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Perry, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Perry had a population of 3,600 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Perry is located at latitude 42.7172 and longitude -78.0074 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Perry (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,371 feet.

The Village of Perry (GNIS ID: 2391058) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Perry is located within Town of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyoming County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Perry population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Perry: Columbia, Nineveh, Shacksburg.

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Perry, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,600
Daytime Population: Workers 2,007
Daytime Population: Residents 1,832
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,839
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 3,569
Population in Familes 2,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 1,540
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,929
Average Household Income $59,490
Per Capita Income $24,838


Total Housing Units 1,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 920 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 574 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $80,447
Average Home Value $89,918


Total Households 1,494
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 941
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.35%
Households -0.18% -0.31%
Families -0.28% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Perry, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perry to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 434 64th
Population Density # 535 55th
Diversity Index # 867 27th
Median Household Income # 801 33rd
Per Capita Income # 908 24th

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