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Perry, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Perry had a population of 678 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

The City of Perry is located within Township of Salt River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ralls County.

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Perry, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 678
Population in Households 678
Population in Familes 505
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 537
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $31,702
Average Household Income $51,131
Per Capita Income $23,526


Total Housing Units 439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $81,762
Average Home Value $95,524


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.26% -0.21%
Households -0.38% -0.19%
Families -0.45% -0.33%
Median Household Income   4.74%
Per Capita Income   4.13%

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, 2018 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 # 441 57th
Population Density # 688 33rd
Diversity Index # 407 60th
Median Household Income # 931 10th
Per Capita Income # 515 50th

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