Living in Peru, IN

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Peru, Indiana Info Snack

Population
11,584
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
22.6%
Median Home
$61,200
Median Income
$39,267
Median Rent
$683

Peru SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Peru, IN Crime Report

421
Total Crimes
3,836.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
54.91%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Peru
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 421 3,836.7 2,341.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 51 464.8 370.8 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 1 9.1 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 47 428.3 249.3 250.2
Property Crime 370 3,371.9 1,971.0 2,109.9
Burglary 46 419.2 323.7 340.5
Larceny 309 2,816.0 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 15 136.7 203.8 219.9

Peru, IN Cost Of Living

78
Peru's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Peru Indiana National Average
Overall 78 89 100
Services 90 97 100
Groceries 89 92 100
Health 103 94 100
Housing 42 72 100
Transportation 97 100 100
Utilities 99 99 100

Peru, IN Photos

Peru Indiana Downtown
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Peru Indiana Courthouse
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Peru Indiana High School
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Rankings for Peru in Indiana

Map Of Peru, IN

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Population over time in Peru

Year Population % Change
2019 11,584 1.1%
2018 11,460 -0.4%
2017 11,510 0.8%
2016 11,415 1.9%
2015 11,197 -0.0%
2014 11,199 -0.7%
2013 11,274 -1.8%
2012 11,475 -0.8%
2011 11,571 0.1%
2010 11,563 -

Race / Ethnicity in Peru

White
84.6% (9,801)
African American
8.5% (982)
American Indian
1.5% (171)
Asian
0.5% (55)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (16)
Two Or More
0.9% (103)
Hispanic
3.9% (456)
Race Peru IN USA
White 84.6% 79.1% 60.7%
African American 8.5% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 1.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 2.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.9% 6.9% 18.0%

Gender in Peru

Female
51.0% (5,913)
Male
49.0% (5,671)
Gender Peru IN USA
Female 51.0% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Peru for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (347)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,621)
High School / GED
43.0% (4,981)
Some College
21.0% (2,432)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,042)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (926)
Master's Degree
2.0% (231)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Peru IN USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 43.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Peru, Indiana

Less than $10,000
12.0% (139,456)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (45,848)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.2% (198,678)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (143,038)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.9% (207,036)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (200,111)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (132,770)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.4% (62,803)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (14,088)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (14,566)
Income Peru IN USA
Less than $10,000 12.0% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.2% 9.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.9% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.4% 14.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 4.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 4.2% 7.7%

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