Living in Perry, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Perry SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Perry, IA Crime Report

263
Total Crimes
3,361.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
30.88%
Above National Average

Perry, IA Cost Of Living

86
Perry's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Perry, Iowa Info Snack

Perry is a city in Dallas County, Iowa, United States, along the North Raccoon River. The population was 7,702 at the 2010 Census. It is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
7,667
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
16.4%
Median Home
$87,700
Median Income
$43,637
Median Rent
$752

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Rankings for Perry in Iowa

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Map Of Perry, IA

Population over time in Perry

Year Population % Change
2017 7,667 -1.0%
2016 7,747 -1.6%
2015 7,876 -2.6%
2014 8,086 1.3%
2013 7,986 1.0%
2012 7,907 1.0%
2011 7,828 0.4%
2010 7,798 1.2%
2009 7,706 -
Crime/100k Perry IA USA
Violent Crime 204.5 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 12.8 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 178.9 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 3157.0 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 1342.0 352.6 376.0
Larceny 1674.3 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 140.6 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Perry

White
55.7% (4,267)
African American
5.0% (381)
American Indian
0.2% (13)
Asian
1.1% (81)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
1.7% (133)
Hispanic
36.3% (2,784)
Race Perry IA USA
White 55.7% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 5.0% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 36.3% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Perry, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.6% (42,580)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.9% (45,160)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (89,805)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (108,643)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.8% (159,739)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.0% (168,772)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (98,579)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.7% (36,386)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.9% (6,967)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (10,064)
Income Perry IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.9% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.8% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.0% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.7% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.9% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Perry

Female
47.7% (3,658)
Male
52.3% (4,009)
Gender Perry IA USA
Female 47.7% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 52.3% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Perry for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
14.0% (1,073)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (843)
High School / GED
35.0% (2,683)
Some College
20.0% (1,533)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (690)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (613)
Master's Degree
3.0% (230)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Perry IA USA
< 9th Grade 14.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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