Perry, New York

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Perry, New York

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Perry strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Perry Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Perry, New York

Comparing Perry to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 6 2
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 7 2
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 5 6
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Perry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles SW of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Wyoming
Standard Zip Codes 14530
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.715
Longitude -78.005

Perry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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Perry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,945 100%
Male 1,900 48.2%
Female 2,045 51.8%
Under 18 1,019 25.8%
18+ 2,926 74.2%
65+ 590 15%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 2.97
White 3,843 97.4%
African-American 29 0.7%
Asian 14 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 18 0.5%
Mixed Race 34 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 61 1.5%

Estimated Perry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,792
Growth -153
Growth % -3.9%

Perry 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
German 20.6%
Italian 16.8%
English 13.4%
Irish 12.6%
US/American 8.9%
Polish 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
Dutch 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
French Canadian 2.1%
Scottish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
European 1.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Romanian 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Perry 3,945 $41,090
Castile 1,051 $42,019
Gainesville 304 $30,500
Leicester 469 $55,357
Mount Morris 3,266 $37,143
Silver Springs 844 $43,750
Warsaw 3,814 $42,540

Perry Public Libraries

Perry Public Library
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(585) 237-2243
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