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Peru, IN (Indiana) Houses and Residents

Peru,IN index of house prices

Total population: 11,079 (All urban)

Houses: 5,337 (4,553 occupied: 2,894 owner occupied, 1,663 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

32%

Housing density: 1,156 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $286,891.

Median contract rent in 2016: $345 (lower quartile is $231, upper quartile is $414)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $387


Median gross rent in Peru, IN in 2016: $418

Housing units in Peru with a mortgage: 1,711 (37 second mortgage, 82 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,192

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $47,989

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,539

Median monthly housing costs: $573


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Peru, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $65,322 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Peru:

$65,322
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,019 - $90,955

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $73,625
Here:

$73,625
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $73,595
Here:

$73,595
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $58,826
Here:

$58,826
State:

$132,743

Mobile homes: $38,891
Here:

$38,891
State:

$57,226
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1945

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,490
  • In family households: 9,043 (1,244 male householders, 1,393 female householders)
    1,837 spouses, 3,463 children (3,131 natural, 4 adopted, 325 stepchildren), 354 grandchildren, 165 brothers or sisters, 132 parents, 182 other relatives, 291 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,191 (887 male householders (783 living alone)), 1,053 female householders (968 living alone)), 241 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 265

Size of family households: 1,114 2-persons, 560 3-persons, 519 4-persons, 283 5-persons, 96 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,751 1-person, 150 2-persons, 28 3-persons.

1,327 married couples with children.
1,149 single-parent households (96 men, 1,053 women).

97.8% of residents of Peru speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 104 (0.9%)
(18.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1201 bedroom
  • 8012 bedrooms
  • 1,3723 bedrooms
  • 5154 bedrooms
  • 705+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Peru population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peru, Indiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 3951 bedroom
  • 5362 bedrooms
  • 4663 bedrooms
  • 2594 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:

  • 87no vehicle
  • 1,1301 vehicle
  • 1,0922 vehicles
  • 3933 vehicles
  • 1454 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Peru population

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

  • 184no vehicle
  • 8661 vehicle
  • 4802 vehicles
  • 1263 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Peru population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Peru, Indiana:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 413 rooms
  • 2914 rooms
  • 5765 rooms
  • 7596 rooms
  • 5847 rooms
  • 3188 rooms
  • 3119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Peru population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Peru, Indiana:

  • 01 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2013 rooms
  • 3534 rooms
  • 3705 rooms
  • 2526 rooms
  • 3577 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 469+ 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Peru, IN household income distribution

  • Peru, IN household income distribution
  • 619Less than $10,000
  • 347$10,000 to $14,999
  • 256$15,000 to $19,999
  • 379$20,000 to $24,999
  • 353$25,000 to $29,999
  • 340$30,000 to $34,999
  • 299$35,000 to $39,999
  • 208$40,000 to $44,999
  • 149$45,000 to $49,999
  • 355$50,000 to $59,999
  • 519$60,000 to $74,999
  • 293$75,000 to $99,999
  • 171$100,000 to $124,999
  • 112$125,000 to $149,999
  • 12$150,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Peru, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Peru, IN
  • 98Less than $10,000
  • 58$10,000 to $14,999
  • 69$15,000 to $19,999
  • 54$20,000 to $24,999
  • 41$25,000 to $29,999
  • 173$30,000 to $34,999
  • 83$35,000 to $39,999
  • 361$40,000 to $49,999
  • 328$50,000 to $59,999
  • 375$60,000 to $69,999
  • 215$70,000 to $79,999
  • 278$80,000 to $89,999
  • 153$90,000 to $99,999
  • 213$100,000 to $124,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 34$150,000 to $174,999
  • 47$175,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 to $249,999
  • 36$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Peru, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Peru, IN
  • 14Less than $100
  • 64$100 to $149
  • 43$150 to $199
  • 109$200 to $249
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 26$300 to $349
  • 179$350 to $399
  • 243$400 to $449
  • 122$450 to $499
  • 188$500 to $549
  • 74$550 to $599
  • 64$600 to $649
  • 82$650 to $699
  • 33$700 to $749
  • 5$750 to $799
  • 23$900 to $999
  • 274No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 532010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 71Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Peru population
Peru commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 287
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,102
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 768
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 537
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 346
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 285
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 475
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 154
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 100
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 86
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 187
  • 90 or more minutes: 79
Peru, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.3%
Number of people working at home: 32 (0.7% of all workers)

Peru mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,776 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 452 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (0%)
  • Taxi: 53 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (1%)
  • Walked: 118 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,671
 German: 936
 Irish: 358
 English: 337
 European: 152
 Dutch: 122
 Polish: 64
 Italian: 50
 French (except Basque): 48
 Scotch-Irish: 37
 Scottish: 21
 Pennsylvania German: 20
 Danish: 19
 Barbadian: 13
 Portuguese: 12
 Swiss: 10
 Croatian: 7
 French Canadian: 7
 Belgian: 5
 Canadian: 5
 Russian: 5
 Armenian: 3
 Czech: 3
 Scandinavian: 3

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

  • 38%Nepal
  • 12%Peru
  • 9%Scotland
  • 6%Mexico
  • 5%South Africa
  • 1%Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 8,939
  • Other state: 2,366
  • Northeast: 82
  • Midwest: 904
  • South: 959
  • West: 428

84% of Peru residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Indiana.

Peru:

83.5%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 70
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 54
  • 9th grade: 145
  • 10th grade: 126
  • 11th grade: 135
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 34
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,627
  • Less than 1 year of college: 283
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 486
  • Associate degree: 237
  • Bachelor's degree: 206
  • Master's degree: 86
  • Professional school degree: 12
  • Doctorate degree: 23

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 43
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 24
  • 5th and 6th grade: 30
  • 7th and 8th grade: 45
  • 9th grade: 55
  • 10th grade: 149
  • 11th grade: 190
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 48
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,344
  • Less than 1 year of college: 323
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 610
  • Associate degree: 391
  • Bachelor's degree: 410
  • Master's degree: 83
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 64.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 59.1%Males
Peru marital status for males
Peru marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,989
  • One, attached: 52
  • Two: 207
  • 3 or 4: 275
  • 5 to 9: 158
  • 10 to 19: 68
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • 50 or more: 83
  • Mobile homes: 485

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,229

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 8.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 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 (91.2%)
  • Electricity (4.6%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (74.4%)
  • Electricity (23.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18
Here:

1.4%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

4.2%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

4.5%
Indiana:

20.5%

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)