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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Perry County is located in Kentucky with a population of 27,329. In Perry County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Perry County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Perry County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$569
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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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
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    132.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    19
    40.7
  • Robbery
    94.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    360.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,189.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    208.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%

Working in Perry County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,820
National
$55,322

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