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"Home of the Silver Lake Sea Serpent"

Perry is a village in Wyoming County.

The community was named after Commodore Oliver H. Perry.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Perry. For links to other places called Perry, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Perry is 42.715N. The longitude is -78.005W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,371 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,876.


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Median household income
Local
$35,596
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Perry demographic reports
Perry is on the Genesee River at Letchworth.
Former and merged names include:
· Columbia
· Nineveh
· Shacksburg
Jobs at the Perry Knitting Mills attracted Polish immigrants in the early 1900s.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Silver Lake
Historic sites and museums: Wyoming Historical Pioneer Museums
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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21% of Perry residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perry ancestry & family history guide.

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Recommendations: Lemuel Wiles paintings at Perry Public Library

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Perry was $16,794, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Perry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Perry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $853.


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Libraries in Perry include Perry Public Library ... View libraries

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Wyoming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Perry political report.

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The average commute time for Perry workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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