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Perham, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Perham had a population of 3,344 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Perham is located at latitude 46.5988 and longitude -95.5743 in Otter Tail County. The formal boundaries for the City of Perham (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otter Tail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,368 feet.

The City of Perham (GNIS ID: 2396181) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Perham: City of Perham.

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Perham, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,344
Population in Households 3,210
Population in Familes 2,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density2 1,030
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,294
Average Household Income $62,586
Per Capita Income $27,624

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 888 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 575 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $162,547
Average Home Value $191,244
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,462
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 809
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.37% 1.17%
Households 1.38% 1.15%
Families 1.37% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

Perham, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perham to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 194 79th
Population Density # 272 70th
Diversity Index # 235 74th
Median Household Income # 749 17th
Per Capita Income # 582 36th

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