Perry is a village in Lake County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,663 at the 2010 census.
It is named in honor of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry to commemorate his victory over the British fleet at the Battle of Lake Erie in September 1813. The battle was a turning point in the western theater during the War of 1812. Perry is known for its public schools, whose recent construction was influenced by the nearby Perry Nuclear Generating Station.
Perry has participated in the Tree City USA program since 1988.
Perry is located at 41°45′33″N 81°8′18″W (41.759121, -81.138321).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.18 square miles (5.65 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,663 people, 593 households, and 456 families living in the village. The population density was 762.8 inhabitants per square mile (294.5/km2). There were 630 housing units at an average density of 289.0 per square mile (111.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.1% White, 0.8% African American, 1.4% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.