Perry, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Perry, Iowa Info Snack

Population
7,660
Unemployment
9.2%
Poverty
14.0%
Median Home
$84,800
Median Income
$47,802
Median Rent
$807

Perry SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
8

Perry, IA Crime Report

124
Total Crimes
1,616.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-31.08%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Perry
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 124 1,616.9 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 17 221.7 303.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 14 182.6 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 107 1,395.2 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 21 273.8 371.1 314.2
Larceny 76 991.0 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 10 130.4 197.1 246.0

Perry, IA Cost Of Living

84
Perry's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Perry Iowa National Average
Overall 84 92 100
Services 103 95 100
Groceries 102 95 100
Health 100 102 100
Housing 56 74 100
Transportation 104 100 100
Utilities 93 99 100

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Rankings for Perry in Iowa

Map Of Perry, IA

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Population over time in Perry

Year Population % Change
2020 7,660 -0.1%
2019 7,667 -1.0%
2018 7,747 -1.6%
2017 7,876 -2.6%
2016 8,086 1.3%
2015 7,986 1.0%
2014 7,907 1.0%
2013 7,828 0.4%
2012 7,798 1.2%
2011 7,706 -

Race / Ethnicity in Perry

White
60.3% (4,618)
African American
5.2% (399)
American Indian
0.1% (4)
Asian
0.2% (18)
Hawaiian
0.4% (28)
Other
0.1% (9)
Two Or More
1.5% (116)
Hispanic
32.2% (2,468)
Race Perry IA USA
White 60.3% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 5.2% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 0.2% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 32.2% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Perry

Female
47.8% (3,661)
Male
52.2% (3,999)
Gender Perry IA USA
Female 47.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 52.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Perry for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (995)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (536)
High School / GED
39.0% (2,987)
Some College
24.0% (1,838)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (689)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (536)
Master's Degree
1.0% (76)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Perry IA USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Perry, Iowa

Less than $10,000
7.2% (54,835)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (23,914)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.1% (92,760)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (78,991)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.0% (145,663)
$50,000 to $74,999
29.1% (222,963)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (95,176)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.7% (28,021)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (15,460)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (8,213)
Income Perry IA USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.1% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.0% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 29.1% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.7% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 5.0% 8.3%

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