For population 25 years and over in Peru:
For population 15 years and over in Peru town:
10 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colonie, NY (57.3 miles , pop. 79,258).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (111.8 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (173.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Landgrove, VT (1.6 miles) , Londonderry, VT (2.2 miles ), Winhall, VT (2.5 miles ), Mount Tabor, VT (2.6 miles ), Weston, VT (2.6 miles ), Dorset, VT (2.9 miles ), Manchester Center, VT (2.9 miles ), Andover, VT (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 72.90 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +106 (+34.2%).
Work and jobs in Peru: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Peru, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Peru-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Peru town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 26.0 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Peru-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 95.2 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 67.6 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 94.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Peru 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 83.7 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 Bennington County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Peru:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peru:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Peru and their reported violations in the past:JOHNNY SEESAWS (Population served: 144, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WILEY INN BROMLEY BEACH (Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PINNACLE SUN AND SKI LODGE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Peru compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Peru (based on Bennington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,279 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,399 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Peru:
Strongest FM radio stations in Peru:
TV broadcast stations around Peru:
Peru fatal accident list:
Mar 17, 1995 00:40 AM, Vt 11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 2, 1984 00:30 AM, Vt346, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 11, 1984 06:45 PM, Fas120, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $343,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,250
Total average daily truck traffic: 732
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 11,565
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: