Perry, IA

7,876 Population
4.2 square miles 1,888.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
1,888.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.1%
was 64.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
22.3%
was 20.5%
 
Percent Under 18
28.5%
was 28.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 13.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
13.2%
was 13.8%
 
Median Household Income
$42,177
was $42,225
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
37.5
38.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
423.8
was 359.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,470
was 2,207.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,199
was 3,210
 
Median Rent
$727
was $711
 
Total Building Permits
1
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,827
was 2,769
 
Homeownership Rate
57.2%
was 62.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
613.4
was 625.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.5%
was 30.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
89.8%
was 89.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
79.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
77.8%
was 77.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.3%
was 15.6%
 

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