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Perry is a city in Dallas County, in the Des Moines metro area.

The community was named for Col. C.H. Perry, railroad official

The latitude of Perry is 41.838N. The longitude is -94.106W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 961 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,079.


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Median household income
Local
$35,429
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Perry demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 28. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Forest Park Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Perry demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dallas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Des Moines area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50220 ZIP code.

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24% of Perry residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perry ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Perry was $15,935, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Perry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Perry include Downtown Perry Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Perry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $768.


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Libraries in Perry include Perry Public Library ... View libraries

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Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Perry political report.

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The average commute time for Perry workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Perry include Hotel Pattee, Super 8.

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