Perry, Ohio

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Perry, Ohio

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Perry People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Perry Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Perry Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Perry Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Perry Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Perry College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Perry, Ohio

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 3 3


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

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Perry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NE of Mentor, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 44081
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.76
Longitude -81.141

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 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 81 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station HIRAM
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
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Perry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,195 100%
Male 580 48.5%
Female 615 51.5%
Under 18 362 30.3%
18+ 833 69.7%
65+ 109 9.1%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 3.24
White 1,176 98.4%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 8 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Perry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,267
Growth 72
Growth % 6%

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 20.7%
Italian 16%
English 12.9%
Irish 10.5%
US/American 6%
Hungarian 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Slovene 3.7%
Polish 2.9%
Scottish 2.4%
Welsh 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Slovak 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
French Canadian 1.2%
Czech 1%
Dutch 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Latvian 0.5%
Croatian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
British 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Perry 1,195 $58,281
Chardon 5,156 $57,845
Fairport Harbor 3,180 $45,142
Grand River 345 $50,469
Madison 2,921 $56,761
North Perry 838 $51,875
Painesville 17,503 $41,000

Perry Public Libraries

Perry Public Library
3753 MAIN ST.
Perry, Ohio
(216) 259-3300
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Perry High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 632 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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