Peru SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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Peru, Illinois Info Snack

Peru is a city in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 10,295 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Ottawa–Peru, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. Peru and its twin city, LaSalle, make up the core of Illinois Valley.
Population
9,864
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
12.0%
Median Home
$120,600
Median Income
$49,018
Median Rent
$721

Rankings for Peru in Illinois

Best Places Around Peru

1

Ottawa, IL
Population 18,701

2

Spring Valley, IL
Population 5,282

3

Mendota, IL
Population 7,035

4

LaSalle, IL
Population 9,305

5

Princeton, IL
Population 7,662

Map Of Peru, IL

Population over time in Peru

Year Population % Change
2017 9,864 -0.8%
2016 9,947 0.3%
2015 9,913 -1.1%
2014 10,019 -1.5%
2013 10,172 -0.2%
2012 10,188 -0.0%
2011 10,189 -0.8%
2010 10,268 0.3%
2009 10,239 -
Crime/100k Peru IL USA
Violent Crime 102.4 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 10.2 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 40.9 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1525.1 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 122.8 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1361.3 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 40.9 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Peru

White
88.6% (8,735)
African American
0.5% (46)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.7% (68)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (145)
Hispanic
8.8% (870)
Race Peru IL USA
White 88.6% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 0.5% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.8% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Peru, Illinois

Less than $10,000
6.1% (60,359)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (39,483)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (152,260)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.5% (74,428)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.8% (175,405)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (179,943)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (114,138)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.3% (130,703)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (31,768)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (27,910)
Income Peru IL USA
Less than $10,000 6.1% 651.8% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 402.2% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 893.2% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.5% 861.2% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.8% 1195.0% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 1715.5% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 1271.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.3% 1555.1% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 693.7% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 761.3% 697.9%

Gender in Peru

Female
55.0% (5,427)
Male
45.0% (4,437)
Gender Peru IL USA
Female 55.0% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 45.0% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Peru for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (98)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (591)
High School / GED
33.0% (3,255)
Some College
25.0% (2,466)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,282)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,578)
Master's Degree
4.0% (394)
Professional Degree
1.0% (98)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (98)
Education Peru IL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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