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Perryville is a city in Boyle County, in the Danville metro area.

Perryville is in the Bluegrass region.

The community was named for Oliver Hazard Perry, naval hero of the War of 1812.

The latitude of Perryville is 37.650N. The longitude is -84.951W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 749.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$28,594
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Perryville demographic reports
Perryville is on the Chaplin River.
Well-known residents have included:
· Kendall Hayes, songwriter ("Walk On By")
Local festivals include:
  • Perryville Days - Oct. 5-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Perryville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Perryville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boyle 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 40468 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Perryville residents report German ancestry, and 20% 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 $16,202, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Perryville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Perryville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $246.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $622.


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

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The average commute time for Perryville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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