Peru SnackAbility

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

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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
9,947
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
11.6%
Median Home
$117,200
Median Income
$46,284
Median Rent
$700

Rankings for Peru in Illinois

Best Places Around Peru

1

Ottawa, IL
Population 18,779

2

Spring Valley, IL
Population 5,331

3

Mendota, IL
Population 6,980

4

LaSalle, IL
Population 9,351

5

Princeton, IL
Population 7,698

Map Of Peru, IL

Population over time in Peru

Year Population % Change
2017 9,947 0.3%
2016 9,913 -1.1%
2015 10,019 -1.5%
2014 10,172 -0.2%
2013 10,188 -0.0%
2012 10,189 -0.8%
2011 10,268 0.3%
2010 10,239 -

Crime in Peru Per 100k

Crime Peru IL USA
Violent Crime 193.3 438.8 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.8 5.3
Robbery 50.9 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 81.4 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 1587.1 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 274.7 339.5 430.4
Larceny 1281.9 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 30.5 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Peru

White
89.8% (8,931)
African American
0.1% (12)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (39)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (134)
Hispanic
8.4% (831)
Race Peru IL USA
White 89.8% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 0.1% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 8.4% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Peru, Illinois

Less than $10,000
7.2% (71,618)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (50,729)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.6% (145,226)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.6% (65,650)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.4% (192,971)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (191,977)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (122,348)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (105,438)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (24,867)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (23,872)
Income Peru IL USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.6% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.6% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.4% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Peru

Female
54.4% (5,410)
Male
45.6% (4,536)
Gender Peru IL USA
Female 54.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 45.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Peru for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.8% (176)
9-12th Grade
5.5% (545)
High School / GED
35.5% (3,528)
Some College
23.3% (2,321)
Associate's Degree
11.2% (1,115)
Bachelor's Degree
15.7% (1,556)
Master's Degree
4.6% (460)
Professional Degree
0.7% (66)
Doctorate Degree
1.8% (176)
Education Peru IL USA
< 9th Grade 1.8% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.5% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 35.5% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 23.3% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.2% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.7% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.6% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.7% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.8% 1.3% 1.4%

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