Perry demographics profile

StatisticPerryIowaNational
Population7,8763,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,5105591
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%
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.
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  • The population density in Perry is 2664% 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 or African American.
  • In Perry 1.32% of the population is Asian.

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Perry population breakdown by race

RacePerryIowaNational
White86.83%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American2.17%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.

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