StatisticPerryIowaNational
Population7,8763,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,5105791
Median age31.838.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%44%43%
Speak English63%92%79%
Speak Spanish34%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Perry is 2550% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Perry is 16% lower than Iowa
  • In Perry 86.83% of the population is White
  • In Perry 2.17% of the population is Black
  • In Perry 1.32% of the population is Asian

Compare Perry, IA Demographics

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      Perry population breakdown by race

      RacePerryIowaNational
      White86.83%90.90%73.35%
      Black2.17%3.32%12.63%
      Asian1.32%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.11%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race2.48%1.97%3.06%
      Other race7.08%1.27%4.75%
      In Perry, 36.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Perry age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Perry, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).