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Peru, IL (Illinois) Houses and Residents

Peru,IL index of house prices

Total population: 10,016 (Urban population: 9,818 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 17 (2 farm, 15 nonfarm))

Houses: 4,980 (4,330 occupied: 3,143 owner occupied, 1,185 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

27%
State:

35%

Housing density: 838 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $132,102.

Median contract rent in 2016: $410 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $468)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $534


Median gross rent in Peru, IL in 2016: $484

Housing units in Peru with a mortgage: 1,567 (51 second mortgage, 118 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,591

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,819

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,533

Median monthly housing costs: $705


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Peru, Illinois Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $116,027 (it was $84,900 in 2000)
Peru:

$116,027
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,580 - $159,998

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $136,566
Here:

$136,566
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $304,048
Here:

$304,048
State:

$231,967

Mobile homes: $14,894
Here:

$14,894
State:

$51,570
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1964

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,798
  • In family households: 7,436 (1,382 male householders, 1,085 female householders)
    1,969 spouses, 2,448 children (2,359 natural, 32 adopted, 47 stepchildren), 77 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 47 parents, 88 other relatives, 247 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,989 (814 male householders (698 living alone)), 1,012 female householders (950 living alone)), 178 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 351

Size of family households: 1,219 2-persons, 494 3-persons, 426 4-persons, 239 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,660 1-person, 180 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

1,304 married couples with children.
403 single-parent households (89 men, 314 women).

94.5% of residents of Peru speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 350 (3.6%)
(37.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Peru, Illinois:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 461 bedroom
  • 5732 bedrooms
  • 1,7253 bedrooms
  • 6174 bedrooms
  • 1745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Peru population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peru, Illinois:

  • 131no bedroom
  • 3041 bedroom
  • 4902 bedrooms
  • 2003 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Peru population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Peru in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 97no vehicle
  • 1,0961 vehicle
  • 1,3502 vehicles
  • 3793 vehicles
  • 1994 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Peru population

Cars and other vehicles available in Peru in renter-occupied apartments

  • 275no vehicle
  • 5711 vehicle
  • 2442 vehicles
  • 733 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Peru population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Peru, Illinois:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 433 rooms
  • 2744 rooms
  • 6035 rooms
  • 8516 rooms
  • 5537 rooms
  • 3308 rooms
  • 4949+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Peru population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peru, Illinois:

  • 1131 room
  • 1072 rooms
  • 2333 rooms
  • 3034 rooms
  • 1955 rooms
  • 1316 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Peru population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Peru, IL household income distribution

  • Peru, IL household income distribution
  • 229Less than $10,000
  • 245$10,000 to $14,999
  • 289$15,000 to $19,999
  • 185$20,000 to $24,999
  • 188$25,000 to $29,999
  • 297$30,000 to $34,999
  • 166$35,000 to $39,999
  • 267$40,000 to $44,999
  • 115$45,000 to $49,999
  • 344$50,000 to $59,999
  • 517$60,000 to $74,999
  • 577$75,000 to $99,999
  • 413$100,000 to $124,999
  • 184$125,000 to $149,999
  • 107$150,000 to $199,999
  • 72$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Peru, IL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Peru, IL
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 46$10,000 to $14,999
  • 48$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 59$40,000 to $49,999
  • 72$50,000 to $59,999
  • 117$60,000 to $69,999
  • 179$70,000 to $79,999
  • 374$80,000 to $89,999
  • 238$90,000 to $99,999
  • 677$100,000 to $124,999
  • 446$125,000 to $149,999
  • 344$150,000 to $174,999
  • 188$175,000 to $199,999
  • 85$200,000 to $249,999
  • 187$250,000 to $299,999
  • 93$300,000 to $399,999
  • 32$400,000 to $499,999
  • 14$500,000 to $749,999
  • 18$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Peru, IL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Peru, IL
  • 12Less than $100
  • 56$200 to $249
  • 7$250 to $299
  • 57$300 to $349
  • 47$350 to $399
  • 56$400 to $449
  • 144$450 to $499
  • 53$500 to $549
  • 111$550 to $599
  • 157$600 to $649
  • 119$650 to $699
  • 52$700 to $749
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 154$800 to $899
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249
  • 34$1,500 to $1,999
  • 53No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 172010 or later
  • 712000 to 2009
  • 1301990 to 1999
  • 221980 to 1989
  • 761970 to 1979
  • 92Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Peru population
Peru commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 242
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,313
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 923
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 456
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 304
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 394
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 231
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 40
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 71
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 59
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 107
  • 90 or more minutes: 39
Peru, IL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.2%
Number of people working at home: 134 (2.9% of all workers)

Peru mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,322 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 544 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 100 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0%)
  • Walked: 74 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 134 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 891
 Polish: 737
 Italian: 491
 Irish: 288
 English: 235
 American: 192
 Norwegian: 163
 European: 77
 Scottish: 48
 Swedish: 32
 French (except Basque): 25
 Lithuanian: 23
 Slovak: 19
 Slovene: 18
 British: 16
 Danish: 15
 Slavic: 15
 Dutch: 14
 Russian: 11
 Scotch-Irish: 10
 Yugoslavian: 10
 Swiss: 10
 Eastern European: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Portuguese: 7
 Czech: 6
 Luxemburger: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 53%Mexico
  • 16%Colombia
  • 9%Canada
  • 5%India
  • 4%Peru
  • 4%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 4%Russia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,468
  • Other state: 983
  • Northeast: 80
  • Midwest: 428
  • South: 247
  • West: 189

92% of Peru residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Illinois.

Peru:

91.8%
State average:

86.9%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 74
  • 9th grade: 26
  • 10th grade: 60
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 36
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,094
  • Less than 1 year of college: 286
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 454
  • Associate degree: 467
  • Bachelor's degree: 502
  • Master's degree: 184
  • Professional school degree: 57
  • Doctorate degree: 64

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 37
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 170
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 55
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,321
  • Less than 1 year of college: 352
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 544
  • Associate degree: 357
  • Bachelor's degree: 726
  • Master's degree: 252
  • Professional school degree: 30
  • Doctorate degree: 72

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 28.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 21.5%Males
  • 10.4%Females
Peru marital status for males
Peru marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,927
  • One, attached: 109
  • Two: 308
  • 3 or 4: 228
  • 5 to 9: 77
  • 10 to 19: 181
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 110
  • Mobile homes: 47

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,711

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 20 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Peru:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Peru
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.4%)
  • Electricity (5.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (75.0%)
  • Electricity (23.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 116
Here:

17.5%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 67
Here:

12.2%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

11.7%
Illinois:

26.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)