Communities: (2000)

Perry Village Population: 1195
North Perry Village Population: 838
Perry Township Population: 8240


Telephone: Ameritech & Alltel
Long Distance: Multiple Sources
Fiber Optics: Available


Nearest Major City: Cleveland/40 miles
Major Hwys: I-90, U.S.20, SR 2, SR 84

Tax Incentives:

Community Reinvestment Area (CRA)
Enterprise Zone - Tax Abatement

Labor Force (2000):

Township - 3,396
Village - 648
North Perry Village - 647
County - 143,449
MSA - 1,121,000

Medical Sevices:

Hospitals: 2 in County Beds: 359
Physicians: 0
Dentists: 3
Nearby Internationally known Health Care:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
University Hospitals


Township: Township Trustees/clerk
Villages: Village Council/Mayor
Police: Perry Village Police/Lake County Sheriff
Fire: Township 25 full-time, 3 part-time, and 8 paramedics; insurance rating=4

Religious Institutions:

Protestant: 8
Catholic: 1
Other: 1


Electric: The Illuminating Co. and Painesville City
Gas: East Ohio Gas Co.
Water: Lake County Utility Dept.
Water Source: Lake Erie
Water Treatment Type: Conventional Capacity: 6MGD Avg. Out 3.5MGD
Sewer: Lake County Utility Dept. Maximum flow - 3MGD Avg. 1.2MGD


Truck Lines: 30 available carriers
Major Airport: Cleveland Hopkins Interntional, 45 miles
Local Airport: Lost Nation Municipal/5000', 18 miles
Railroad: Norfolk-Southern, Conrail
Bus : LakeTran
Water Port: Fairport Harbor, Cleveland World Port
Parcel Service: UPS, FedEx, other

Educational Facilities: 

Perry Local Schools:
High School - 602 students
Middle School - 602 students
Elementary - 634 students
Avg. Pupil/teacher ratio 17/1
85% graduates continue to further education

  • Cleveland State University on site
    • Continuing Education courses
    • Custom designed courses for area businesses

Technical/Vocational Schools:

Auburn Career Center (9 miles)

Surrounding Colleges:

Lake Erie College (Painesville, 6 miles)
Lakeland Comm. College (12 miles) (2yr) 18 other colleges within 40 miles
Kent State University Branch in Ashtabula

Other nearby institutions:

Case Western Reserve University
John Carroll University
Baldwin-Wallace College
Akron University