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Perkins is a town in Payne County, in the Stillwater metro area.
The community was named for Sen. B.W. Perkins of KS
The latitude of Perkins is 35.973N. The longitude is -97.033W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 896 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,316.
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16% of Perkins residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perkins ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Perkins was $14,955, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Perkins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Perkins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $332. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $558.
Libraries in Perkins include Perkins - Thomas-Wilhite Memorial Library ... View libraries
Payne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Perkins political report.
The average commute time for Perkins workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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