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Perley, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Perley had a population of 94 as of July 1, 2017. Perley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Perley is located at latitude 47.1762 and longitude -96.8017 in Norman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Norman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 876 feet.

The City of Perley (GNIS ID: 2396182) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Perley 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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Perley, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 94
Daytime Population: Workers 52
Daytime Population: Residents 44
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 96
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $55,324
Average Household Income $68,250
Per Capita Income $29,612


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $97,917
Average Home Value $169,512


Total Households 49
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.3% 0.0%
Households 0.28% 0.0%
Families 2.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Perley, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perley to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 817 10th
Population Density # 564 38th
Diversity Index # 226 75th
Median Household Income # 436 52nd
Per Capita Income # 381 58th

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