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Fact: Perham has more jobs than population

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Anybody who's been around Perham for more than a few hours has probably heard it:

"Perham is so prosperous that it is one of the few towns that actually has more jobs than population."


Most of us have heard, and probably recited, that often-repeated bit of local trivia. But is it really true?

"The statement does hold water," confirmed Economic Development Director Chuck Johnson.

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