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People

Total Population 916
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 23.5%
Employed Population 16+ 414
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 55.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.6%
Median Earnings25+ $40,299
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,273
% Above Poverty Level 92.9%
% Below Poverty Level 7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.2%
Median Gross Rent $588
Median House Value $114,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 21.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Perry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Lawrence, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 66073
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.075
Longitude -95.393

Perry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PERRY LAKE
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station LAWRENCE
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 46 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station OSKALOOSA 4 NE
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lawrence 91,305 $70,000
Lecompton 598 $50,577
McLouth 1,282 $57,120
Meriden 899 $68,125
Oskaloosa 1,338 $64,722
Ozawkie 757 $73,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Perry High Schools

PERRY LECOMPTON HIGH
404 LECOMPTON RD
785-597-5124
Serves 340 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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