Peru, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,541.
Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 763  (49.5%)
Females: 778  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

47.0 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04290.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,018 (it was $38,083 in 2000)
Peru:

$57,018
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,706 (it was $16,383 in 2000)

Peru town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,028 (it was $74,100 in 2000)
Peru:

$140,028
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $175,967; detached houses: $191,475; townhouses or other attached units: $150,193; in 2-unit structures: $227,121; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $223,490; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,791; mobile homes: $76,713; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $17,315
March 2019 cost of living index in Peru: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Peru, ME (2010)
    • 1,50297.5%White alone
    • 171.1%Two or more races
    • 100.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Hispanic
    • 20.1%Other race alone

Races in Peru detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Peru, Maine as of October 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Peru is 308 to 1.


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Latest news from Peru, ME collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (19.4%), United States (16.0%), French (15.7%), French Canadian (12.3%), Irish (7.5%), German (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1821

Elevation: 409 feet

Land area: 46.9 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

Peru, Maine map

17 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Peru town:

1.3% ($973)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (58.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (153.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (306.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Dixfield, ME (1.7 miles ),
Mexico, ME (2.6 miles ),
Rumford, ME (2.6 miles ),
Canton, ME (2.7 miles ),
Carthage, ME (2.9 miles ),
Sumner, ME (3.0 miles ),
Jay, ME (3.3 miles ),
Hartford, ME (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.49 N, Longitude: 70.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Peru, ME in 2019
Peru satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Peru, ME residents
Average permit cost in Peru, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Peru, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Paper (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.7%)
  • Paper (15.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Wood products (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.9%)
  • Paper (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Peru, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Peru, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Peru, Maine average temperatures Peru, Maine average precipitation Peru, Maine humidity Peru, Maine wind speed Peru, Maine snowfall Peru, Maine sunshine Peru, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.52
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Earthquake activity:

Peru-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 160.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from Peru center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Peru center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from Peru center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.3 miles away from Peru center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oxford County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 16, Snows: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peru topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Peru:

  • DIXFIELD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DIXFIELD, ME)
  • RUMFORD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; RUMFORD, ME)
  • VICTORIAN VILLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CANTON, ME)
  • LEDGEVIEW LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST PARIS, ME)

located in Peru:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peru:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 19 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 34 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 47 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 59 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 60 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 72 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Plymouth State University (about 81 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Public elementary/middle school in Peru:

  • DIRIGO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 117 AUBURN ROAD, Grades: PK-5)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • PERU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 30 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05) There are also blacks integrating into the community. added by Duckman

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Peru: Peru Fire Department Substation (A), Peru Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Piper Cemetery (1), Deshon Cemetery (2), Child Cemetery (3), Byron Cemetery (4), Knight Cemetery (5), Demerritt Cemetery (6), East Peru Cemeteries (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Pond (A), Worthley Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thomas Brook (A), Upper Stony Brook (B), Worthley Brook (C), Spears Stream (D), Lower Stony Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Oxford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peru and their reported violations in the past:

WORTHLEY POND ROAD SPRING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-30-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-02-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-02-2012), St Boil Water Order (OCT-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-08-2005 to DEC-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-21-2005 to JUL-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-16-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peru that have no violations reported:

  • HONEY RUN BEACH & CAMPGR (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.9%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.9%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.9%
Whole state:

4.1%

For population 15 years and over in Peru:

Marital status in Peru, ME
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Peru:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Peru, ME (based on Oxford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7087
Mainline Protestant3,08545
Evangelical Protestant3,04537
Other71914
None47,276-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Oxford County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Oxford County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Oxford County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
This county:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oxford County:

25.6%
Maine:

25.0%

6.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Androscoggin County, ME  1.20% ($32,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  1.19% ($36,805)
from York County, ME  0.54% ($32,443)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Androscoggin County, ME  1.18% ($36,929 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  1.06% ($36,518)
to York County, ME  0.46% ($31,327)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peru:

  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH PARIS, ME; Owner: PENNESSEEWASSEE BROADCASTING CO INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peru:

  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKTJ-FM (99.3 FM; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Peru:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • Peru, Maine
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count1127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents1611
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons405
  • Fatalities1223
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents2414
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents129
See more detailed statistics of Peru fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.4mTotal length
  • 21,472Total average daily traffic
  • 1,070Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,587Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Peru, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Peru, ME

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Mark L Gartley, Teela Lane (Lat: 44.512861 Lon: -70.430667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900
  • Mark L Gartley, Teela Lane (Lat: 44.512861 Lon: -70.430667), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Station 3 Main St (Lat: 44.526444 Lon: -70.463944), Call Sign: KMJ906, Licensee ID: L00049603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.070 MHz, 154.310 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/1998, Expiration Date: 07/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2003, Registrant: Peru, Town Of, 81 Peru Center Rd, Peru, ME 04290

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Dixfield, 153 Teela Lane (Lat: 44.512861 Lon: -70.430667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQSY601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Cancellation Date: 09/17/2020, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard Street, Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Peru)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3452K, N3452K, N-3452K, Serial Number: 28-23561, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2014
    Registrant (Individual): William H Cunningham, 61 E Shore Rd, Peru, ME 04290
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43529, N43529, N-43529, Serial Number: 7188, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas C Virgin, 221 Mineral Springs Rd, Peru, ME 04290
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44317, N44317, N-44317, Serial Number: 10117, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 07/08/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Perry W Virgin, Po Box 43, Peru, ME 04290
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72687, N72687, N-72687, Serial Number: 9863, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2007
    Registrant (Partnership): Dennis K Newton, 137 E Shore Rd, Peru, ME 04290, Other Owners: Jane A Newton
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7732K, N7732K, N-7732K, Serial Number: 20-555, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2011
    Registrant (Individual): William H Cunningham, 61 E Shore Rd, Peru, ME 04290

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 19 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Peru, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (68.7%), and Outside Fires (15.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Peru, ME
    • 11468.7%Structure Fires
    • 2615.7%Outside Fires
    • 1911.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 74.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peru, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Peru, ME
  • 81.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.0%Wood
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Peru, ME
  • 81.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Peru compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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