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Total population: 12,217 (Urban population: 12,086 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 131 (all nonfarm))

Peru,IN index of house prices


Houses: 5,915 (5,385 occupied: 3,715 owner occupied, 1,670 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

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





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Peru, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $71,074 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Peru:

$71,074
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,339 - $91,726

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $95,901
Here:

$95,901
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $52,459
Here:

$52,459
State:

$141,472

In 2-unit structures: $16,098
Here:

$16,098
State:

$103,490

Mobile homes: $45,694
Here:

$45,694
State:

$33,761

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,552
  • In family households: 10,386 (2,498 male householders, 920 female householders)
    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
  • In nonfamily households: 2,166 (801 male householders (733 living alone)), 1,184 female householders (1,083 living alone)), 181 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 310 (277 institutionalized population)

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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Rooms in houses/apartments in Peru, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 45
  • 4 rooms: 379
  • 5 rooms: 855
  • 6 rooms: 1,037
  • 7 rooms: 628
  • 8 rooms: 418
  • 9 or more rooms: 338
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 347
  • 4 rooms: 490
  • 5 rooms: 332
  • 6 rooms: 231
  • 7 rooms: 130
  • 8 rooms: 32
  • 9 or more rooms: 35
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Peru, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 120
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,122
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,806
  • 4 bedrooms: 530
  • 5+ bedrooms: 137
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 518
  • 2 bedrooms: 667
  • 3 bedrooms: 406
  • 4 bedrooms: 59
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Peru, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 211
  • 1 vehicle: 1,280
  • 2 vehicles: 1,527
  • 3 vehicles: 530
  • 4 vehicles: 126
  • 5+ vehicles: 41
  • no vehicle: 276
  • 1 vehicle: 938
  • 2 vehicles: 389
  • 3 vehicles: 55
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 25
  • 2000 to 2004: 137
  • 1990 to 1999: 314
  • 1980 to 1989: 417
  • 1970 to 1979: 468
  • 1960 to 1969: 213
  • 1950 to 1959: 848
  • 1940 to 1949: 556
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,032

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Peru, IN house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Peru, IN:

  • Less than $10,000: 149
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 65
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 46
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 100
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 122
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 122
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 102
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 311
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 379
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 368
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 362
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 334
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 299
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 419
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 116
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 86
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 55
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 17
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 12
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 14
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 0
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 4
  • $1,000,000 or more: 9
 


Peru rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Peru:

  • Less than $100: 8 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 71
  • $200 to $249: 107
  • $250 to $299: 37
  • $300 to $349: 117
  • $350 to $399: 94
  • $400 to $449: 79
  • $450 to $499: 237
  • $500 to $549: 85
  • $550 to $599: 50
  • $600 to $649: 89
  • $650 to $699: 156
  • $700 to $749: 46
  • $750 to $799: 82
  • $800 to $899: 210
  • $900 to $999: 36
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 9
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 177
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 5
  • 1990 to 1994: 52
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 24
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1965 to 1969: 59


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 commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 402
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1452
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1123
  • 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 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%)
 


Peru, IN household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 621
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 467
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 614
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 447
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 510
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 375
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 318
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 302
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 308
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 423
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 463
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 317
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 116
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 35
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 31
  • $200,000 or more: 56
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1939
 United States or American: 1693
 Other groups: 1088
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 9437
  • Northeast: 198
  • Midwest: 1098
  • South: 1542
  • West: 349

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 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:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $34,216
  • Black householders: $31,122
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $59,786
  • Asian householders: $13,266
  • Some other race householders: $26,917
  • Two or more races householders: $41,965
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $28,504
Peru household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Peru household income for Black householders
Peru household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Peru household income for Some other race householders
Peru household income for Two or more races householders
Peru household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Peru marital status for males
Peru marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $75,558
  • Black or African American householders: $74,743
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $68,356
  • Some other race householders: $61,153
  • Two or more races householders: $79,907
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $52,184

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,101
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 355
  • 3 or 4: 369
  • 5 to 9: 122
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 50 or more: 117
  • Mobile homes: 721

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

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:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Peru
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.3%)
  • Electricity (3.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (72.3%)
  • Electricity (25.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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