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Perryville is a city in Perry County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Perry County, which was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Perryville. For links to other places called Perryville, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Perryville is 37.724N. The longitude is -89.861W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,777.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Perryville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Perry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 63775 ZIP code.
46% of Perryville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perryville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Perryville was $16,630, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Perryville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Perryville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $722.
Libraries in Perryville include Perryville Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Perryville include Perry County Republican-Monitor
Perry County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Perryville political report.
The average commute time for Perryville workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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