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Perryton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Perryton had a population of 9,398 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Perryton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,398
Daytime Population: Workers 3,911
Daytime Population: Residents 5,976
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,887
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 9,345
Population in Familes 8,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 1,990
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $47,659
Average Household Income $62,116
Per Capita Income $21,763


Total Housing Units 3,630 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,283 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 991 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $89,496
Average Home Value $114,400


Total Households 3,275
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 2,426
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.8%
Households 0.85% 0.77%
Families 0.68% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 2017 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 # 262 85th
Population Density # 312 82nd
Diversity Index # 439 75th
Median Household Income # 821 53rd
Per Capita Income # 1053 40th

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