Perham, Minnesota Population 2022

3,948
map placeholder

Perham is a city located in Otter Tail County Minnesota. Perham has a 2020 population of 3,948. Perham is currently growing at a rate of 2.63% annually and its population has increased by 31.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,009 in 2010.

The average household income in Perham is $58,104 with a poverty rate of 10.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $146,100. The median age in Perham is 40.9 years, 41.6 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Perham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Perhamwas:

  • White: 91.16%
  • Other race: 6.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Perham, Minnesota is 3,948 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,948.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,009.

Perham, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,19691.16%
Black or African American330.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.86%
Some Other Race2206.27%
Two or More Races270.77%
Loading...

Perham Population by Race

Perham Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Perham Median Age

33.7


Total

42.6


Male

27.9


Female

Perham Adults

There are 2,602 adults, (797 of whom are seniors) in Perham.

Perham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Perham Sex Ratio

Female

2,063

58.84%

Male

1,443

41.16%

Perham Population by Age

Perham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Perham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
Male78.1%21.9%
All63.3%36.7%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Female23%77%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5352.1863.3
Married5392.8690.4
Male963.6178.1
Female2832.7723
Non Family6171.0955.9

2.84

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

Loading...

Perham Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1285.76%
9th to 12th Grade1868.37%
High School Graduate73833.21%
Some College36416.38%
Associates Degree1958.78%
Bachelors Degree47021.15%
Graduate Degree1416.35%
Loading...

Perham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perham Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0681,859592
Hispanic1241919
Native American3030
Other Race85

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.63%.

Perham Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,522$46,250$32,351
Less Than 9th Grade$32,470$$32,292
High School Graduate$28,094$35,083$15,921
Some College$48,665$48,305$51,012
Bachelors Degree$37,400$58,333$36,800
Graduate Degree$56,384$55,446$

$40,522

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$32,351

Average Female

Perham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perham Language by Age

Loading...

Perham Language

94.25% of Perham residents speak only English, while 5.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.20% of the population.

Perham Language

Perham Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3333100.00%
White2,98931910.67%
OtherNaN%

10.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.49%

Male Poverty Rate

8.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perham is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perham is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.22%.

Perham Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.27%
High School22.57%
Some College8.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%

Perham Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.17%
Male Unemployed63.44%
Female Employed5.79%
Female Unemployed37.70%

Perham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perham Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$44,672$58,695
Families$48,477$71,207
Married Families$81,875-
Non Families$35,743$37,704
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Perham Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Perham Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Perham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Perham Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Perham Marital Status

Loading...

217

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War23
Vietnam87
Korea21
World War II11

Perham Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3421
35 to 5423
55 to 6438
65 to 7438
75+97

Perham Veterans by Age

Loading...

Perham Veterans by Race

Perham Veterans by Education

Loading...

17.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perham Veterans by Education

Loading...

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Perham Employment by Age

Loading...

Perham Employment by Race

Loading...

Perham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

61.18%

Born in Perham

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Perham residents were born in the United States, with 61.18% having been born in Minnesota. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Perham Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20002,5590.00%
20103,0094501.63%
20113,01340.13%
20123,034210.70%
20133,096622.04%
20143,192963.10%
20153,277852.66%
20163,300230.70%
20173,4101103.33%
20183,5441343.93%
20193,6451012.85%
20203,7461012.77%
20213,8471012.70%
20223,9481012.63%

Perham Population by Year