Village Name: Perryville
Status: Installed 04/27/07
Location Description: Perryville is located on the south coast of the Alaska Peninsula, 275 miles southwest of Kodiak and 500 miles southwest of Anchorage. The community lies at approximately 55.912780° North Latitude and -159.145560° (West) Longitude. The area encompasses 9.2 sq. miles of land and 0.1 sq. miles of water.
Climate: Perryville's maritime climate is characterized by cool summers, warm winters and rainy weather. Average summer temperatures range from 39 to 60; winter temperatures average 21 to 50. Low clouds, rain squalls, fog and snow showers frequently limit visibility. Average annual precipitation is 127 inches, including 58 inches of snow.
Runway: -State-owned 2,467' long by 50' wide gravel runway and seaplane base
Barge: -Cargo Barges in Spring
Closest Major River: Pacific Ocean
Demographics: A federally-recognized tribe is located in the community -- the Native Village of Perryville. The population of the community consists of 98.1% Alaska Native or part Native. The village maintains an Alutiiq culture and a subsistence lifestyle. Commercial fishing provides cash income. During the 2000 U.S. Census, total housing units numbered 45, and vacant housing units numbered 12. Vacant housing units used only seasonally numbered 7. U.S. Census data for Year 2000 showed 32 residents as employed. The unemployment rate at that time was 11.11 percent, although 52.24 percent of all adults were not in the work force. The median household income was $51,875, per capita income was $20,935, and 16 percent of residents were living below the poverty level.
Power Source: Village of Perryville
Local Government Offices: Oceanside Native Corp., P.O. Box 84, 99648, 853-2300
Native Village of Perryville, P.O. Box 89, 99648, 853-2203
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Village Website: None
This information was copied from: http://www.dced.state.ak.us/dca/commdb/CF_CIS.htm