The City of Perry had a population of 18,391 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Perry is located at latitude 32.4582 and longitude -83.7316 in Houston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perry encompass a land area of 26.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Houston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 354 feet.
The City of Perry (GNIS ID: 2404504) 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.
Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Perry is located within Perry Division of Houston County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Perry: Wattsville.
|Total Population||18,391 (100%)|
|Population in Households||17,830 (96.9%)|
|Population in Families||14,824 (80.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||561 ( 3.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$52,014|
|Average Household Income||$80,133|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,370|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,995 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,308 (53.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,888 (36.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||799 ( 10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$179,545|
|Average Home Value||$198,990|
|Housing Affordability Index3||169|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.4%|
|Per Capita Income||1.74%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.77%|
The table below compares Perry to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 61||90th|
|Population Density||# 254||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 185||71st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 181||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 80||87th|
|Diversity Index||# 224||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.