Perkins county is located in southwest Nebraska. Perkins county has 883.33 square miles of land area and 1.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Perkins county population is 2,970, which has shrunk 7.19% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 6.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Perkins county median household income is $47,000 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 37.41% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 23.33% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Perkins county median house value is $77,100 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 47.70% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 45.00% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Perkins county is better than the state average in quality. The Perkins county area code is 308.
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