IN

National Population : 333,590,059
Indiana State Population : 6,842,150

About Peru, IN

Peru, IN is located in Miami County in the state of Indiana.

The total City Population for Peru is about 12,642 with about 772 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 24,637.

The Average Home Value is $79,400.00, which is roughly 34% lower than the Average Home Value of $120,925.00 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 58% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,115.00, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,001.00 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 25% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Peru is about 10.2%.

Indiana is ranked #38 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Miami County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 70.39% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 75.49%
Democratic: 22.35%
Libertarian: 2.11%
Green: 0.03%
Other: 0.01%


Nearby Locations

New Waverly, IN (6.34 mi.)
Bunker Hill, IN (6.70 mi.)
Grissom ARB, IN (7.10 mi.)
Chili, IN (9.63 mi.)
Denver, IN (9.63 mi.)
Miami, IN (9.81 mi.)
Twelve Mile, IN (9.95 mi.)
Walton, IN (10.94 mi.)
Amboy, IN (11.74 mi.)
Roann, IN (13.31 mi.)
Wabash, IN (13.36 mi.)
Galveston, IN (13.77 mi.)
Macy, IN (15.11 mi.)
Converse, IN (16.14 mi.)
Logansport, IN (17.69 mi.)
Kokomo, IN (18.57 mi.)
Lagro, IN (18.95 mi.)
La Fontaine, IN (19.26 mi.)
Young America, IN (19.40 mi.)
Lucerne, IN (19.41 mi.)
Laketon, IN (19.54 mi.)
Akron, IN (19.88 mi.)
Greentown, IN (19.91 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 46970
Latitude : 40.753380
Longitude : -86.078214
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 648 ft.
Area Code(s) : 765

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.45
Male Population Estimate : 47.00%
Female Population Estimate : 49.46%
Median Age : 40.0
Male Median Age : 39.2
Female Median Age : 41.0

White Population Estimate : 92.42%
Black Population Estimate : 2.91%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.22%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.72%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.83%
Other Population Estimate : 0.73%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Peru specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Miami County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Miami County: About 147 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Miami County is about 49% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.