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Peru, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,721 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Peru:

$56,721
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,882 - $82,424
Median year house/condo built: 1944

Median year apartment built: 1945

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,552

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 number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1201 bedroom
  • 1,1222 bedrooms
  • 1,8063 bedrooms
  • 5304 bedrooms
  • 1375+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peru, Indiana:

  • 20no bedroom
  • 5181 bedroom
  • 6672 bedrooms
  • 4063 bedrooms
  • 594 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 211no vehicle
  • 1,2801 vehicle
  • 1,5272 vehicles
  • 5303 vehicles
  • 1264 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles

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

  • 276no vehicle
  • 9381 vehicle
  • 3892 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Peru, Indiana:

  • 01 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 453 rooms
  • 3794 rooms
  • 8555 rooms
  • 1,0376 rooms
  • 6287 rooms
  • 4188 rooms
  • 3389+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peru, Indiana:

  • 201 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 3473 rooms
  • 4904 rooms
  • 3325 rooms
  • 2316 rooms
  • 1307 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 359+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Peru, IN household income distribution

  • Peru, IN household income distribution
  • 621Less than $10,000
  • 467$10,000 to $14,999
  • 614$15,000 to $19,999
  • 447$20,000 to $24,999
  • 510$25,000 to $29,999
  • 375$30,000 to $34,999
  • 318$35,000 to $39,999
  • 302$40,000 to $44,999
  • 308$45,000 to $49,999
  • 423$50,000 to $59,999
  • 463$60,000 to $74,999
  • 317$75,000 to $99,999
  • 116$100,000 to $124,999
  • 35$125,000 to $149,999
  • 31$150,000 to $199,999
  • 56$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Peru, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Peru, IN
  • 287Less than $10,000
  • 59$10,000 to $14,999
  • 76$15,000 to $19,999
  • 75$20,000 to $24,999
  • 90$25,000 to $29,999
  • 278$30,000 to $34,999
  • 89$35,000 to $39,999
  • 311$40,000 to $49,999
  • 348$50,000 to $59,999
  • 250$60,000 to $69,999
  • 299$70,000 to $79,999
  • 223$80,000 to $89,999
  • 141$90,000 to $99,999
  • 145$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $174,999
  • 32$175,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 to $249,999
  • 20$250,000 to $299,999
  • 15$300,000 to $399,999
  • 35$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Peru, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Peru, IN
  • 75$100 to $149
  • 98$150 to $199
  • 116$200 to $249
  • 11$250 to $299
  • 61$300 to $349
  • 222$350 to $399
  • 188$400 to $449
  • 108$450 to $499
  • 167$500 to $549
  • 59$550 to $599
  • 153$600 to $649
  • 38$650 to $699
  • 10$700 to $749
  • 33$750 to $799
  • 222No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 51995 to March 2000
  • 521990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 241980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 121965 to 1969
  • 59Before 1965
Peru commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 402
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,452
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,123
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 602
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 389
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 328
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 415
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 62
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 87
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 224
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 160
  • 90 or more minutes: 151
Peru, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.5%
Number of people working at home: 180 (3.2% of all workers)

Peru mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,433 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 696 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 216 (4%)
  • Other means: 32 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 180 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,939
 United States or American: 1,693
 Other groups: 1,088
 Irish: 984
 English: 749
 Italian: 272
 French (except Basque): 216
 Scotch-Irish: 169
 Scottish: 141
 Polish: 123
 Dutch: 104
 British: 66
 European: 46
 Norwegian: 39
 Hungarian: 26
 Brazilian: 23
 Subsaharan African:: 23
 French Canadian: 23
 African: 23
 Welsh: 18
 Swiss: 17
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 16
 West Indian: 16
 Czech: 14
 Pennsylvania German: 13
 Russian: 10
 Ukrainian: 9
 Slovene: 9
 Danish: 6
 Swedish: 6
 Egyptian: 6
 Arab:: 6
 Portuguese: 5
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Austrian: 5

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

  • 18%United Kingdom
  • 14%Germany
  • 11%Brazil
  • 11%Costa Rica
  • 9%France
  • 9%Mexico
  • 9%El Salvador

Place of birth for U.S.-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.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 73
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 24
  • 5th and 6th grade: 32
  • 7th and 8th grade: 138
  • 9th grade: 127
  • 10th grade: 106
  • 11th grade: 104
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 116
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,804
  • Less than 1 year of college: 297
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 465
  • Associate degree: 143
  • Bachelor's degree: 255
  • Master's degree: 107
  • Professional school degree: 39
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 66
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 14
  • 5th and 6th grade: 53
  • 7th and 8th grade: 306
  • 9th grade: 152
  • 10th grade: 237
  • 11th grade: 132
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 193
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,068
  • Less than 1 year of college: 324
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 499
  • Associate degree: 211
  • Bachelor's degree: 197
  • Master's degree: 91
  • Professional school degree: 33
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 26.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 20.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 30.6%Females
Peru marital status for males
Peru marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,015

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Peru:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.3%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 72.3%Utility gas
  • 25.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 157
Here:

10.0%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

9.0%
Indiana:

23.4%

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)