Perks is an unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Illinois, United States. Perks is 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Ullin. Perks has a post office with ZIP code 62973. Perks was originally known as Stringtown The community has only one grocery store and gas station, Caspers Store. Local attractions include the Cache River State Natural Area. Perks has fewer than 100 people, many of which are farmers or longtime residents of the community.