Perryton, Texas Population 2021

8,460
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Perryton is a city located in Ochiltree County Texas. It is also the county seat of Ochiltree County. With a 2020 population of 8,460, it is the 271st largest city in Texas and the 3477th largest city in the United States . Perryton is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -3.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,802 in 2010. Perryton reached it's highest population of 9,233 in 2014. Spanning over 5 miles, Perryton has a population density of 1,764 people per square mile.

The average household income in Perryton is $65,102 with a poverty rate of 16.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $812 per month, and the median house value is $98,400. The median age in Perryton is 31.2 years, 30.3 years for males, and 31.6 years for females.

Perryton Demographics

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

  • White: 87.32%
  • Other race: 7.67%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Perryton, Texas is 8,460 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,538.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,802.

Perryton, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,03887.32%
Some Other Race7067.67%
Two or More Races2783.02%
Black or African American820.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.81%
Asian260.28%
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Perryton Population by Race

Perryton Population Pyramid $2021

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Perryton Median Age

31.2


Total

30.3


Male

31.6


Female

Perryton Adults

There are 6,216 adults, (887 of whom are seniors) in Perryton.

Perryton Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Perryton Sex Ratio

Female

4,583

49.79%

Male

4,622

50.21%

Perryton Population by Age

Perryton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Perryton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male77.8%22.2%
Female76%24%
Married75.5%24.5%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family61.2%38.8%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Perryton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0732.9772.2
Married1,9253.575.5
Non Family7371.1861.2
Female3213.5576
Male904.2477.8

3.48

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Perryton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80815.05%
9th to 12th Grade67312.54%
High School Graduate1,83734.23%
Some College98918.43%
Associates Degree3175.91%
Bachelors Degree55510.34%
Graduate Degree1883.50%
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Perryton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Perryton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6342,471612
Hispanic2,5911,281109
Other Race402213
2+ Races1259315
Black8148
Native American69387
Asian2323

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.23%.

Perryton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,353$41,983$19,505
Less Than 9th Grade$28,043$34,318$15,673
High School Graduate$22,190$40,359$18,417
Some College$33,485$65,685$24,035
Bachelors Degree$43,339$44,539$
Graduate Degree$42,432$$60,272

$30,353

Average Earnings

$41,983

Average Male

$19,505

Average Female

Perryton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Perryton Language by Age

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Perryton Language

50.67% of Perryton residents speak only English, while 49.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.33% of the population.

Perryton Language

Perryton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,33297318.25%
White3,53937910.71%
Multiple27813749.28%
Other7047210.23%

16.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

18.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perryton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perryton is Multiple, with 49.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perryton is Other, with 10.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.11%.

Perryton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.65%
Less Than 9th Grade13.26%
Some College6.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%

Perryton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.21%
Male Unemployed11.48%
Female Employed11.36%
Male Employed10.59%

Perryton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Perryton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,479$65,102
Families$52,430$72,083
Married Families$62,383-
Non Families$31,046$40,030
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Income by Household Type

Perryton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Perryton Married by Age and Sex

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Perryton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Perryton Marital Status by Race

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Perryton Marital Status

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367

Number of Veterans

337

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam163
First Gulf War75
Second Gulf War55
World War II32
Korea16

Perryton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74125
75+98
35 to 5497
55 to 6428
18 to 3419

Perryton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3286.04%
Hispanic351.10%
Asian23100.00%
Native American1623.19%

Perryton Veterans by Race

Perryton Veterans by Education

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3.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perryton Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Perryton Employment by Age

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Perryton Employment by Race

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Perryton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.96%

Born in Perryton

77.29%

Native Born

22.71%

Foreign Born

17.01%

Non Citizen

5.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.29% of Perryton residents were born in the United States, with 54.96% having been born in Texas. 17.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Perryton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,460-26-0.31%
20208,486-26-0.31%
20198,512-26-0.30%
20188,538-96-1.11%
20178,634-207-2.34%
20168,841-379-4.11%
20159,220-13-0.14%
20149,233120.13%
20139,221850.93%
20129,1361411.57%
20118,9952342.67%
20108,7619871.20%
20007,7741670.22%
19907,607-384-0.49%
19807,9911810.23%
19707,810-93-0.12%
19607,9033,4865.99%
19504,4171,5932.26%
19302,8240.00%

Perryton Population by Year