Peru, NE Profile: Facts & Data

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Peru, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Peru had a population of 839 as of July 1, 2018. Peru ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Peru is located at latitude 40.4785 and longitude -95.7314 in Nemaha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Peru (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nemaha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Peru (GNIS ID: 2396191) 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.

The City of Peru is located within Peru Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nemaha County.


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Peru, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 839
Population in Households 535
Population in Familes 330
Population in Group Qrtrs 304
Population Density2 1,595
Diversity Index3 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,748
Average Household Income $58,692
Per Capita Income $16,996

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $76,230
Average Home Value $95,117
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.37% -0.51%
Households -0.61% -0.86%
Families 0.72% -0.97%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   -0.15%

Peru, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Peru to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 76th
Population Density # 90 85th
Diversity Index # 93 84th
Median Household Income # 433 26th
Per Capita Income # 575 1st

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