Perryville, Arkansas

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Perryville, Arkansas

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High Points

Perryville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 17% Perryville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Perryville, Arkansas

Comparing Perryville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Well-Paid Single Women 4 8
Well-Paid Single Men 3 7
Racial Diversity 2 1
Male Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 6
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 8
Median Family Income 4 8
People in Middle Class or Better 3 7
People Above Poverty 3 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Rents 5 3

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Perryville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NW of Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Perry
Standard Zip Codes 72126
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.004
Longitude -92.802

Perryville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
Station CONWAY
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 50 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
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Perryville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,458 100%
Male 669 45.9%
Female 789 54.1%
Under 18 361 24.8%
18+ 1,097 75.2%
65+ 307 21.1%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,420 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.6%
Other 8 0.5%
Mixed Race 19 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 0.8%

Estimated Perryville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,471
Growth 13
Growth % 0.9%

Perryville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 21.9%
Irish 18.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
German 13.1%
English 11%
Scotch-Irish 4.7%
European 3.1%
Dutch 2.4%
French Canadian 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Swedish 1%
Slovene 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Belizean 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Swiss 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Perryville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Aplin (72126)
Cherry Hill (72126)
Deberrie (72126)
Nimrod (72126)
Thornburg (72126)
Williams Junction (72126)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Perryville 1,458 $38,229
Adona 187 $38,333
Bigelow 329 $47,750
Houston 159 $33,750
Morrilton 6,550 $36,432
Oppelo 725 $41,667
Perry 314 $32,500
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Perryville High Schools (2004)

823 ASH
Serves 443 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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