Peru, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,541. Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 763  (49.5%)
Females: 778  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04290.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,194 (it was $38,083 in 2000)
Peru:

$50,194
ME:

$53,079

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,788 (it was $16,383 in 2000)

Peru town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,701 (it was $74,100 in 2000)
Peru:

$128,701
ME:

$184,700

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $178,623; Detached houses: $194,613; Townhouses or other attached units: $178,642; In 2-unit structures: $204,664; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,031; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,144; Mobile homes: $69,449; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $99,368
  • Races in Peru, ME (2010)

    Peru races chart
    • 1,50297.5%White alone
    • 171.1%Two or more races
    • 100.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Hispanic
    • 20.1%Other race alone

Races in Peru detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Peru: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.4%), United States (16.0%), French (15.7%), French Canadian (12.3%), Irish (7.5%), German (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1821

Elevation: 409 feet

Land area: 46.9 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

Peru, Maine map

For population 25 years and over in Peru:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peru town:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

17 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Maine:

2.9%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Peru, Maine as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Peru to the number of sex offenders is 514 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Peru town:  1.3% ($973)
Maine:  1.5% ($1,417)
Peru satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (58.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (153.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (306.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Dixfield, ME (1.7 miles ), Mexico, ME (2.6 miles ), Rumford, ME (2.6 miles ), Canton, ME (2.7 miles ), Carthage, ME (2.9 miles ), Sumner, ME (3.0 miles ), Jay, ME (3.3 miles ), Hartford, ME (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.49 N, Longitude: 70.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Paper (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Peru: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Peru, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Peru, Maine average temperatures Peru, Maine average precipitation Peru, Maine humidity Peru, Maine wind speed Peru, Maine snowfall Peru, Maine sunshine Peru, Maine clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Peru-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from Peru center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.3 miles away from Peru center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 5.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oxford County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Snows: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peru topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Peru:

  • DIXFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DIXFIELD, ME)
  • RUMFORD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; RUMFORD, ME)
  • VICTORIAN VILLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CANTON, ME)
  • LEDGEVIEW LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST PARIS, ME)

located in Peru:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peru:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 19 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 34 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 47 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 59 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 60 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 72 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Plymouth State University (about 81 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Public elementary/middle school in Peru:

  • DIRIGO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 117 AUBURN ROAD, Grades: PK-5)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • PERU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 30 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05) There are also blacks integrating into the community. added by Duckman

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Notable locations in Peru: Peru Fire Department Substation (A), Peru Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Piper Cemetery (1), Deshon Cemetery (2), Child Cemetery (3), Byron Cemetery (4), Knight Cemetery (5), Demerritt Cemetery (6), East Peru Cemeteries (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Pond (A), Worthley Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thomas Brook (A), Upper Stony Brook (B), Worthley Brook (C), Spears Stream (D), Lower Stony Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Oxford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 38.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.53. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.53
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.9%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.9%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.9%
Whole state:

4.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Maine average:

11.2

Peru travel time to work - commute Peru mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Peru town (based on Oxford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7087
Mainline Protestant3,08545
Evangelical Protestant3,04537
Other71914
None47,276-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Oxford County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Oxford County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Oxford County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oxford County:

25.6%
Maine:

25.0%

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Maine average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Androscoggin County, ME  1.17% ($32,016 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($32,057)
from York County, ME  0.34% ($35,114)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Maine average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Androscoggin County, ME  1.12% ($27,227 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  1.11% ($34,134)
to York County, ME  0.35% ($32,392)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peru:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH PARIS, ME; Owner: PENNESSEEWASSEE BROADCASTING CO INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peru:

  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Peru:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Peru fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 2014 07:15 AM, Sr-108 Oxford Rd, Lat: 44.53038, Lon: -70.47368, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 2012 01:43 AM, Sr-108, Lat: 44.52094, Lon: -70.43566, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 15, 2011 08:20 PM, Ridge Road, Lat: 44.50734, Lon: -70.46099, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 2009 07:38 AM, Sr-108, Lat: 44.48426, Lon: -70.35138, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
May 30, 2008 02:51 PM, Sr-108, Lat: 44.53011, Lon: -70.47172, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 1993 00:35 AM, 108, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $11,584,000Total costs
  • 14,243Total average daily traffic
  • 1,197Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,168Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Mark L Gartley, Teela Lane (Lat: 44.512861 Lon: -70.430667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Mark L Gartley, Teela Lane (Lat: 44.512861 Lon: -70.430667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Station 3 Main St (Lat: 44.526444 Lon: -70.463944), Call Sign: KMJ906, Licensee ID: L00049603
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHz, 154.310 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/1998, Expiration Date: 07/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2003Registrant: Peru, Town Of, 81 Peru Center Rd, Peru, ME 04290

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Dixfield, Teela Lane (Lat: 44.512861 Lon: -70.430667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQSY601
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: Tom BuckleyRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA1ZRB, Grant Date: 02/04/1992, Expiration Date: 02/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2004, Registrant: Jason R Skeffington, Rfd 1 Box 1255, Peru, ME 04290
  • Call Sign: N1TIH, Grant Date: 10/24/1994, Expiration Date: 10/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2006, Registrant: John W Dalzell, Peru, ME 04290-0129
  • Call Sign: W1LPZ, Grant Date: 01/27/1998, Expiration Date: 01/27/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2010, Registrant: Ronald C Bryant, 277 E Shore Rd, Peru, ME 04290
  • Call Sign: WA1RKR, Licensee ID: L00228018, Grant Date: 05/11/2010, Expiration Date: 05/11/2020, Registrant: Robert F Skeffington, 38 Packard Rd, Peru, ME 04290
  • Call Sign: KB1IEJ, Licensee ID: L00498609, Grant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 04/10/2022, Certifier: Jean P Maurais, Registrant: Jean P Maurais, 136 Auburn Rd, Peru, ME 04290
  • Call Sign: KB1QHD, Licensee ID: L01388837, Grant Date: 04/10/2008, Expiration Date: 04/10/2018, Certifier: Joseph D Quirion, Registrant: Joseph D Quirion, 15 Hutchinson Rd, Peru, ME 04290
  • Call Sign: W1RMD, Previous Call Sign: W4CGR, Licensee ID: L00207383, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 01/25/2021, Certifier: Ryan M Dunbar, Registrant: Ryan M Dunbar, 191 Packard Rd., Peru, ME 04290-3435

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3452K , Serial Number: 28-23561, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1967
    Registrant (Individual): William H Cunningham, 61 E Shore Rd, Peru, ME 04290
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43529 , Serial Number: 7188, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas C Virgin, 221 Mineral Springs Rd, Peru, ME 04290
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44317 , Serial Number: 10117, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Perry W Virgin, Po Box 43, Peru, ME 04290
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72687 , Serial Number: 9863, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1956
    Registrant (Partnership): Dennis K Newton, 137 E Shore Rd, Peru, ME 04290, Other Owners: Jane A Newton
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7732K , Serial Number: 20-555, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1955
    Registrant (Individual): William H Cunningham, 61 E Shore Rd, Peru, ME 04290

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peru and their reported violations in the past:

WORTHLEY POND ROAD SPRING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-30-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-02-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-02-2012), St Boil Water Order (OCT-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-08-2005 to DEC-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-21-2005 to JUL-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-16-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peru that have no violations reported:

  • HONEY RUN BEACH & CAMPGR (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 32

Incident types - Peru

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Peru compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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