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Perryton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Perryton had a population of 9,241 as of July 1, 2018. Perryton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density 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 36.4 and longitude -100.8027 in Ochiltree County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perryton 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.

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Perryton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,241
Population in Households 9,214
Population in Familes 8,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 1,957
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $46,962
Average Household Income $60,070
Per Capita Income $20,857


Total Housing Units 3,534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,334 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 863 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 337 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $90,777
Average Home Value $124,432


Total Households 3,197
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 2,369
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.59% -0.22%
Households 0.45% -0.34%
Families 0.31% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

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, 2018 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 # 271 85th
Population Density # 327 81st
Diversity Index # 450 74th
Median Household Income # 869 50th
Per Capita Income # 1163 34th

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