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The City of Perryville had a population of 1,344 as of July 1, 2022. Perryville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Perryville is located at latitude 35.0048 and longitude -92.8027 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perryville encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 295 feet.

The City of Perryville 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.

The City of Perryville is located within Township of Fourche Lafave, a minor civil division (MCD) of Perry County.

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Perryville, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,344 (100%)
Population in Households 1,279 (95.2%)
Population in Families 1,045 (77.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 65 ( 4.8%)
Population Density 315
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $51,035
Average Household Income $62,841
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $24,892
Wealth Index5 43


Total HU (Housing Units) 608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 357 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $112,349
Average Home Value $150,490
Housing Affordability Index3 230


Total Households 545
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.94% -0.42%
Households -0.73% -0.37%
Families   -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.17%

Perryville, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perryville to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 176 72nd
Population Density # 306 51st
Median Household Income # 224 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 444 71st
Per Capita Income # 384 39th
Diversity Index # 531 15th

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