Peru, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 837 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +47.1%
Males: 465  (55.6%)
Females: 372  (44.4%)
Median resident age:  23.0 years
Nebraska median age:  36.1 years

Zip codes: 68421.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,426 (it was $27,216 in 2000)
Peru:

$43,426
NE:

$54,996

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $17,677 (it was $14,637 in 2000)

Peru city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $57,937 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Peru:

$57,937
NE:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $123,595; Detached houses: $123,659; Townhouses or other attached units: $232,380; In 2-unit structures: $59,631; Mobile homes: $82,298

Median gross rent in 2015: $530.

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  • Races in Peru, NE (2010)

    Peru races chart
    • 77689.7%White alone
    • 374.3%Black alone
    • 293.4%Hispanic
    • 121.4%Two or more races
    • 80.9%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Peru: 74.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.1%), European (11.9%), American (10.3%), Irish (9.4%), French (5.8%), English (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 951 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,560 people per square mile   (low).

Peru,NE real estate house value index trend

Peru, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Peru:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peru city:

  • Never married: 71.0%
  • Now married: 22.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

31 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.0% Africa, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

3.6%
Nebraska:

6.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,269 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $897 (1.7%)

Peru satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (53.9 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (54.5 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Watson, MO (2.4 miles) , Brownville, NE (2.6 miles) , Julian, NE (2.8 miles) , Auburn, NE (2.9 miles ), Phelps City, MO (3.0 miles) , Hamburg, IA (3.1 miles ), Nemaha, NE (3.2 miles) , Brock, NE (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 95.73 W

Area code: 402

Peru household income distribution Peru home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Peru, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Peru-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Peru city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1964, a category F4 tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Peru-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 14.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 227.6 miles away from Peru center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 441.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 319.4 miles away from Peru center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nemaha County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peru topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Peru:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOME CARE OF SOUTHEAST NE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; AUBURN, NE)
  • NEMAHA COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; AUBURN, NE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - AUBURN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; AUBURN, NE)
  • PLEASANT VIEW (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCK PORT, MO)
  • ST MARY'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; NEBRASKA CITY, NE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - NEBRASKA CITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; NEBRASKA CITY, NE)

Operable nuclear power plant near Peru:

  • 7 miles: Cooper in Brownville, NE.

College/University in Peru:

  • Peru State College (Full-time enrollment: 1,674; Location: 600 Hoyt Street; Public; Website: www.peru.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peru:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 46 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Bellevue University (about 48 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Highland Community College (about 50 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 53 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 55 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 56 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 56 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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Notable locations in Peru: Mathews Hall (A), Peru State College Alumni Center (B), Peru State College Student Center (C), Peru State College Physical Plant (D), Peru State College Presidents Home (E), Oak Hill Family Housing (F), Oak Bowl Athletic Field (G), Morgan Residence Hall (H), T J Majors Building (I), A D Majors Hall (J), Peru State College Library (K), Larson Industrial Arts Building (L), Hoyt Science Hall (M), Al Wheeler Activity Center (N), Peru State College Auditorium (O), Peru State College Greenhouse (P), Faculty Apartments (Q), Delzell Residence Hall (R), Nicholas Hall (S), Clayburn Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Peru include: Saint Claras Catholic Church (A), Peru Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Peru include: Peru State College Historical Marker (1), Neal Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Nemaha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 22.1%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 71.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  44.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
337 people in college/university student housing in 2010

Banks with branches in Peru (2011 data):

  • Farmers Bank of Cook: Peru Branch at 622 5th Street, branch established on 1934/05/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $83.2 mil, Deposits: $70.3 mil, headquarters in Cook, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Bancook Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Nebraska average:

11.0

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 city (based on Nemaha County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,1503
Mainline Protestant2,44918
Evangelical Protestant1,2438
Other71
None399-
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: 4
Nemaha County:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Nemaha County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Nemaha County:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Nemaha County:

29.0%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Peru:

48.6%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Peru:

49.5%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.7%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.0%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.2%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

60.6%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Peru, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,897$46,7641$558
Streets and Highways 2$5,449$32,6940$0
Totals for Government 3$9,346$37,3841$558

Peru government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $126,000 ($150.54)
    Water Utilities: $99,000 ($118.28)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($29.87)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($22.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($8.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($7.17)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($7.17)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($4.78)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($4.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $85,000 ($101.55)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($13.14)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($8.36)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.19)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($1.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $93,000 ($111.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($57.35)

Peru government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($23.89)
    All Other: $10,000 ($11.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($9.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($8.36)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($7.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $176,000 ($210.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $90,000 ($107.53)
    Highways: $58,000 ($69.30)
    General Support: $4,000 ($4.78)
  • Tax - Property: $64,000 ($76.46)
    Total General Sales: $32,000 ($38.23)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($8.36)
    NEC: $4,000 ($4.78)

Peru government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $804,000 ($960.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $758,000 ($905.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($54.96)

Peru government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $218,000 ($260.45)

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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 Otoe County, NE  1.23% ($39,613 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.71% ($22,389)
from Douglas County, NE  0.48% ($41,417)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

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 Lancaster County, NE  0.68% ($27,294 average AGI)
to Otoe County, NE  0.60% ($33,000)
to Douglas County, NE  0.56% ($39,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peru:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peru:

  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Peru:

  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)

Peru fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 1979 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 170Total average daily traffic
  • 178Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Peru)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3.5 Mi W (Lat: 40.461389 Lon: -95.801667), Call Sign: KFB854, Licensee ID: L00003457
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.330 MHz, 159.330 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/06/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2012Registrant: State Of Nebraska, 2200 North 33rd, Lincoln, NE 68503, Phone: (402) 471-5532

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PERU, 3.5 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 40.460833 Lon: -95.800250), Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: WOH83
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 04/01/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/1997Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services Inc, 2270 Lakeside Dr, Richardson, TX 75082
  • PERU, 73449-645 A Ave. (Lat: 40.472333 Lon: -95.720111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 32.9 m, Call Sign: WQQS685
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0UDE, Licensee ID: L00549608, Grant Date: 08/24/2012, Expiration Date: 09/15/2022, Certifier: Brent E Lottman, Registrant: Brent E Lottman, 1816 Park Avenue, Peru, NE 68421

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEATTY B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 37524 , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1976
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph A Beatty, 1017 5th Street, Peru, NE 68421
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6145F , Serial Number: A1500426, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Daryl C Long, Po Box 253, Peru, NE 68421

Most common first names in Peru, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1081.6 years
Robert769.1 years
George679.7 years
William676.3 years
Mary579.2 years
Ruth578.4 years
Helen476.2 years
Joe480.7 years
Grace378.1 years
Earl383.0 years
Most common last names in Peru, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adams1875.8 years
Allgood770.1 years
Reeves677.4 years
Sherman677.8 years
Hauptman470.5 years
Grafton483.5 years
Majors480.3 years
Cotton475.0 years
Mcconnaughey479.2 years
Patterson489.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (40%)

Peru compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Peru on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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