The City of Peru had a population of 10,122 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Peru is located at latitude 41.3468 and longitude -89.1331 in LaSalle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Peru (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. LaSalle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.
The City of Peru (GNIS ID: 2396189) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Peru population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||7,895|
|Daytime Population: Residents||5,319|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||13,214|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.31|
|Population in Households||9,673|
|Population in Familes||7,435|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||449|
|Median Household Income||$51,479|
|Average Household Income||$67,254|
|Per Capita Income||$28,927|
|Total Housing Units||4,788 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,048 (63.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,325 (27.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||415 ( 8.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$131,482|
|Average Home Value||$145,028|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.05%|
|Per Capita Income||2.72%|
The table below compares Peru to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 223||84th|
|Population Density||# 686||50th|
|Diversity Index||# 381||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 767||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 500||63rd|
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