Peru SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Peru, IN Photos

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Peru, Indiana Info Snack

Peru is a city in, and the county seat of, Miami County, Indiana, United States. The population was 11,417 at the 2010 census, making it the most populous city in Miami County. Peru is located along the Wabash River, which divides the city in two.
Population
11,510
Unemployment
14.0%
Poverty
22.7%
Median Home
$60,400
Median Income
$34,991
Median Rent
$633

1 Reviews & Comments About Peru

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

07/15/2018

I was born in Peru Indiana. It is the least happy and most backward town I have ever lived in. The residents are mean. There is nothing to do. The education system there stinks.

The best place in Peru is probably the local pizza joint. The worst place was the high school.

Rankings for Peru in Indiana

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1

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2

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3

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4

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Population 14,797

5

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Population 16,226

6

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Population 5,151

7

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8

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9

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10

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Population 17,214

Map Of Peru, IN

Population over time in Peru

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Peru Per 100k

Crime Peru IN USA
Violent Crime 417.8 399.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 6.0 5.3
Robbery 45.4 99.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 372.4 254.6 248.9
Property Crime 3960.4 2416.9 2362.0
Burglary 545.0 452.1 430.4
Larceny 3288.2 1733.8 1694.0
Car Theft 127.2 231.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Peru

White
84.4% (9,719)
African American
7.4% (851)
American Indian
1.5% (167)
Asian
0.7% (75)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
0.1% (10)
Two Or More
1.3% (146)
Hispanic
4.7% (538)
Race Peru IN USA
White 84.4% 79.8% 61.5%
African American 7.4% 9.1% 12.3%
American Indian 1.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 2.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.7% 6.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Peru, Indiana

Less than $10,000
14.0% (161,140)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (71,362)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.1% (185,311)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.7% (157,687)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.9% (194,518)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (210,633)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.6% (87,476)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.9% (56,399)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (12,661)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (12,661)
Income Peru IN USA
Less than $10,000 14.0% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 4.9% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.1% 10.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.7% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.9% 14.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 19.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.6% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.9% 12.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Peru

Female
51.6% (5,942)
Male
48.4% (5,567)
Gender Peru IN USA
Female 51.6% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Peru for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.1% (361)
9-12th Grade
13.7% (1,576)
High School / GED
39.2% (4,511)
Some College
24.4% (2,812)
Associate's Degree
8.8% (1,009)
Bachelor's Degree
7.4% (856)
Master's Degree
2.5% (282)
Professional Degree
0.3% (29)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (69)
Education Peru IN USA
< 9th Grade 3.1% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.7% 7.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 39.2% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 24.4% 20.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.8% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 7.4% 16.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.5% 6.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.3% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.0% 1.4%

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