Perkasie has the 2775th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Perkasie is part of the Philadelphia metro area. Unemployment in the Philadelphia area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Philadelphia has the 8th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Perkasie is above average at $52,550, and the median cost of a home in Perkasie is $439,200, which is above the national average. 48% of workers in Perkasie hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Perkasie. 81% of Perkasie workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Perkasie spend an average of 36 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.