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Housing density: 1282 houses/condos per square mile
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $137,530.
Median contract rent in 2009: $387 (lower quartile is $301, upper quartile is $487)
Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $365
Median gross rent in Peru, IN in 2009: $504
Housing units in Peru with a mortgage: 1,942 (261 second mortgage, 173 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,117
Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $46,724
Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $30,015
Median monthly housing costs: $602
Latest news about housing in Peru, IN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Detached houses: $95,901Here:$95,901State:$155,412
Townhouses or other attached units: $52,459Here:$52,459State:$141,472
In 2-unit structures: $16,098Here:$16,098State:$103,490
Mobile homes: $45,694Here:$45,694State:$33,761
2,524 spouses, 3,893 children (3,381 natural, 138 adopted, 374 stepchildren), 159 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 48 parents, 100 other relatives, 207 non-relatives
Size of family households: 1,571 2-persons, 849 3-persons, 563 4-persons, 278 5-persons, 157 6-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 1,816 1-person, 156 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 8 4-persons.
2,045 married couples with children.
1,007 single-parent households (211 men, 796 women).
96.5% of residents of Peru speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
Foreign born population: 152 (1.2%)
(64.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
Median 2009 house/condo value by year built
Year house built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.5%
Number of people working at home: 180 (3.2% of all workers)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
56% of Peru residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Indiana.
Educational Attainment for Males (%)
Educational Attainment for Females (%)
Class of Workers
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.9%
Unemployment rate for Black males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 26.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 11.1%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 20.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 30.6%
Median household income in 2009 for:
Median worth of mobile homes: $21,200
House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago
Renter moved in on average 4 years ago
Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Peru:
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 (Noninst.)
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