Peru, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,591. Population change since 2000: +5.1%
Males: 779  (49.0%)
Females: 812  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 12972.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,467 (it was $36,442 in 2000)
Peru:

$57,467
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,113 (it was $17,142 in 2000)

Peru CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $125,539 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Peru:

$125,539
NY:

$277,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $914.

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  • Races in Peru, NY (2010)

    Peru races chart
    • 1,51995.5%White alone
    • 332.1%Hispanic
    • 140.9%Black alone
    • 130.8%Asian alone
    • 110.7%Two or more races
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Peru: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (23.1%), French (20.3%), English (10.5%), United States (6.9%), Italian (5.1%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.60 square miles.

Population density: 993 people per square mile   (low).

Peru,NY real estate house value index trend

Peru, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Peru:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peru CDP:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
New York:

22.3%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Peru, New York as of December 08, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Peru to the number of sex offenders is 6,851 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,806 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,490 (1.3%)

Peru satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (124.4 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (198.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (258.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Au Sable, NY (2.1 miles ), Keeseville, NY (2.4 miles ), Schuyler Falls, NY (2.5 miles ), Plattsburgh West, NY (2.7 miles ), Parc, NY (2.7 miles) , Morrisonville, NY (2.8 miles ), Chesterfield, NY (2.8 miles ), Plattsburgh, NY (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2001: 37 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.58 N, Longitude: 73.53 W

Area code: 518

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

5.4%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Peru, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Peru-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York 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 11.2 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 59.1 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 121.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from Peru center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.8 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 Clinton County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peru topographic map

Birthplace of: Frances E. Allen - Computer scientist, Francis A. Pratt - Inventor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Peru:

  • CLINTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • EVERGREEN VALLEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • MEADOWBROOK HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • CVPH MEDICAL CENTER RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYSICIANS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CTR Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • CLINTON CO DEPT HEALTH CHHA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)

Amtrak stations near Peru:

  • 5 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) - Seasonal Station . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peru:

  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 9 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,934)
  • Champlain College (about 18 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Vermont (about 18 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 19 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 20 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Middlebury College (about 44 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • Norwich University (about 53 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)

Public high school in Peru:

Public elementary/middle school in Peru:

See full list of schools located in Peru

Library in Peru:

  • PERU FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,839; Location: 3024 ROUTE 22; 16,270 books; 3,310 audio materials; 1,122 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Peru Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemetery: Saint Augustine Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Cedars On the Lake Vacation Cabins (3666 State Route 9).

Clinton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.3. This is better than average.

City:

57.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.528. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.528
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.353. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.31
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.0%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Peru in 2000:

  • 36 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Peru, New York environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Peru (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Peru Branch at 2990 Main Street, branch established on 1962/06/25. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
New York average:

13.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Peru CDP (based on Clinton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,69531
Mainline Protestant3,03821
Evangelical Protestant2,41721
Other2,2667
None46,712-
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: 24
Clinton County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Clinton County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Clinton County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clinton County:

25.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Peru:

47.6%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Peru:

53.2%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Peru:

28.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Peru:

19.7%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Peru:

5.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Peru:

59.9%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Peru:

84.7%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Peru, NY Residents

3.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.40%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($744 average AGI)
Clinton County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NY  0.53% ($31,622 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.29% ($30,389)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.10% ($31,906)


4.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
New York average:

5.46%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($911 average AGI)
Clinton County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NY  0.39% ($34,537 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.22% ($36,188)
to Albany County, NY  0.17% ($39,566)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peru:

  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WIRY (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HOMETOWN RADIO INC)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJOY (1230 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peru:

  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WKOL (105.1 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WXZO (96.7 FM; WILLSBORO, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIZN (106.7 FM; VERGENNES, VT; Owner: BURLINGTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGLY-FM (91.5 FM; BOLTON, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOKO (98.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXXX (95.5 FM; SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W207AX (89.3 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Peru:

  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCFE-TV (Channel 57; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKE PUBLIC TELEVISION COUNCIL)
  • W16AL (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W19BR (Channel 19; MONKTON, VT; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • WWBI-LP (Channel 27; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: SMC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • Peru, New York
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count153
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents215
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons32
  • Fatalities163
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents400
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents33
See more detailed statistics of Peru fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $677,000Total costs
  • 6,439Total average daily traffic
  • 699Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,084Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2.2 Mi S Peasleville Rd Peak Terry Mountain (Lat: 44.573944 Lon: -73.674306), Call Sign: KNAP648, Licensee ID: L00077314
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.775 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/1996, Expiration Date: 03/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Tings Guest House Motel, Box 727, Dannemora, NY 12929, Phone: (518) 482-2030
  • Terry Mtn 7.3 Mi W (Lat: 44.573889 Lon: -73.674444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 271.3 m, Overall height: 297.8 m, Call Sign: WPWA320
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.312 MHzGrant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022, Certifier: Eric R DayRegistrant: County Of Clinton, 16 Emergency Services Drive, Plattsburgh, NY 12903, Phone: (518) 565-4791, Fax: (518) 566-1202, Email:
  • Lat: 44.582750 Lon: -73.534444, Call Sign: WQMG672
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3200 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2010, Expiration Date: 08/03/2020, Certifier: Randolph SappRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peru)

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

PERU VFW POST 309 (Population served: 315, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PERU ROD & GUN CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
I-87 POINT AU ROCHE REST AREA (Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
NORTHERN ORCHARDS WALKER I&II (Address: 537 UNION ROAD , Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
COUNTRY VILLAGE MOBILE PARK (Address: 842 Mannix Rd. , Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MPL Non-Compliance - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2007)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2007)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-02-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-21-2006), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-21-2006), St BCA signed (NOV-21-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-02-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-21-2006), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-21-2006), St BCA signed (NOV-21-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 55 regular monitoring violations
EVERETT ORCHARDS MIGRANT LABOR CAMP 3 (Address: 675 Calkins Road , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RULFS ORCHARDS (Address: 531 Bear Swamp Road , Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
GLENWOOD PLAZA (Address: Glenwood Plaza #7 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUN-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • NORTHERN ORCHARDS - UNION ROAD (Address: 537 UNION ROAD , Population served: 74, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Peru

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peru, NY

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Electricity (6%)
Businesses in Peru, NY
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Dunkin Donuts1McDonald's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Subway1

Peru compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Peru on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #87 (12972) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy Patnode (5)
  • John C. Clark (2)
  • Dennis Curtin (2)
  • Philip D. Titherington (1)
  • Carl Tavano (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2016.