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    B+
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  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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Perry County is located in Indiana with a population of 19,229. Perry County is one of the best places to live in Indiana. In Perry County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Perry County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Perry County are highly rated.
Population
19,229

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$103,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$585
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Perry County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    13.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    54.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    218.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,421
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    150.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    49%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Perry County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,689
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Perry County

Perry County Reviews

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Friendly people, great places to shop, unique eateries, bakery and lots of free physical activities planned, great schools, walking trails, affordable apartments, and early college high schools. The Hoosier National Forest and parks are the best!
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