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Perry is a township in Lawrence County, in the Bedford metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Perry. For links to other places called Perry, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Perry is 38.949N. The longitude is -86.636W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,893.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Perry demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence 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 47462 ZIP code.
19% of Perry residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perry ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Perry was $18,876, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Perry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Perry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Perry political report.
The average commute time for Perry workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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