Perry, IA has a population of 7,876 and is the 4,754th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,510 per sq mi which is 2664% higher than the Iowa average and 1567% higher than the national average. The median age in Perry is 32 which is approximately 16% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Perry, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 63% speak English and 34% speak Spanish. 60% of Perry residents were born in Iowa, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 22% were foreign born.