Peru, NE 68421 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 68421: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Peru, NE 68421

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nemaha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.48, Longitude -95.731
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 68421 has segments in 2 Counties (Nemaha, Otoe).

  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • PO Box Addresses: 149
  • Residential Addresses: 153
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 153

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Peru, NE 68421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,109
Population in Households 732
Population in Familes 467
Population in Group Qrtrs 377
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $45,061
Average Household Income $59,257
Per Capita Income $17,402


Total Housing Units 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $77,616
Average Home Value $96,311


Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.35% -0.47%
Households -0.59% -0.75%
Families -0.77% -0.81%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   0.07%

Peru, NE 68421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 68421 to the other 585 ZIP Codes 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 # 225 62nd
Population Density # 151 74th
Diversity Index # 127 78th
Median Household Income # 456 22nd
Per Capita Income # 568 3rd

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