Perry, New York Population 2024

5,753

Perry is a city located in Genesee County, Livingston County, and Wyoming County New York. Perry has a 2024 population of 5,753. Perry is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -1.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,828 in 2020.

The average household income in Perry is $75,279 with a poverty rate of 12.11%. The median age in Perry is 39.4 years: 39.6 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Perry Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Perry was:

  • White: 87%
  • Two or more races: 7.65%
  • Black or African American: 3.51%
  • Other race: 1.63%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
36.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
158.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.29% (-75)
The current population of Perry, New York is 5,753 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,828.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,01387%
Two or more races4417.65%
Black or African American2023.51%
Other race941.63%
Native American120.21%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Perry Population by Race

Perry Population Pyramid 2024

Perry Median Age

39.4

Total

39.6

Male

39

Female

Perry Adults

There are 4,338 adults, (1,180 of whom are seniors) in Perry.

Perry Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Perry Sex Ratio

Female2,78948.4%
Male2,97351.6%

Perry Population by Age

Perry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2862.4375.224.8
Married9792.8591.88.2
Non Family8021.1957.142.9
Female2734.4265.934.1
Male2322.6178.921.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Perry Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade45511.48%
Associates Degree46411.71%
Bachelors Degree3889.79%
Graduate Degree1954.92%
High School Graduate1,74444.01%
Less Than 9th Grade781.97%
Some College63916.12%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Perry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,5373,094528
Black2021320
Other Race947439
Hispanic896913
2+ Races66668
Native American12120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 41.49%.

Perry Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$56,406$0$50,804
High School Graduate$35,673$38,500$32,685
Less Than 9th Grade$24,308$0$0
Overall$36,202$39,635$33,262
Some College$34,212$39,479$33,250

$36,202

Average Earnings

$39,635

Average Male

$33,262

Average Female

Perry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perry Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Perry Language

98.79% of Perry residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Perry Language

Perry Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,79054511.38%
Black1367353.68%
Multiple441409.07%
Hispanic1541912.34%
Native1212100%
Other8178.64%

12.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.71%

Male Poverty Rate

14.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perry is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perry is Other, with 8.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.2%.

Perry Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.73%
High School13.19%
Some College7.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Perry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed36.27%
Female Employed11.44%
Male Employed8.74%

Perry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perry Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$69,574$90,201
Households$58,333$75,279
Married Families$88,281$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,921$44,035

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Perry Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Perry Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Perry 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.

Perry Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Perry Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

294

Number of Veterans

255

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam175
Korea31
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War15
World War II0

Perry Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74166
75+53
55 to 6446
35 to 5421
18 to 348

Perry Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2596.59%
Other Race3537.23%

Perry Veterans by Race

Perry Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perry Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Perry Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Perry Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Perry Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.24%

Born in Perry

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.02%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Perry residents were born in the United States, with 89.24% having been born in New York. 0.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Perry Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,603-30-0.53%
20285,633-30-0.53%
20275,663-30-0.53%
20265,693-30-0.52%
20255,723-30-0.52%
20245,753-30-0.52%
20235,783-30-0.52%
20225,813-30-0.51%
20215,843150.26%
20205,8281,43932.79%
20194,389-9-0.2%
20184,398190.43%
20174,379-6-0.14%
20164,385-39-0.88%
20154,424-25-0.56%
20144,449-37-0.82%
20134,486-44-0.97%
20124,530-25-0.55%
20114,555-45-0.98%
20104,60000%

Perry Population by Year