What is the current population of Perry?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Perry is 7,929. Perry, Iowa is the 3,684th largest city in the US.

Perry Geography [top]

What county is Perry, Iowa in?

Perry is located entirely in Dallas County.

What is the size of Perry, Iowa in square miles?

Perry has an area of 4.2 square miles.

Perry Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Perry?

The current population of Perry (7,929) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Perry growing?

Perry has grown 3.2% since the 2000. Perry, Iowa's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Perry, Iowa?

Perry has a population density of 1,845.7 people per square mile. Perry has the 9th highest population density in Iowa.

Perry Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Perry, Iowa?

The total voting age population of Perry, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,882. The voting age population is 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

What percentage of Perry, Iowa residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 16.2% of the residents of Perry are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Perry, Iowa?

The racial demographics of Perry are 89.7% White, 4.6% Black, 4.0% Other, 1.3% Two or more races, 0.2% American Indian and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 34.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Perry, Iowa residents are below the poverty line?

In Perry, 16.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.7%. On a per-household basis, 10.1% of families are below the poverty line in Perry.

What percentage of Perry, Iowa residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 62.6% of Perry residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Perry, Iowa residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.9% of Perry residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.3% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Perry, Iowa residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Perry residents aged 5 and older, 35.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 31.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.

Perry Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Perry, Iowa?

The unemployment rate in Perry is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Perry, Iowa residents work for the government?

In Perry, 11.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Perry, Iowa?

The median household income in Perry is $44,146.

Perry Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Perry, Iowa?

In Perry, 56.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Perry, Iowa?

Renters occupy 43.8% of housing units in Perry.

What percentage of Perry, Iowa housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Perry, 40.3% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Perry, Iowa housing units were built after 2000?

In Perry, 7.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 240 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Perry, Iowa?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Perry is $760.

What percentage of households in Perry, Iowa have broadband internet?

In Perry, 75.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Perry Population By Year

Population Graph For Perry
Year Population Rank in US
2021 7,929 3,684
2020 7,872 3,673
2019 7,676 3,706
2018 7,456 3,770
2017 7,517 3,738
2016 7,810 3,616
2015 8,089 3,510
2014 8,151 3,475
2013 8,108 3,468
2012 7,981 3,484
2011 7,966 3,480
2010 7,702 3,557
2000 7,678 3,343
1990 6,675 3,347

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2000-2021
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3675 Broadview, Illinois 7,956 -3.5%
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3677 Three Rivers, Michigan 7,953 5.5%
3678 Silvis, Illinois 7,952 9.4%
3679 Kenton, Ohio 7,951 -4.8%
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3683 South Boston, Virginia 7,932 -6.3%
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3685 Ponchatoula, Louisiana 7,927 50.2%
3686 Santa Clara, Utah 7,924 67.2%
3687 Ashland, Wisconsin 7,918 -7.9%
3688 Lexington, Tennessee 7,915 6.4%
3689 Camden, South Carolina 7,907 18.1%
3690 Dexter, Missouri 7,904 4.6%
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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
2281 Indianola 15,747 19.3%
2287 Newton 15,667 0.3%
2515 Norwalk 13,609 92.8%
2693 Boone 12,469 -2.6%
2834 Oskaloosa 11,536 4.9%
2866 Spencer 11,356 0.1%
2882 Storm Lake 11,256 12.0%
2958 Pleasant Hill 10,860 106.8%
3011 Le Mars 10,572 14.4%
3017 Pella 10,554 6.1%
3057 Waverly 10,398 15.8%
3100 Carroll 10,224 1.5%
3114 Fort Madison 10,174 -12.5%
3196 Keokuk 9,792 -13.9%
3225 Fairfield 9,641 0.5%
3252 Grinnell 9,513 4.5%
3363 Mount Pleasant 8,982 2.9%
3566 Sioux Center 8,273 36.1%
3605 Denison 8,178 11.4%
3650 Bondurant 8,035 329.4%
3684 Perry 7,929 3.2%
3726 Webster City 7,751 -5.1%
3727 Decorah 7,747 -5.1%
3776 Clear Lake 7,574 -7.3%
3812 Creston 7,487 -1.0%
3816 Knoxville 7,472 -3.4%
3876 Charles City 7,281 -6.5%
3887 Washington 7,255 2.7%
3927 Hiawatha 7,147 9.6%
3957 Nevada 7,057 5.5%
4063 Atlantic 6,758 -6.8%
4066 Eldridge 6,745 59.8%
4223 Adel 6,276 81.4%
4241 Orange City 6,228 10.5%
4261 Independence 6,166 1.7%
4299 Maquoketa 6,068 -1.1%
4340 Asbury 5,984 140.9%
4389 Estherville 5,861 -11.4%
4398 Oelwein 5,844 -12.5%
4441 Polk City 5,751 144.8%
4513 Red Oak 5,582 -10.1%
4532 Osceola 5,536 16.0%
4542 DeWitt 5,520
4557 Clarinda 5,493 -3.1%
4580 Sheldon 5,428 8.1%
4587 Spirit Lake 5,420 26.8%
4603 Winterset 5,385 13.1%
4616 Anamosa 5,350 -2.7%
4623 Algona 5,336 -6.9%
4626 Centerville 5,325 -9.8%
4648 Tiffin 5,282 382.8%
4710 Glenwood 5,170 -4.1%
4711 Windsor Heights 5,170 8.3%
4748 Cherokee 5,099 -4.7%
4752 Manchester 5,094 -3.4%
4769 Iowa Falls 5,063 -2.5%
4810 Sergeant Bluff 5,000 49.7%
4846 Vinton 4,931 -3.4%
4854 Harlan 4,912 -7.0%
4888 Shenandoah 4,861 -12.0%
4944 Humboldt 4,773 7.0%
4977 Le Claire 4,708 60.7%
5049 Camanche 4,579 8.7%
5085 Evansdale 4,528 0.1%
5093 Huxley 4,514 93.1%
5097 Dyersville 4,509 11.3%
5123 Mount Vernon 4,460 16.7%
5230 Hampton 4,307 2.3%
5277 Forest City 4,238 -3.5%
5295 Chariton 4,220 -7.9%
5314 Carlisle 4,201 17.0%
5357 Jefferson 4,136 -10.3%
5379 Rock Valley 4,096 42.4%
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