Perryton, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Perryton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Perryton had a population of 9,378 as of July 1, 2016. Perryton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Perryton is located at latitude 36.3931 and longitude -100.7974 in Ochiltree County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perryton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ochiltree County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,940 feet.

The City of Perryton (GNIS ID: 2411406) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Perryton is located within Perryton East Division of Ochiltree County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Perryton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Perryton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,378
Population in Households 9,325
Population in Familes 8,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density1 1,986
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 3,270
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 2,421
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,271 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 998 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 368 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $88,333
Average Home Value $115,524


Median Household Income $46,353
Average Household Income $59,271
Per Capita Income $20,787
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 1.07%
Households 0.96% 1.04%
Families 0.75% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Perryton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perryton to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 258 85th
Population Density1 # 311 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 441 75th
Median Household Income # 776 56th
Per Capita Income # 1053 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.