Perryville, Kentucky

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Perryville, Kentucky

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 13% Perryville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Perryville, Kentucky

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 7
Racial Diversity 5 4
Male Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
People Above Poverty 4 6
Median Family Income 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 2

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Perryville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 34 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky
County Boyle
Standard Zip Codes 40468
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.65
Longitude -84.951

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 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station DIX DAM
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50 inches
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Perryville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 763 100%
Male 338 44.3%
Female 425 55.7%
Under 18 184 24.1%
18+ 579 75.9%
65+ 162 21.2%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.81
White 711 93.2%
African-American 38 5%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Perryville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 755
Growth -8
Growth % -1%

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 31.9%
Irish 18.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
German 10.3%
English 8.4%
Dutch 4%
Scottish 3%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Welsh 1.7%
Russian 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
African 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Perryville 763 $36,042
Burgin 874 $41,442
Danville 15,477 $40,528
Harrodsburg 8,014 $34,503
Hustonville 347 $45,000
Junction City 2,184 $32,609
Mackville 206 $43,125
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