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Perry, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Perry had a population of 3,639 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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

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Perry, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,639
Population in Households 3,607
Population in Familes 2,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 1,557
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,515
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 956
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 933 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 583 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $79,655
Average Home Value $89,405


Median Household Income $51,204
Average Household Income $57,942
Per Capita Income $24,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.23%
Households 0.01% -0.11%
Families -0.07% -0.23%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 432 64th
Population Density1 # 530 56th
Diversity Index2 # 865 27th
Median Household Income # 781 35th
Per Capita Income # 899 25th

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