Income/capita 26%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 32%
Income per capita$22,113$27,828$29,829
Median household income$46,535$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,217$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,600$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$40,266$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$17,418$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.3%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Perryton is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Perryton is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Perryton is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Perryton is 12% lower than the national average

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      Perryton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.7%5.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.1%18.1%
      Public administration1.9%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%2.2%
      Education, health & social services5.4%34.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Booker, TX1,377$64,14116%
      Perryton, TX9,343$46,53516%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fort Irwin, CA9,337$49,27911%
      North College Hill, OH9,351$41,84124%
      Merrill, WI9,354$46,21116%
      Walnut Grove, WA9,324$60,1669%
      Columbia City, IN9,324$43,16022%
      Perryton, TX9,343$46,53516%
      Source: The Perryton, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).