, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 727
Population in Households 727
Population in Familes 549
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 576
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 339
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $97,321
Average Home Value $110,714


Median Household Income $32,426
Average Household Income $41,152
Per Capita Income $19,064
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.6%
Households 0.93% 0.58%
Families 1.07% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Perry, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 431 58th
Population Density1 # 667 35th
Diversity Index2 # 375 64th
Median Household Income # 845 18th
Per Capita Income # 658 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.